Tax Breaks for First Responders

MONROEVILLE, AUG. 8– The House Democratic Policy Committee convened a hearing in Monroeville Monday afternoon to gather stakeholder feedback on a bill that would provide a tax exemption to firefighters who purchase equipment with their own money. The hearing was hosted by Rep. Brandon Markosek, D-Allegheny, who is also the prime sponsor of the legislation highlighted at Monday’s hearing.

It was held at the Community College of Allegheny County’s Boyce Campus in Monroeville from 1 p.m.- 3 p.m

Host + Testifiers

  • Hosts: Rep. Brandon Markosek (D-Allegheny)
  • Testifiers:
    • Charles McGarvey Sr., Acting State Fire Commissioner
    • Dave Roberts, Captain, Wilkes-Barre Fire Fighters
    • Harold Katofsky, Deputy Chief, Monroeville Volunteer Fire Co. No. 6

Agenda + Testimony

Media Release + News Coverage

Video + Photos