Letter to the Editor: Ted Gaines needs to offer solutions
August 30, 2012
Ted Gainesand#8217; article about the and#8220;Illegal Fire Taxand#8221; in the My Turn section of the Aug. 29 Sierra Sun is off the mark. Senator Gaines is a legislator. How to pay the cost of suppressing ever-more catastrophic forest fires is a question that cries out for a legislative solution. Rather than sitting in judgment on the existing law, Senator Gaines should tell us how he thinks these costs should be paid.