Tag: government shutdown

Daines Votes to Avoid Government Shutdown

Supports Funding to Keep National Parks Open, Continue Pay for Military and Border Patrol U.S. SENATE – U.S.Senator Steve Daines today issued the following statement after voting to support the short-term continuing budget resolution, avoid a government shutdown and ensure our military and border patrol agents get paid. “Shutting down the government is not the answer to Congress’ fiscal insanity and it only hurts Montanans,” said Daines.“I voted to keep the government open, keep our National Parks open, pay our military and border patrol agents and continue a much-deserved increase in pay for our Montana wildland firefighters. Montanans should never have to pay the price for Congress’ broken budget process. I will

Daines Opposes Senate’s Continuing Budget Resolution: “We Cannot Keep Kicking the Can Down the Road”

“If Congress can’t pass a budget on time, members should not get paid” U.S. SENATE – U.S.Senator Steve Daines today issued the following statement after opposing the Senate’s short-term continuing budget resolution. “Congress cannot continue to kick the budget can down the road. Every single year Congress finds itself in this position because it failed to do its job and pass appropriations bills on time,” said Daines.“Our budget process is broken, and passing yet another short-term fix that fails to address the crises facing Montana families like our open southern border and the nation’s drug epidemic is irresponsible. We need accountability in Washington and that starts now with holding members of Congress accountable and fixing this broken

Daines Live on Fox and Friends in Bozeman: Government Shutdown is Nonsense, Hurts Montana Taxpayers

Calls to cut members of Congress’ pay until Congress gets its act together BOZEMAN, MT – U.S. Senator Steve Daines today joined Lawrence Jones on set on Fox and Friends live in Bozeman, Montana. Daines discussed the impending government shutdown and explained that it should be members of Congress that feel the pain of Congress’ failure to fund the government, not Montana taxpayers. Watch the interview HERE. Daines on the government shutdown: “First of all, welcome to Montana. It’s my hometown of Bozeman. I went to kindergarten through college here. Look, for 25 consecutive years, Congress has not been able to pass all the appropriations bills