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Statement by Secretary Jeh C. Johnson in Appreciation of those Groups and Individuals Who Supported Passage of a Full-Year Appropriations Bill for DHS

Release Date: March 4, 2015

For Immediate Release
DHS Press Office
Contact: 202-282-8010

Yesterday the House voted to enact a clean, full-year appropriations bill for the Department of Homeland Security. The Senate did the same last Friday.

On behalf of the approximately 225,000 men and women of the Department of Homeland Security, I wish to thank the many organizations and individuals from law enforcement, fire and emergency responders and others who stood with us publicly in the effort to get an appropriations bill passed. These groups and individuals included:

  • Former Secretary Tom Ridge
  • Former Secretary Mike Chertoff
  • Former Secretary Janet Napolitano
  • Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy
  • Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe
  • Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval
  • New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio
  • NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton
  • District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser
  • Hennepin County (MN) Sheriff Rich Stanek
  • Houston Mayor Annise Parker
  • Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter
  • The United States Conference of Mayors
  • National League of Cities
  • National Governors Association
  • National Association of Counties
  • National Emergency Management Association
  • International Association of Emergency Managers
  • International Association of Fire Chiefs
  • International Association of Chiefs of Police
  • Major County Sheriffs’ Association
  • Police Executive Research Forum
  • National Fraternal Order of Police
  • The Aspen Institute Homeland Security Group
  • Secure Community Network


Last Updated: 09/20/2019
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