Posted on · The Houston Professional Fire Fighters Association and the city of Houston have been locked in a years-long legal battle over a pay increase through a collective bargaining contract since 2017.
Posted on · These are some of the stories Houston Public Media is covering.
Posted on · Mayor Sylvester Turner and Patrick 'Marty' Lancton, president of the firefighters union, have made some progress on implementing Prop. B, but there's no final agreement.
Posted on · The Texas State Association of Fire Fighters contends firefighters are at increased risk of developing thyroid cancer and other illnesses caused by exposure to hazardous materials
Posted on · The pilot was able to free himself and was rescued by a tugboat
Posted on · Houston Fire Chief Sam Peña says when the budget is tight, usually rescue training is the first thing to go.
Posted on · Fire departments from all over Texas will pay tribute to William "Iron Bill" Dowling. See a map of the procession route below.
Posted on · A new report released last week by the International Association of Fire Fighters says firefighters and paramedics experience post-traumatic stress disorder at rates comparable to combat veterans. To learn why PTSD is so prevalent in the firefighting community, we talk with Houston Fire Department staff psychologist Dr. Jana Tran. She worked at the Houston VA […]
Posted on · Negotiation and litigation are a part of life for city and county authorities here in Greater Houston. Unionized employees seek better pay and conditions; city and county residents seek court intervention when they believe government entities are acting improperly. On this edition of Houston Matters, we talk with — and about — some of the […]