Topic: Public Safety

Community EMT Legislation Advances in House

(Published Feb 9, 2015)

The bill would allow certified emergency medical technicians to schedule post-hospital home visits with patients to check on their welfare.

DPS Releases Oil Transportation Incident Preparedness Report

(Published Jan 20, 2015)

The legislatively mandated report provides six recommendations to improve preparedness for a freight rail or pipeline oil transportation incident.

Reminder: Fire State Aid Forms Due March 15

(Published Jan 20, 2015)

Fire departments must submit Form FA-1, Fire Equipment Certification, to the Department of Revenue, or risk losing aid.