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Sep 1, 2018
CPF's Pro-Firefighter Bills All Win Passage As Leg Session Closes

The California Legislature adjourned August 31 after giving approval to every one of CPF's pro-firefighter legislative priorities. 

Our Legislation

Sep 1, 2018
CPF's Pro-Firefighter Bills All Win Passage As Leg Session Closes

The California Legislature adjourned August 31 after giving approval to every one of CPF's pro-firefighter legislative priorities. 

Jun 14, 2018
CPF-Backed Legislation Moving Forward

CPF's pro-firefighter priority legislation continues to move forward in the process, with all CPF measures still alive and active in both houses. 

Jan 12, 2018
Firefighter Apprenticeship Gets Big Boost in Gov's Proposed Budget

 Thanks to a strong push from CPF, the new state budget allocates millions to bolster apprenticeship program, including firefighter training provided by Cal-JAC

Nov 3, 2017
Advocacy: Tell the Governor to Fund California's Apprenticeship Programs

Massive mutual aid responses in California have become increasingly common, as the risk from wildfire, flooding and other natural disasters grows more ominous. In order to mitigate these threats, our firefighters need to be able to work together effectively without jurisdictional restrictions. Submit a letter of support for standardized, apprenticeship training funding today. 

Aug 23, 2017
CPF, CalChiefs Join to Urge State to Invest in Disaster Response

California’s world-class mutual aid response system is being stretched to its limits, and needs help to ensure that our state is ready for climate disasters. That's the message delivered in Sacramento by labor and management in a call for secure investment to address the extreme threats of climate-related disasters.  

Our Profession

Sep 29, 2018
Fallen Firefighters Honored in Moving Sacramento Ceremony

The 16th Annual California Firefighters Memorial Ceremony, held Saturday, September 29, 2018, recognized 37 California firefighters who have died in the line of duty.

Our Local Affiliates

Oct 13, 2017
Firefighters on the Front Lines at North Bay Firestorm

It's the deadliest wildfire incident in California history. Dozens of souls lost, thousands displaced. Roughly 10,000 firefighters are on the front lines, defending lives and property even as some are seeing their own homes destroyed. Firefighter proud ... union strong.