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Scranton Mayor Slashes Public Workers’ Salaries to Minimum Wage

City faces a $16.8M budget deficit as cut drops pay to poverty level.

Posted Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Widow Denied Benefits of Fallen Pennsylvania Paramedic

Widow urges changes for contractual first responders.

Posted Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Philadelphia FD Medics Win Collective Bargaining Rights

Panel said the paramedics and firefighters perform interrelated duties.

Posted Thursday, January 19, 2012

New Jersey’s EMS Redesign Bill Upsets Some Volunteers

Bill could impose licensing fees for many volunteer rescue squads.

Posted Friday, January 6, 2012

Pennsylvania Communities Create Ambulance Share Agreement

Officials said this new agreement will cut down response time.

Posted Monday, October 17, 2011

Wisconsin County Considers Ending Paramedic Funding

Officials look to other ways to provide paramedic services.

Posted Friday, October 14, 2011

Philadelphia Official: EMS Response Still Too Slow

Paramedics are still running ragged. And routine calls are clogging up resources.

Posted Thursday, October 13, 2011

Paramedic Tax Plans Presented to California Voters

Opponents says paramedics should be financed by taxes already on hand.

Posted Friday, October 7, 2011

California City Officials Consider Second Ambulance

Second ambulance service hinges on how city defines public necessity.

Posted Monday, October 3, 2011


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