Tag: fire borrowing

June 21, 2017

Congress seeks wildfire funding fix with reintroduced bill

The Wildfire Disaster Funding Act (WDFA) has been reintroduced by Representatives Mike Simpson (R-ID) and Kurt Schrader (D-OR). The bill, previously introduced during the 113th and 114th Congress, varies slightly...

November 10, 2015

TWS Supports Wildfire Disaster Funding Act

The Wildlife Society recently signed-on to a letter in support of the Wildfire Disaster Funding Act (WDFA) (S. 235, H.R. 167), a bipartisan bill aimed at dealing with the difficult...

September 24, 2015

Fire Borrowing Negatively Impacts Wildlife Programs

One of the biggest funding shortfalls faced by any federal agency for the past several years has received a sharp uptick in legislative and media attention as a result of...