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April 3, 2019
CPF Fire Wire -- Our New Monthly Podcast

As a way to further connect our members, CPF has launched CPF Fire Wire, a new monthly podcast spotlighting California firefighters, their union and their communities. 

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March 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.

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January 10, 2019
CPF Praises New Budget's Commitment to Emergency Response

Gov. Gavin Newsom's proposed 2019-2020 budget includes a substantial new commitment to emergency response and preparedness, as well as funding to help firefighters deal with the effects of post-traumatic stress.

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January 10, 2019
New IAFF Behavioral Health Center Coming to Californina

IAFF General President Harold A. Schaitberger has announced that a new IAFF Center of Excellence on Behavioral Health will be constructed and opened in California, to help members in the West get the care they need for PTSI and other behavioral health issues.

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January 9, 2019
CPF President Responds to President's Threat to Cut Off FEMA Aid

California Professional Firefighters President Brian Rice has responded to President Trump's threat to cut off FEMA funding to California's wildfire victims.

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January 4, 2019
Key CPF Leaders Appointed to Important State Fire Board

Gov. Jerry Brown has appointed IAFF 10th District VP Frank Lima and LA County Local 1014 President Dave Gillotte to serve on the State Board of Fire Services.

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January 3, 2019
Governor Brown Appoints Firefighter to EMS Commission

Continuing CPF's efforts to build a strong firefighter voice in the halls of power, Alameda Co. Firefighters Local 55 President Sean Burrows has been named to serve on the important state EMS Commission.

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November 15, 2018
CPF President Brian Rice on President's Visit to California Wildfires

"We welcome the president’s visit to California to meet those impacted by the wildfires, and appreciate what he’s done to expedite aid to the victims of this human tragedy."

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November 10, 2018
CPF President Brian Rice Responds to President Attack on CA Fire Response
October 2, 2018
Pro-Firefighter Legislation Signed in 2018

The 2018 legislative session came to a close with Governor Brown’s very last bill signing session. Many pro-firefighter bills made it past the governor desk this year

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