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Assemblymember Hevesi puts forward legislative package to support emergency service providers and their volunteers


Feb. 1, 2024 By Anthony Medina Assemblymember Andrew Hevesi — who represents the neighborhoods of Forest Hills, Glendale, Kew Gardens, Middle Village, Rego Park and Richmond Hill —has put forward a legislative package along with other state lawmakers that would provide financial support for emergency service providers as well as the volunteers who work for them if it becomes law. The legislative package, which is being called “Rescue EMS,” was announced on Jan. 30 and includes several bills that aim to make sure EMS providers are properly compensated, while also providing financial benefits to volunteer personnel through property tax breaks and…
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