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The Chief James Brooks Jr. Act would create a presumption of coverage under the Volunteer Firefighters' Benefit Law for vascular ruptures suffered in the line of duty, in the same way that heart attacks are covered.
Ohio bill waits on floor vote to require fire departments to find an alternative to foam containing PFAS.
Dozens of uniformed firefighters spent Wednesday at the North Carolina General Assembly lobbying for bills to help them and other first responders.
Tim Edwards, president of Cal Fire Local 2881, said he's not ready just yet to throw his support behind the governor who, along with the Legislature, cut the pay of his roughly 6,000 members.
Allow new categories of public safety officers to be eligible for the program, including trainees; fire police; and public safety officers acting as “Good Samaritans” outside of their jurisdictions.
Bill will cover the cost of health insurance for surviving spouses and dependents.
Volunteer fire departments across New Mexico have access to 100 percent of the available money in the Fire Protection Fund.
Senators and members of Congress ask agencies to focus on year-round wildland workforce.
This bill provides the tools to effectively carry out the modernization of the nation’s 9-1-1 infrastructure.