Episode from the podcastIAFF 7th District

Ep.3 Legislative Session

Released Thursday, 11th January 2018
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Join us as we kick off the 2018 legislative session. In this episode, International Association of Fire Fighters 7th District Vice President Ricky Walsh along with Legislative Liaisons Michael White, Geoff Simpson, and AJ Johnson from the Washington State Council of Fire Fighters sit down for an in-depth round table discussion about the current political environment in Olympia, and the crucial platform issues being put forth for consideration by our elected representatives.

Michael White explains the importance of funding the local public safety enhancement account.

Geoff Simpson talks about the need to expand presumptive disease coverage, and the importance of adding post traumatic stress disorder as an eligible occpational illness for the purpose of workers compensation.

AJ Johnson highlights the importance of Firefighters and Paramedics getting involved in the legislative process.
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