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Posted By Thad Huguley 02-16-2024 11:15
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Here are the minutes to the February 2024 GAC meeting. ------------------------------ Thad Huguley Government Affairs Director IAEM Falls Church VA (615) 870-9316 ------------------------------
Posted By Thad Huguley 02-16-2024 11:14
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Posted By Thad Huguley 02-07-2024 11:12
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The Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee has favorably reported an IAEM-endorsed bill to the Senate floor. The Helping Eliminate Limitations for Prompt Response and Recovery Act (S.3648) would would repeal an outdated section of the Post-Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act of ...
Posted By Thad Huguley 01-31-2024 11:16
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I've attached a stakeholder letter expressing support for this bill. ------------------------------ Thad Huguley Government Affairs Director IAEM Falls Church VA (615) 870-9316 ------------------------------
Posted By Thad Huguley 01-30-2024 11:28
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The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee is scheduled to mark-up the Wildfire Response Improvement Act on Wednesday, January 31, at 10:00 ET, and the bill is expected to be reported favorably to the House floor. You can stream the hearing here. ------------------------------ Thad Huguley ...
Posted By Thad Huguley 01-29-2024 12:36
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Here is the press release announcing introduction of the bill... https://stanton.house.gov/2024/1/stanton-lamalfa-introduce-bipartisan-bill-to-help-western-communities-recover-from-wildfires ------------------------------ Thad Huguley Government Affairs Director IAEM Falls Church VA (615) 870-9316 ...
Posted By Thad Huguley 01-23-2024 14:51
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FEMA has announced a webinar to explain the updated federal assistance policies. The webinar will take place on January 25 from 2:00 - 3:30 ET. Click here to register. ------------------------------ Thad Huguley Government Affairs Director IAEM Falls Church VA (615) 870-9316 -------------------- ...
Posted By Thad Huguley 01-23-2024 14:48
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Here are the two documents referenced in my previous post... ------------------------------ Thad Huguley Government Affairs Director IAEM Falls Church VA (615) 870-9316 ------------------------------
Posted By Thad Huguley 01-23-2024 10:47
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Yesterday, Congressman Greg Stanton (D--AZ-4) introduced the Wildfire Response Improvement Act (H.R. 7070), a bill that IAEM helped draft and has endorsed. The bill directs FEMA to update several aspects of wildfire response policy (see original post for details). I've attached the bill text and a letter ...
Posted By Thad Huguley 01-17-2024 12:29
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The GAC met on January 9 for our first meeting of 2024. I've attached detailed minutes from the meeting that were prepared by GAC member Allison Farole. Thank You, Allison! ------------------------------ Thad Huguley Government Affairs Director IAEM Falls Church VA (615) 870-9316 ----------------- ...
Posted By Thad Huguley 01-17-2024 12:28
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Posted By Thad Huguley 01-02-2024 12:26
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IAEM has endorsed the bipartisan, bicameral Freedom to Invest in Tomorrow's Workforce Act (H.R. 1477/S. 722). The bill would expand eligible uses of tax-favorable "529" savings plans to cover costs associated with workforce training and credentialing programs. The legislation would also enable 529 plan ...
Posted By Thad Huguley 01-02-2024 11:36
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IAEM, NEMA, and BCEM sent a letter today to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requesting additional funding for the Emergency Management Performance Grant Program for FY2025. Stagnant at $355 million since FY20, the continued dynamics of the economy and additional responsibilities on emergency ...
Posted By Thad Huguley 12-19-2023 14:00
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IAEM has endorsed the GIS Emergency Response Technology Sustainment Act (H.R. 6137) and sent the attached letter of support to the sponsors, Congressman Byron Donalds (R-19-FL) and Congressman Troy Carter (D-2-LA). "The importance of GIS technology in emergency management cannot be overstated. ...
Posted By Thad Huguley 12-06-2023 16:32
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Please find attached a one-pager for the Wildfire Response Improvement Act ------------------------------ Thad Huguley Government Affairs Director IAEM Falls Church VA (615) 870-9316 ------------------------------