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08.10.20

Daines Secures Nearly $200,000 for Manhattan, Missoula Firefighters

U.S. SENATE - U.S. Senator Steve Daines today announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program will be directing $196,496.64 to Manhattan and Missoula to support their fire departments' ability to respond to fires and other public safety hazards. "This critical funding is about getting the resources needed to help our firefighters on the front lines respond to any fires or public safety emergencies," Daines said. "I'm glad to have worked t… Continue Reading


08.08.20

Daines to Introduce Payroll Tax Cut Relief Bill Following President Trump’s Executive Order

U.S. SENATE -U.S. Senator Steve Daines today announced he would be introducing a bill to forgive employee-side payroll taxes for workers making less than $100,000 through the end of the year following President Trump's executive action. Daines' bill supports the President's executive action and ensures Montana workers will not have to pay back these taxes after the delay is lifted. "This payroll tax cut is about supporting Montana workers who are living paycheck to paycheck and struggling to ma… Continue Reading


08.07.20

Daines Introduces Major Bipartisan Veterans Benefits Package

U.S. SENATE - U.S. Senator Steve Daines today introduced a bipartisan veterans benefits package to support Montana veterans including his provision to protect veterans and their families from pension poachers. "I'm glad that my bipartisan bill to protect Montana veterans and their families from pension poachers was included in this major veterans legislation," Daines said. "This legislative package is about getting our Montana veterans and their families the help and support they need. We must … Continue Reading


08.07.20

Daines Urges President Trump to Provide Support for Montana National Guard Responding to COVID-19 Pandemic

U.S. SENATE - U.S. Senator Steve Daines yesterday sent a letter urging President Trump to provide the State of Montana the same consideration as states like Texas and Florida regarding cost sharing for ongoing National Guard operations amid the COVID-19 pandemic. "During this time of uncertainty it is important that the men and women fighting this healthcare crisis have access to the resources they need," Daines said. "With that in mind, I strongly urge you to support the Montana National Guard… Continue Reading


08.06.20

Daines Honors Montanan of the Week Trista Hovde of Richland County

U.S. SENATE - U.S. Senator Steve Daines recognized Trista Hovde of Richland County for her accomplishments and ambition. Through his "Montanan of the Week" initiative, Daines each week will highlight a Montanan by submitting a statement of recognition in the official Congressional Record, the document that reflects the official proceedings of Congress. Daines welcomes anyone to nominate fellow Montanans for Daines' "Montanan of the Week" program by calling Daines' office at 202-224-2651 or by … Continue Reading


08.06.20

Daines Urges U.S. Postal Service to Reverse Policy on Delayed Mail

U.S. SENATE - U.S. Senator Steve Daines today sent a letter to the United States Postal Service (USPS) Postmaster General DeJoy urging him to reverse his decision to hold mail for delivery until the next day for pieces that were delayed to ensure Montanans receive their mail, which includes life-saving prescription drugs, on time. "The USPS is critical to Montanans, especially our seniors, veterans, and rural communities across the Treasure State. Last year alone, the Postal Service delivered 1… Continue Reading


08.05.20

What They Are Saying: Daines Receives Significant Praise for Work on the Great American Outdoors Act

U.S. SENATE - Yesterday, U.S. Senator Steve Daines' bipartisan conservation bill, the "Great American Outdoors Act," which provides full, mandatory funding of the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and addresses the national park and public lands maintenance backlog was signed into law by President Trump. Following the signing ceremony, Daines received significant praise for his work on getting the greatest conservation bill in 50 years signed into law from the Trump administration, public… Continue Reading


08.05.20

Daines Introduces Major Bipartisan Forest Management Reform Bill

U.S. SENATE - U.S. Senator Steve Daines and Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) today introduced major, bipartisan forest management reform legislation. The bipartisan bill increases active management of federal forests, cuts red tape, reduced frivolous litigation and gives the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) the tools to protect communities from deadly wildfires. "I am very happy to join Senator Feinstein in introducing this strong, commonsense forest management legislation," Daines said. "This bill… Continue Reading


08.04.20

President Trump Signs Daines’ Bipartisan Great American Outdoors Act Into Law

U.S. SENATE - U.S. Senator Steve Daines today joined President Trump at the White House for the official signing ceremony of his bipartisan bill, the "Great American Outdoors Act." Daines' conservation bill provides full, mandatory funding of the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and addresses the maintenance backlog facing national parks and public lands. To download the full video, click HERE. "This is a great day for Montana, this is a great day for America and this is a great day … Continue Reading


07.30.20

Daines Fights for Greater Financial Support for Montana Families in COVID-19 Relief Package

U.S. SENATE - U.S. Senator Steve Daines today introduced the "Coronavirus Assistance for American Families Act" to provide a second round of COVID-19 relief direct checks to Montanans, doubling the amount Montanans with dependents, including children and individuals with disabilities, receive. Under Daines' proposal, a Montana family of four would receive an additional $600 more than under the "CARES Act." "This is about putting more money in the hands of Montana families who are struggling to … Continue Reading


07.30.20

Daines, Gianforte Call on DOJ to Investigate JBS Acquisition of Lamb Processing Facility

U.S. CONGRESS - U.S. Senator Steve Daines and Congressman Greg Gianforte sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Justice to open an investigation on JBS USA Holdings' acquisition of a Mountain States Rosen ("MSR") lamb processing facility in Greeley, CO. This acquisition could have a major impact on sheep ranchers in Montana and their ability to get lamb to market, as well as result in an increase in lamb imports. "We urge you to immediately open an investigation into this acquisition and deman… Continue Reading


07.30.20

Daines Secures $50,000 for Firefighters in Butte

U.S. SENATE - U.S. Senator Steve Daines today announced that the Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program will be directing $50,000 to the City and County of Butte-Silver Bow to support the fire departments ability to respond to fires and other public safety hazards. "This critical funding will provide the resources needed to help our firefighters in Butte respond to any fires or public safety emergencies," Daines said. "I'm glad to have helped secure thi… Continue Reading


07.29.20

Daines Secures $7 Million to Support Montana Infrastructure Needs in Powder River County

U.S. SENATE - U.S. Senator Steve Daines today announced that the Economic Development Administration (EDA) will be directing $7 million to Powder River County to make critical infrastructure improvements needed to support economic growth in the face of natural disasters. "This funding will update the critical infrastructure needs of Powder River County and help sustain jobs in the local community," Daines said. "I'm glad to have partnered with the Administration to secure the funding needed for… Continue Reading


07.29.20

Daines Secures Senate Passage of Bill to Designate Areas for Nursing Mothers at Small Hub Airports

U.S. SENATE - U.S. Senator Steve Daines today secured Senate passage of his bipartisan bill that would require small hub airports maintain areas for nursing mothers. "It is important that Montana moms have a private, clean, and safe place to nurse their newborn babies when they are traveling," Daines said. "I'm glad to see this bipartisan effort clear the Senate today and I will continue working to support Montana mothers." Background: Daines has been a leading voice in the Senate pushing for… Continue Reading


07.29.20

Daines' Bipartisan Montana Water Rights Protection Act Passes Senate Committee

U.S. SENATE - U.S. Senator Steve Daines today secured passage of his bipartisan bill, the "Montana Water Rights Protection Act," out of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, clearing the way for a Senate vote on the bill. "For decades, the CSKT water dispute has gone unresolved in Montana, leading to uncertainty for thousands of Montanans across our state. That's why I introduced the bipartisan Montana Water Rights Protection Act which permanently settles the CSKT water dispute, protects the … Continue Reading


07.28.20

Daines Introduces Bill to Help Montanans Keep Their Health Care Plan If They Lose Their Jobs Due to COVID-19

U.S. SENATE -U.S. Senator Steve Daines today introduced a bill to help thousands of working Montanans who lost their jobs due to COVID-19 to retain their healthcare coverage. Daines' bill would ensure Montanans are able to afford to keep their employee sponsored healthcare insurance by covering up to 85% of the cost of the plan. "Working Montanans and their families are facing serious hardships because of the COVID-19 pandemic including losing their jobs and their health insurance," Daines said… Continue Reading


07.27.20

Daines Statement on Helena City Commission Vote to Defund Helena Police, Remove School Officers

U.S. SENATE- U.S. Senator Steve Daines today issued the following statement after the Helena City Commission's voted not to cut $300,000 from the Helena Police Department's personnel budget and remove School Resource Officers (SROs) from all school campuses. This statement follows Daines' statement earlier today urging the Helena City Commission to vote against cutting funding to the Helena Police Department. "I'm glad the Helena City Commission decided to stand by our law enforcement today and… Continue Reading


07.27.20

Daines Secures Major Montana Priorities in Next COVID-19 Relief Package

U.S. SENATE - U.S. Senator Steve Daines today announced the following Montana priorities that are included in the initial Phase Four Coronavirus Relief Package in the Senate. Daines fought for funding for a COVID-19 vaccine and therapeutic drugs, Montana jobs and workers, and support for Montana child care providers and working parents. "As Montana experiences a surge in COVID-19 cases, I will continue fighting for the health and economic livelihoods of Montana families. This latest COVID-19 re… Continue Reading


07.27.20

Daines’ Bill to Support Montana Child Care Providers, Families Included in Phase Four COVID-19 Relief Package

U.S. SENATE - U.S. Senator Steve Daines today announced that his bill to help Montana families and provide assistance for Montana child care providers to offer critical, affordable services for working moms and dads during the pandemic has been included in the initial Phase Four COVID-19 relief package. "It is critical that Montana's working parents have access to child care services so they can work and put food on the table during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic," Daines said. "I'm glad my bill… Continue Reading


07.27.20

Daines Secures $26 Billion for COVID-19 Vaccines

U.S. SENATE - U.S. Senator Steve Daines announced that he secured $26 billion in the initial Phase Four COVID-19 relief package. This follows Daines' direct request to Senate leadership for more robust funding for the development, manufacturing, and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines and drugs in any upcoming COVID-19 relief package in Congress. This is in addition to the $10 billion for vaccine manufacturing Daines secured in the CARES Act, which was signed into law in March. "To get back to no… Continue Reading

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