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tbeckman
Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 1:57pm
Dear Members of Congress: For years the USDA Forest Service (USFS) and the Department of the Interior (DOI) have “robbed from Peter to pay Paul,” by transferring money out of vital agency programs and services in order to fund wildfire suppression costs. This practice is negatively affecting land management programs including those that decrease long-term wildfire risk and costs. The Partner Caucus on Fire Suppression Funding Solutions believes that the Wildfire Disaster Funding Act, S. 1875...
tbeckman
Thursday, January 23, 2014 - 2:45pm
Dear Secretary Jewell and Secretary Vilsack: On behalf of the National Association of State Foresters I would like to thank you for your continued support of the National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy (“Cohesive Strategy”). The National Association of State Foresters supports the final phase, Phase III, of the development of the Cohesive Strategy. As we move into implementation it is important to note that this national, multiyear interagency collaborative effort is different from...
gosullivan
Monday, September 16, 2013 - 2:59pm
September 16, 2013   The Honorable Harold Rogers United States House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515   The Honorable Nita Lowey United States House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515   The Honorable Michael K. Simpson United States House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515   The Honorable James P. Moran United States House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515   Dear Chairman Rogers, Ranking Member Lowey, Chairman Simpson, and Ranking Member Moran:   The undersigned...
gosullivan
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 12:25pm
The Honorable Jack Reed United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Lisa Murkowski United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 Dear Chairman Reed and Ranking Member Murkowski, We are facing another terrible fire season that is costing lives, damaging properties and harming our public lands and the many resources and jobs that they provide. Once again, the USDA Forest Service has been forced to begin transferring funds from important forest management, restoration, and public...
gosullivan
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 12:17pm
The Honorable Michael K. Simpson United States House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable James P. Moran United States House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 Dear Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran, We are facing another terrible fire season that is costing lives, damaging properties and harming our public lands and the many resources and jobs that they provide. Once again, the USDA Forest Service has been forced to begin transferring funds from important...
gosullivan
Friday, March 15, 2013 - 8:28am
March 14, 2013 The Honorable Harold Rogers United States House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Nita Lowey United States House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Michael K. Simpson United States House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable James P. Moran United States House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 Dear Chairmen Rogers and Simpson and Ranking Members Lowey and Moran, The Fire Suppression Funding Solutions Partner...
gosullivan
Friday, March 15, 2013 - 8:21am
March 14, 2013 The Honorable Barbara Mikulski United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Richard Shelby United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Jack Reed United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Lisa Murkowski United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 Dear Chairwoman Mikulski, Chairman Reed, Ranking Member Shelby and Ranking Member Murkowski, The Fire Suppression Funding Solutions Partner Caucus thanks you for proposing adjustments in the full...
gosullivan
Friday, December 21, 2012 - 3:26pm
December 21, 2012   The Honorable Harry Reid United States Senate Washington, DC 20510   The Honorable Mitch McConnell United States Senate Washington, DC 20510   Dear Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leader McConnell: The undersigned organizations urge you to include Amendment #3350 which provides supplemental funds to the Wildland Fire Management appropriation as part of the disaster relief package. Our organizations have been part of the Fire Suppression Funding Solutions Partner Caucus...
tbeckman
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 - 12:53pm
The Fire Suppression Funding Solutions Partner Caucus writes to you as you complete work on FY13 appropriations for Interior, Environment and Related Agencies. Our diverse coalition came together in 2009 to support the solution to the impacts of increasing suppression costs on Forest Service and Department of Interior (DOI) programs provided through the FLAME Act. Fiscal Year 2012 appropriations included large reductions, below the 10 year average of past expenditures, for both the Forest...
gosullivan
Friday, August 3, 2012 - 11:54am
August 3, 2012 The Honorable John McCain United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Diane Feinstein United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Bill Nelson United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 Dear Senators McCain, Feinstein and Nelson: The National Association of State Foresters (NASF) greatly appreciates your efforts to enhance the nation’s ability to respond to wildland fire by enhancing the aviation resources at the USDA Forest Service. State foresters...

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