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Daines Calls for Passage of bipartisan 9th Circuit Cottonwood fix, highlights efforts to support wildland firefighters at Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines today called attention to the serious threat of wildfires as smoke covers East Coast skies and highlighted the importance of passing his full and permanent fix for the 9th Circuit Cottonwood decision. Click HERE to download his remarks. Daines: When you woke up this morning in Washington, you might have opened your windows up and heard the birds coughing outside. It’s no secret that wildfire season is upon us. My guess is that folks on the East Coast are already sick of the smoke. We’re already hearing about ground stops at the Philadelphia airport,

As Skies Fill with Smoke from Canadian Wildfires, Daines Calls for Full Reversal of Disastrous 9th Circuit Cottonwood Decision

“If you woke up in D.C. today you may have heard the sound of birds coughing” To watch Daines’ remarks, click HERE. U.S. SENATE – As the East Coast gets a taste of wildfire season with skies filling with smoke from Canadian wildfires, U.S. Senator Steve Daines today delivered remarks at the weekly Republican Senate Leadership press conference calling for the passage of his bill to reverse the disastrous 9th Circuit Cottonwood decision to reduce the risk of catastrophic wildfires. “If you woke up in Washington D.C., this morning, you might have awakened to the sound of birds coughing. You’re all getting a firsthand account and experience of the

Daines talks wildfire at firefighters conference in Bozeman

Source: Bozeman Daily Chronicle Republican Sen. Steve Daines addressed expectations on first responders, wildfire and the Cottonwood decision at the Montana Professional Firefighters Convention in Bozeman Monday. The senator opened his remarks to a room full of firefighters from across the state by describing how Bozeman and Gallatin County have changed over the years. Daines said that the area has grown since he grew up in Bozeman — now there are more than 50,000 people in the city and more than 100,000 in Gallatin County. “The expectations of people that we serve together have changed a lot,” Daines said. Daines

Three Daines Priorities, Including the 9th Circuit Cottonwood Fix, Closer to Becoming Law

Daines’ “Root and Stem Act,” “Gateway Community Recreation and Enhancement Act” also pass out of Committee U.S. SENATE – Today, three of U.S. Senator Steve Daines’ priorities passed with unanimous bipartisan support out of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. Daines’ bill to fix the disastrous 9th Circuit Cottonwood decision, his bipartisan “Root and Stem Act” and his bipartisan “Gateway Community and Recreation Enhancement Act” are now one step closer to becoming law.  9th Circuit Cottonwood Fix: Daines’ bill to reverse the disastrous 9th Circuit Cottonwood decision will help increase active forest management by finally aligning consultation requirements in Montana and other states in the