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Marin Professional Firefighters "Fill The Boot" for Muscular Dystrophy Association in Marin County April 25 and April 28, 2013

Dozens of Firefighters from Marin Professional Firefighters, IAFF Local 1775 (www.iaff1775.org) will generously volunteer their time for the annual Muscular Dystrophy Association “Fill the Boot” event at five intersections in Marin County April 25 and 28, 2013.  Off-duty firefighters will ask motorists and pedestrians alike to drop donations into a firefighter’s boot to support MDA’s Bay Area children and families Thursday, April 25 from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. (and in Sausalito and Tiburon Sunday, April 28).  

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Together, We Defeated Proposition 32!

Marin Professional Firefighters, IAFF Local 1775, thanks each Californian who voted to help defeat the Deceptive Proposition 32.  This ballot measure would have silenced the voices of union members, bringing down the standaards of pay and living for all working Californians by giving undue power to corporate special interests and billionaires.

THANK YOU FOR HELPING CALIFORNIA'S WORKING FAMILIES DEFEAT PROP 32!

From CPF:  California’s firefighters earned a hard-fought but historic win in last night’s elections. And you helped make it happen.

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Together, We Defeated Proposition 32!

Marin Professional Firefighters, IAFF Local 1775, thanks each Californian who voted to help defeat the Deceptive Proposition 32.  This ballot measure would have silenced the voices of union members, bringing down the standaards of pay and living for all working Californians by giving undue power to corporate special interests and billionaires.

THANK YOU FOR HELPING CALIFORNIA'S WORKING FAMILIES DEFEAT PROP 32!

From CPF:  California’s firefighters earned a hard-fought but historic win in last night’s elections. And you helped make it happen.

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Marin Firefighters Endorse Michael Allen for Assembly

Marin Professional Firefighters offers our strong endorsement for Michaell Allen as 10th District Assemblymember. Michael Allen supports worker's rights and middle class families, and we beieve that he will continue his long tradition of support for issues that effect firefighters, our families, and our communities.  With decades of experience working to improve workplace safety, ensure fair compensation, create affordable healthcare options, protect public safety, and to preserve the long-term viability of our member's retirement savings, Michael Allen is a proven leader in the labor community and in California's Assembly.  Marin Professional Firefighters, IAFF Local 1775, looks forward to Michael Allen's continued leadership on the issues that are most important to firefighters and public safety in the new 10th district.

Michael Allen for Assembly

Marin Professional Firefighters, IAFF Local 1775, conducts lengthy candidate interviews before issuing any endorsement under the direction of our Political Director and Political Action Committee.  We look for candidates that support worker's rights, public safety, believe in fair compensation, workplace safety, and show a broad understanding of the issues that effect firefighters, labor, and the fire service in general.  We base our endorsements on the endorsement policies of the IAFF and our Local 1775 bylaws and policies.

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Marin Firefighters Endorse Jared Huffman for Congress

Marin Professional Firefighters, IAFF Local 1775, representing the professional firefighters of Marin County, California, is proud to endorse Jared Huffman's candidacy for US Congress.  We believe that Jared Huffman is the best choice to represent the important and diverse communities of California's North Coast in the US House of Representatives.

Marin's firefighters have known Jared since he served as a local leader on the Board of Directors of the Marin Municipal Water District.  While serving the Marin community, Jared displayed leadership and an understanding of the complex public safety issues related to firefighting and emergency response, including issues such as the MMWD "Fire Flow" ugrades and emergency response and fire planning within the Water District's jurisdiction.  

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