Tuesday, the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee held a hearing on several bills including the “Montana Headwaters Legacy Act” which would protect 377 miles of rivers in the Custer-Gallatin and Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forests by designating them as wild scenic or recreational. Committee member Steve Daines voiced concern...
Sen. Daines Visits Laurel Refinery To Promote Local Energy Production
Friday, Senator Steve Daines visited the CHS Refinery in Laurel which is a farmer-owned cooperative that produces gasoline diesel fuel propane and byproducts like asphalt, petroleum, coke and sulfur. He toured the facilities and afterwards hosted a roundtable to discuss the importance of supporting Montana energy producers and unleashing Ameri...
Montana Senators Split On Abortion Act Vote
A vote on the “Women’s Health Protection Act” which would codify legal abortion protections is expected to take place in the Senate today. Tuesday, Senator Steve Daines, founder and chair of the Pro-Life Caucus, spoke on the floor voicing his support for a leaked Supreme Court draft opinion which would overturn Roe v. Wade. Also Tuesday, du...
Sen. Daines Calling For Energy Expansion To Aid Europe
At a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing last week Senator Steve Daines said after visiting Ukraine he knows about one thing its leaders are asking for to fend off Russia’s attack on the country.
New CO2 Pipeline Opens In Bell Creek
A 20-inch Denbury Incorporated Greencore pipeline filled with CO2 spanning 232 miles from Denbury Incorporated’s LaBarge oil Field in Wyoming terminates at its Belle Creek Oil Field in Montana to be used to coax recoverable oil from the ground that other means can’t. Tuesday, Senator Steve Daines was in Baker for its ceremonial opening....
Sen. Daines Recommends Further Diplomacy & Military Aid Following Trip To Ukraine
Senator Steve Daines was the first U.S. Senator to visit Ukraine since Russian’s invasion February 24th. After returning to the U.S. last week he outlined the steps he believes America must do to continue supporting Ukraine after witnessing the war’s impact firsthand.
Sen. Daines Among First U.S. Elected Officials To Travel To Ukraine Since Beginning Of War
Senator Steve Daines and Ukrainian-born Congresswoman Victoria Spartz visited the besieged city of Bucha Thursday to meet with officials and see the aftermath of the ongoing war with Russia.
Senator Daines Stands Behind Justice Brown No-Vote Despite Confirmation
Thursday Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson was confirmed as the next Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. Montana’s Senators split on the vote with Jon Tester voting to confirm her but Steve Daines voting not to and he explained why.
Senator Daines Highlights Drug Problems In Montana Ahead Of Title 42 Cancellation
Last week, the Biden administration announced it will officially end Title 42, a Trump-era policy that allows illegal immigrants to be rapidly removed, effective May 23rd to allow border officials time to prepare. Senator Steve Daines says this will worsen drug trafficking problems that make their way up to the Treasure State.
Montana Representatives Request More Time For American Prairie Protest Period
Senator Steve Daines and Representative Matt Rosendale have written to Secretary of Interior Deb Haaland and Bureau of Land Management’s Director Tracy Stone-Manning asking them to extend the protest period following the agency’s approval of a revised grazing permit for American Prairie last week. It wants to use 63,000 acres of fe...