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Four of Rep. Volz bills approved by committee

Two aimed at wildfire recovery

SPOKANE –– The House Appropriations Committee recently approved three bills from Rep. Mike Volz, including two aimed at helping wildfire and disaster recovery. Additionally, a fourth bill from Volz has also been approved by its committee.

House Bill 1952, which passed Appropriations on Saturday, would require the Military Department to administer a program for long-term community recovery from an emergency or disaster. The program would support counties and tribes by assisting with recovery planning, developing a recovery manual, issuing grants to create recovery groups, providing recovery tra...


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