Firefighters Fighting Cancer is currently included in the proposed Legislative Budget negotiated by both Chambers of the General Assembly. Call your Senate and House Representatives and ask them to vote to pass the final version of the budget this week with this provision. This is a Cancer … [Read more...] about Cancer Insurance Legislation For the NC Fire Service Included in Legislative Budget Up for Vote This Week
The North Carolina Fire Service Legislative Day is May 5th. It is critical we show our support and let our Representatives know what the key issues are for the fire service in North Carolina. Please plan to attend and make our voices heard. When: May 5, 2021 Where: NC Department of … [Read more...] about North Carolina Fire Service Legislative Day – May 5, 2021
The Volunteer Fire Assistance (VFA) grant program distributes funding through state foresters to local fire departments to help them prepare to fight wildland fire. Representatives Kim Schrier (D-WA) and Mike Bost (R-IL) are circulating a sign-on letter seeking a $1 million increase for VFA in FY … [Read more...] about Tell Congress to Help Volunteer Fire Departments Fight Wildland Fire!
The Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act waives a requirement that volunteer fire departments receive at least 25% of Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) funding to purchase PPE to protect personnel from exposure to COVID-19. Use the NVFC's Legislative Action … [Read more...] about Tell Congress to Restore Volunteer Fire Department Funding Protections in the HEROES Act!
Joint Anti-Harassment, Bullying, and Discrimination Statement by the NVFC, IABPFF, IAFC, IAFC/VCOS, iWomen, NAFTD, and NAHFF The purpose of this joint statement is to communicate to all fire and emergency service personnel that the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC), the International … [Read more...] about Joint Anti-Harassment, Bullying, and Discrimination Statement
TO ALL NC FIRE CHIEFS, FIRE MARSHALS, AND NCSFA MEMBERS: As the annual business meeting of the Association approaches at conference August 8th – 11thin Raleigh, there are several recommended changes to the NCSFA Bylaws that have been submitted that have met the deadline for bylaw changes. These … [Read more...] about Proposed Bylaw Changes
2018 Legislative Day – June 13 The 2018 North Carolina Fire Service Legislative Day will be on June 13th. We will meet at the NC Museum of Natural Life Sciences, 11 West Jones St, Raleigh, NC 27601. More details will be posted here and emailed out as the date approaches. Please encourage members … [Read more...] about 2018 Legislative Day – June 13
The 2017 Fire Service Legislative Day was held May 4, 2017 and had record breaking attendance from across the state. We want to thank everyone who joined us and visited their representatives of the NC House and Senate at the General Assembly. It is hard to imagine what would make a bigger impact … [Read more...] about 2017 Fire Service Legislative Day