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01.09.15

Daines: Montana CBS Programming Restored for DIRECTV Subscribers

Senator Steve Daines today announced that 24 hours following his urging, DIRECTV and Cordillera Communications have struck an agreement that will restore Montana subscribers' access to CBS programming. Yesterday, Daines wrote a letter to DIRECTV and Cordillera Communications officials urging the companies to come to a resolution on a negotiations standstill that had left Montana DIRECTV subscribers without CBS programming since January 1. This afternoon, Daines' office received word from DIREC… Continue Reading


01.08.15

Daines Statement on Nebraska Supreme Court Keystone Decision

U.S. Senator Steve Daines today issued the following statement regarding the Nebraska Supreme Court's decision to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline: "This decision is a win for the people of Montana and the thousands of American families who will directly benefit from the jobs created by Keystone XL pipeline's construction," Daines stated. "This project has strong bipartisan support, will create thousands of good-paying jobs, and will provide struggling … Continue Reading


01.08.15

Daines Urges DIRECTV, Cordillera Communications to Resolve CBS Programming Conflict

Senator Steve Daines today urged DIRECTV and Cordillera Communications to promptly resolve conflicts in contract negotiations that have left thousands of Montanans without access the state's CBS programming since January 1. In a letter to DIRECTV Chief Content Officer Daniel York and Cordillera Communications Vice President Jon Saunders, Daines reiterated Montanans' frustrations with the loss of local news and sports coverage and pressed both parties to quickly find a resolution. "These subscr… Continue Reading


01.07.15

Daines, Senate Energy Committee Approve Keystone XL Bill

Senator Steve Daines joined the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee today to approve Daines-cosponsored legislation that would permit construction of the job-creating Keystone XL pipeline, clearing the way for full Senate vote. The bill, S. 1, was introduced earlier this week and has 60 bipartisan cosponsors. It was passed in Committee today with bipartisan support. "Along its way the pipeline crosses through six counties total injecting thousands of jobs to dying rural communities a… Continue Reading


01.07.15

Daines Signs Onto Term Limits Bill

Senator Steve Daines today announced that he has joined Senator David Vitter (R-LA) in introducing legislation that would establish term limits for members of Congress. The bill, S.J.Res.1, proposes a Constitutional amendment that would limit the number of terms that a member of Congress can hold to three terms in the House and two terms in the Senate. "Too often, career politicians lose sight of why they are in Washington, D.C. and who they are there to serve. When politicians become more foc… Continue Reading


01.06.15

Daines: Political Games Delaying Keystone XL Construction

Senator Steve Daines today condemned the partisanship and political games, including President Barack Obama's recent veto threat, that have delayed the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline for more than six years. Criticizing the years of gridlock that have held back the project and the hundreds of good-paying Montana jobs it would create, Daines called for immediate approval of the pipeline's construction. "This pipeline checks every box of commonsense - it's environmentally sound, it cre… Continue Reading


01.06.15

Tester, Daines introduce Little Shell recognition bill

(U.S. Senate) - On the first day of the 114th Congress, Senators Jon Tester and Steve Daines introduced a bill to grant the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Cree federal recognition. The Little Shell Tribe, headquartered in Great Falls, has sought federal recognition for over 35 years. The State of Montana recognized the Little Shell tribe in 2000. "Congress has a trust responsibility to our nation's tribes, and that responsibility should extend to Montana's Little Shell," said Tester, ranking … Continue Reading


01.06.15

Daines Helps Introduce Keystone Legislation in Senate

On the day he was officially sworn into office, Montana Senator Steve Daines helped introduce his first bill in the U.S. Senate. Daines is an original cosponsor of S. 1, legislation to approve construction of the Keystone XL pipeline and the first Senate bill to be introduced in the 114th Congress, which began today. "Special interests and political games have been standing in the way of the Keystone XL pipeline and the jobs it will create for far too long. That's why we're wasting no time in g… Continue Reading


01.05.15

Daines Sworn in as Montana’s New U.S. Senator

Steve Daines was sworn in today as Montana's junior Senator for the 114th Congress, becoming the first Republican to hold the seat in more than a hundred years. Daines officially took the oath of office alongside fellow Senators at approximately 12:00 p.m. EST in the Senate Chamber. He was escorted into the Senate Chamber by senior Montana Senator Jon Tester. As he did while taking the oath of office for the House in 2013, Daines held a Bible owned by his grandfather who resided in Ledger, Mon… Continue Reading

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