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Appropriators Approve FY 2017 Spending Bills

Jun 28, 2016: The House and Senate Appropriations Committees have approved most of the FY 2017 appropriations bills, including the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Department of Interior spending bills,...
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New House Bill Authorizes Governors to Lower U.S. Flag to Recognize Emergency Responder LODD

Jun 28, 2016: On June 14 Representative John Larson (D-CT) introduced the Honoring Hometown Heroes Act (H.R. 5476), which amends the U.S. Code to provide for the flying of the American flag at half-staff in the...
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Cancer

Jun 28, 2016: By Chief Joe Maruca Reprinted with permission from the Winter 2016 issue of Smoke Showin’ Photo courtesy of Lauralee Veitch Cancer is killing firefighters at two and three times the rate it...
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EMS Compass Seeks Public Participation to Beta Test Performance Measures

Jun 28, 2016: On June 20 EMS Compass, an initiative to develop performance measures that are relevant to EMS agencies, regulators, and patients, published a limited number of performance measures in the areas of...
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Sign Up with Exposure Tracker by July 1 to Get Extra Low Rate

Jun 28, 2016: The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) has partnered with San Diego-based company VaultRMS in the fight against firefighter cancer. NVFC members can sign up with VaultRMS’s Exposure Tracker...
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NVFC Members Receive Discount to Firehouse Expo in Nashville

Jun 28, 2016: NVFC members can take advantage of a special discount to Firehouse Expo, taking place October 18-22, 2016, in Nashville, TN. This premier trade show combines educational sessions, networking...
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