The resolution was co-sponsored by every House member. Appearing with Tyson and Prescott on the floor of the Kansas House of Representatives Friday, March 16, were members of the Kansas State Firefighters Association.
"It was an honor to offer HR 6019, recognizing the Kansas State Firefighters Association," Tyson said. "Members of this organization are willing to put themselves in harm's way to protect the public. Most likely, each of us has a friend, neighbor or family member who serves at a department that is a member of the Kansas State Firefighters Association and I was thrilled the House of Representatives gave the organization the recognition it deserves."
The Kansas State Firefighters Association was established in 1887 in Minneapolis, Kan., to encourage the continued education of firefighters so they may perform with the latest knowledge, techniques and safety practices. Association currently has 660 member departments and represents more than 16,000 Kansas firefighters, a news release said.
Tyson was first elected to represent the Fourth House District in 2010.
She is currently serving her first term in the Kansas House.