March 2, 2021

Val Hoyle, Tobias Read ‘get stuff done,’ report wildfire recommendations

State Treasurer Tobias Read highlighted flexibility in FEMA "hazard mitigation dollars," which could total over $200 million.

State Treasurer Tobias Read highlighted flexibility in FEMA "hazard mitigation dollars," which could total over $200 million.

“Nothing about us without us.”

Val Hoyle, who co-chaired the state’s 2020 Wildfire Economic Recovery Council, helped hand off its recommendations to the legislature this week.

She told the Senate committee on Natural Resources and Wildfire Recovery that the council heard the same message throughout Oregon.

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