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Field EMS Bill Introduced in Senate Gains Support

Bennet-Crapo-Johnson bill bolstering support for nation’s EMS practitioners

Posted Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Florida County Officials Hold Off on Private EMS Right to Work

Commissioners are hesitant on extending ambulance contracts.

Posted Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Florida City Council Rejects County’s EMS Cuts

St. Petersburg considers leaving countywide system.

Posted Friday, March 21, 2014

Connecticut Bill Seeks to Cover PTSD Treatment for First Responders

Legislation raises concerns about funding.

Posted Wednesday, March 19, 2014

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Attorney General Calls Heroin a ‘Growing Public Health Crisis’

At least 17 states and the District of Columbia allow the public to administer Narcan.

Posted Tuesday, March 11, 2014

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D.C. Mayor Stands by Fire Chief and Deputy Mayor

Councilmember says leaders should resign.

Posted Thursday, February 27, 2014

D.C. Council Member Calls for Fire Chief’s Resignation

Deputy Mayor for public safety also asked to step down.

Posted Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Florida City Officials Will Not Fight Proposed EMS Cuts

St. Petersburg will go along with reduction in funding.

Posted Thursday, February 6, 2014

Iowa Senator Seeks Change in State’s EMS

Additional funding connected to mandated service.

Posted Monday, December 16, 2013


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