Gem State Roundup

Pay boost for federal firefighters OK’d by Biden administration

By: - August 17, 2021 3:43 pm
Firefighting crews battle Howe Peak Fire

In this file photo, crews battle the Howe Peak Fire, a human-caused fire that started July 2, 2020, outside of Howe, Idaho. (Courtesy of the Bureau of Land Management / National Interagency Fire Center)

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Laura Olson
Laura Olson

Laura covers the nation's capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom, a network of nonprofit outlets that includes the Idaho Capital Sun. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections, and campaign finance.