November 17, 2015

In November 2014, we posted our state preemption predictions for the 2015 legislative sessions. We based our predictions on the history of state preemption strategy and on trends in preemption legislation filed or adopted in 2014 and earlier. We also considered past experience with industry lobbyists and front groups, as …

February 13, 2015

The following interview was originally published in the November/December 2014 issue of NFPA Journal®, the magazine of the National Fire Protection Association (Vol. 108, #6) copyright © 2014. All rights reserved. Perhaps no other state has a stronger history of home fire sprinkler use than California. In 1979, the city of San …

March 14, 2011

About 3000 Americans die in home fires every year and thousands more are injured. Home fires are the greatest cause of fire deaths and injuries, and children under five and older adults face the highest risk. One of the great public health success stories of the past decade is the grassroots movement for …

November 5, 2010

According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), about 3000 Americans die in home fires every year and thousands more are injured. Home fires are by far the greatest cause of fire deaths and injuries. Children under five and older adults face the highest risk. And anyone who has survived a …