Professional Fire Fighters of Arizona

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Mar 7, 2023

House passes bill to extend trauma counseling to 911 dispatchers 

The House on March 7 passed a bill that would add dispatchers to current law that allows for police and firefighters to be eligible for counseling.

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Dec 19, 2022

Fire districts face uncertain funding future after ballot measure’s failure

Voters said “no” to a plan that would have added one-tenth of a penny to the state sales tax to benefit rural fire districts, but firefighters warn that the need – and the threat to public safety – have not gone away.

Mesa Mayor Scott Smith faces reporters while formally filing paperwork to run for Arizona Governor. (Photo by Evan Wyloge/Arizona Capitol Times)
Aug 12, 2014

Firefighters union backs Smith, will focus on independents

The Professional Fire Fighters of Arizona threw its weight behind Scott Smith in the Republican primary for governor, giving the former Mesa mayor an endorsement that will likely come with some considerable campaign assistance.

Jun 5, 2014

AZ state board to vote on pension-overhaul plan

The state's police and fire pension oversight board is set to vote on a proposal to overhaul the system and bolster its finances.