Disaster Zone

New Research on How Wildfires are Impacting State Budgets

December 13, 2022 Season 3 Episode 50
New Research on How Wildfires are Impacting State Budgets
Disaster Zone
More Info
Disaster Zone
New Research on How Wildfires are Impacting State Budgets
Dec 13, 2022 Season 3 Episode 50

Wildfires are dramatically impacting state budgets as they deal with wildfire response, the damages from those fires and ways they might mitigate future wildfires. These are the topics we’ll cover in this podcast. Today’s podcast guest is Colin Foard is a manager with Pew’s fiscal federalism initiative, leading the project’s research into state and federal spending on natural disasters and other topics. He also engages stakeholders to improve understanding of the federal-state fiscal relationship and ensure that policymakers have data and evidence to inform their decision-making. 


In this podcast we explore how Wildfires: Burning Through State Budgets which is a report from The Pew Charitable Trusts. For those who listen to this podcast you can also sign up and attend a Webinar on How States Can Better Budget for Wildfires, being held on December 15, 2022.

Merit is a first-of-its-kind, all-hazards, digital credentialing platform that equips emergency responders with innovative tools to securely manage their personnel on-site, no matter the situation. Merit's platform is relied on in mission-critical situations such as the Surfside building collapse and at secure Health and Human Service facilities and is trusted by a growing network of thousands of partners.

Eric Holdeman is a professional emergency manager who is passionate about providing information that can help families, businesses & governments become better prepared for disasters of all types. Hear first hand expert insights from Eric on his Podcast, Blog & EricHoldeman.com.



Show Notes

Wildfires are dramatically impacting state budgets as they deal with wildfire response, the damages from those fires and ways they might mitigate future wildfires. These are the topics we’ll cover in this podcast. Today’s podcast guest is Colin Foard is a manager with Pew’s fiscal federalism initiative, leading the project’s research into state and federal spending on natural disasters and other topics. He also engages stakeholders to improve understanding of the federal-state fiscal relationship and ensure that policymakers have data and evidence to inform their decision-making. 


In this podcast we explore how Wildfires: Burning Through State Budgets which is a report from The Pew Charitable Trusts. For those who listen to this podcast you can also sign up and attend a Webinar on How States Can Better Budget for Wildfires, being held on December 15, 2022.

Merit is a first-of-its-kind, all-hazards, digital credentialing platform that equips emergency responders with innovative tools to securely manage their personnel on-site, no matter the situation. Merit's platform is relied on in mission-critical situations such as the Surfside building collapse and at secure Health and Human Service facilities and is trusted by a growing network of thousands of partners.

Eric Holdeman is a professional emergency manager who is passionate about providing information that can help families, businesses & governments become better prepared for disasters of all types. Hear first hand expert insights from Eric on his Podcast, Blog & EricHoldeman.com.