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02.07.17

Daines, Booker Reintroduce Bill to Increase Transparency in Air Travel

U.S. SENATE - Building off their efforts from the 114th Congress, U.S. Senator Steve Daines and Cory Booker (D-NJ) reintroduced legislation to require the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) measure performance goals for new technology shaping America's air traffic control system. The Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) will make air travel safer by moving from a radar-based system with radio communication to a satellite-based one. NextGen deployment has been bogged with dela… Continue Reading


02.07.17

Daines: DeVos Confirmed for Secretary of Education

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 Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education, Betsy DeVos. "Betsy DeVos will work to bring education decisions back to our communities where they belong," Daines stated. "I look forward to working alongside Secretary DeVos to increase local control of our schools with ideas that originate from the parents, teachers and administrators who a… Continue Reading


02.07.17

Tester, Daines Lead Effort to Dedicate Feb 5-11 National Tribal Colleges and Universities Week

(U.S. Senate) - U.S. Senators Jon Tester and Steve Daines are joining a bipartisan group of 18 senators in highlighting the outstanding work of Montana students, teachers, and education professionals at tribal colleges and universities by commemorating the week of February 5-11 as National Tribal Colleges and Universities Week. "Tribal colleges and universities are vital to the success of communities across Indian Country," said Tester, member of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee. "These acad… Continue Reading


02.05.17

Daines Reintroduces Legislation to Decrease Regulatory Burden on Montana Small Businesses

U.S. SENATE -U.S. Senator Steve Daines reintroduced legislation to roll back the regulatory burdens and uncertainty facing too many Montana small businesses. Daines' bill, the Regulatory Predictability for Business Growth Act, ensures that small businesses aren't subjected to unexamined and altered regulations that change at the whims of Washington bureaucrats. "When you start a company or are working on growing your business, the last thing you need is the federal government creating more re… Continue Reading


02.03.17

Daines Honors Montanan of the Week: Ally Martin of Wheatland

U.S. SENATE - U.S. Senator Steve Daines today recognized Ally Martin of Wheatland County, a tough ranch hand with a very bright future. 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 nominate fellow Montanans… Continue Reading


02.03.17

Daines Statement on Iran Sanctions

U.S. SENATE -U.S. Senator Steve Daines today released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Treasury, under the leadership of President Donald J. Trump, announced new sanctions against Iran: "It is our duty to hold Iran's feet to the fire. America has new leadership that won't tolerate the world's leading state sponsor of terror acting as an aggressor." ###… Continue Reading


02.02.17

Daines, Sullivan Introduce Measures to Split the Ninth Circuit Court

U.S. SENATE -U.S. Senators Steve Daines (R-MT) and Dan Sullivan (R-AK) today introduced two bills to address failures in America's system of justice by restructuring the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, which, because of its size and scope, denies citizens in its jurisdiction equal access to justice. The Circuit Court of Appeals Restructuring and Modernization Act would split the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals into two circuits: the Ninth and the Twelfth Circuits. The re… Continue Reading


02.02.17

Daines: Coats Will Protect National Security

U.S. SENATE -U.S. Senator Steve Daines today released the following statement after meeting with President Donald J. Trump's nominee for Director of National Intelligence, former U.S. Senator Dan Coats. "Dan Coats is a true statesman who has a deep understanding of the threats facing our nation," Daines stated. "Senator Coats served for years on the U.S. Senate Committee on Intelligence and I know that he will prioritize the safety and security of the American people." During the meeti… Continue Reading


02.02.17

Daines Praises Passage of Measure to Eliminate Anti-Coal Rule

U.S. SENATE -U.S. Senator Steve Daines today praised the U.S. Senate's passage of a resolution of disapproval to eliminate the Obama administration's anti-coal so-called "Stream Protection Rule." This wholly unnecessary and unsupported Obama administration rule would affect both surface and underground coal mines, substantially impairing domestic industry's ability to meet our nation's energy needs and devastating Montana's coal development, which is a pillar of Montana's economy. Furthermore,… Continue Reading


02.02.17

Daines, Warner Introduce Legislation to Strengthen Federal Cybersecurity

U.S. SENATE - U.S. Senator Steve Daines and U.S. Senator Mark Warner today introduced legislation to support research and development that will boost cybersecurity innovation. Cybersecurity is a critical component of U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) responsibilities. In light of recent federal data breaches with delayed detection and notification, there is a need to improve our nation's cyber infrastructure. This legislation would expedite the implementation of new and real-time t… Continue Reading


02.02.17

Tester, Daines Reintroduce Bipartisan Public Lands Renewable Energy Development Act

(U.S. Senate)-U.S. Senators Jon Tester and Steve Daines today reintroduced their bipartisan Public Lands Renewable Energy Development Act to create renewable energy jobs by streamlining the permitting process for wind, solar, and geothermal energy development on public lands. "This bipartisan bill will allow us to unlock the renewable energy potential that exists on our public lands, invest in conservation efforts, and support local communities," Tester said. "This is the balance we need to … Continue Reading


02.01.17

Daines Discusses Montana Ag Priorities with Secretary of Ag Nominee Governor Sonny Perdue

U.S. SENATE -U.S. Senator Steve Daines today released the following statement after meeting with President Trump's nominee for Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue. "As Secretary, Governor Perdue will work tirelessly to expand opportunities for Montana agriculture and be a champion for our state's number one economic driver," Daines stated. "As Montana's sole representative on the Senate Agriculture Committee, I look forward to working with Gove… Continue Reading


02.01.17

Daines: Tillerson Confirmed as Secretary of State

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 Secretary of the U.S. Department of State, Rex Tillerson. "As our country's top diplomat, Secretary Tillerson will prioritize our national security priorities, restore the trust and faith world leaders have in our country and ensure we uphold the promises made to our allies," Daines stated. "I know Secretary Tillerson will uphold the deep … Continue Reading


01.31.17

Daines Statement on Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch

U.S. SENATE -U.S. Senator Steve Daines today released the following statement on President Donald J. Trump's nomination of Neil Gorsuch to be Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States of America. "Neil Gorsuch has an established record as a mainstream judge who upholds the rule of law and doesn't legislate from the bench. I know that Judge Gorsuch will interpret the rule of law in accordance to the original intent of our founding document, the Constitution. Judge Gorsuch is se… Continue Reading


01.31.17

Daines Discusses Veterans Choice with VA Secretary Nominee Shulkin

U.S. SENATE -U.S. Senator Steve Daines today released the following statement after meeting with President Donald J. Trump's nominee for Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Dr. David Shulkin. "When it comes to veterans and healthcare - a promise made must be a promise kept," Daines stated. "That's why it's critical we ensure that our veterans have access to the healthcare they need, especially in rural areas. I believe that Dr. Shulkin will work with me to meet the needs of … Continue Reading


01.31.17

Daines: Chao Confirmed for Transportation Secretary

U.S. SENATE -U.S. Senator Steve Daines today released the following statement after the U.S. Senate confirmed President Donald J. Trump's nominee for Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation, Elaine Chao. "Secretary Chao is an experienced leader who knows what it takes to deliver results for the American people," Daines stated. "I look forward to working with her to improve our roads, bridges, runways and infrastructure to create more good-paying jobs." Immediately following Chao's c… Continue Reading


01.31.17

Daines to Chair Key Energy Subcommittee: National Parks

U.S. SENATE -U.S. Senator Steve Daines today announced that he would take the gavel of the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. The Subcommittee on National Parks includes oversight and legislative responsibilities for: National Park System; Wild and Scenic Rivers System; National Trails System; national recreation areas; historic sites; military parks and battlefields; Land and Water Conservation Fund; historic preservation; outdoor recreation … Continue Reading


01.30.17

Daines Introduces Measures to Promote American Energy Innovation

U.S. SENATE -U.S. Senator Steve Daines today introduced two resolutions of disapproval under the Congressional Review Act (CRA). In the closing weeks of his term, President Obama announced the Stream Protection Rule and the Methane and Waste Prevention Rule, one of which does little to actually protect waterways and instead extends the strong arm of the federal government at the expense of states, coal workers and ultimately ratepayers. The other is duplicative and unnecessary, conflicts with… Continue Reading


01.30.17

Daines Introduces Measures to Protect Life

U.S. SENATE -U.S. Senator Steve Daines today introduced two measures to protect life. Daines introduced the Protect Funding for Women's Health Care Act, that redirects funds from Planned Parenthood to other eligible women's health care providers, and a measure to scrap the Department of Health and Human Services' new rule to amend regulations implementing the Title X Family Planning Program. "We must fight for those that are unable to fight for themselves," Daines stated. "We will maintain f… Continue Reading


01.29.17

Daines Statement on Trump’s Executive Order on Refugees

BOZEMAN, Mont. -U.S. Senator Steve Daines today released the following statement: "We are at war with Islamic extremists and anything less than 100 percent verification of these refugees' backgrounds puts our national security at risk. We need to take the time to examine our existing programs to ensure terrorists aren't entering our country. The safety of U.S. citizens must be our number one priority." ###… Continue Reading

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