Action Needed to Save the AFG and SAFER Grants

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On January 2, 2018, the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) and the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant programs will be eliminated if Congress does not act to extend them. In August the Senate passed S. 829, which extends the grants and eliminates the “sunset” provision. The co-chairs of the House Fire Services Caucus are circulating a sign-on letter to the leadership of the House of Representatives asking them to bring S. 829 to the House floor for a vote. Use the NVFC’s Legislative Action Center to tell your U.S. Representative to co-sign the letter to save the AFG and SAFER grants!