‘My constituents are scared’: Some lawmakers call for ongoing wildfire prevention funding

By Ashley Zavala : kron4 – excerpt (video)

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KRON) – As the wind picks up and fire truck sirens blare outside the state capitol, some state lawmakers are hoping this is a wake-up call to the legislature.

“I can tell you my constituents are scared,” said Republican Assemblyman James Gallagher.

“I think people statewide are wanting to see us really address this issue with some vigor and some priority.”

Republican Assemblyman Kames Gallagher represents Paradise, the town decimated by the state’s deadliest and destructive wildfire in 2018…(more)

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