Firefighters Cancer Bill Passes in House

April 20, 2016

I am pleased to announce that the firefighter’s cancer bill I have championed has passed the House of Representatives.

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Legislature OKs Bill Helping Firefighters

April 20, 2016

For Representative Emmett D. Riley, protecting firefighters and making sure they're treated fairly is important. That is why he co-sponsored a bill that establishes a relief fund for wage replacements. The fund will be used for firefighters who are battling work-related cancer. House Bill 5262 provides compensation for current and former uniformed members of a paid or volunteer fire department who suffer from certain diseases as a result of performing their jobs.

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Blue Water Navy Veterans

April 12, 2016

This measure sends a message that we agree these service members were potentially exposed to the harmful effects of Agent Orange

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Committee on Children Initiatives

April 12, 2016

From expanding concussion awareness to younger kids, to keeping cancer causing chemicals and materials away from them, I am very excited about these measures we are working on and am pleased to be playing a major role in their progress as Vice-Chair of the Committee on Children.

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