Archive for the tag 'Denny Rehberg'

May 06 2012

Controversial bill that aims to shift authority over federal lands within 100 miles of the U.S. border nears House vote

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From the Missoulian . . . A controversial bill that aims to shift authority over federal lands within 100 miles of the U.S. border to the Department of Homeland Security could be nearing a vote on the House floor, a development that has renewed debate over the measure’s applicability in places like Montana, where it […]

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Sep 28 2011

Proposed bill could open up Glacier Park to Homeland Security projects

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An important story posted to this week’s Hungry Horse News concerning the so-called “National Security and Federal Lands Protection Act.” Recommended reading . . . Glacier National Park’s border with Canada is marked by broad prairies and majestic mountains. A bill in Congress co-sponsored by Rep. Dennis Rehberg could conceivably allow the Department of Homeland […]

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Feb 05 2011

Rehberg & Tester start push for state wolf management control

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According to the Missoulian, Montana’s congresscritters are starting this year’s push to get wolf management moved out from under federal control . . . Gray wolves returned to the crosshairs of Montana’s congressional delegation Wednesday. Rep. Denny Rehberg announced the introduction of two pieces of legislation that would permanently remove them from the protections of […]

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Oct 07 2010

Wolves all over the news

Wolves have been getting enough press the last couple of days to turn a seasoned PR flack green with envy. Here’s an overview of the more notable local and regional coverage . . . The Daily Inter Lake has a pretty good write-up on Rep. Denny Rehberg’s local hearing on the impact of relisting gray […]

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Sep 29 2010

Montana’s congressional delegation aims to delist wolves

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From today’s Flathead Beacon, here’s some more information on the attempt to remove the gray wolf from the Endangered Species List. This write-up includes links to useful external material . . . Just days after Republican Congressman Denny Rehberg announced that he had drafted legislation that would remove the gray wolf from the Endangered Species […]

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Sep 28 2010

Baucus & Tester introduce bill to return wolf management to Montana

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Montana’s congresscritters are really jumping on the wolf issue. A late post to today’s Missoulian . . . Montana and Idaho could win back state management of gray wolves through legislation offered by senators Max Baucus and Jon Tester late Tuesday. The state’s two Democratic senators introduced their bill in the Senate Environment and Public […]

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Sep 28 2010

Rehberg to hold local wolf hearing Oct. 6

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From today’s Daily Inter Lake . . . Rep. Denny Rehberg, R-Mont., announced Monday that he will host three hearings — including one in Kalispell on Oct. 6 — on the impacts of relisting gray wolves under the Endangered Species Act. Rehberg is interested in a legislative solution… The Oct. 6 meeting in Kalispell will […]

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Sep 17 2010

Rehberg asking for feedback on proposed “Idaho and Montana Wolf Management Act of 2010″

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Yesterday, Montana Rep. Denny Rehberg released the text of draft legislation to remove the gray wolf from the Endangered Species list in Montana and Idaho. Rehberg has posted the proposed bill on his website and is asking for public comment. The site’s “Wolf Management” page includes a link to the bill, as well as an […]

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Sep 16 2010

Rehberg drafts legislation for Montana & Idaho to manage gray wolves

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From today’s Missoulian . . . Montana Rep. Denny Rehberg released draft legislation Thursday that would prohibit treating gray wolves in Montana and Idaho as endangered species and turn management of them exclusively over to the states. The brief, two-page draft is meant to be a starting point for legislation that he hopes to present […]

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Jan 04 2010

Practical politics: Rehberg stance on Tester’s “wilderness bill” a concern

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Watching Senator Jon Tester’s “Forest Jobs and Recreation Act” make its way through the system is a real lesson in practical politics. It made it past the initial, more or less pro forma hearings in front of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. Now, Congressman Denny Rehberg is getting into the act with a […]

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