Posts Tagged ‘Fire Department’


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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CSFA: Thanks to all who helped make our 2017 Hall of Fame Dinner a success

Connecticut State Firefighters Association Hall of Fame Dinner 2017 Congratulations to our members who we honored this year at our annual Hall of Fame Dinner. Firefighters, families and friends once again celebrated those of us who have risen above the ranks with their exemplary service. We express our greatest appreciation for their many years of […]

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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 – 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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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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