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Will Congress give wildland firefighters a permanent raise?

An infrastructure bill gave wildland firefighters a temporary pay boost. As many of them head to Canada to contain wildfires there, a group of U.S. senators is pushing to make the raise permanent.

Colorado Public Radio’s Caitlyn Kim reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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