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This proposed package aims to support the recovery process for those communities across the country that have been negatively impacted by climate-induced disasters. Now, it heads to the House for a vote.
Additionally, if passed, this package would allocate funds toward investments in resiliency, suppression and mitigation efforts.
Priorities included in the proposed package are:
- The Wildfire Recovery Act
- The Wildfire Smoke Relief Act
- The REPLACE Act
- The Upper Colorado and San Juan River Basins Recovery Act
- The Land Restoration Act
Again, this package now heads to the U.S. House floor.