A new level of idiocy arises with proposal to use prisoners as fire fighters
14. October 2011
One of the most absurd political moves degrading fire fighters comes this week from Camden County, Georgia, where lawmakers are considering using prison inmates to serve in the local fire department as a cost-cutting measure. These inmates wouldn’t be guarded by prison staff while at the fire...
Let's Rethink Pension Envy
3. January 2011
It’s sad that it takes a multiple line-of-duty death to get an editorial like this published. Unfortunately, editors usually will not permit pro public sector editorials, especially since most newspapers are owned by large corporations.
NYC fire fighters push for Senate passage of 9/11 bill
17. November 2010
New York City fire fighters are spearheading efforts to get the U.S. Senate to pass the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act. The House of Representatives approved the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act or H.R. 847 by a vote of 268-160 in September. Congress first established ...
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