Texas Government Code 607 is the state's presumptive law for first responders. The law protects first responders from untoward actions by local governments. This article briefly examines its history, intent, and future.
It's natural for people to want to help during hurricanes or natural disasters. Unfortunately, that help can sometimes cause more harm than good. These are the three worst ways someone can help during a natural disaster with recommendations for better channeling that motivation.
The role of EMS can either address social inequity or promote it. This article examines the relationship between social inequity and EMS and discusses potential solutions for known equity gaps.
Enrolling into online graduate certificate program is more than financial cost and return. It can also provide exceptional personal gain. This article delivers personal insight about pursuing an online graduate certificate program and discusses if one should enroll into an online program.
Writing a bill for the Texas Legislature is simple if you know how to navigate the process. This article explains that process and provides insight on the best way to author a bill for Texas law.
Being a volunteer firefighter is rich in benefits and experiences. This article breaks down how to become a volunteer firefighter in your local area.
Donating plasma can provide over $300 per month to some donors. This article discusses the process of making money by donating plasma, the requirements for donating, and the factors that might disqualify someone from becoming a donor.
Renewing your TCFP Firefighter certification can be confusing if you're renewing individually. This article breaks down TCFP renewal requirements, how to complete continuing education, and the process for renewing via FIDO.
Many Texas firefighters are unaware that state law grants tuition exemption for a number of professional certifications and degrees. This explains the process and reasoning for using the benefit.
Texas parents can legally give away their infants with no questions asked. Understanding this law is key to its support and use.
Free college, retirement, and numerous certifications are all perks of being a Texas Volunteer Firefighter. However, many firefighters are unaware these benefits exist.