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CA Bill Seeks to Repeal Rural Firefighting Fee

New legislation introduced by California Republican lawmakers would repeal a fire-protection fee on rural property owners. The change would affect nearly 850,000 landowners, according to an Associated Press report via the CBS Sacramento affiliate (http://cbsloc.al/yJITD1). The fee, which would cost up to $150 dollars, would be imposed for the first time this spring. A recent Wall Street Journal article detailed how a number of municipalities around the nation are using fire-protection equipment to fund cash-strapped volunteer fire departments, especially in rural areas where taxes and other fees do not cover fire suppression activities. California residents living in the wildland-urban i...

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