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!
By Tim Bradley, NCSFA Executive Director On occasion I’m asked the question, “why can’t you guys (get so and so) passed”. It’s a disheartening question to me, because it suggests a fundamental misunderstanding of how the political system works. It’s often compounded with the knowledge that the … [Read more...] about Is the Giant Sleeping or Content with the Bigger Picture?
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
NC General Assembly creates a legal holiday in North Carolina called First Responders Day, on September 11th. … [Read more...] about September 11th, First Responders Day
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
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The Board of the North Carolina State Firemen's Association recognizes the importance of being actively involved in Legislative issues affecting our members, as well as issues affecting the delivery of emergency services to our citizens. By building an informed advocacy network we have an increased … [Read more...] about Legislative Issues Facing North Carolina Firefighters
Senator Recognized for Efforts Senator Tom Apodaca Recognized by Fire Service Henderson County, NC, November 18, 2014: Senator Tom Apodaca was recognized Tuesday night at the quarterly meeting of the Henderson County Fire Chiefs. Representatives from Buncombe, Henderson, and Transylvania County … [Read more...] about Press Release