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Responding to the Volunteer Firefighter Crisis

As dwindling volunteers and escalating costs have put a crunch on fire companies, state and local officials and first responders are seeking creative solutions to make sure this vital public service survives.

How to Turn Surplus into Revenue

Townships have several options for selling their stuff. Whatever method they choose, one thing is clear: Unloading surplus is a great way to put money back into the community’s coffers. Click here for this months free article.

Rising to the Emergency Response Challenge

William Jenaway, a fire chief and township supervisor, says that local leaders and emergency responders are facing a very different era in public safety and must rise to the challenge.

The Power of E-Procurement

E-procurement: Is it a better way to manage your bids? Some say yes.

Medical Marijuana Industry Takes Root

As the medical marijuana industry takes shape in Pennsylvania, we share the story of a group of determined moms and legislators who knocked down stigmas and got Harrisburg to see cannabis as a cure.

Keeping Pennsylvania Safe

Marcus Brown, Pennsylvania’s homeland security adviser, explains how townships and their residents should prepare for any number of threats.

Promoting Preparedness Month

The Township Emergency Management Association offers a step-bystep approach to helping residents get ready for emergencies.

PSATS Executive Board Report

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