Union President Sam Fresina mentions that Governor Pataki, as another of his wonderful moves, has vetoed any and all legislation relevant to firefighters, which, of course, includes the bill to lock in our health coverage. It would seem that yet another couple of years will have to go by, and a new governor elected before there is any chance of this legislation becoming law.
The annual IAFF Redmond Symposium on health and safety will be held.
The N.Y.S.P.F.F.A. annual Legislative Conference was held. Of interest to us is a bill submitted to lock in health coverage after retirement. Only problem, as usual , will probably be a Pataki veto, no matter the legislative support.
The N.Y.S.P.F.F.A. annual convention will be held at Niagara Falls.