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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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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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Marin Firefighters Raise Record $44,500 for MDA

The Muscular Dystrophy Association of San Francisco needed a little lift and got it last week when Ross Valley and Marin County firefighters chipped in with a significant donation to the group’s “Fill The Boot” campaign.

During two 4-hour time slots last week soliciting at the Hub in San Anselmo, the firefighters were able to raise $7,315 bringing the group’s grand total to more than $40,000 for the 2012 fundraising season.

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