Our first guest on Politics and Tactics with Frank Ricci, Anthony Avillo and Chris Pepler will be no other than Congressman Christopher Murphy
from the Great Sate of Connecticut and Fire Engineering illustrator Paul Combs
Where education meets experience and expertise. Learn from the decisions makers and talk one on one with elected leaders. Being a great firefighter is not good enough! Politics effects our staffing, budgets and equipment. Get involved. And now Frank Ricci, Anthony Avillo and Chris Pepler.
Airing May 2nd at 7:30.
Some things we will address:
How to advocate for a bill.
We will conduct a mock phone call to a local, state or federal elected official.
Two bills we will address,
Social Security issue, that mandates all professional firefighter will have to pay into SS regardless of their collective bargaining agreements.
The Public Safety Spectrum and Wireless Innovation Act which would promote the development of a 20 MHz nationwide, interoperable, public safety broadband network.
The fire coordination triangle and staffing. Standards for paid and volunteer firefighters.
And the last segment will be Tactical Question of the day. The hosts will field any question about fire ground tactics from a caller.