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November 2022 PFANJ STATE MEETING
To All Members,The November PFANJ State Meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 15th, 2022 beginning at 11:00 am during the League of Municipalities Conference. The meeting location will be in the Castanet Room of the Havana Tower at the Tropicana Resort in Atlantic City. A Legislative Meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 16th, 2022 at 10:00 am.Additionally, the PFANJ will host a “First Responder” cocktail party on Wednesday, November 16th, 2022 from 9:00-11:00 PM. The locat...

PFANJ 2022 5 Alarm 5K Run/Walk
The PFANJ 5-Alarm 5k Run/Walk returns to the waterfront in Asbury Park on June 14, 2022 to benefit The Burn Center at RWJ/Barnabas Health Care system, New Jersey’s only dedicated burn treatment facility Register today at https://www.raceforum.com/5alarm

General Assembly and Senate unanimously passed our firefighter cancer screening bill (A6093/S4201)
On January 11, 2022 in Trenton the General Assembly and Senate unanimously passed our firefighter cancer screening bill (A6093/S4201). The Professional Firefighters Association of NJ has taken this bill from a concept to the Governor’s desk in just a few short months. Many thanks to Assemblyman Sterley Stanley and Senator Linda Greenstein for sponsoring our legislation as well as all the legislators who unanimously supported this important bill. Our motivation for this bill came from Edi...

WHAT THEY ARE SAYING: Local NJ-11 Stakeholders Praise Legislation to Lift the SALT Cap, Urge Senate to Keep Provision
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMonday, December 13, 2021Contact: [email protected] What They Are Saying: Local NJ-11 Stakeholders Praise Legislation to Lift the SALT Cap, Urge Senate to Keep ProvisionLocal Officials, Union Leaders Highlight Positive Impact of Raising the SALT Deduction Cap Parsippany, NJ–– Since her first day in office, Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) has fought to address the harm that the unfair cap on the state and local tax (SALT) deduction, enacted by the ...

PFANJ Welcomes Morris County Fire Instructors Local 5358
During the December 2021 State Meeting the PFANJ presented Morris County Fire Instructors Local 5358 with their IAFF Charter Membership. We welcome the Brother's and Sister's of Local 5358 to the PFANJ and IAFF. 

DR. LORI MOORE-MERRELL SWORN IN AS U.S. FIRE ADMINISTRATOR
Dr. Lori Moore-Merrell, former Assistant to the General President for Technical Assistance and Information Resources (TAIR) and President and CEO of the International Public Safety Data Institute (IPSDI), is the new United States Fire Administrator. Dr. Moore-Merrell was appointed by President Joe Biden at the urging of the IAFF. She also had widespread support from other fire service organizations. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Deanne Criswell swore Moore-Merrell i...

Senators Menendez and Booker Announce Federal Assistance to Firefighter Grants (AFG)
Senator Bob Menendez and Senator Cory Booker late Thursday afternoon announced a combined $967,378.78 in federal Assistance to Firefighter Grant (AFG) funding to improve safety and operations in local fire departments across New Jersey.Amongst the distributions were $301,768.64 to the Cherry Hill Fire Department, $148,786.36 to the Englewood Fire Department, and $56,000.00 to the Pleasantville Fire Department. FULL STORY: https://thesunpapers.com/2021/...