Daines: Our National Parks are what make us Distinctly American

U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines today spoke on the floor of the U.S. Senate in celebration of National Park Week. This follows the recent passage of Daines’ bipartisan resolution which designates April 21 through April 29 as National Park Week. 

This resolution encourages people around the country and world to spend time in America’s treasured national parks.

 “As a fifth-generation Montanan and as someone who grew up just a short drive from America’s first national park, Yellowstone, I am excited to take this opportunity to celebrate the parks that are so special to us all,” said Daines.

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The resolution is also sponsored by Angus King (I-ME) and co-sponsored by Mazie Hirono (D-HI), Tom Cotton (R-AR), Shelton Whitehouse (D-RI), Susan Collins (R-ME), Mark Warner (D-VA), Lamar Alexander (R-TN),  Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Roger Wicker (R-MS), Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND), Bill Cassidy (R-LA), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Marco Rubio (R-FL), Jack Reed (D-RI), Cory Gardner (R-CO), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), John Barrasso (R-WY), Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), John Boozman (R-AR), Ron Wyden (D-OR), Rob Portman (R-OH), Joe Manchin (D-WV), Thom Tillis (R-NC), Bernie Sanders (D-VT), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Mike Enzi (R-WY).