A coalition of Arizona leaders is heading south to get a different perspective.
Phoenix Councilman Valenzuela to address International Association of Fire Fighters
The group’s advocating for federal funding to help cities pay for equipment and to hire and train fire fighters and paramedics.
Valenzuela said federal grants are key to improving public safety in the Valley.
“When we learn that the
sequestration will affect those grants, obviously, that’s going to affect not
only the city of
was also in D.C. last week with Mayor Greg Stanton, meeting with lawmakers and cabinet
secretaries, and advocating for
But he said it’s also important for Phoenicians to advocate for themselves by reaching out to members of Congress.