Congress Cuts Money for Fire Service

November 2004
Fire Chief;Nov2004, Vol. 48 Issue 11, p9
Trade Publication
Reports on the decision of the United States Congress to reduce funding for fire service and departments in the country's fiscal year 2005 budget. Analysis of the principal changes to the Fire Grants program; Reduction of local matches; Expansion of eligibility for emergency medical services; Concerns about the reduced funding's impact on the pace of research and development.


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