How are Budget Concerns Impacting Fire Departments and Crews?
When fire departments face budget cuts, they often have to make tough choices just to get by. Staffing is one area of fire department operations
Timing Is Everything: A Look at Voter Behavior in Primary versus General Elections
An interesting element of the 2018 Fire and EMS Fund Referendum Study dealt with the idea of timing and how it affects the chances of
Federal Grants Every Fire Department Should Be Aware Of
While on Capitol Hill this past April, Firefighters and EMS Fund learned about three very important fire department grants for local departments. The Assistance to
Houston Judge Strikes Down Pay Increase for City’s Firefighters
A Houston judge recently handed down a ruling declaring unconstitutional a referendum passed by voters in November that would raise pay for the members of
Voter Pushback: What Caused These Fire Jurisdiction Referendums to Fail?
During a 2018 study of ballot measures passed and failed in regard to fire jurisdictions and their needs, several interesting points of data came to
What Fire Departments Need – An Analysis of 2018 Ballot Measures
In the 2018 election cycle, Firefighters and EMS Fund participated in helping to support local and state referendum and ballot measures from local fire jurisdictions.
What do Firefighters do all day?
All day and night, firefighters around the country are on the move. From moving on after the last call, which may have been a difficult
A Day on the Hill Firefighters and EMS Fund
This year’s Hill Day was the 15th year of this incredible event, held in Washington, D.C. on April 25. Hill Day, which has come to
Firefighters and EMS Fund Attends FDIC 2019
At Firefighters and EMS Fund, each year we look for opportunities to fulfill our mission. This includes finding ballot measures that we can support, attending
Modern Fire and EMT Services Require Modern Funding for Emergency Services
The jobs of emergency medical service (EMS) professionals are evolving. More often these brave public servants are thrust into more complicated and dangerous situations on
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