A bipartisan effort is shaping up to devise a better funding formula for handling big wildfires . . .
A bipartisan effort is underway in Congress to change the way the country pays to battle its most catastrophic wildfires.
Lawmakers from Oregon and Idaho met with Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Monday to discuss the budget reform.
President Barack Obama’s proposed budget would prevent the diversion of money intended for forest thinning and other wildfire prevention efforts.