A new state law increases benefits for family members of first responders killed on the job.

The legislation, signed into law Tuesday by Gov. Cuomo, increases the cost of living benefits by 3% for spouses of fallen police and firefighters.

“Police and firefighters who lose their lives in the line of duty are mothers, fathers, husbands and wives – and the family members they leave behind must be properly cared for,” Cuomo said.
– PUB DATE: 10/23/2019 12:00:00 AM – SOURCE: New York Daily News
Source: SEAFC National Fire News

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