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03.27.17

Daines Announces $831,829 for Montana Community’s Health Centers

U.S. SENATE -U.S. Senator Steve Daines today announced $831,829 in critical funding for Bighorn Valley Health Center, Missoula Partnership Health Center and Bullhook Community Health Center. The funding is provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS): Bighorn Valley Health Center: $285,204.00 Missoula Partnership Health Center: $382,398.00 Bullhook Community Health Center: $164,227.00 "It is critical that Montanans have access to healthcare, regardless of income,… Continue Reading


03.24.17

Daines Introduces Bipartisan Bicameral Bill to Save Servicemembers Money

GREAT FALLS, Mont. -At the Montana Enlisted Association of the National Guard this evening in Great Falls, U.S. Senator Steve Daines (R-MT) announced the introduction of a bipartisan bicameral legislation to ensure servicemembers aren't unduly penalized when they serve their country. Every month, guardsmen and reservists across the country travel hundreds of miles from their homes of record to their assigned duty location. In most cases, these service members must bear the cost of their travel… Continue Reading


03.24.17

Daines Honors Montanan of the Week: Leslie Cartner of Billings

U.S. SENATE - U.S. Senator Steve Daines today recognized Leslie Cartner, Commander of the Yellowstone Battalion of the U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps in Billings. Daines' recognition in the Congressional Record is available here. 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 nomin… Continue Reading


03.24.17

Daines: Keystone XL Finally A Reality

GREAT FALLS, Mont. -U.S. Senator Steve Daines today praised President Donald J. Trump's swift action to approve the Keystone XL pipeline. "After too many years of talk and delays, today is a long awaited day for Montana's counties that badly need the tax revenue of this job-creating pipeline," Daines stated. "Thanks to President Trump we took a big step towards finally breaking ground and building the Keystone XL pipeline." Richard Dunbar, President of the Montana Association of Oil, Gas, and … Continue Reading


03.23.17

Daines to Perdue: Protect & Strengthen Montana Agriculture

Invites Perdue to Montana Ag Summit 2017 in Great Falls U.S. SENATE -U.S. Senator Steve Daines today spoke with Governor Sonny Perdue, President Donald J. Trump's nominee to lead the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) during his nomination hearing in the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture. Daines invited Perdue to visit Montana and attend the Montana Ag Summit in Great Falls. "Ag production across our nation is diverse and Montana ag presents some unique and especially specific challenges… Continue Reading


03.21.17

Daines, Tester Introduce Bill to Improve Montana’s Rural Water Infrastructure

U.S. SENATE - U.S. Senators Steve Daines and Jon Tester today introduced a bipartisan bill to provide much-needed authorization for Montana rural water infrastructure. The Clean Water for Rural Communities Act, authorizes two Bureau of Reclamation rural water projects-Dry-Redwater Rural Water System (DRWA) and Musselshell-Judith Rural Water System (CMRWA). The bill will collectively facilitate water treatment and delivery to 22,500 residents in Dawson, Garfield, McCone, Prairie, Richland, Jud… Continue Reading


03.20.17

CFTC Acting Chairman to Give Keynote Address at Montana Ag Summit

J. Christopher Giancarlo of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission will be a keynote speaker at Montana Ag Summit 2017 U.S. SENATE - U.S. Senator Steve Daines today announced that Acting Chairman, J. Christopher Giancarlo of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) will deliver a keynote address at Montana Ag Summit 2017. "I look forward to hearing Acting Chairman Giancarlo speak at the Montana Ag Summit about his vision for the CFTC and its role in reducing regulatory hur… Continue Reading


03.17.17

Daines Announces Montanan of the Week Completed With All 56 Counties Represented

Honors Rocky Erickson of McCone County as Montanan of the Week BOZEMAN, Mont. - U.S. Senator Steve Daines today recognized Rocky Erickson of McCone County for his long run as the voice of Montana sports. McCone County is the 56th county Daines has recognized as part of his Montanan of the Week program. On April 30, 2015, Daines announced a new effort to recognize Montanans who exemplify the Treasure State's strong legacy of community spirit and leadership. In this effort, Daines has stopped … Continue Reading


03.15.17

Daines: Coats Confirmed for DNI

U.S. SENATE -U.S. Senator Steve Daines today released the following statement after the U.S. Senate voted to confirm President Donald J. Trump's nominee for Director of National Intelligence, former U.S. Senator Dan Coats. "The threats facing our nation are great and I know Dan Coats will continue to prioritize the safety and security of our nation as Director of National Intelligence," Daines stated. On February 2, Daines met with Coats in his Washington, D.C. office. During the meeting, Da… Continue Reading


03.15.17

Daines: Senate Needs to Confirm Judge Gorsuch

U.S. SENATE - U.S. Senator Steve Daines today spoke on the U.S. Senate floor about the importance of confirming Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court. Earlier today, Daines participated in a discussion at the White House with tribal nations on Judge Gorsuch's strong judicial record on cases pertaining to federal Indian law, including support for tribal sovereignty and religious freedom. The following tribal nations and groups were represented at the meeting: Navajo Nation, Chickasaw, Ce… Continue Reading


03.14.17

Daines Works to Ensure Montana’s Firefighting Needs are Met

U.S. SENATE -U.S. Senator Steve Daines this week pressed the U.S. Forest Service for answers on their recent decision to reduce the number of Type 1 helicopters. In a letter to U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell, Daines questioned Tidwell's decision both from a cost-saving perspective and being best equipped to handle fire season. "I am concerned that these resources may not be available when most needed and may increase costs," Daines wrote. "As such, I respectfully request a cost compari… Continue Reading


03.10.17

Daines Honors Montanan of the Week: Lyle Burgess of Ryegate

U.S. SENATE - U.S. Senator Steve Daines today recognized Lyle Burgess of Ryegate. Lyle has been a dependable leader for the people of Golden Valley County for over a generation. Daines' recognition in the Congressional Record is available here. 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 welcom… Continue Reading


03.09.17

Montana’s Senators Congratulate Three Montana Students on Military Academy Appointments

U.S. SENATE -U.S. Senators Steve Daines and Jon Tester today congratulated Missoula Sentinel High student Griffin Line, Kalispell Glacier High student Deagan Muth and Scobey High student Dean Cole on their appointments to America's prestigious military academies. Line was offered an appointment to the Air Force Academy. He is the captain of his soccer team and student body vice president. He also participates at the Sentinel DECA business club, varsity basketball, and serves as a ranch hand at… Continue Reading


03.09.17

Daines Discusses Trade with USTR Nominee Lighthizer

U.S. SENATE - U.S. Senator Steve Daines today released the following statement after meeting with President Donald J. Trump's nominee for United States Trade Representative, Robert Lighthizer. "As trade ambassador, Robert Lighthizer will play a critical role in developing trade policies that put Americans first, expand opportunities for Montana producers and manufacturers and grow our economy," Daines stated. During the meeting, Daines hand delivered Robert Lighthizer a letter outlining Mont… Continue Reading


03.09.17

Daines, Tester, Simpson, Peterson Introduce Legislation to Reverse Disastrous Court Ruling

U.S. CONGRESS - U.S. Senators Steve Daines (R-MT) and Jon Tester (D-MT) and U.S. Representatives Mike Simpson (R-ID) and Collin Peterson (D-MN) today underscored the urgency in reversing the ruling of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in Cottonwood Environmental Law Center v. U.S. Forest Service by introducing bipartisan bicameral legislation to do just that. The bill seeks to codify the position taken by the Obama administration that federal agencies are not required to consult with the Fish … Continue Reading


03.09.17

Daines, Tester, Simpson, Peterson Introduce Legislation to Reverse Disastrous Court Ruling

U.S. CONGRESS - U.S. Senators Steve Daines (R-MT) and Jon Tester (D-MT) and U.S. Representatives Mike Simpson (R-ID) and Collin Peterson (D-MN) today underscored the urgency in reversing the ruling of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in Cottonwood Environmental Law Center v. U.S. Forest Service by introducing bipartisan bicameral legislation to do just that. The bill seeks to codify the position taken by the Obama administration that federal agencies are not required to consult with the Fish… Continue Reading


03.08.17

Daines Welcomes Zinke to First Congressional Hearing as Secretary

U.S. SENATE - U.S. Senator Steve Daines today questioned newly sworn-in Secretary of the Interior, Ryan Zinke during a hearing in the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs. "This is an historic moment for Montana," Daines stated. "We have before us the first Montanan to ever serve in a President's cabinet, a Montana tribal chairman testifying on the witness panel, and both of Montana's senators up on the dais. Now, with Secretary Zinke leading the Department of the Interior, we can truly say:… Continue Reading


03.08.17

Daines Congratulations Billings West Student on Air Force Academy Appointment

U.S. SENATE -U.S. Senator Steve Daines today congratulated Adam Barrie, a senior at Billings West High School on receiving an offer of appointment from the U.S. Air Force Academy, located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Daines called Barrie earlier today to congratulate him on his appointment. Barrie has been a varsity cross country runner and track distance runner since his freshman year and is the captain of his cross-country team. He is the senior class president, president of the Key Club a… Continue Reading


03.07.17

Daines: Restore Montana Commonsense to Land Management

U.S. SENATE -U.S. Senator Steve Daines today applauded the U.S. Senate passage of a resolution to undo an Obama administration rule that fundamentally changed the land planning process. The rule shifted the planning and decision-making away from those closest to the land, away from Bureau of Land Management (BLM) regional and field offices, and back to BLM headquarters in Washington, D.C. Click HERE to watch Daines' remarks. Click HERE to download Daines' floor remarks. "For too long, t… Continue Reading


03.07.17

Daines, Tester Introduce Timber Innovation Act

U.S. SENATE - U.S. Senators Steve Daines and Jon Tester today introduced bipartisan legislation that would support Montana's timber industry, create jobs, and help accelerate research and development of tall wood buildings in the United States. The Timber Innovation Act will focus on finding innovative ways to use wood in the construction of buildings above 85 feet in height or roughly seven or more stories. "In Montana, we have an abundance of trees, and through innovative technology we c… Continue Reading

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