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Mar 22, 2019
CPF President Praises Gov. Newsom's Wildfire Emergency Announcement

With California’s back-to-back unprecedented wildfire years, Governor Gavin Newsom declared a state wildfire emergency to address the urgency of protecting our most vulnerable communities.

Our Legislation

Sep 9, 2019
Retiree Protection Act Secures Pension Promise From Unfair Take-Back

Retired firefighters on fixed incomes are being hit with unfair retroactive bills because of mistakes made by their employers. CPF-backed SB 266 ensures government employers can't take back benefits -- promised and paid for -- from retirees on fixed incomes. 

Mar 22, 2019
CPF President Praises Gov. Newsom's Wildfire Emergency Announcement

With California’s back-to-back unprecedented wildfire years, Governor Gavin Newsom declared a state wildfire emergency to address the urgency of protecting our most vulnerable communities.

Oct 2, 2018
2018 Legislative Wrap-up
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. 

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.