US House of Representatives

House Passes Bill to Defuse Debt Crisis
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has passed a bill to permit the government to borrow enough money to avoid a first avoid default for at least four months, defusing a crisis looming next month and setting the stage for a springtime debate over taxes, spending and the deficit.
Montana’s Steve Daines is Now a US Congressman
Congressman Steve Daines of Montana was sworn in for the 113th US Congress Thursday.
Daines was selected to serve on the House of Representatives Committees on Natural Resources, Transportation and Infrastructure, and Homeland Security.
He was joined in Washington, D...
Daines to be Sworn In – Other Montana Appointments Announced
Appointments and nominations for a number of government offices were announced this week.
From Montana Governor-elect Steve Bullock:
Ron DeYong of Kalispell was nominated as Director of the Department of Agriculture for Montana. He taught agriculture and economics at Cal Poly State and has been an eco…