Commisioner of Public Lands

[4/1/19] Wildfire Legislation

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Last week Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz and Senate Democrats presented legislation to reduce Washington’s wildfire risk and create healthier forests. This groundbreaking proposal establishes a dedicated revenue source and raises $62.5 million annually to fund wildfire suppression and prevention. Last year was the Department of Natural Resources’ busiest fire season ever. DNR, the […]