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Sen. Karen Fann

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$1 million for Hotshot pension salvaged

Original $7.5 million appropriation was swept away in favor of education funding

The wave of red that brought in higher salaries for Arizona’s teachers also swept away a bill that would have helped the finances of the City of Prescott.

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Sen. Fann's bill seeks $7.5M to pay off fallen Hotshot pensions

'They were fighting a fire on State Trust Land'

When 19 of Prescott’s Granite Mountain Hotshots died fighting the Yarnell Hill Fire in 2013, they were defending state land.