Law Enforcement Legislative Updates: Page 19

Health Insurance Reform Update

I am writing today to give you an update on the status of the health insurance reform bill. In the Senate, two committees have jurisdiction over health insurance reform: the Health, Education, Labor, ...

The Legislative Director’s Chair Part 3

by Kenneth E. Grabowski HR2391, the federal bill that will provide access to health care benefits for the families of public safety officers that lose their lives in the line of duty is gaining moment...

POAM’s Voice Heard in DC

House Appropriations Chairman David Obey (D-WI) recently announced the inclusion of $1.2 billion in his FY2010 Supplemental Appropriations bill to hire approximately 5,525 law enforcement officers. PO...



Mixing Police and Politics

By Barry Sherman First, let me start out by telling you when I feel these two do mix. Several weeks ago I received a call from a newspaper reporter who was writing a story on a local police labor orga...


The Legislative Director’s Chair Spring 2010

by Kenneth E. Grabowski On February 24, 2010 the POAM Executive Board held a legislative reception in downtown Lansing at Troppo restaurant.  Turnout of legislators was impressive.  All legislators ...


SECONDARY ROAD PATROL MONEY SAVED

On March 10, 2010, POAM Executive Board Member and Monroe County Deputy Sheriff’s Association President Dave LaMontaine testified in front of a House Sub Committee against Governor Granholm’s elim...

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