Posts Tagged ‘CT legislature’


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 – January 18th, 2017 from Leon Collins

Everyone, The 2017 Connecticut Legislative Session began on January 4th and we are tracking bills and monitoring daily activities in the state House and Senate. Already, there are a number of bills from various Representatives and Senators that could either directly or indirectly affect the Fire Service. We have listed below a table containing our […]

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FAQs about the New Wage Replacement Benefits Law for CT Firefighters with Cancer

  Frequently Asked Questions The Basics of Wage Replacement Benefits for Connecticut Firefighters with Cancer When Connecticut legislators passed House Bill 5262 during the 2016 session, it became Public Act No. 16-10. This new law provides new benefits for all Connecticut Firefighters who contract cancer. Every Connecticut Firefighter should immediately take note of some key […]

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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Project to Replace Outdated Regional Fire School in Burrville Can Begin Torrington Fire School Project to Begin Soon in Burrville Members of the Connecticut State Firefighters Association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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CSFA Legislative Update – April 17th, 2016 from Ted Schroll, Jr.

Connecticut State Firefighters Association House Bill Status Report (Click the link below to see the entire report)   House Bill Status Report April 17, 2016   All, The General Assembly was in session for 2 days this past week.  They did not pass anything that I was tracking. There was a new development this week […]

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CSFA Legislative Update – March 30th, 2016 from Ted Schroll, Jr.

(Click the link below to see the entire report)   CSFA House Bill Status Report March 30th, 2016 All, There have been no General Assembly sessions since last week so little has happened to report.  Besides this was a 4 day week.  The House & Senate are scheduled to be in session on Tuesday 3/29.  It […]

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CSFA Legislative Update – March 21st, 2016 from Ted Schroll, Jr.

CT House Bill Status Report from our Lobbyist Ted Scroll, Jr.   (Click the link below to see the entire report) CSFA House Bill Status Report March 21st, 2016 All, Many bills were JF’d (moved out) of committee this week.  One bill of particular interest is H. B. #5518.  This bill would place a surcharge […]

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(VIDEO) Rep. Linda Orange testifies in favor of bills that fund CT Regional Fire Schools

State Representative Linda Orange testifies to support bills that fund CT Fire Schools Rep. Linda Orange continued her support for the Connecticut Fire Service this week as she testified before the legislature’s Finance, Review and Bonding Committee in support of House Bill 5518. The bill, similar in language to House Bill 5594, proposes a small […]

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URGENT MESSAGE: WE NEED CT FIRE SERVICE AT CAPITOL TUES. FEB 9TH AGAINST BUDGET CUTS

We Need Your Support in our Fight Against CT Fire Service Budget Cuts Attention all Connecticut Fire Chiefs, CSFA Members and friends of the Fire Service: Please read and share the following URGENT MESSAGE from our President: Greetings to all, The Governor’s proposed 2017 budget was released shortly after his speech last week. This budget […]

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CSFA Announces 2016 Hall of Fame Nominees and Annual Dinner on April 7, 2016

CT Firefighters prep for CSFA Hall of Fame Dinner 2016 It’s time to buy your tickets and make plans to celebrate the best of the Bravest – the Connecticut State Firefighters Association has announced the list of Nominees to be honored at the 2016 CSFA Hall of Fame Dinner.  Firefighters and many others statewide are […]

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