Summary: This webinar provided an update about what’s happening in Washington, DC. The IAFC’s Government Relations and Policy department discussed the status of legislation affecting federal appropriations, tax legislation, and other fire and emergency service issues.
- Updates on Capitol Hill in preparation for the National Fire and Emergency Services Dinner on May 5
- Information about cuts to the FIRE and SAFER grant program and U.S. Fire Administration
- Information about legislation to support volunteer firefighters
- Information about legislation to improve fire and emergency service training for crude oil shipments by rail
Ken LaSala, Director of IAFC Government Relations and Policy
Jim Goldstein, Government relations manager
Evan Davis, Government relations manager