Thank you to everyone who came out for the 2021 North Carolina Fire Service Legislative Day. Great things are accomplished when we come together and speak with one voice. Over 150 North Carolina Firefighters came out on May 5, 2021 to Raleigh to meet with their Senators and Representatives. The … [Read more...] about North Carolina Fire Service Legislative Day 2021
Cancer Legislation For the NC Fire Service Passes NC House Health Committee HB 535, Firefighters Fighting Cancer passed the House Health Committee today and moves to Finance. This is a Cancer Insurance Bill that provides benefits for firefighters who contract cancer after January 1, 2022. It … [Read more...] about Cancer Legislation For the NC Fire Service Passes NC House Health Committee
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!
George Horace MooreScholarships Eastern Candice Godwin High School Associates Roseland Joshua Hayes High School Associates Tar Heel Christopher Skipper High School Associates Moyock Eliza Quidley High School Bachelor’s Buxton Andrew Smith High … [Read more...] about 2021 NCSFA Scholarship & Grant Recipients
Congratulations to NCSFA Past President, Tommy Cole Chief of Graham Fire Department, on his recent appointment to the North Carolina 911 Board. The appointment was made law by the General Assembly: https://www.ncleg.gov/Sessions/2021/Bills/House/PDF/H356v4.pdf … [Read more...] about NCSFA Past President Appointed to 911 Board
During the 2019/2020 Legislative Session the joint Legislative Committee of the NCSFA and NCAFC discussed the priority of Cancer Legislation for the fire service and what needed to be done to secure passage. Both self-funded workers compensation systems used in NC for the fire service feared the … [Read more...] about Cancer Legislation For the NC Fire Service