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April 18-19, 2018
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ABOUT FAMA/FEMSA GAC

FAMA and FEMSA Governmental Affairs Committee aim to be the vehicle for FAMA and FEMSA to maintain and enhance their leadership role, with strategic partners and governmental entities to promote issues related to the needs of first responders. We ensure that all the activities of the Committee on Governmental Affairs support the mission of FAMA and FEMSA and work together to support the initiative. We monitor and share emergency rescue data and reports to ensure FAMA and FEMSA are aware of changes in the industry. This includes events within the fire service industry including the Hill Day and Home Day events and fire grants issued throughout the USA.

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JOINT COMMITTEE - GAC LEADERSHIP

John Granby (FEMSA), Lee Morris and Joseph Mirabile (FAMA) - Co-chairs, David Gatton, GAC Consultant
GAC meeting are held monthly - submit inquiries or suggested topics through the contact page.

GAC Announcements

Senate Homeland Security Committee Unanimously Passes AFG/SAFER Reauthorization

Yesterday, May 17, the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee unanimously passed S. 829, The AFG and SAFER Program Reauthorization Act of 2017. Special thanks goes to Senators…

Introduction of S. 829 Reauthorizing AFG and SAFER

Last week Senators John McCain (R-AZ), John Tester-D-MT, Susan Collins (R-ME), and Tom Carper (D-DE) introduced in the Senate a bill¬†(S.829)¬†reauthorizing the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG)…

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Legislative Updates

Trump Budget Proposes Nearly Level Funding for AFG and SAFER

On Tuesday, May 23, President Trump released his Fiscal Year 2018 budget proposal.¬† Both the AFG and SAFER programs received modest proposed cuts from $345 million (FY 2017) to $344,344,000 (FY 2018)…

Senate Homeland Security Committee Unanimously Passes AFG/SAFER Reauthorization

Yesterday, May 17, the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee unanimously passed S. 829, The AFG and SAFER Program Reauthorization Act of 2017. Special thanks goes to Senators…

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