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Bill Expands Medical Conditions in Wake of New York Line of Duty Death

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 Limits Firefighters’ Use of Foam with ‘Forever Chemicals’

Ohio bill waits on floor vote to require fire departments to find an alternative to foam containing PFAS.

North Carolina Firefighters See Progress on PTSD and Safety Bills

Dozens of uniformed firefighters spent Wednesday at the North Carolina General Assembly lobbying for bills to help them and other first responders.

California Firefighters Union Withholds Support for Governor

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.

IAFC: Bipartisan Legislation Introduced to Reform Public Safety Officers’ Benefits Program

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.

North Dakota Bill Covers Health Insurance for Families in Line of Duty Deaths

Bill will cover the cost of health insurance for surviving spouses and dependents.

Florida ‘Anti-Riot’ Bill Heads to Governor’s Desk

New felonies for organizing or participating in a violent demonstration.

Bill Gives New Mexico Volunteer Fire Departments Full Access to Equipment Funds

Volunteer fire departments across New Mexico have access to 100 percent of the available money in the Fire Protection Fund.

Agriculture, Interior Departments Are Urged to Become Year-Round Wildfire Agencies

Senators and members of Congress ask agencies to focus on year-round wildland workforce.

IAFC Urges Congress to Pass Recently Introduced Next Generation 9-1-1 Legislation

This bill provides the tools to effectively carry out the modernization of the nation’s 9-1-1 infrastructure.

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