President Joe Biden stated on Tuesday he’ll host a gathering subsequent week of governors from states within the western United States, cupboard members and federal emergency administration officers to assist put together for warmth, drought and wildfires.
With hurricane season underneath method and a warmth wave afflicting the U.S. west, Biden informed reporters that he wished to be certain the United States is ready to assist Americans deal with extreme climate.
“We’re in for a tricky season,” Biden stated at first of a gathering with Deanne Criswell, administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and homeland safety adviser Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall and different officers.
Biden additionally vowed to improve wages for federal firefighters, saying their present pay of $13 an hour was ridiculous.
“I simply realized – I did not understand this, I’ve to admit – that federal firefighters receives a commission $13 an hour. That’s going to finish in my administration. That’s a ridiculously low wage to pay a federal firefighter.”