Why do local governments not hesitate to send us into a toxic soup of cancer-causing agents and then hire attorneys and lobbyists to fight against occupational cancer protections? We greatly appreciate the Senate Finance Committee for doing the right thing for the men and women protecting Virginia's communities. Richmond Times-Dispatch #VPFFCancerMayday #SB1030 ... See MoreSee Less
SB1030 passes Senate Finance 14-2. Now to the Senate Floor where it should pass overwhelmingly. We now need the House of Delegates to pass the identical bill HB1804 in their chamber. Keep those phone calls and emails going to their legislators.
Tomorrow morning at 9:00 am, the VPFF occupational cancer bill will be heard in the Senate Finance Committee - Please contact your state senator and urge them to protect fire fighters and to support SB1030 sfc.virginia.gov/committee.shtml #VPFFCancerMayday ... See MoreSee Less
Thank You Delegate David Yancey for working to protect Virginia's fire fighters from the ravages of occupational cancer -I had the chance this weekend to talk to fire fighters with the Newport News Fire Department about the risks they are exposed to on the job. House Bill 1804, which I’m chief co-patron of this year, addresses this issue and works to protect the men and women who dedicate their lives to protect us. Virginia Professional Fire Fighters Milton Roman ... See MoreSee Less