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Senators Propose Allowing Tax Exclusions for Retired Cops, First Responders for Healthcare

“Currently, it is extremely difficult for retired first responders to utilize an existing benefit that helps cover certain health care expenses, which is why I introduced this legislation that would ensure these retirees can make tax-free withdrawals from their pension and direct those amounts to qualifying insurance premiums.”

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Missouri Officers Infected by COVID-19 or Quarantined to Receive Workers' Compensation

Anna Hui, director of the Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, said it would have been difficult without the emergency directive given to the department from Gov. Mike Parson for first responders to have otherwise proven an infection was the result of their professional duties.

(Video) Mitigating Police Officer Suicide

Nick Greco, who sits on the BlueH.E.L.P. Board of Directors, discusses how agencies can prevent officer suicides and do a better job of supporting the families of officers who died by suicide.

Video: Injured Veteran Texas Officer Fights City for Recovery Pay

Over three years since suffering a life-changing back injury on duty, Fort Worth Police Officer Kellie Whitehead is fighting with the city to be paid during her recovery following surgery.

Senate Passes Bill Ensuring Funding for 9/11 Victims' Support

The United States Senate on Tuesday passed a bill to ensure that the fund to compensate victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks remain funded through 2092, effectively making the federal financial support permanent for those affected by the event.

Just Get It Done

Scheduling high-intensity workouts is much easier when you have an actionable plan.

Why You Should Consider the HSA

A health savings account can save you money, but only if you enroll in one before the deadline.

NJ Officer Paralyzed On Duty Fights for Benefits

Kerton says she was responding to an emergency call of an unconscious man who needed help in the winter of 2015. During that call, she fell and suffered a spinal cord injury that left her in a wheelchair.

Retiree Health Care Cuts Looming for OH Officers and Firefighters

Starting in 2019, retired law enforcement officers and firefighters will no longer receive health care benefits through the Ohio Police & Firefighters Pension Fund but instead will receive a stipend to buy coverage on the open market.

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NYPD Lieutenant Dies of 9/11-Related Cancer at 51

NYPD Lt. Marci Simms died Thursday at her home in Commack more than a year after being diagnosed with lung cancer. The 9/11 responder was 51.

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