A link to New Haven Firefighters President Ricci speaking at the Capitol on behalf of all Connecticut FF's.
Victory! Zadroga Reauthorization Passes Congress
As part of a large omnibus spending bill to fund the federal government for the remainder of Fiscal Year 2016, Congress passed the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Reauthorization Act. The bill passed the House by a vote of 316-113, and the Senate 65-33.
Zadroga, Cadillac Tax Included in Final Legislative Package
In its final act before recessing for the holidays, Congress released a massive legislative package extending the Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act and delays the Cadillac tax on fire fighters’ health plans.
IAFF Strikes Important Win as Congress Passes Two-Year Delay of Cadillac Tax
In a major victory for the IAFF, as part of an omnibus spending package to fund the government through next year, Congress approved a two-year delay of the Cadillac tax: a 40 percent tax on high-cost health plans that was scheduled to take effect in 2018.