In The News

03.30.21

Young, Senate colleagues propose bipartisan plan to deter a nuclear-armed Iran


03.29.21

Senate lawmakers join bid to delist Yellowstone grizzlies


03.29.21

Senator Daines Appears Live on KGVO Montana Morning News


03.29.21

Senators seek to delist grizzlies


03.29.21

3 Leading Cannabis Stocks Posted Blowout Earnings Last Week, but Their Stocks Fell Anyway


03.29.21

Biden White House Confirms $3T Infrastructure Bill Will Be In Two Parts


03.29.21

Sen. Steve Daines: Cartels Taunted Us With Language “So Vile We Don’t Want To Repeat It”


03.29.21

Sen. Daines: Tax Cuts, Not Hikes, Help US Be Globally Competitive


03.29.21

GOP Sen. Steve Daines on why he opposes Biden’s corporate tax proposal


03.28.21

‘MS-13 Gang Members in Montana:’ Sen. Daines says drug crisis at Southern border impacting Treasure State


03.28.21

MFU Praises Tester, Grassley for Introducing Spot Market Bill 50-14 Bill will discourage market manipulation by corporate meat packers


03.26.21

Sen. Daines visits southern border


03.26.21

Daines on Southern Border – a crisis that is just getting worse


03.26.21

Daines, other Senate Republicans to visit southern border amid growing emergency


03.23.21

Daines bill would allow cannabis businesses to bank

Montana Republican Sen. Steve Daines on Tuesday introduced a Senate bill to grant banks permission to provide services to cannabis businesses, aptly timed for wider participation in Montana's upcoming recreational marijuana market. Movement on the federal legislation comes as Montana lawmakers are preparing to heave a 264-page piece of legislation through the remaining weeks of the legislative session. As marijuana remains illegal at the federal level, banks are prohibited by federal law from p… Continue Reading


03.23.21

Sen. Daines to Newsmax TV: Southern Border Crisis a Montana Crisis on Northern Border

Sen. Steve Daines said the overwhelming number of immigrants crossing the southern border is having a devastating effect on his northern border state of Montana, telling Newsmax TV that drugs and human trafficking are inundating the "Big Sky Country." "We border Canada in Montana," Daines said on "Spicer and Co." on Tuesday. "The reason it's a southern border crisis for us up in Montana is the drugs that are pouring into our state." Relating a story told to him only an hour earlier, Daines sai… Continue Reading


03.23.21

Daines, Tester backing bill to give marijuana businesses access to banking

HELENA - Montana's U.S. senators are backing a bipartisan bill that would give legal medical and recreational marijuana businesses in the state access to banking. Sen. Steve Daines is the lead Republican sponsor of the Secure and Fair Enforcement Banking Act, or "SAFE Banking Act," introduced on Tuesday. Sen. Jeff Merkley of Oregon is the lead Democratic sponsor, and Democratic Sen. Jon Tester is among 27 co-sponsors. Cannabis businesses - even those that operate legally in their respective st… Continue Reading


03.19.21

Daines honors farmers and ranchers on National Ag Day

Montana is known for many great things, our national parks, skiing in the winter, fishing in the summer, beautiful mountains, incredible wildlife… and our rich agricultural heritage. Agriculture is the number one economic driver in Montana. From sugar beets, to wheat, to cattle and sheep, Montana relies on its ranchers and farmers. In many parts of Montana, especially eastern Montana, there is farm and ranch land as far as the eye can see. There's even nearly three times more head of cat… Continue Reading


03.18.21

Sen. Steve Daines to Newsmax TV: ‘Southern Border Crisis’ Reaches Montana

Despite representing a state bordering Canada, Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., on Newsmax TV said his state has "a southern border crisis" due to Mexican cartels trafficking drugs as the Biden administration is distracted with mass migration. "This crisis is 100% the result of President Biden's policies," Daines told Wednesday's "Rob Schmitt Tonight." "This started on Day 1 of his presidency." And it is not just the problem of an open border for mass migration and illegals, Daines told host Rob Sc… Continue Reading


03.13.21

$52 million Milk River Project bill introduced

Once again, Montana's congressional delegation is trying to rescue the crumbling Milk River Project, a critical irrigation artery for 18,000 Montanans along the Hi-Line. U.S. Sen Jon Tester, a Democrat, reintroduced a bill last week to provide $52 million for Milk River Project irrigation repairs. The bill, co-sponsored by Republican Sen. Steve Daines, compels the government to reconsider a funding formula that now requires locals to pay for 75% of the project's estimated $200 million in repair… Continue Reading

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