Associated Fire Fighters of Illinois Cunningham award

State Sen. Bill Cunningham was recently named Legislator of the Year by the Associated Fire Fighters of Illinois for his advocacy on behalf of firefighters and other first responders in the Illinois Senate. Cunningham has worked on behalf of first responders in Springfield since he first joined the General Assembly in 2011. Last session, Cunningham introduced legislation to protect Chicago firefighters’ pensions by allowing them to transfer credit from their previous service to their current pensions.