Federal Funding Awarded for Long-Term Recovery from 2017 Fires

California had been awarded $212 million in federal funding to provide long-term recovery from the devastating fires of 2017. Congressman Mike Thompson advocated to the administration and Congressional leadership help secure disaster relief funding through the Bipartisan Budget Act. Rep. Jared Huffman says its another example of federal, state, and local partners supporting each other to allow hard hit areas to rebuild, and recover.