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First Responders Endorse Hoyer’s Reelection to Congress

BOWIE, MD – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) has been endorsed for his reelection to Congress in the Fifth Congressional District by fire service and law enforcement organizations, including the International Association of Fire Fighters, the Deputy Sheriffs Association of Prince George’s County, and the Maryland Fraternal Order of Police. 

“Fire fighters and law enforcement officials put their lives on the line every day to keep our communities safe,” said Congressman Hoyer. “I am proud to stand with them and work to ensure that they have the resources they need through the Assistance to Firefighter Grant Program, the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response Firefighters Program, and the COPS Hiring Recovery Program. I will continue to be a strong advocate for these brave men and women, and I thank them for their support.”   

“The International Association of Fire Fighters is proud to endorse Steny Hoyer for reelection,” said Andrew Pantelis, ‎Fourth District Vice President of the International Association of Fire Fighters and President of the Prince George's County Professional Fire Fighter & Paramedic Association. “As co-chair of the Fire Services Caucus, Congressman Hoyer has been an important advocate for first responders in Maryland and throughout the country, ensuring fire fighters and EMS personnel have the resources necessary to do their jobs safely and effectively.”   

“The Deputy Sheriffs Association of Prince George’s County, MD, formally endorses Steny Hoyer in his bid for reelection to the United States Congress,” said William R. Milam, President of the Deputy Sheriffs Association. “For more than 30 years, Congressman Hoyer has been a loyal supporter of Labor Unions and has worked tirelessly on behalf of the women and men in uniform. From his work on the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Program, which has resulted in widespread improvement in narcotics related arrests, to his support of COPS on the beat, Congressman Hoyer has a long record of support for law enforcement officials.”

"We are proud to support Steny Hoyer for reelection to Congress,” said Vince Canales, President of the Maryland Fraternal Order of Police. “He has been a consistent advocate for police officers, and he has worked diligently to ensure we have the resources we need to do our jobs safely. Throughout his career, Steny has stood with us, and we are proud to stand with him." 

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