Will the border wall take your fire grant funding? New law says no

FDs, if you’ve been worried about grant funding getting reallocated for the border wall, some recent news should set you at ease. President Trump has … Read More

Senate Appropriations Committee Approves FY 2019 Homeland Security, Fire Grants Spending Bills

On June 21, 2018, the Senate Appropriations Committee approved the Fiscal Year 2019 Homeland Security spending bill. The legislation appropriates $55.15 billion for programs and … Read More

Congress Passes Fiscal Year 2018 Spending Package, Increases Funding for Fire Service Programs

On Mar. 22, 2018, Congress approved an omnibus spending bill to fund programs and activities of the federal government for the remainder of Fiscal Year … Read More

Senate Passes Firefighter Grants Reauthorization

On August 2, 2017, the Senate approved S. 829, the AFG and SAFER Reauthorization Act, by unanimous consent. The legislation, which was unanimously approved by … Read More

House Appropriations Committee Approves Fiscal Year 2018 Homeland Security Spending Bill

On Tuesday, July 18th, the House Appropriations Committee approved legislation funding the Department of Homeland Security for Fiscal Year 2018. The $44.3 billion spending bill … Read More