IAFF Local 106

Bellingham / Whatcom County Professional Fire Fighters in Bellingham, Washington.

  • Not Registered to Vote Yet? Still time...

    Posted in Political Action, Public News on Oct 19, 2020

    Brothers and Sisters,

    Not too late to register to vote.  If you have not yet, step up! :). I'd suggest it is our civic responsitiblity to vote.  Folks literally are willing to fight to the death around the world to be part of a true democracy...to vote.  Voting by mail is safe, easy and secure.   Washignton citizens have been voting by mail since 2011.

     

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    Registered voters in Washington State should have alreqady received their ballot in the mai...

  • 2020 Local 106/WSCFF/IAFF General Election Endorsements

    Posted in Political Action, Public News on Oct 13, 2020

          

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    Bellingham/Whatcom Co. Firefighters IAFF Local #106 Endorsements

    U.S. Congress

    DIST. 1: DelBene 

    DIST. 2: Larsen

    WA GOVERNOR:  Inslee

    WA LEGISLATURE
    40TH DIST, SENATE: Lovelett

    40TH DIST, HOUSE POS. 1: Lekanoff 

    40TH DIST, HOUSE, POSITION 2: Ramel

    42ND DIST, POSITION 1: Rule 

    42ND DIST, POSITION 2: Shewmake

    BELLINGHAM TRANSPORTATION FUND: Yes

     

    Washington Sta...

  • 2020 Primary Election Endorsements

    Posted in Political Action, Public News on Jul 16, 2020

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                             2020 Primary Election Endorsements 

                      Bellingham/Whatcom Co. Professional Firefighters, IAFF Local 106

     

    U.S. CONGRESS

    DISTRICT 1: DelBene 

    DISTRICT 2: Larsen

     

    WA GOVERNOR: Inslee

     

    WA LEGISLATURE

    40TH DISTRICT, SENATE: Lovelett

     40TH DISTRICT, HOUSE, POSITION 2: Ramel

    42ND DISTRICT, POSITION : Rule 

    42ND DISTRICT, POSITION 2: Shewmake

  • Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. ~Dr. Martin Luther King

    Posted in Member News, Public News on Jun 18, 2020

    Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. ~Dr. Martin Luther King

    As a young person growing up, the teachings of Dr. King had a major influence on my life. Dr. King was an unparalleled leader in a tumultuous time in American history leading the way for the civil rights of Black Americans at a time when racism was even more insidious and overt. Dr. King spoke not only against racial inequality but for all forms of social injustice. Most importantly, Dr. King promoted non-violent methods of protest to get his message of freedom...

  • Why Biden...Part II

    Posted in Political Action, Public News on Jun 04, 2020

    So What Have You Done For Me Lately???

    Joe has been: 

    Providing for Families of the Fallen

    • Early in his Senate career, Biden championed the Public Safety Officers Benefit (PSOB) program, which provides death benefits to the families of fallen fire fighters.
    • Later, Biden introduced and passed legislation to increase PSOB benefits from $150,000 to $250,000, and indexed it to inflation so the benefit is now $340,000.
    • Biden supported and helped enact legislation extending PSOB benefits to fire department chaplains and individuals named in fire fighters’ wills.
    • When the Department of Ju...

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