Obama Seeks $615 Million To Fight Wildfires President Barack Obama is asking Congress for $615 million to help fight wildfires as the summer season is already prompting blazes across western states.
Obama Seeks $3.7 Billion to Confront Immigrant Kids at BorderThe Associated Press has learned that President Barack Obama is asking Congress for $3.7 billion to confront the influx of minors from Central America.
Obama Administration Presses On Firefighting FundsThe Obama administration is pushing Congress to ensure that enough money is available to fight destructive wildfires as California recovers from a spate of blazes and other fire-prone states brace for another hot, dry summer.
Studies: Wildfires Worse Due To Global WarmingScientists say the devastating wildfires scorching Southern California offer a glimpse of a warmer and fierier future.
Federal Budget Cuts Slice Tens Of Millions Of Dollars From Funds For Battling WildfiresThis year's across-the-board budget cuts are slicing tens of millions of dollars from the federal government's funds for battling wildfires, reductions that have meant fewer firefighters and could cause agencies to dip into other programs designed to prevent future blazes.
Obama To Tour Scene Of Devastating Colorado Wildfires FridayThe White House says President Barack Obama will tour the scene of devastating wildfires in Colorado on Friday, and thank firefighters battling some of the worst fires to hit the American West in decades.