Posts Tagged ‘Fire Service’


“Firefighter Cancer Bill” Passes Both CT House and Senate; Awaits Governor’s Signature

House Bill #5262 Passes CT House Unanimously April 21st, Clears Senate April 26th Following unanimous passage in the Connecticut House of Representatives last week, House Bill #5262, “The Firefighter Cancer Bill” passed the CT Senate on Tuesday April, 26, 2016 with only one dissenting vote. At this point, we await only the Governor’s signature for […]

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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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An urgent message from the CSFA Pres re: our work toward cancer coverage for all CT Firefighters

All members, please read the following note from the president of the Connecticut State Firefighters Association: Ted Schroll and Leon Collins attended a meeting of the firefighter’s cancer working group on January 27, 2016. It has been discussed that only firefighters who are CURRENTLY CERTIFIED as interior firefighters (both career and volunteers) will be eligible […]

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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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CSFA makes Firefighters’ Hazardous Exposure Report available for download.

Firefighters’ Hazardous Exposure Report As Firefighters face more and more potentially toxic contaminants on the job, it is increasingly important to document each exposure. Fire Departments here in Connecticut should complete a Firefighters’ Hazardous Exposure Report. (click link for download) We know that some Departments already use this form, but many more need to begin […]

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Please Support the Rev. Edward Goetz Family GoFundMe Page

Please Support the Rev. Edward Goetz Family GoFundMe Page Firefighters and friends of the Connecticut Fire Service and EMS communities: Many of you know our chaplain, the Reverend Edward Goetz and his wife Cathleen Goetz. These esteemed, dedicated and respected Firefighters have helped countless CSFA members and their families over the years. Ed and Cathy […]

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