Tag: hunting

Daines Honors Montanan of the Month for September: Chad Bauer of Missoula County

Mr. Bauer Teaches Hunter Education Courses in Montana U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines recognized Chad Bauer of Missoula County for his commitment to stewarding safe and ethical practices among the next generation of Montana sportsmen and women. Last month, the Biden administration moved to defund school hunting and shooting programs, like the courses Mr. Bauer teaches. Following pressure from Daines, this week the Administration announced they will not be moving forward with their plan to shut down these classes. Through his “Montanan of the Month” initiative, each month Daines highlights a Montanan by submitting a statement of recognition in the recipient’s honor into the Congressional Record, the document that reflects

Daines Calls Out Biden for Attacking Montana School Hunting, Archery Programs

U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines joined a group of his Republican Senate colleagues in a letter to President Biden urging the administration to withdraw its outrageous plan to block funding for Montana elementary and secondary school hunting and archery programs. The letter condemns the Biden administration’s purposeful misinterpretation of last year’s gun control bill to justify blocking funding for Montana schools with these outdoor recreation programs. More than 500,000 students participate and are certified through hunter education courses each year in the U.S. These important programs help students learn how to handle firearms safely — in turn, decreasing firearm-related injuries and accidents. In the letter, the senators