Bentz presses agencies to act on wildfire commission – after voting against legislation

Wildfire in 2020 left damage all throughout the Santiam Canyon east of Salem. (Ron Cooper/Salem Reporter)

U.S. Rep. Cliff Bentz, R-Oregon, joined in a recent call for federal agencies to activate a Congressionally mandated committee to address wildfires, saying the Biden administration was tardy.

Bentz and 10 other U.S. representatives said in a March 8 letter they wanted an explanation . . .

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