Once Again, Congress Fails To Close Deal On Wildfire And Forest Management Legislation

Lawmakers remain hung up over how to manage forests to reduce the threat of catastrophic wildfires — and  how to pay for fighting these blazes.

Exasperated members of Congress say they came close last week to ending the longtime stalemate over legislation aimed at reducing the threat of catastrophic wildfires.

But they say last-minute roadblocks kept a tentative deal from being included in the budget bill Congress passed last week to keep the federal government open.

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