Jeffrey Rupert

Rep. Andy Kim (D-N.J.) speaks to reporters in front of the Capitol building about workforce challenges for federal wildland firefighters. Photo by Drew Friedman, Federal News Network.

15 weeks until federal firefighters face ‘pay cliff,’ warn Forest Service, Interior officials

With an early start to wildfire season already underway, agency officials warn major attrition of federal wildland firefighters is coming, unless there…

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