Cantwell, McMorris Rodgers Hold Fire Roundtable

Oct 13, 2015
Forestry
Press

WASHINGTON, DC – Senator Maria Cantwell (WA) and Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) will host a joint roundtable discussion with a wide range of experts who were on the ground during recent fires. Across Eastern Washington communities were hit by the worst fire season on record. Cantwell and McMorris Rodgers will hear from elected leaders and first responders from cities and counties affected by these fires—from Asotin County to Ferry County—as well as business and community leaders involved in firefighting efforts.

If you are interested in covering this event, please RSVP to Ian Field (ian.field@mail.house.gov)

Wednesday, October 14

12:00 – 1:45pm        FIRE ROUNDTABLE: Greater Spokane Incorporated

12:00pm: Roundtable Convenes

12:05pm: Congresswoman McMorris Rodgers Delivers Opening Remarks (5 minutes)

12:10pm: Senator Maria Cantwell Delivers Opening Remarks (5 minutes)

12:15pm: Informal Discussion

Topics:

  • Collaboration  Between County/State/Federal Agencies
  • Immediate Needs of our Communities
  • Long-Term Goals
  • Additional Questions and Comments

1:30pm: Media Availability

1:45pm: Roundtable concludes

 

Location:

Greater Spokane Incorporated Conference Room

801 W Riverside Ave #100, Spokane, WA 99201

 

*Please RSVP to Ian Field (ian.field@mail.house.gov)*

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