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Federal, state bills in response to Thomas fire signed into law

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A provision in the omnibus appropriations bill signed by President Donald Trump on March 23 puts an end to a budget loophole that drained resources for wildfire prevention and makes up to $2.5 billion per year in emergency funding available to fight wildfires nationwide. When costs to fight fires exceeded its budget, the U.S. Forest…

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