Forest Services Expands Firefighting Tanker FleetAs the Obama administration pushes Congress to ensure that enough money is available to fight destructive wildfires, the U.S. Forest Service announced Tuesday it was adding four aircraft to its firefighting fleet.
Obama Administration Presses On Firefighting FundsAs California recovers from a spate of wildfires and other fire-prone states brace for another hot, dry summer, the Obama administration is pushing Congress to ensure that enough money is available to fight the destructive blazes.
Ag Secretary Presses On Firefighting Funds, Set For Denver AppearanceAs Colorado and other wildfire-prone states brace for another hot, dry summer, the Obama administration is pushing Congress to ensure that enough money is available to fight the destructive blazes.
Udall: Attack On U.S.-Born Al-Qaida Leader Was LegalColorado's Mark Udall and two other senators say the U.S. drone strike that killed an American-born al-Qaida leader in Yemen was legal.
As Wildfires Rage, Feds Cut Funding On PreventionAs the West battles one catastrophic wildfire after another, the federal government is spending less and less on its main program for preventing blazes in the first place.
Udall Doubts Surveillance Stopped AttacksTwo Western members of the Senate Intelligence Committee don't believe that the federal government's telephone surveillance has stopped terrorist attacks.
Forest Service To Hire 500 Fewer Firefighters As Wildfire Season BeginsAs dry conditions set the stage for another difficult fire season, the Forest Service said Tuesday it will hire 500 fewer firefighters than last year because of automatic spending cuts imposed by Congress.
Wind Tax Break Going Before US Senate AgainA bipartisan group of senators introduced a bill Thursday to extend a wind-energy tax break for two years, just two days after the U.S. Senate shot down a similar proposal.
Sen. Udall Concerned Over Patriot ActTwo U.S. senators are calling on the Obama administration to disclose how it interprets the Patriot Act, as an extension of the act nears a vote in Congress.