A wildlife camera bill repeatedly fails. Secret survey results at the Capitol might explain why

KUNC: It’s a four year-old mystery at the state Capitol.

Why does a bill that would deploy high-tech cameras to scan for potentially deadly wildfires fail year-after-year despite universal praise from lawmakers from both sides of the aisle?

Equipped with artificial intelligence and heat sensors, the cameras are steadily replacing an older warning system used in wildfire areas that relied on humans scanning the horizon from watch towers.

State Sen. Joann Ginal, D-Fort Collins, said the new technology can give firefighters a key advantage.

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