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09.19.16

Daines Announces $864,468 for Montana Health Centers

U.S. SENATE - U.S. Senator Steve Daines today announced $864,468.00 in funding for Community Health Centers in Montana to provide improved continuity of care, mobile services to rural locations and increased access to affordable care. "Montana's Community Health Centers provide reliable access to affordable healthcare close to home," Daines stated. "I'm excited that there is more funding available to enhance the quality and reliability of care for Montanans." The Department of Health and Hu… Continue Reading


09.19.16

Daines Urges Energy Bill Conferees to Support Montana Made Solutions

Daines Asks for Support for a Wildfire Funding Fix, National Parks, LWCF, Rural Water Projects, Sportsmen's Act, Hydropower Development, Forest Management Reform with Litigation Relief U.S. SENATE - U.S. Senator Steve Daines today urged the conferees of S.2012, the Energy Policy Modernization Act to support Montana priorities: a wildfire funding fix, Montana's National Parks, the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), rural water projects, the Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act, hydropower develop… Continue Reading


09.16.16

Daines Receives Guardian of Small Business Award

U.S. SENATE - United States Senator Steve Daines this week was awarded the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Guardian of Small Business Award for the second time in a row. The award is given for outstanding support of America's small business owners in the 114th Congress. "It's an honor to receive this recognition from the NFIB, and I will continue to work at every opportunity to help create a business environment where small businesses can succeed, free of unnecessary govern… Continue Reading


09.16.16

Daines Honors Montanan of the Week: Bruce Dutton of Garfield County

U.S. SENATE - U.S. Senator Steve Daines today recognized Bruce Dutton of Garfield County for his life of service, his contributions to Montana's agriculture community and the celebration of his 100th birthday. 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 proceedi… Continue Reading


09.15.16

Daines: Obamacare is Still a Train Wreck

U.S. SENATE - United States Senator Steve Daines today berated the Obama administration for their broken promises to the American people and the train wreck that is Obamacare. Yesterday, Montana State Auditor Monica Lindeen announced an average premium increase for Montana's top three insurance providers between 27 and 58 percent. "Not only have premiums not gone down, the coverage that people get from Obamacare is unaffordable and unusable," Daines stated. "You know in Montana, we like to f… Continue Reading


09.15.16

Daines Speaks on Historic Blackfeet Water Compact Vote

U.S. SENATE - United States Senator Steve Daines today took to the Senate floor to speak on the historic Blackfeet Water Compact vote in the U.S. Senate. As a member of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, Daines worked with Senator Jon Tester to include authorization for the Blackfeet Water Compact in the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), which passed the Senate 95-3. "Today is a good day for Montana and the Blackfeet people. With the passage of the Water Resource Development Act, the… Continue Reading


09.15.16

Montana Congressional Delegation Announces $2 Million for Whitefish Lake Watershed Project

U.S. CONGRESS - U.S. Senators Steve Daines and Jon Tester and U.S. Representative Ryan Zinke today announced $2 million in funding for the Whitefish Lake Watershed Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) Project. The funding is made available through the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS). "It's great news that we were able to secure additional funds to help protect Montana's natural resources and preserve it for future generations," Daines stated. "The Whitefish Lake Watershed Project is… Continue Reading


09.15.16

Daines Announces over $1.3 Million for Yellowstone Airport

U.S. SENATE - United States Senator Steve Daines today announced $1,332,461 funding for critical upgrades at the Yellowstone Airport located just north of West Yellowstone. "This grant will help ensure that one of Montana's top tourist destinations, Yellowstone National Park, remains easily accessible and safe for air travelers for years to come," Daines stated. The funding will be used to rehabilitate the apron and taxiway. In August, Daines announced an additional $3.4 million in funding fo… Continue Reading


09.15.16

Daines Applauds House Bill to Stop Gitmo Transfers

U.S. SENATE - United States Senator Steve Daines today applauded passage of legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives to temporarily ban the transfer or release of detainees from the Guantanamo Bay detention facility. Daines introduced companion legislation in the U.S. Senate in May. "The Obama administration's reasoning for releasing or transferring some of the most dangerous known terrorists in the world is reckless and degrades our national security. I applaud Congressman Zinke for … Continue Reading


09.15.16

Tester, Daines Push Senate to Authorize Historic Blackfeet Water Compact

(U.S. Senate)-Senators Jon Tester and Steve Daines today pushed the authorization of the Blackfeet Water Compact through the U.S. Senate. As members of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, Tester and Daines worked together to include authorization for the Blackfeet Water Compact in the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), which passed the Senate 95-3. The Blackfeet Water Compact will resolve all claims to water rights on the Blackfeet Reservation and ensure access to reliable and clean wat… Continue Reading


09.14.16

Daines: Obamacare Rate Increases are Unacceptable

U.S. SENATE - United States Senator Steve Daines today released the following statement upon the announcement that the average final rate filings for Obamacare insurance plans will be as high as 58 percent. "It is unconscionable that Montanans will be stuck with such astronomical increases on their individual health insurance plans because of the train wreck that is Obamacare," Daines stated. "These rates confirm that Obamacare is broken and needs to be repealed and replaced with a Montana-driv… Continue Reading


09.13.16

Daines, Klobuchar Introduce Legislation to Encourage Landscape Approach to Forest Management

U.S. SENATE - U.S. Senators Steve Daines (R-MT) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) today introduced legislation to encourage cross boundary management of forests to protect water resources, enhance wildlife habitat, restore forest health, and strengthen local economies. The bipartisan Environmental and Economic Benefits Restoration Act of 2016 would encourage a landscape approach to forest management. "I've been working closely with Montanans to make sure that we have locally-driven management of our f… Continue Reading


09.09.16

Daines Announces Funding for Veteran Horse Therapy Program in Billings

GREAT FALLS, Mont. - United States Senator Steve Daines today announced that Horses Spirits Healing, Inc., based in Billings, received funding from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to help assist veterans and improve the ability of returning service members to integrate back into their communities. The funding is part of the VA Adaptive Sports Program for Disabled Veterans and Disabled Members of the Armed Forces. Daines wrote a letter of support for the grant which is available to read … Continue Reading


09.09.16

Daines Honors Montanan of the Week: Sanders County Sheriff Tom Rummel

GREAT FALLS, Mont. - U.S. Senator Steve Daines today recognized Sanders County Sheriff Tom Rummel. Thanks to Sheriff Rummel's initiative and hard work, Montanans affected by the Copper King Fire have been kept safe and up to speed on the latest fire activity. 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 Reco… Continue Reading


09.08.16

Montana Delegation Formally Requests Hearing to Name Peak in Alex Diekmann’s Honor

U.S. CONGRESS - U.S. Senators Steve Daines and Jon Tester and U.S. Representative Ryan Zinke today worked to move their bill to honor the life of renowned Montana conservationist, Alex Diekmann by naming an unnamed peak in his memory through the legislative process. The delegation wrote to the leaders of the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources and U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources urging them to hold a legislative hearing on their bill. "We respectfully request that… Continue Reading


09.07.16

Daines Announces $200,000 to Improve Healthcare in Lewistown

U.S. SENATE - U.S. Senator Steve Daines today announced $200,000.00 in funding for Central Montana Medical Facilities, Inc. to improve healthcare services in Lewistown. "I want to congratulate Central Montana Medical Center on earning this funding for their delivery of quality healthcare," Daines stated. "This funding will help them to continue to improve as one of the top Critical Access Hospitals not only in Montana, but the nation." The Small Health Care Provider Quality Improvement Gran… Continue Reading


09.07.16

Daines Demands Obama Administration Stop Paying Ransoms

U.S. SENATE - U.S. Senator Steve Daines today demanded that that the federal government stop paying ransoms, to enemy states or state sponsors of terror. Following reports of the Obama administration paying a $1.7 billion settlement to Iran shortly after Iran released unjustly detained US citizens, Daines helped introduce the No Ransom Payments Act. This legislation would prohibit any future settlement payments to Iran until it returns the ransom money it received and pays the American victims … Continue Reading


09.07.16

Daines Announces $953,954 for Amtrak Safety Improvement in Shelby

U.S. SENATE - U.S. Senator Steve Daines today announced $953,954.00 in funding to make needed safety improvements at the Amtrak stop in Shelby. "Improving the safety and reliability of Montana's rail network is critical to connecting people in our communities," Daines stated. "Folks depend on public transportation and these funds will go a long way towards ensuring that Shelby is able to maintain their Amtrak stop." Daines authored a letter of support for this critical project on June 9, 2016… Continue Reading


09.06.16

Daines Announces over $1 Million for Community Health Centers

U.S. SENATE - U.S. Senator Steve Daines today announced $1,050,217 in funding for 17 community health centers across Montana. "Community health centers play a critical role in delivering quality care close to home for Montanans," Daines stated. "This additional funding will help these centers to continue to improve primary care service delivery to our local communities." Grants awarded today from the Department of Health and Human Services include: Billings: Yellowstone City-County Healt… Continue Reading


09.06.16

Daines Slams Democrats Refusal to Fund Public Health Emergency, Support our Troops

U.S. SENATE - U.S. Senator Steve Daines today slammed Senate Democrats refusal to provide funding for Zika, a public health emergency and for failing to fund our troops. For the third time this year, Senate Democrats voted against a formerly agreed to bipartisan $1.1 billion compromise in emergency funding to fight Zika - a level that Centers For Disease Control And Prevention Director Dr. Tom Frieden confirmed is the level required to meet the immediate needs of Zika response efforts. "Pr… Continue Reading

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