U.S. House passes major wildfire and drought package

The White House issued a statement that fell short of full support and members of the Senate have not indicated they would take up the legislation

By: - July 29, 2022 5:34 pm

Recent wildfires in the West have scorched wide swaths of land and destroyed countless structures in the West, including in Oregon. (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.