House Passes Rep. Comstock’s Legislation To Reauthorize U.S. Fire Administration, AFG, and SAFER Programs

Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG)Washington, DC – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement after the House Representatives passed her legislation by voice vote, H.R. 4661, the United States Fire Administration, AFG, and SAFER Program Reauthorization Act of 2017.

Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) GrantsAFG (Assistance to Firefighters Grant) awards and SAFER (Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response) grants help provide necessary firefighting gear and training to firefighters and emergency responders, among other critical functions. The legislation authorizes $750 million for both programs…

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