Newhouse Votes On Bill For More Firefighting Funding

Congressman Dan Newhouse announced he’s voted in favor of a bill to allocate more funding for combating wildfires. The measure called the Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements Act includes relief for communities hit by hurricanes and devastating wildfires. In a statement Newhouse said This disaster relief package goes a long way to supporting communities suffering from catastrophic wildfires, and we must now act to fix our broken forest management system and end the practice of fire borrowing once and for all.