Archive for the ‘CSFA News’ Category


Fire EMS Causus Meeting – 2-6-2018

Please spread the word and save the date for the next Fire EMS Caucus meeting on Tuesday, February 6th, 2018, at the Legislative Office Building, Room 1E, at 10 a.m.

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Fire EMS Caucus Meeting 1-9-2018

January 9, 2018 – Meeting of the Fire EMS Caucus Legislative Office Building, Room 1E, Hartford, CT Tuesday, January 9, 2018, 10:00 a.m. Meeting Agenda CONVENE MEETING WELCOME PUBLIC/MEMBERS REMARKS BY THE CHAIRS SELECTION OF FOUR SUBCOMMITTEE CHAIRS TRAINING/EDUCATION LABOR EMS FIRE MARSHAL/REGS PUBLIC COMMENT DISCUSSION OF TIME AND DATE OF NEXT MEETING ADJOURNMENT SIGNED, […]

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Fire EMS Caucus Meeting 12-19-2017

December 19, 2017 – First meeting of the Fire EMS Caucus Legislative Office Building, Hartford, CT Minutes of the 12-19-2017 meeting

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Join Us for the 134th Connecticut State Firefighters Association Convention in Taftville, Sept. 15th-17th

Taftville Fire Department Celebrates 100 Years of Fire Service, Sept.15-17th We hope to see you at our 134th Annual Connecticut State Firefighters Association Convention this year! We are proud to celebrate our annual convention in conjunction with the celebration of 100 years of Fire Service by the Taftville Fire Department. Taftville Hosts CSFA 2017 Convention […]

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CSFA Legislative Update from Leon Collins, July 11, 2017

All, I have included below links to the most recent revised budget proposals from the House GOP just released today. House GOP 4th Revised Budget In short, the Regional Fire School operating budgets continue to be included in the proposal at the levels previously proposed by the House GOP representatives.   http://www.cthousegop.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Round.4.Budget..HRO_.pdf http://www.cthousegop.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Round.4.Revenue.HRO_.pdf http://www.cthousegop.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Muni.Aid_.HRO_.6.26.pdf http://www.cthousegop.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Round.4.Adjustments.HRO_.pdf […]

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Save the Date: Oct. 2nd, 2017, Benefit for the CT Fallen Firefighter Memorial

Benefit for the Connecticut Fallen Firefighter Memorial Please see the letter below from our president and learn how you can help to support our upcoming dinner at the Aqua Turf in Southington to benefit our Fallen Firefighter Memorial:   WHAT: Dinner to benefit the Fallen Firefighter Memorial WHEN: October 2nd, 2017 – Event begins at […]

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CSFA Legislative Update from Leon Collins, June 6th, 2017

No Budget Passed It appears that the Connecticut General Assembly will not be able to agree on a budget before the close of the legislative session at midnight on Thursday, June 8th. New Fire EMS Caucus However, the best news is that two legislators, Representatives Boyd and Ohler, have re-organized a Fire EMS Caucus in […]

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Special CSFA Legislative Update from Leon Collins, May 17th, 2017

New Fire Service EMS Caucus in Connecticut General Assembly Representative Pat Boyd and Representative Brian Ohler have collaborated in a bipartisan effort to organize more support the Fire Service in the Connecticut legislature. Ohler and Boyd, are two legislators who are both also Volunteer Firefighters and are actively recruiting their peers to actively participate as […]

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CSFA Legislative Update: Revised Republican and Democrat Budgets

Revised Republican Budget Proposal Here is the House Republican revised budget in three documents( House Republican Budget, House Republican Concessions and House Republican Revenue); see page 14 of “House Republican Budget.” Reductions appear in red ink. The other documents contain recommended concessions and revenue proposals. Some of the reductions to highlight: 1. $2.3 million by […]

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CSFA Legislative Update with House Bill Status Report – May 16th, 2017 from Leon Collins

Now that the revised Governor’s Budget was released today, everyone awaits the release of the budgets from the both the Republicans and the Democrats which are expected to be released sometime Tuesday, May 16th. Governor Malloy’s latest budget has reduced state contribution to the Regional Fire Schools to zero levels. This is the last thing […]

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