ICYMI: Congressman Tipton Discusses Wildfire Amendment with KOAPosted by Mallory Micetich on June 20, 2013
This morning, Congressman Tipton (CO-5) discussed his amendment to the FARRM bill with KOA news out of Denver, Colorado.This amendment hat would help states fight devastating wildfires by providing the Forest Service with a large air tanker and an aerial asset lease program to assist with fighting wildfires. This amendment comes at a time when Colorado has been fighting historic fires across the state. The amendment passed last night and was sponsored by other members of the Colorado delegation including Subcommittee on Energy and Minerals Chairman Doug Lamborn (CO-5). Later today, the House will vote on the underlying legislation.