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Articles with the Tag: Senator Daines

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...

Daines, Tester, Gianforte celebrate senate passage of Travis Atkins Bill

News from the Office of Senator Steve Daines MONTANA — U.S. Senators Steve Daines and Jon Tester and Congressman Greg Gianforte celebrated the U.S. Senate passage of their bipartisan legislation to rename the VA clinic in Bozeman after fallen Montana war hero Staff Sergeant Travis Atkins. &ldqu...

Daines shares internet access news for rural Montanans

News from the office of Senator Steve Daines Senator Daines shared news that Montana will receive $125,815,439.70 to invest in rural Montana by providing high-speed internet access to 45,984 locations.  “This critical funding will help connect rural Montana, close the digital divide and br...

Daines’ bipartisan Montana Water Rights Protection Act passes Senate committee

News from the Office of Senator Steve Daines  U.S. SENATE – On July 28, U.S. Senator Steve Daines secured passage of his bipartisan bill, the Montana Water Rights Protection Act, out of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, clearing the way for a Senate vote on the bill. “For decad...

Daines calls for more COVID-19 funding

News from the Office of Sen. Steve Daines  U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines called for more robust funding for the development and manufacturing of COVID-19 vaccines and drugs in any upcoming coronavirus relief package in Congress.  This request for funding follows Daines succe...

Postal service needs to be saved

Editor, This is a letter I wrote to Steve Daines: Senator Daines, with considerable dishonesty, President Trump is doing his best to destroy the United States Postal Service.  Clearly, there are two “reasons” for his attempts. First, he hates Jeff Bezos and knows killing the Postal Ser...

Briefs for March 4, 2020

Warm meal served at Soup’s On     POLSON — Polson Community Church will serve lunch on March 12 at Journey Be Christian Church, 101 Seventh Ave. W, at the SW corner of First St. W. The church’s phone number is 406-883-6160. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and will con...

Refuge conveyance sparks concern about public land transfers and a disclaimer

MONTANA – A proposal by U.S. Sen. Steve Daines to convey the National Bison Range to the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes has generated a mixture of excitement, concern and outright opposition in Montana. The provision, included in a broader bill settling the historic water rights claims of t...

Valley Views

While no one can begrudge a local government for wanting to protect the interests of their residents, it is a different scenario entirely when they are criticizing the very legislation that will protect their constituents from years of costly litigation and uncertainty. Contrary to claims made by the Lake...

Lake County fighting for existence

I am respectfully writing this letter in response to Chairwoman Fyant’s message in the Char-Koosta News article January 29, 2020. There have been few Lake County Commissioners that have more respect for or been more supportive of the CSKT people than I. The disagreements over our varying interpretat...

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