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FOP on Recent Attacks on Law Enforcement Officers

Chuck Canterbury, National President of the Fraternal Order of Police, strongly condemned the epidemic of attacks on law enforcement officers–including two officers killed yesterday in Ohio. “When will our nation wake up and face that the steady increase of attacks on law enforcement is making all of us less safe,” Canterbury asked. “Enough is enough!” [...]

By |2018-02-13T10:00:00-05:00February 13th, 2018|From the Grand Lodge|0 Comments

Washington Watch: Legislative Update

Washington Watch: Legislative Update For the Week of 5 February 2018 I. Legislative News and Activity   II. This Week in Congress III. Update on Top Legislative Priorities  IV. Reminder: Day on the Hill is February 12-14. V. Follow the FOP on Twitter!  Day on the Hill Briefing is 4:00 PM on Monday, 12 February at D.C. Lodge #1. Briefing book [...]

By |2018-02-11T13:00:46-05:00February 11th, 2018|From the Grand Lodge, Legislation|0 Comments

FOP Supports H.R. 3303, the “Fair Return for Employees on Their Initial Retirement Earned (RETIRE)

On February 5, 2018, National Fraternal Order of Police President Chuck Canterbury wrote a letter to United States House of Representative Gerald E. Connolly in support of HR. 3303, the "Fair Return for Employees on Their Initial Retirement Earned (RETIRE) Act.   Text of Letter: Dear Representative Connolly, I am writing on behalf of the members [...]

By |2018-02-07T10:00:00-05:00February 7th, 2018|From the Grand Lodge, Legislation|0 Comments

Washington Watch: Legislative Update

Washington Watch: Legislative Update For the Week of 29 January 2018 I.      Legislative News and Activity   II.    This Week in Congress III.   Update on Top Legislative Priorities  IV.   Reminder: Day on the Hill is February 12-14, Meeting starts at 4:00, D.C. Lodge 1 V.    Follow the FOP on Twitter!    LEGISLATIVE NEWS [...]

By |2018-02-04T13:00:03-05:00February 4th, 2018|From the Grand Lodge, Legislation|0 Comments

Washington Watch: Legislative Update

Washington Watch: Legislative Update For the Week of 15 January 2018 I.     Legislative News and Activity   II.   This Week in Congress III.  Update on Top Legislative Priorities  IV.  JOINT FOP-IAFF Press Release: Bipartisan Bill Would Strengthen the Voice of Public Safety Professionals V.    Reminder: Day on the Hill is February 12-14 VI.  Follow the FOP on Twitter!    [...]

By |2018-01-20T11:00:04-05:00January 20th, 2018|From the Grand Lodge, Legislation|0 Comments

National Collective Bargaining Bill Introduced

In a bipartisan effort to ensure all police officers, firefighters, and EMS personnel have a voice in matters of public safety, Representatives John Duncan(R-TN) and Dan Kildee ( D-MI) have introduced HR 4846, the Public Safety Employer-Employee Cooperation Act of 2018. The bill would provide those who protect the public a stronger collective voice on [...]

By |2018-01-19T18:15:51-05:00January 19th, 2018|From the Grand Lodge, Legislation|0 Comments

Law Enforcement Mental Health Bill Is Now Law

Chuck Canterbury, National President of the Fraternal Order of Police, welcomed today's news that President Donald J. Trump signed H.R. 2228, the "Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act," into law. "This legislation, which the FOP was proud to have played a major role in developing and crafting, is now law," Canterbury said. "We look [...]

By |2018-01-11T10:00:00-05:00January 11th, 2018|From the Grand Lodge, Legislation|0 Comments

Washington Watch: Legislative Update

Washington Watch: Legislative Update For the Week of 1 January 2018 I.       Legislative News and Activity   II.     This Week in Congress III.   Update on Top Legislative Priorities  IV    FOP Press Release: 271 Officers Shot in 2017; Renews Call for Hate Crime Legislation V.    FOP Press Release: FOP Applauds Cole Memo Revocation VI.   REMINDER: Day [...]

By |2018-01-07T10:00:44-05:00January 7th, 2018|From the Grand Lodge, Legislation|0 Comments

FOP Renews Call to Action Regarding Hate Crime Legislation

271 OFFICERS SHOT IN 2017; 18 MORE THAN IN 2016 FOP RENEWS CALL FOR REINTRODUCTION OF HATE CRIMES LEGISLATION Chuck Canterbury, National President of the Fraternal Order of Police, welcomed news that 2017 ended with the second lowest number of law enforcement officer fatalities in more than 50 years. Overall there was a 10% decrease [...]

By |2018-01-03T10:00:00-05:00January 3rd, 2018|From the Grand Lodge, Legislation|0 Comments

Real estate laws on the move

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By |2015-07-02T16:58:39-04:00July 2nd, 2015|Acquisitions, Financial, Taxes|0 Comments
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