Kiley Co-Sponsors Forest Protection and Wildland Firefighter Safety Act of 2023

Washington, D.C. (3/14/2023) – Today, Rep. Kiley joined Representatives Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) and Jimmy Pannetta (D-CA) in introducing the Forest Protection and Wildland Firefighter Safety Act of 2023. The bill ensures that the ability of firefighters to utilize fire retardants to fight catastrophic wildfires will continue despite contentious litigation. More can be read on the legislation, background, and Rep. Kiley’s support for the bill here.

“Firefighters must have every tool available to fight California’s catastrophic wildfires and save our towns and forests from destruction. Fire retardant is a vital and lifesaving component of those efforts, and I am proud to join my colleagues in ensuring fire retardant is available to the firefighters depending upon it to protect our communities.” – Congressman Kevin Kiley

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