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TEXAS WEEK

September 16, 2011 | Wildfires: Can We Afford The Fight?

  • Aired: 09/16/2011
  • 28:30
  • Rating: NR
Texans are fighting wildfires but is there money to pay for the effort? The state firefighting budget was slashed 75 percent. Some state legislatures want a special session to approve money from the rainy day fund. State Representative Joaquin Castro Marty Martinez from the Texas Forest Service and Chief Lawrence Trevino with the San Antonio Fire Department join guest host Steve Spriester.
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State Legislators want to use the Rainy Day Fund to pay for fighting Wildfires in Texas.
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