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Fighting to fund firefighter healthcare

Posted at 10:41 PM, Mar 04, 2016

For more than a week, 7 Action News has been exposing what many believe to be a monumental failure by Michigan Lawmakers. 

Elected leaders passed a law to help firefighters battling cancer, then failed to fund it. 

For one local woman, the news was especially devastating because her husband helped fight to get the law passed while he was dying.

Click on the video player to watch Julie Stanaway’s story.

You can show your support by calling State Senator Arlan Meekhof’s office at 517-373-6920

A rally is also being planned Tuesday, March 8tat 9:30 am on the steps of the Capitol Building in Lansing.  Firefighters from across the state are expected to attend.