Name: Senate Bill 245
Description: An Act providing for counties and municipalities to distribute emergency funds to fire companies during the COVID-19 pandemic and for distribution and receipt of funds. Also known as the COVID-19 Emergency Relief for Fire Companies Act.
Call To Action: Contact members of the Pennsalvania Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Commitee. Here.
FIRE DEPARTMENT REDUCTIONS
Cost Type: Budget cut (w/t federal aid) would force the layoff of 150 firefighters
City or Department leadership vote? Council
Comment: Pittsburgh received federal aid but unclear how many firefighter jobs were lost.