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Articles with the Tag: Senator Daines

Efforts support research, development of methamphetamine treatment options

News from the office of Senator Daines MONTANA — U.S. Senator Steve Daines joined a group of bipartisan senators in sending a letter to the National Institute on Drug Abuse in support of efforts to research and develop effective medication treatment options for those struggling with addiction to m...

Second round of Paycheck Protection Program funds now available

News from the office of Senator Daines U.S. SENATE — U.S. Senator Steve Daines today announced that beginning this week, Montana small businesses heavily impacted by the pandemic are able to apply for the second round of Paycheck Protection Program loans. “This PPP funding is critical for...

USFWS to end harmful regulations

News from Senator Daines U.S. SENATE — U.S. Senator Steve Daines today applauded the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on their proposed rule to strike down a burdensome requirement resulting from the Cottonwood decision that yields no conservation benefit and has delayed forest projects while killin...

Montana to receive $71M+ for COVID testing, vaccine distribution

News from the Offices of Senator Tester and Senator Daines U.S. SENATE — U.S. Senators Jon Tester and Steve Daines announced that Montana will receive more than $71 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to combat COVID-19 through large-scale testing and vaccination efforts....

$250,000 grant to continue addressing grizzly-human conflicts $250,000 grant to continue addressing grizzly-human conflicts

News from the Office of Steve Daines  MONTANA — U.S. Senator Steve Daines announced the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service renewed a $250,000 grant to help reduce grizzly bear and human conflicts in Montana. “This funding is critical to help reduce grizzly-human conflicts in Montana as w...

Montana law makers respond to Capitol violence

State political leaders condemn the violence that happed at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6.  Montana’s congressional delegation and Republican Gov. Greg Gianforte disavowed those actions on social media. The comments come after Montana’s two Republican members of Congress, Sen. Ste...

Trump signs water rights bill into law, not everyone celebrates

After the Montana Water Rights Protection Act went to President Donald Trump’s desk on Sunday, Dec. 27, and was signed into law many celebrated, including state and tribal leaders, but not everyone joined the festivities.   Mission Irrigation District Commissioner Tim Orr was one of those not c...

Montana leaders praise Montana Water Rights Protection Act being signed into law

News from Senator Steve Daines  MONTANA — U.S. Senators Steve Daines and Jon Tester celebrated their bipartisan bill, the “Montana Water Rights Protection Act,” being signed into law by President Trump on Sunday, Dec. 27.  Several Montana leaders issued statements in suppo...

Law makers settle water rights issues Law makers settle water rights issues

After years of negotiation, water rights issues on the Flathead Reservation flowed to the top level as the Montana Water Rights Protection Act passed with bipartisan effort in the United States Senate on Monday, Dec. 21. Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Chairwoman Shelly R. Fyant called the event h...

Bipartisan bill promoting affordable health insurance passes Senate

News from the office of Senator Daines U.S. SENATE — U.S. Senators Steve Daines and Patrick Leahy announced that their bipartisan bill promoting access to affordable health care by increasing transparency and enhancing consumer protections in health insurance passed the U.S. Senate and will be hea...


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