Tag: cottonwood

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