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Fire Department Budget Cuts

John Celock

A Thousand Cuts: Smaller Budgets Force Firefighters To Watch And Wait | John Celock | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics

This article is part of a Huffington Post series on the global impact of austerity -- "A Thousand Cuts" -- from affordable housing funds lost in San F...

Better Government in Los Angeles

Austin Beutner | Posted 05.07.2012 | Los Angeles
Austin Beutner

Last year, the City Council voted unanimously to reduce LAFD staffing. Let's take a candid look at how things turned out in the Los Angeles Fire Department.

Jason Cherkis

Texas Firefighters Forced To Buy Their Own Gear | Jason Cherkis | Posted 11.09.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In Texas, firefighters aren't just battling the wild fires raging around Austin and Houston. The state's first responders have also had ...