Posts Tagged ‘CT firefighter news’


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 with House Bill Status Report – May 3rd, 2017 from Leon Collins

As most of you know by now, the Appropriations Committee did not pass a budget before their April 27th deadline last week. Right now, it is not clear when legislators will come to an agreement on a budget as talks between party leaders and Governor Malloy continue.  We continue to lobby members of the House […]

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CSFA Legislative Update with House Bill Status Report – March 23rd, 2017 from Leon Collins

All, HB 5207 (AN ACT IMPOSING A SURCHARGE ON CERTAIN PERSONAL RISK INSURANCE POLICIES TO FUND REGIONAL FIRE SCHOOLS’ OPERATING BUDGETS AND CERTAIN FIREFIGHTER TRAINING COSTS) had a public hearing but has stalled in the Insurance and Real Estate Committee. The best news is that we still have a commitment from Sen. Tim Larson to […]

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Want to bring in new volunteers to your Fire Department? Come learn how this weekend in Branford!

Learn How to Bring in More Volunteers to your Fire Department The Connecticut Fire Chiefs Association is working with Volunteer Workforce Solutions again to help train and inform local Fire Departments across the state to take advantage of the training and financial opportunities made available by Phase III of the FEMA SAFER program. The program […]

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CSFA Legislative Update with House Bill Status Report – March 7th, 2017 from Leon Collins

All, Most importantly this week, there is a Public Hearing at the LOB in front of legislators of the Finance, Review and Bonding Committee on Thursday March 9th, 2017 at 10:30am in Rm 2E for matters related to Governor’s Bills, specifically,  S.B. 788 is on the agenda ( i.e., AN ACT AUTHORIZING AND ADJUSTING BONDS […]

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CSFA Legislative Update with House Bill Status Report – February 14th, 2017 from Leon Collins

All, Most importantly, the Insurance and Real Estate Committee will hold a public hearing on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 10:00 A.M. in Room 2D of the Legislative Office Building in Hartford. Proposed H.B. No. 5207 AN ACT IMPOSING A SURCHARGE ON CERTAIN PERSONAL RISK INSURANCE POLICIES TO FUND REGIONAL FIRE SCHOOLS’ OPERATING BUDGETS AND […]

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CSFA Legislative Update with House Bill Status Report – February 3rd, 2017 from Leon Collins

The Annual Meeting of the Regional Fire Schools for the General Assembly will be held at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford on Monday, February 6th, 2017 at 1pm in room 1B. See the agenda below:   Annual Meeting Regional Fire Schools February 6, 2017 1pm – 3pm Room 1B Welcoming remarks by Rep. Orange […]

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It’s not too late to participate! Help CSFA Convention 2016… We Need Fire Trucks!!!

Bring Your Fire Truck to Help the Connecticut State Firefighters Convention Sept 16-18 It’s not too late to be part of tradition and celebration at the CSFA Convention in New London County this year. Just because there won’t be a parade at this year’s convention weekend does not mean that your Fire Department Apparatus can’t […]

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2016 Application for CSFA Membership for download with Membership Rules

  Application and Rules for CSFA Membership and Benefits To download an application for membership to the Connecticut State Firefighters Association, simply click on the link below. We have also included on this page an excerpt of all CSFA rules pertaining to membership and benefits from the most recent revision of our CSFA By-Laws. Please […]

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Gov. Malloy’s Bond Commission Approves $13.2 Million for New Torrington Fire School in Burrville

Project to Replace Outdated Regional Fire School in Burrville Can Begin Torrington Fire School Project to Begin Soon in Burrville Members of the Connecticut State Firefighters Association thanked Governor Malloy in Hartford for the bond allocation approval Tuesday morning. Pictured above from left to right: Chief James Koser, Litchfield Fire Department and CSFA County Vice-President; […]

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