On The Issues

A Strong Economy

We are facing historic inflation and the rate of consumer price increases have hit a 13-year high. Costs of everything from building supplies and energy to groceries and home products have gone up since last year – and not just by a little. Producers in particular are feeling the costs. Under President Biden, Montanans are paying more. This has to end.


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Healthy Forests and Wildfire Prevention

Every year Montanans watch our forests and sometimes our homes burn, and every year we get empty lip service from elected officials. Congress has the power to fix this problem and restore our federal forests to health and resiliency by taking immediate steps.


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Border Security

It’s the basic Constitutional Duty of the federal government to secure the border. Currently, there is no southwest border. More than a million illegal aliens have been apprehended at the border this year and thanks to the radical open border policies of the Biden Administration it’s only going to get worse. This stresses local communities, strains resources and tax dollars, and creates a massive security and public health threat.


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Public Access to Public Lands

In Montana, public access to public lands is not only our birthright, it’s a way of life. We know that traditional mixed-use of these lands makes our state great. So much of who we are and our economy is tied to access to the land. But radical activists infiltrating D.C. policy positions would rather restrict the public’s use of our lands and resources.


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Keeping Our Promise to Veterans

Montana has a strong military tradition unparalleled by almost any other state in the nation. More than 1-in-10 of us hears the call to serve in the armed forces, and in the sovereign Tribal nations the warrior spirit is even stronger. Ryan Zinke served 23 years in the U.S. Navy SEALs and every day saw the patriotism, service and sacrifice of our troops. The United States must honor the agreement by honoring the service and sacrifice of the men and women who served our great nation.


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Hunting and Fishing

Hunting is not only our heritage and birthright as Americans, it is also the most important tool we have to ensure healthy wildlife and habitat. American hunters and anglers are the backbone of the American model for conservation, generating over a billion dollars each year for conservation efforts. For more than 150 years, sportsmen and women have led efforts to protect and conserve our Nation’s fish and wildlife. This model has been repeated by dozens of countries across the globe for a simple reason: it works.


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