The Fire Grants and Safety Act: A Lifeline for AFG and SAFER Grants
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by Firefighters & EMS Fund Staff
2w ago
If Congress fails to act, these fire grants may be gone forever, and firefighters nationwide will be affected. As the Senate greenlights the Fire Grants and Safety Act (S.870), a crucial piece of legislation aimed at bolstering firefighting capabilities and enhancing fire safety measures nationwide, it’s important to recognize the critical juncture reached by the […] The post The Fire Grants and Safety Act: A Lifeline for AFG and SAFER Grants appeared first on Firefighters and EMS Fund ..read more
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Spring Primary Ballot Measure Roundup
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by Jane Porter
2M ago
Today, voters in states around the country will be asked to stand behind their local fire departments by passing levies, bonds, and other measures used to support Fire and EMS protection services. Here are a few important primary election measures around the country we are keeping an eye on: Avoca, AK The Avoca Volunteer Fire […] The post Spring Primary Ballot Measure Roundup appeared first on Firefighters and EMS Fund ..read more
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An Emergency Lifeline: The Importance of Federal Grants to Sustain Fire Departments
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by Jane Porter
2M ago
In the realm of emergency response, fire departments stand as the frontline guardians of public safety, confronting crises with unwavering courage and expertise. Yet, behind every successful firefighting operation lies a crucial support system often overlooked: federal grants. Federal Grants are a lifeline for Local Fire Departments. This vital financial source allows Fire Departments across […] The post An Emergency Lifeline: The Importance of Federal Grants to Sustain Fire Departments appeared first on Firefighters and EMS Fund ..read more
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Firefighters and EMS Fund Honored to Receive Recognition at 2023 ASTORS Awards
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by Jane Porter
3M ago
[01/02/2024, Manhattan, NY]- Firefighters and EMS Fund was honored to both attend and win an award at the 2023 ASTORS Homeland Security Awards Ceremony, hosted by American Security Today. Firefighters and EMS Fund won recognition in the category Excellence in Public Safety and First Responder Support.  “Foremost, we are here to make a difference,” said Executive Director Jane Porter. “Recognition […] The post Firefighters and EMS Fund Honored to Receive Recognition at 2023 ASTORS Awards appeared first on Firefighters and EMS Fund ..read more
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Firefighters and EMS Fund Honored to Receive Recognition at 2023 ASTORS Awards
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by Jane Porter
5M ago
[01/02/2024, Manhattan, NY]- Firefighters and EMS Fund was honored to both attend and win an award at the 2023 ASTORS Homeland Security Awards Ceremony, hosted by American Security Today. Firefighters and EMS Fund won recognition in the category Excellence in Public Safety and First Responder Support.  “Foremost, we are here to make a difference,” said […] The post Firefighters and EMS Fund Honored to Receive Recognition at 2023 ASTORS Awards appeared first on Firefighters and EMS Fund ..read more
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The Results Are In: 2022 General Election Impact
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by Jane Porter
7M ago
During the 2022 general election, Firefighters and EMS Fund tested its singular capability to turn out voters in support of Pro-Fire and EMS politicians and encourage them to support ballot measures that will benefit their local fire departments. We chose to engage citizens who did not vote in recent elections, indicating those voters were under-served […] The post The Results Are In: 2022 General Election Impact appeared first on Firefighters and EMS Fund ..read more
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5 Ballot Measures From Around The Country Impacting Local Fire Departments
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by Jane Porter
7M ago
Firefighters and EMS Fund is sharing 5 ballot measures from around the country we are keeping an eye on- from tax renewals to the relocation of fire stations; here are some of the measures local fire departments are putting before voters this November 7th: Liberty Township, Ohio The Township of Liberty needs to renew its […] The post 5 Ballot Measures From Around The Country Impacting Local Fire Departments appeared first on Firefighters and EMS Fund ..read more
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Firefighters and EMS Fund Attends Hill Day in Washington, D.C.
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by Jane Porter
1y ago
This past May, Firefighters and EMS Fund Executive Director, Jane Porter had the honor of attending the 2023 FAMA/FEMSA Hill Day event in Washington, DC as a member of FEMSA (Fire and Emergency Manufacturers and Services Association). Firefighters and EMS Fund has participated in this event as members of FEMSA since 2019. Over the course […] The post Firefighters and EMS Fund Attends Hill Day in Washington, D.C. appeared first on Firefighters and EMS Fund ..read more
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Prioritizing Firefighter Health: Slotkin Bill Proposes Cancer Screenings for Federal Firefighters at the Department of Defense
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by Jane Porter
1y ago
Michigan’s Livingston County’s Congresswoman, Representative Elissa Slotkin, has recently introduced bipartisan legislation aimed at prioritizing the health of federal firefighters at the Department of Defense. The Federal Firefighter Cancer Detection & Prevention Act, known as the Slotkin Bill, co-led by Republican Representative Don Bacon of Nebraska and endorsed by the International Association of Fire Fighters […] The post Prioritizing Firefighter Health: Slotkin Bill Proposes Cancer Screenings for Federal Firefighters at the Department of Defense appeared first on Firefighters and EMS ..read more
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Fire Grants and Safety Act of 2023 Passes Senate
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by Firefighters & EMS Fund Staff
1y ago
In a recent announcement, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer revealed the successful passage of the Fire Grants and Safety Act of 2023 in the US Senate. The new legislation aims to secure federal funding for fire departments across the country, specifically the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program and Staffing for Adequate Fire and […] The post Fire Grants and Safety Act of 2023 Passes Senate appeared first on Firefighters and EMS Fund ..read more
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