TITLE

NVFC: Push Senate on SAVES Act

PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Oct2008, Vol. 52 Issue 10, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the U.S. National Volunteer Fire Council has endorsed the Supporting America's Volunteer Emergency Services Act (SAVES) in July 2008. The bill, which was introduced by legislators Robert Casey and Jason Altmire, is designed to provide federal assistance to volunteer fire departments struggling with the high cost of gasoline and diesel fuel. In connection, Casey is attempting to have the SAVES Act included as part of an economic package.
ACCESSION #
34989263

 

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