"We must protect our protectors with more than just words — we must protect them with the best equipment, training and resources." - U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.)

As a member of the Appropriations Committee that allocates federal funding, Senator Mikulski is committed to helping first responders get the support they need to keep us safe. Senator Mikulski's first responder priorities include:

·  Fighting to ensure that Maryland gets its fair share of homeland security funding
·  Increasing federal investments for firefighters and police officers
·  Ensuring our first responders have the training and resources to protect us

For more information about Senator Mikulski's first responders priorities, please see the Fighting for First Responders Fact Sheet.