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Editor's note: Rep. Rehberg posts his schedule online at his congressional website. The staff of the Sunlight Foundation and Congresspedia regularly copy his schedule to this archive, beginning on June 21, 2007. As of August 23, 2007, it is noted below if there was no schedule posted for a time period.

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http://rehberg.house.gov/index.cfm?sectionid=7&sectiontree=2,7 (current home for Rep. Rehberg's schedules)

Contents

August 2010

August 10, 2010

GOP Conference

House Floor action— 4 votes

August 7, 2010

Interview with Duane Williams, KLCB

Lincoln County Listening Session

August 6, 2010

Interview with Jay Scott, KBLL

Meeting with Haley Beaudry, Columbia Falls Aluminum

Jefferson County Listening Session

GOP Members Conference Call

Lewis and Clark County Listening Session

August 5, 2010

Madison County Listening Session

Interview call-in with John Schuyler & JoAnn Juliano, KDBM

Beaverhead County Listening Session

August 4, 2010

Interview with Dean Alexander and Dave Vissher, KBOZ

Park County Listening Session

Meet and Greet with Seth Adams

Gallatin County Listening Session

Interview with Mike Dennison, Lee Newspapers

August 3, 2010

  • Musselshell County Listening Session
  • Judith Basin Listening Session

August 2, 2010

  • Radio interview with Sidney Radio, 93.1 FM
  • Roosevelt County Listening Session
  • Richland County Listening Session

August 1, 2010

  • Daniels County Listening Session
  • Sheridan County Listening Session
  • Meeting with Sheridan County Commissioners and Veterinarian Todd Marsh on tornado response

July 2010

July 30, 2010

  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor action— 5 votes
  • Scheduling meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor action— 10 votes

July 29, 2010

  • Theme Team with Charlie Cook
  • Meeting with Congressional Youth Leadership Council (CYLC) Montana Student, Heather Phillip
  • Meet and Greet with Montana Boys Nation delegates
  • Meeting with Montana representatives of the FFA
  • Meeting with Ron Paul
  • Meeting with H.E. Aziz Mekouar, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco to the United States
  • House Floor action—17 votes

July 28, 2010

  • State and Foreign Operations Subcommittee Hearing on the oversight of U.S. civilian assistance for Afghanistan
  • Meeting with Brian Patrick and Jim Germann, American Association of School Superintendents
  • Meeting with tribal representatives of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes regarding water rights
  • Meeting with Montana representatives of the National Education Association
  • Meeting with Montana representatives of the FFA
  • House Floor action—7 votes

July 27, 2010

  • GOP Conference
  • Interview with Emily Boyles, KXGN
  • GOP Members Briefing with Frank Luntz
  • Meeting with Melanie Schwarzbach, Top Ten 2010 Society for Science & the Public (SSP) Fellows
  • Interview with Kay Rossi, KRTV
  • Meeting with Montana Girls State Delegate
  • House Floor action—3 votes

July 26, 2010

  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor action—3 votes

July 25, 2010

  • Rosebud County Listening Session
  • Prairie County Listening Session

July 24, 2010

  • Yellowstone County Listening Session
  • Carbon County Listening Session

July 22, 2010

  • Meeting with senior staff
  • Meeting with representatives of the Big Sky Association of Medical Equipment Suppliers
  • House Floor action—2 votes
  • Meeting with Ron Paul with special guest Dr. Charles Murray
  • Meeting with representatives of the Montana Small Business Alliance
  • House Floor action—2 votes
  • Meeting with Jim Ahrens, Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital
  • Meeting with Montana Girls Nation 'Senators'
  • House Floor action—2 votes

July 21, 2010

  • Meeting with Congressman Simpson and National Parks Conversation Association
  • Meeting with Bret Ewer, Pacific Steel & Recycling
  • Interview with Chuck Johnson, Lee Newspapers
  • House Floor action—4 votes
  • Interview with Aaron Flint, Voices of Montana
  • Meeting with Montana Employees of Baxter International
  • House Floor action—3 votes

July 20, 2010

  • GOP Conference
  • House Floor speech on reducing government spending
  • Meeting with Montana Agriculture Business Association
  • Meeting with Sam Strickland and Clint Culver, Association of Montana Turf, Ornamental and Pest Professional (AMTOPP)
  • Meeting with Emilie Anderson, Target Range School
  • Republican Appropriators Meeting
  • Full Committee Markup of Transportation and Military Construction Appropriations Bills
  • Meeting with Curtis Jabs, Basin Electric Power Cooperative
  • Meeting with Montana Bankers Association
  • House Floor action—3 votes

July 19, 2010

  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor action—3 votes

July 18, 2010

  • Blaine County Listening Session
  • Meet and Greet at the 4-H tent, Blaine County Fair
  • Valley County Listening Session

July 17, 2010

  • Interview with Jim Sargent, KMON
  • Cascade County Listening Session
  • Hill County Listening Session
  • Interview with Alan Hoffmann, KOJM

July 15, 2010

  • State and Foreign Operations Subcommittee Hearing: Oversight of U.S. Civilian Assistance for Afghanistan
  • House Floor action—1 vote
  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor action—4 votes
  • Energy and Water Subcommittee Markup of the FY 2011 Appropriations Bill
  • Labor Health and Human Services & Education Subcommittee Markup of the FY2011 Appropriations Bill

July 14, 2010

  • GOP Conference
  • House Floor speech on AmericaSpeakingOut.com
  • Denny’s Desk on AmericaSpeakingOut.com
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor action—3 votes
  • Meeting with Bob Hanson, Montana Farm Bureau
  • Meeting with Montana representatives of the National Native Language Revitalization Summit
  • House Floor action—3 votes

July 13, 2010

  • Spoke at the Montana State Fireman's Association 121st Annual Convention
  • Meeting with members of the Billings Fire Department
  • Meeting with Tom Hanel, Mayor of Billings

July 12, 2010

  • Attended Montana State Fireman’s Association Reception

July 9, 2010

  • Missoula County Listening Session
  • Meeting with Randy Gordon, Seeley Lake Sewer District
  • Meeting with Neptune Aviation
  • Meeting and Tour of Milltown Dam with Montana Rail Link and Envirocon

July 8, 2010

  • Interviews at Mountain Broadcasting
  • Interview with Pete Denault and Peter Christian, Gap Broadcasting, KGVO 1290 AM
  • Mineral County Listening Session
  • Ravalli County Listening Session

July 7, 2010

  • Interview with Jeff Smith, KERR, 750 AM
  • Interview with Benny Bee, Jr. and Rob Dewbre, Bee Broadcasting
  • Interview with John Michaels, The Bear, 106.3 FM
  • Lake County Listening Session
  • Meeting with Flathead Indian Irrigation Project Cooperative Management Entity (CME)


July 6, 2010

  • Meeting at Troy Mine
  • Flathead County Listening Session
  • Spirit of Enterprise Luncheon with Montana Chamber of Commerce
  • Meeting with Radiologists at Kalispell Regional Medical Center
  • Interview with Brent Shrum, Kootenai Valley Record
  • Interview with Duane Williams, KLCB, 1230 AM

July 5, 2010

  • Interview with Mark Daniels, KSEN, 1150 AM
  • Toole County Listening Session
  • Glacier County Listening Session

July 1, 2010

  • Theme Team with David Winston
  • House Floor action—3 votes
  • House Floor speech on the monument designations in Montana
  • Liberty Caucus Luncheon with Ron Paul
  • House Floor action—3 votes
  • Meeting with Dr. Gary Mihelish, National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
  • Meeting with Ashley Sutter, House Page from Montana
  • House Floor action—3 votes
  • Interview with Matt Brown, Associated Press
  • Meeting with South Korean Ministry for Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
  • House Floor action—10 votes

June 2010

June 30, 2010

  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor action—4 votes
  • Interview with John Adams, Great Falls Tribune
  • House Floor action—3 votes
  • Republican meeting of the State and Foreign Operations Subcommittee
  • Meeting with Bill Sundermeier and Earl Lewis, FLIR Systems
  • Meeting with Jim Stoppert, Rivertop Renewables
  • House Floor action—6 votes
  • Meeting with Donna Hartelius, National Patient Advocate Foundation
  • State and Foreign Operations Subcommittee Markup

June 29, 2010

  • 2nd Amendment Task Force meeting
  • GOP Conference
  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor action—3 votes
  • Meeting with David Joyce and Sid Ashworth, GE Aviation
  • Meeting with representatives of the Montana Library Association
  • Meeting with Scott Dacey and Jerry Weller
  • House Floor action—4 votes

Thursday, June 24, 2010

  • Briefing with Dr. Arthur Laffer on Pro-Growth Economic Policies
  • Meeting with Montana student with the Congressional Youth Leadership Council
  • TV Taping on federal government "tax" payments due to Montana and EPA lead rule
  • Meeting with Dan Mattoon, Rolls-Royce North America
  • House Floor action–10 votes

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

  • GOP Conference
  • Meeting with Waded Cruzado, President of Montana State University
  • Call with Administrator Craig Fugate, DHS/FEMA on the Billings tornado
  • House Floor action–3 votes
  • Meeting with Clyde Dailey, Montana Credit Union Network
  • Meeting with Montana representatives of the Community Oncology Alliance
  • Meeting with Dr. Peter Degel and Ken Woosley, Youth Dynamics
  • Meeting with representatives of the Montana Farm Bureau
  • Meeting with Ranking Member Frelinghuysen to discuss Energy and Water appropriations bill
  • House Floor action–3 votes

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor action–3 votes

Monday, June 21, 2010

  • Meeting with Yellowstone County Commissioners, Mayor Tom Hanel, and representatives from MetraPark on disaster response
  • Interview with Aaron Flint, Voices of Montana
  • Billings Office Hours
  • Site visit of MetraPark damage with Governor Schweitzer and local officials

Thursday, June 17, 2010

  • Theme Team with Fred Barnes
  • House Floor action–3 votes
  • Meeting with Montana Students with Congressional Youth Leadership Council
  • Meeting with Brian Kessler, Montana Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
  • House Floor action–5 votes
  • Meeting with Paige Ward, Congressional Art Contest Winner
  • Meeting with Deborah Mattern, One Voice Against Cancer
  • Meeting with Luke Kobold, Billings Clinic

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

  • Meeting with Steve Leer and Tom Altmeyer, Arch Coal
  • Meeting with Montana 4-H Students
  • Meeting with Close-Up students from Custer, MT
  • Meeting with Frank Cote and Mike Frank, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Meeting with Jay Pezoldt, Baker Commodities, Inc
  • Meeting with Montana representatives of the American Nurses Association
  • House Floor action–3 votes

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

  • Breakfast with Montana Electric Cooperatives' Association Youth Group
  • GOP Conference
  • Meeting with Major General Donald Alston, U.S. Air Force
  • Interview with Pete Deneault, KGVO
  • Speech on House Floor on the 2nd Amendment and public lands
  • Meeting with Katherine Yost, Montana Agri-Women
  • Meeting with Montana representatives of the School Network for Absenteeism Prevention (SNAP)
  • Meeting with the Moen Family of Billings, MT
  • Meeting with Michael J. Fisher, Chief of the U.S. Border Patrol and Congressman Stupak, fellow co-chair of Northern Border Caucus
  • House Floor action–3 votes
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor action–4 votes

Monday, June 14, 2010

  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor action–3 votes

Thursday, June 10, 2010

  • Theme Team meeting with David Brooks
  • Meeting with Young Ukrainian Leaders
  • Meeting with Montana FFA Students
  • Meeting with H.E. Sameh Shoukry, Ambassador of Egypt to the United States
  • House Floor action–8 votes
  • Meeting with Dexter Busby, Montana Refining Company
  • Meeting with Elaine Schoyen and Kathryn Lewis, Mental Health America Conference
  • Meeting with Montana Students, National Security Education Program (NSEP)
  • Meeting with Montana Representatives of National Environmental Strategies
  • Friends of Thailand Caucus meeting with Kiat Sittheeamorn, President of the Thailand Trade Representative and Special Envoy of Prime Minister of Thailand

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

  • GOP Conference
  • Meeting with high school students from Sunburst, Scobey and Billings
  • Meeting with Bill Donald, John Goggins and "Tater" Erickson, MT Stockgrowers Association
  • Meeting with Valley County 4-H Group
  • Meeting with Kelsen Young, Montana Coalition against Domestic and Sexual Violence
  • Interview with Aaron Flint, Voices of Montana
  • Meeting with Dr. Douglas Carr, Billings Clinic
  • House Floor action–4 votes
  • Meeting with Kim Murray, American Pulse Association
  • Interview with Cyndy Koures, KECI-TV
  • House Floor action–4 votes
  • Meeting with Montana County Commissioners on Partnership for Rural America Campaign
  • Meeting with Ranger Scott Emmerich, Glacier National Park

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor action—2 votes

Monday, June 7, 2010

  • Interview with Aaron Flint, Voices of Montana

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

  • Interview with Matt Gouras, Associated Press


May 2010

Monday, May 31, 2010

  • Memorial Day Ceremony at Mountain View Cemetery
  • Memorial Day Ceremony at Yellowstone Veterans Cemetery

Friday, May 28, 2010

  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor action—18 votes

Thursday, May 27, 2010

  • Meeting with senior staff
  • Meeting with Patrick Collins, Sterling Insurance
  • House Floor action—4 votes
  • Liberty Caucus Luncheon with Dr. Ron Paul
  • Republican Appropriations Committee Members Meeting
  • House Floor action—3 votes
  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor action—6 votes

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

  • Meeting with senior staff
  • Meeting with Jackie Flikkema, Knife River Corporation
  • Interview with Ed O'Brien, Montana Public Radio, Missoula
  • Testify in front of the House Rules Committee, amendments to the NDAA
  • Meeting with John McKenna, Meghann McKenna, New York Life Insurance Company
  • House Floor action—4 votes

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

  • 2nd Amendment Task Force Meeting
  • GOP Conference
  • Congressional Coal Caucus roundtable discussion
  • House Floor speech on the necessity of passing a budget
  • Meeting with Grant Eve, Joseph Eve
  • Meeting with Montana representatives of the Northwest Farm Credit Services
  • Meeting with Montana Representatives of the National Air Traffic Controllers Association
  • Meeting with Miles and Gayle Watts
  • House Floor action—4 votes
  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor action—4 votes

Monday, May 24, 2010

Meeting with senior staff

  • House Floor action—3 votes

Friday, May 21, 2010

  • Interview with Alan Hoffman, KOJM Havre

Thursday, May 20, 2010

  • Theme team with Ed Gillespie
  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor action—4 votes
  • Balanced Budget Amendment Caucus Meeting with Newt Gingrich
  • Meeting with Tom and Carol Spika, Spika Manufacturing
  • Meeting with the winners of the Presidential Environmental Youth Award

House Floor action—3 votes

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

  • GOP Conference
  • Meeting with Appropriations Committee Members
  • House Floor action—4 votes
  • Meeting with Rodney Bach, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • Meeting with representatives of the Montana Rural Local Exchange Carriers
  • Meeting with Jeff Laszlo, Rob Hazlewood and Paulette Pidcock regarding O’Dell Creek Restoration Project
  • Meeting with Douglas Wadle and Erin Reis, American College of Physicians
  • Meeting with Montana representatives with the National Association of Insurance Commissioners
  • Meeting with Arthur Geiger, Avitus Group
  • House Floor action—4 votes
  • Meeting with Lynda Wightman, Hunter Industries


Thursday, May 20, 2010

  • Theme team with Ed Gillespie
  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor action—4 votes
  • Balanced Budget Amendment Caucus Meeting with Newt Gingrich
  • Meeting with Tom and Carol Spika, Spika Manufacturing
  • Meeting with the winners of the Presidential Environmental Youth Award
  • House Floor action—3 votes


Friday, May 21, 2010

  • Interview with Alan Hoffman, KOJM Havre


Monday, May 24, 2010

  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor action—3 votes


Tuesday, May 25, 2010

2nd Amendment Task Force Meeting

  • GOP Conference
  • Congressional Coal Caucus roundtable discussion
  • House Floor speech on the necessity of passing a budget
  • Meeting with Grant Eve, Joseph Eve
  • Meeting with Montana representatives of the Northwest Farm Credit Services
  • Meeting with Montana Representatives of the National Air Traffic Controllers Association
  • Meeting with Miles and Gayle Watts
  • House Floor action—4 votes
  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor action—4 votes


April 2010

April 27, 2010

  • U.S. Chamber of Commerce “Spirit of Enterprise” Award Breakfast
  • GOP Conference
  • Meeting with Dr. Nick Wolter and Jim Duncan, Billings Clinic
  • Meeting with Elouise Cobell
  • Meeting with Mark Vandolah, Montana Association of Nurse Anesthetists
  • Meeting with Bob Winger, President of Boilermakers-Local 11
  • Meeting with Carl Lehrkind and Elaine Taylor, Montana Beverage Association
  • Meeting with representatives of the Montana Independent Bankers Association
  • Meet and Greet with Barry Green, National Association of Railroad Passengers (NARP)
  • House Floor action—3 votes

April 26, 2010

  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor action—3 votes

April 25, 2010

  • No schedule captured

April 24, 2010

  • No schedule captured

April 23, 2010

  • No schedule captured

April 22, 2010

  • Theme Team with Dick Morris
  • House Floor action—4 votes
  • Meeting with Walt Acra, Montana Assistant Principal of the Year
  • Meeting with Montana students
  • Meeting with Montana representatives of the American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Meeting with former Senator Steve Symms, AIDS Healthcare Foundation
  • Meeting with Alison Santore, Providence Health and Services

April 21, 2010

  • GOP Conference
  • Labor Health and Human Services Hearing with Secretary Sebelius on the 2011 Budget
  • Meeting with Harry Watkins, Zip Beverage
  • Meeting with Montana Close Up Students
  • Montana Delegation Lunch with Senator Baucus and Senator Tester
  • Meeting with Paul Sims, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
  • Meeting with Dale Stovall, Western Montana Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA)
  • Meeting with Montana Building Industry Association and Environmental Protection Agency
  • Meeting with Chis Tweeten and Robert Carlson, Montana representatives of the American Bar Association
  • House Floor action—3 votes

April 20, 2010

  • House Floor action— 2 votes

April 19, 2010

  • No schedule captured

April 18, 2010

  • No schedule captured

April 17, 2010

  • No schedule captured

April 16, 2010

  • No schedule captured

April 15, 2010

  • TV Taping on tax relief
  • House Floor action—2 votes
  • Meeting with Gary Fabricius, Montanan serving in the Air Force
  • Meeting with John Milne, Chris Heggem and Chris Frech, Emergent BioSolutions
  • Meeting with John Grossenbacher and Glen Tait, Idaho National Laboratory
  • Interview with Aaron Flint, "Voices of Montana"
  • Meeting with Ambassador of Columbia to the United States, Carolina Barco
  • House Floor action—6 votes

April 14, 2010

  • GOP Conference
  • Labor, Health and Human Services Hearing on Social Security
  • State and Foreign Operations Hearing on the Millennium Challenge Corporation
  • Meeting with Close Up Students from Shields Valley
  • State and Foreign Operations Briefing with Abdullah II bin al-Hussein, King of Jordan
  • Meeting with Lt Gen Klotz, AFGSC regarding Malmstrom Air Force Base
  • Meeting with Lynne Egan, North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA)
  • Meeting Bruce Posey, Montana Representative for the Mortgage Bankers Association
  • Energy and Water Hearing on the Bureau of Reclamation
  • Meeting with Jason Thomas, Intern at the Leadership Institute
  • House Floor action—4 votes

April 13, 2010

  • Meeting with Sletten Construction representatives regarding the Billings Courthouse
  • House Floor action—3 votes

April 12, 2010

  • No schedule captured

April 11, 2010

  • No schedule captured

April 10, 2010

  • Interview with Kellyn Brown and Dan Testa, Flathead Beacon
  • Interview with Jim Mann, Daily Inter lake
  • Meeting with Tea Party members

April 9, 2010

  • No schedule captured

April 8, 2010

  • Tour of Signal Peak Mine

April 7, 2010

  • Call-in interview with Stan Ozark, Glasgow Radio
  • Interview with Samar Fay, Glasgow Courier Newspaper
  • Meeting with Dan Carney, Mayor of Glasgow
  • Meeting with Fort Peck Rural Water Users

April 6, 2010

  • Interview with Greg Kielb, KMMR-FM
  • Interview with Curtis and Bonnie Star, Phillips County News
  • Phillips County Listening Session on Monument Designations and Health care

April 5, 2010

  • No schedule captured

April 4, 2010

  • No schedule captured

April 3, 2010

  • No schedule captured

April 2, 2010

  • No schedule captured

April 1, 2010

  • No schedule captured


April 2010

Saturday, April 10, 2010

  • Interview with Kellyn Brown and Dan Testa, Flathead Beacon
  • Interview with Jim Mann, Daily Inter lake
  • Meeting with Tea Party members


Tuesday, April 13, 2010

  • Meeting with Sletten Construction representatives regarding the Billings Courthouse
  • House Floor action—3 votes


Wednesday, April 14, 2010

  • GOP Conference
  • Labor, Health and Human Services Hearing on Social Security
  • State and Foreign Operations Hearing on the Millennium Challenge Corporation
  • Meeting with Close Up Students from Shields Valley
  • State and Foreign Operations Briefing with Abdullah II bin al-Hussein, King of Jordan
  • Meeting with Lt Gen Klotz, AFGSC regarding Malmstrom Air Force Base
  • Meeting with Lynne Egan, North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA)
  • Meeting Bruce Posey, Montana Representative for the Mortgage Bankers Association
  • Energy and Water Hearing on the Bureau of Reclamation
  • Meeting with Jason Thomas, Intern at the Leadership Institute
  • House Floor action—4 votes

March 2010

March 31, 2010

  • Speak to “Intro to American Politics” class at Montana State University
  • Speak to “Elections” class at Montana State University

March 30, 2010

  • No schedule captured

March 29, 2010

  • Meeting with Montana Contractor’s Association
  • Interview with Susan Edwards, KBLL, 1240 AM
  • Interview with Don Dunwell, Beartooth NBC
  • Montana Chamber of Commerce Luncheon

March 28, 2010

  • No schedule captured

March 27, 2010

  • No schedule captured

March 26, 2010

  • No schedule captured

March 25, 2010

  • Theme Team with Glen Bolger
  • Interview with Matt Gouras, Associated Press
  • State, Foreign Operations Subcommittee Hearing: U.S Department of the Treasury International Programs
  • House Floor action—3 votes
  • GOP Conference
  • House Floor action—6 votes

March 24, 2010

  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor action—3 votes
  • Meeting with Dora Felicioni, National Association of Postal Supervisors
  • Energy and Water Hearing: Department of Energy 2011 Budget
  • House Floor action—6 votes

March 23, 2010

  • Second Amendment Task Force Meeting
  • GOP Conference
  • Meeting with Geoff Feiss, Montana Telecommunications Association
  • Meeting with Marv Fertel, Nuclear Energy Institute
  • Meeting with Chinook High School Students
  • Meeting with Gregg Neibauer, Alpine Foot & Ankle Clinic
  • Meeting with TRIO High School students
  • House Floor action—3 votes
  • Energy and Water Hearing, Department of Energy: Nuclear Energy, 2011 Budget
  • Meeting with BJ Granberry and Denise Juneau, Montana Office of Public Instruction
  • House Floor action—3 votes

March 22, 2010

  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor action—2 votes
  • 2010 AIPAC Policy Conference

March 21, 2010

  • House Floor action—15 votes

March 20, 2010

  • House Floor action – 7 votes

March 19, 2010

  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor action—3 votes
  • Press Conference Call on the Health Care Legislation
  • House Floor action—9 votes

March 18, 2010

  • Bicameral GOP Conference on health care
  • Labor Health and Human Services and Education Subcommittee Hearing--Department of Education: FY 2011 Budget Overview
  • Meeting with Steve Turkiewicz, Montana Bankers Association
  • Meeting with Montana Student, Congressional Youth Leadership Council
  • Meet and Greet with Carol Burton, United Way of Yellowstone County
  • House Floor action – 3 votes
  • Meeting with Andy Malby, Lori Rochford, John Barrows, and Roberta Barrows, Montana Newspaper Association
  • Healthy Forest Caucus Meeting
  • TV Taping on health care reform
  • Meeting with representatives of the Fort Peck-Dry Prairie Regional Water System
  • House Floor action – 5 votes

March 17, 2010

  • Energy and Water Hearing: Department of Energy--Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Fossil Energy, Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, 2011 Budget Overview
  • House Floor action – 3 votes
  • GOP Members briefing on health care
  • Meeting with Montana Close-up students
  • State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Subcommittee briefing with Richard Holbrooke, Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan
  • Meeting with Dr. Waded Cruzado, President of Montana State University
  • Meeting with Chris Mehl, Bozeman City Commissioner
  • Meeting with representatives of the Montana State Firemen's Association
  • Meeting with representatives of the Montana Bankers Association
  • House Floor action—5 votes

March 16, 2010

  • GOP Conference
  • Appropriations Hearing on the 2011 Budget and the Economic Outlook for the United States
  • House Floor speech on health care
  • Energy and Water Hearing, Department of Energy — Environmental Management, Legacy Management
  • Meet and Greet with Montana representatives of the Federated Women in Timber
  • Meeting with Stephen Wahrlich, American Hotel and Lodging Association
  • Coal Caucus Meeting
  • House Floor action—4 votes

March 15, 2010

  • Meeting with Jennifer Jarrell, Rocky Boy’s/North Central Montana Regional Water System
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor action—4 votes

March 14, 2010

  • No schedule captured

March 13, 2010

  • No schedule captured

March 12, 2010

  • Conference call with Senior Staff
  • House Floor action—3 votes

March 11, 2010

  • Special GOP Conference
  • House Floor action—8 votes
  • Liberty Caucus Luncheon with Congressman Ron Paul
  • Meeting with Tom Hanel, Mayor of Billings
  • Meeting with representatives of the Great Falls Community
  • TV Taping on FFA, 100 year tribute to Glacier National Park and the Earmark Moratorium
  • Meeting with Tana Ostrowski, Governor’s Traumatic Brain Injury Advisory Council
  • Meeting with Montana representatives of the Self-Insurance Institute of America

March 10, 2010

  • GOP Conference
  • Meeting with Jeanie Gentry, Bill Patten and Connie Welter, St. John’s Lutheran Hospital
  • Hearing on the Department of Labor FY2011 Budget Overview with the Secretary of Labor, Hilda Solis
  • Meeting with senior staff
  • Meet and Greet with Steve Holland, Montana State University Manufacturing Center
  • Meeting with Mike Lewis, Universal Technical Resource Services, Inc
  • Meet and Greet with representatives of the Montana Association of Counties
  • House Floor action—3 votes
  • Meeting with Montana representatives of the American Heart Association
  • House Floor action—3 votes

March 9, 2010

  • Conference call with senior staff

March 8, 2010

  • No schedule captured

March 7, 2010

  • No schedule captured

March 6, 2010

  • No schedule captured

March 5, 2010

  • No schedule captured

March 4, 2010

  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor action—6 votes
  • Meeting with representatives of the Montana Independent Insurance Agents
  • Co-chair of the Labor, Health & Human Services Hearing: Combating Health Care Fraud and Abuse
  • Meet and Greet with Bill Bullard, Coalition for a Prosperous America
  • House Floor action—2 votes

March 3, 2010

  • GOP Conference
  • House Floor speech on National Monument designations in Montana
  • Meeting with Chairman Tale Heydarov, European Azerbaijan Society
  • Meeting with representatives of the Montana Broadcasters Association
  • Meeting with Ken Egan, Humanities Montana
  • Meeting with David Arthur, PPL
  • House Floor action—3 votes
  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor action—3 votes
  • Meeting with Chippewa Creek Tribe and North Central Montana Regional Water Authority

March 2, 2010

  • No schedule captured

March 1, 2010

  • Interview with Eric Olsen, Montana Shrugged


February 2010

February 28, 2010

  • No schedule captured

February 27, 2010

  • No schedule captured

February 26, 2010

  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor action—6 votes

February 25, 2010

  • Meeting with Joel Lankford and Sandy Matheson, St. Patrick’s Hospital
  • House Floor action—1 vote
  • State Department Budget Hearing
  • Meeting with representatives of the Montana Primary Care Association
  • Meeting with Montana representatives of the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association and the Association of American Railroads
  • Press Interview with Kim Skornogoski, Great Falls Tribune
  • House Floor action—3 Votes

February 24, 2010

  • Meeting with representatives of the Montana Credit Union Network
  • House Floor action – 3 votes
  • Meeting with Tom Slater, Kentucky Fried Chicken
  • Meeting with Zoee Turrill, Environment Montana
  • Army Corps of Engineers Budget Hearing
  • House Floor action—3 votes

February 23, 2010

  • GOP Conference
  • Meeting with Steve Daines, RightNow Technologies
  • Meet and Greet with Montana Youth Challenge Academy cadets
  • House Floor speech on job creation
  • Republican Leadership Luncheon
  • Meeting with Montana Tribal College Presidents
  • Meeting with Montana representatives of the National Groundwater Association
  • Meeting with Allan Peterson, Montana Blind and Low Vision
  • Meeting with Dr. John Johnson, President of the International College
  • Meeting with Montana representatives of the National Barely Growers Association
  • House Floor action—9 votes

February 22, 2010

  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor action – 2 votes

February 21, 2010

  • No schedule captured

February 20, 2010

  • No schedule captured

February 19, 2010

  • Interviews with multiple radio stations at the Cherry Creek Radio Complex, Great Falls
  • Meeting with the Great Falls Tribune Editorial Board
  • Keynote speaker at the Montana Rural Water System Technical Conference
  • Meeting Colonel Fortney, Colonel Cotton and Sergeant Kent at Malmstrom Air Force Base
  • Meeting with General Livingston and Colonel Hronek at Malmstrom Air Force Base

February 18, 2010

  • Interview with Matt Dettori, Livingston Enterprise
  • Tour of PrintingForLess.com
  • Tour of Mystery Ranch
  • Bozeman KBZK-TV with John Sherer
  • Meeting with Bozeman Job Service Workforce Center
  • Meet and Greet with Dr. Waded Cruzado, MSU President

February 17, 2010

  • Interviews with multiple radio stations at Gap Broadcasting, Billings
  • Interview with Pete Denault, Voices of Montana
  • Presented the Spirit of Enterprise Award from the Montana Chamber of Commerce
  • Tour of the Northern Hotel
  • Meeting with Barry Usher, Mack Long and Brian Cebull at Beartooth Harley Davidson
  • Meeting with employees at Cenex Refinery

February 17, 2010

  • No schedule captured

February 16, 2010

  • No schedule captured

February 15, 2010

  • No schedule captured

February 14, 2010

  • No schedule captured

February 13, 2010

  • No schedule captured

February 12, 2010

  • No schedule captured

February 11, 2010

  • GOP Conference Call
  • Meeting with Gary Doer, Ambassador of Canada to the United States of America
  • Tuesday, February 16, 2010
  • Meeting with Billings Gazette Editorial Board

February 10, 2010

  • Meeting with Montana representatives of the USA Dry Pea and Lentil Council
  • Meeting with Alex Philip from TerraEchos, Larry Hall and Tom Acevedo from S&K Electronics

February 9, 2010

  • No schedule captured

February 8, 2010

  • No schedule captured

February 7, 2010

  • No schedule captured

February 6, 2010

  • No schedule captured

February 5, 2010

  • Realtor “Survivor” Event hosted by Debbi Royer in Bozeman

February 4, 2010

  • Interview with George Cole, Yellowstone Public radio
  • House Floor action – 10 votes
  • Meeting with Montana representatives of the American Institute of Architects

February 4, 2010

  • Interview with George Cole, Yellowstone Public radio
  • House Floor action – 10 votes
  • Meeting with Montana representatives of the American Institute of Architects

February 3, 2010

  • GOP Conference
  • Meeting with Amy Beames and John Goodnow, Benefis Health System
  • House Floor action-- 5 votes
  • Meeting with Ron De Yong, Montana Department of Agriculture
  • Meeting with members from the Montana School Boards Association
  • State, Foreign Operations Subcommittee meeting with George Mitchell, Special Envoy for Middle East Peace
  • Meeting with Donn Salvosa, Nuclear Energy Institute
  • House Floor action—5 votes

February 2, 2010

  • House Floor action—3 votes

February 1, 2010

  • No schedule captured


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January 2010

January 31, 2010

  • No schedule captured

January 30, 2010

  • Republican Issues Conference

January 29, 2010

  • Republican Issues Conference

January 28, 2010

  • Republican Issues Conference

January 27, 2010

  • GOP Conference
  • Meeting with Joe Jonas, Special Olympics
  • House Floor action—2 votes
  • Meeting with Cy Jamison, Billings Public Schools
  • Meeting with representatives from Montana Grain Growers Association
  • Meeting with Sue Damour, Regional GSA Administrator
  • House Floor action—3 votes
  • Meeting with Karen Schott, Northwest Farm Credit Services
  • Meeting with John Halliwell, Pfizer
  • Meeting with Katie Gibson, Tamika & Friends

January 26, 2010

  • No schedule captured

January 25, 2010

  • Editorial Board Meeting with the Bozeman Daily Chronicle to discuss S. 1470
  • Editorial Board Meeting with the Montana Standard to discuss S. 1470
  • Editorial Board Meeting with the Helena Independent Record to discuss S. 1470
  • Meeting with Matt Gouras, Associated Press

January 24, 2010

  • No schedule captured

January 23, 2010

  • No schedule captured

January 22, 2010

  • No schedule captured

January 21, 2010

  • Theme Team with Kellyanne Conway
  • House Floor speech on EPA regulating greenhouse gases
  • Meeting with Ambassador Yuan of Taiwan
  • House Floor action—5 votes
  • Meeting with MaryAnne Dunlap, Sanofi Pasteur
  • State, Foreign Operations Subcommittee briefing on Haiti with Dr. Raj Shah, USAID Administrator and Ambassador Craig Kelly, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs.
  • Meeting with Cliff Roberti, Self-Insurance Institute of America
  • Meeting with Tracey Evans, Denbury Resources

January 20, 2010

  • GOP Conference
  • Meeting with Andrew Kaplan, AstraZeneca
  • Meeting with officials from the Montana Office of Rural Health
  • Meeting with Steve Turkiewicz and Terry Lobdell, Montana Bankers Association
  • Call with Montana families regarding adopted children from Haiti
  • House Floor action—3 votes
  • Meeting with Jane Adams, Johnson and Johnson
  • Meeting with Wayne Hirsch, U.S. Bank

January 19, 2010

  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor action—3 votes

January 18, 2010

  • No schedule captured

January 17, 2010

  • No schedule captured

January 16, 2010

  • Public Listening Session in Libby, Lincoln County
  • Interview with Brad Fuqua, The Western News & Daily Inter Lake

January 15, 2010

  • Conference call with legislative staff to discuss spending reform

January 14, 2010

  • Montana Contractors Association Banquet

January 13, 2010

  • GOP Conference
  • Meeting with General Services Administration to discuss the Billings Courthouse
  • Interview with Bill Schneider, NewWest.com
  • Meeting with senior staff
  • Meeting with Harold Blattie and Carl Seilstad, Montana Association of Counties
  • Conference call with Montana media to discuss the Billings Courthouse
  • Meeting with Donna Rise and Erik Hanson, Montana Department of Agriculture
  • Meeting with Montana farmers to discuss Lubrigreen
  • Interview with Michael Noyes, Montana Policy Institute
  • House Floor action—4 votes

January 12, 2010

  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor action—1 vote

January 11, 2010

  • Conference call with legislative staff

January 10, 2010

  • No schedule captured

January 9, 2010

  • Interview with Aaron Flint, Voices of Montana

January 8, 2010

  • Meeting with Wild West Institute and the Alliance for the Wild Rockies
  • Interview with Rob Chaney, Missoulian
  • Public Listening Session in Deer Lodge, Powell County
  • Public Meeting with Elected Officials in Deer Lodge, Powell County
  • Public Meeting with Powell County opponents of S. 1470
  • Public Meeting with Powell County proponents of S. 1470

January 7, 2010

  • Public Meeting with Silver Bow County opponents of S. 1470
  • Public Meeting with Silver Bow proponents of S. 1470
  • Public Listening Session in Philipsburg, Granite County
  • Public Meeting with Elected Officials in Philipsburg, Granite County

January 6, 2010

  • Interview with Jeff Gray, KMBR-FM and KAAR-FM
  • Interview with Matt Gouras, Associated Press
  • Public Listening Session in Butte, Silver Bow County
  • Interview with Dan Sharon, KBOW-FM
  • Public Meeting with Elected Officials from Silver Bow County
  • Public Meeting with Elected Officials in Anaconda, Deer Lodge County

January 5, 2010

  • Interview with John Schuyler, KBEV-FM
  • Public Meeting with Elected Officials from Beaverhead County
  • Public Listening Session in Dillon, Beaverhead County
  • Public Meeting with Beaverhead County opponents of S. 1470
  • Public Meeting with Beaverhead County proponents of S. 1470

January 4, 2010

  • Public Listening Session in Ennis, Madison County
  • Public Meeting with Elected Officials from Madison County
  • Public Meeting with Madison County opponents of S. 1470
  • Public Meeting with Madison County proponents of S. 1470

January 3, 2010

  • No schedule captured

January 2, 2010

  • No schedule captured

January 1, 2010

  • No schedule captured


December 2009

December 31, 2009

  • No schedule captured

December 30, 2009

  • No schedule captured

December 29, 2009

  • No schedule captured

December 28, 2009

  • Conference call with legislative staff

December 27, 2009

  • No schedule captured

December 26, 2009

  • No schedule captured

December 25, 2009

  • No schedule captured

December 24, 2009

  • No schedule captured

December 23, 2009

  • No schedule captured

December 22, 2009

  • No schedule captured

December 21, 2009

  • Interview with Chuck Johnson, Lee Newspapers State Bureau

December 20, 2009

  • No schedule captured

December 19, 2009

  • No schedule captured

December 18, 2009

  • No schedule captured

December 17, 2009

  • No schedule captured

December 16, 2009

  • Special GOP Conference
  • House Floor action—4 votes
  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor action—3 votes
  • Meeting with Mike McGinley, Beaverhead County Commissioner and Dave Schultz, Madison County Commissioner
  • Conference call with Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative to discuss cap and trade
  • House Floor action—3 votes
  • Meeting with Tony Colter with Sun Mountain Lumber and Ed Regan with RY Timber
  • House Floor action—4 votes

December 15, 2009

  • GOP Conference
  • Briefing on Afghanistan and Pakistan
  • House Floor action—3 votes
  • Interview with Ledge King, Great Falls Tribune
  • Meeting with Dan Arbell with the Embassy of Israel
  • House Floor action— 4 votes

December 14, 2009

  • Meeting with legislative staff
  • House Floor action—2 votes

December 13, 2009

  • No schedule posted

December 12, 2009

  • No schedule posted

December 11, 2009

  • House Floor action—3 votes
  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor action—6 votes

December 10, 2009

  • Meeting with legislative staff
  • House Floor action—3 votes
  • Meeting with Daniel Kenner with the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen
  • House Floor action—3 votes
  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor action—7 votes

December 9, 2009

  • House Floor speech on potential debt limit increase
  • Meeting with Canada Caucus and Northern Border Caucus
  • House Floor action—3 votes
  • Meeting with Duck-soo Han, Korea’s Ambassador to the United States
  • Meeting with Jessica Wagner, Montana student
  • House Floor action—3 votes
  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor action—2 votes

December 8, 2009

  • GOP Conference
  • Republican Appropriations Committee Meeting
  • House Floor action—4 votes
  • Meeting with James McTighe, new FBI special agent in charge for Montana
  • Meeting with Lt. Governor John Bohlinger
  • Meeting with Bob Viola with Square One Systems Design
  • TV Taping
  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor action—5 votes
  • Meeting with senior staff

December 7, 2009

  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • The White House Christmas Holiday Ball

December 6, 2009

  • No schedule posted

December 5, 2009

  • Montana Wool Growers Convention in Billings

December 4, 2009

  • No schedule posted

December 3, 2009

  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor action—3 votes
  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor action—4 votes

December 2, 2009

  • GOP Conference
  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor action—5 votes
  • Meeting with Jason Begger and Todd O’Hair with Cloud Peak Energy Resources
  • Meeting with Gary Forrester and Geoff Simon with MDU Resources
  • House Floor action—3 votes
  • Small Brewers Caucus Meeting
  • Small Brewers Caucus Reception

December 1, 2009

  • No schedule posted


November 2009

November 30, 2009

  • Military Academy Review Board in Bozeman

November 29, 2009

  • No schedule posted

November 28, 2009

  • No schedule posted

November 27, 2009

  • No schedule posted

November 26, 2009

  • No schedule posted

November 25, 2009

  • Listening Session in Deer Lodge, Powell County
  • Listening Session in Anaconda, Deer Loge County

November 24, 2009

  • Listening Session in Ennis, Madison County
  • Listening Session in Townsend, Broadwater County

November 23, 2009

  • No schedule posted

November 22, 2009

  • No schedule posted

November 21, 2009

  • Habitat for Humanity Home Dedication Ceremony in Billings
  • Interview with KULR, Billings

November 20, 2009

  • No schedule posted

November 19, 2009

  • Theme Team Meeting
  • GOP Conference meeting on health care
  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor action—3 votes
  • Meeting with Montana constituents with the Society for Human Rights Management
  • House Floor action—2 votes
  • TV Taping
  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor action—4 votes

November 18, 2009

  • Baby Caucus Meeting with Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius
  • State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs Subcommittee Members Briefing on the President’s Food Security Initiative
  • House Floor action—3 votes
  • Meeting with Mark Anderlik, Gy Moody, and Denalie Bruins with the Missoula Area Central Labor Council
  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor action—3 votes
  • Meeting with senior staff

November 17, 2009

  • House Floor speech on the “so-called” stimulus
  • Meeting with Nate Thomas with the American Physical Therapy Association
  • Meeting with Steven Yeakel with the Montana Independent Bankers
  • House Floor action—4 votes
  • Meeting with Francisco Carmona with Passport Services, U.S. Department of State

November 16, 2009

  • Fly to Washington, D.C.
  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor action—3 votes

November 15, 2009

  • No schedule posted

November 14, 2009

  • No schedule posted

November 13, 2009

  • No schedule posted

November 12, 2009

  • No schedule posted

November 11, 2009

  • Signed Armed Forces Community Covenant during Veterans Day celebration at the Reserve Center
  • Yellowstone County Veterans Ceremony
  • Volunteers of America Dedication of Independence Hall in Billings

November 10, 2009

  • No schedule posted

November 9, 2009

  • No schedule posted

November 8, 2009

  • No schedule posted

November 7, 2009

  • House Floor action— 13 votes

November 6, 2009

  • Meeting with senior staff
  • Interview with Aaron Flint with Voices of Montana
  • GOP Conference Meeting on health care
  • House Floor action—4 votes
  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor action—7 votes

November 5, 2009

  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor action—3 votes
  • Republican Health Care “House Call” on Capitol Steps
  • Meet and Greet with National Youth Leadership Council student from Montana
  • House Floor action—3 votes
  • Meeting with senior staff
  • Interview with Dan Sharon with KBOW, Butte
  • Interview with Pete Deneault with KGVO, Missoula
  • Interview with Emily Boyles with KXGN, Glendive
  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor action—3 votes

November 4, 2009

  • Meeting with senior staff
  • Labor Health and Human Services briefing on H1N1 flu
  • House Floor action—4 votes
  • Meeting with Dr. James Miller, the Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, Senator Tester and Senator Baucus to discuss Malmstrom Air Force Base
  • House Floor action—7 votes
  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor action—4 votes
  • Meeting with senior staff

November 3, 2009

  • No schedule posted

November 2, 2009

  • Fly to Washington, D.C.
  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor action—3 votes

November 1, 2009

  • Dedication Service of the Billings Food Bank


October 2009

October 31, 2009

  • Health care Listening Session in Billings, MT

October 30, 2009

  • Fly to Montana
  • Interview with Jon Stepanek with KTVQ-TV, Billings, MT
  • Interview Joel Lundstad with KULR-TV, Billings, MT

October 28, 2009

  • Meeting with senior staff
  • GOP Members briefing on Healthcare
  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor action—4 votes
  • Meeting with Dr. Joseph Jabbra with Robert College of Istanbul
  • Meeting with senior staff

October 27, 2009

  • 2nd Amendment Task Force meeting
  • GOP Conference meeting
  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor speech on the impact of proposed health care reform on Montana seniors
  • Briefing with Lt. Colonel Oliver North on Afghanistan
  • Meeting with the American Council of Young Political Leaders from Nepal
  • House Floor action—3 votes
  • Afghanistan Briefing led by Lieutenant General David W. Barno, U.S. Army, Retired
  • Meeting with senior staff

October 26, 2009

  • Fly to Washington, D.C.
  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor action—2 vote

October 21, 2009

  • GOP Conference
  • Meeting with senior staff
  • Meeting with Montana Doctors
  • House Floor action—5 votes
  • Interview with Jared Bray with KULR-TV
  • Meeting with senior staff

October 20, 2009

  • Fly to Washington, D.C.
  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor action—3 votes

October 15, 2009

  • Theme Team meeting
  • House Floor speech on Amtrak Gun Rights
  • House floor action—3 votes
  • Interview with Michael Samras with Politics Under 30
  • House floor action—2 votes
  • Meeting with Joseph Paine, Montana High School Principal of the Year
  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House floor action—2 votes

October 14, 2009

  • GOP Conference
  • Meeting with senior staff
  • Radio Interview with Rich Solberg, KBSR-Laurel and KHDN-Hardin
  • Interview with Matt Gouras with the Associated Press
  • House floor action—5 votes

October 13, 2009

  • Fly to Washington, D.C.
  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House floor action—3 votes

October 8, 2009

  • Theme Team meeting
  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House floor action—5 votes
  • Meet and greet with the winner of the 2009 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge, Marina Dimitrov from Bozeman, MT
  • House floor action—3 votes

October 7, 2009

  • House floor speech on wildfire funding
  • Delegation lunch with Senator Max Baucus and Senator Jon Tester
  • House floor action—5 votes
  • Meeting with a Montana representative of Pfizer
  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House floor action—3 votes

October 6, 2009

  • Fly to Washington D.C.
  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House floor action—3 votes

October 2 - October 5, 2009

  • No schedule posted

October 1, 2009

  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House floor action—6 votes
  • Meeting with Family, Career and Community Leaders of America students from Montana
  • House floor action—1 vote
  • House floor speech on veterans’ education benefits
  • Interview with the Bozeman Daily Chronicle
  • Meeting with senior staff


September 2009

September 30, 2009

  • Meeting with Montana representatives with the American Heart Association
  • Energy and Water Development Conference
  • House floor action—3 votes
  • Meeting with Brett Harris with Kentucky Fried Chicken Franchise in Bozeman

September 29, 2009

  • Fly to Washington, D.C.
  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House floor action—3 votes

September 28, 2009

  • No schedule posted

September 27, 2009

  • No schedule posted

September 26, 2009

  • No schedule posted

September 25, 2009

  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House floor action—2 votes
  • Fly to Montana

September 24, 2009

  • Meeting with Montana Representatives of the National Mining Association
  • Interview with KTVM-TV on health care
  • House floor action – 3 votes
  • Meeting with a Montana representative with the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

September 23, 2009

  • Speech on House floor regarding the Stimulus Road Signs
  • Meeting with senior staff
  • Interview with Bozeman Daily Chronicle regarding Cap and Trade
  • House floor action—12 votes

September 22, 2009

  • Meeting with senior staff
  • Meeting with Montana representatives with the ACS Cancer Action Network Leadership to discuss health care reform
  • Meeting with Montana representatives with the Association of Civilian Technicians
  • Legislative hearing on Crow Tribe Water Settlements Act of 2009
  • Interview with KBZK Butte, Bozeman
  • House floor action – 3 votes

September 17, 2009

  • Meeting with former Congressman Pat Williams
  • Interview with Wall Street Journal to discuss stimulus bill
  • House floor action—10 votes

September 16, 2009

  • House floor action—2 votes
  • Meeting with representatives with the Montana Credit Unions
  • Meeting with representatives with Montana Stock Growers Association
  • Meeting with representatives with Montana Pork Producers
  • House floor action—5 votes

September 15, 2009

  • GOP Conference
  • House floor speech on healthcare
  • Meeting with Montana representatives with the American College of Cardiology
  • Meeting with Montana representatives with the National Farmers Union.
  • Meeting with Brigadier General Garrett Harencak, Asst. Deputy Administrator for Military Application, Department of Energy
  • House floor action—4 votes

September 14, 2009

  • House floor action—3 votes

September 13, 2009

  • No schedule posted

September 12, 2009

  • No schedule posted

September 11, 2009

  • No schedule posted

September 10, 2009

  • House floor action—2 votes

September 9, 2009

  • Conference call with Montana Media
  • House floor action—4 votes

September 8, 2009

  • Travel from Montana to Washington, D.C.
  • House floor action—3 votes

September 1-September 7, 2009

  • Congressman Rehberg recovering from boat accident, all public events postponed or canceled.


August 2009

August 27-August 31, 2009

  • Congressman Rehberg recovering from boat accident, all public events postponed or canceled.

August 24, 2009

  • Press Interviews with KWMY, KPBR and KPLN to discuss listening sessions, health care reform and energy
  • Meeting with Billings Clinic
  • Meeting with St. Vincent Healthcare
  • Meeting with Mission Ridge residents
  • Meeting with Montana-Wyoming Tribal Leaders Council
  • Meeting with Billings Chamber of Commerce

August 21, 2009

  • Listening Sessions in Hamilton, MT

August 20, 2009

  • Listening Session in Bozeman, MT
  • Meeting with New West Health Services in Helena, MT
  • Meeting with Montana Pharmacists Association in Helena, MT

August 19, 2009

  • GOP Conference call
  • Meeting at Zoot Enterprises in Bozeman, MT
  • Meeting with Chris Nelson in Bozeman, MT

August 17, 2009

  • Interview with the Todd N Tyler Show to discuss health care

August 15, 2009

  • Meeting with Cedric Black Eagle, Chairman of the Crow Tribe
  • Participated in Crow Fair Parade

August 13, 2009

  • Listening session in Stanford, MT
  • Listening session in Lewiston, MT

August 12, 2009

  • Interview with Havre Daily News
  • Listening session in Fort Benton, MT
  • Listening session in Chester, MT

August 11, 2009

  • Interview with KLTZ radio in Glasgow
  • Listening session in Glasgow, MT
  • Listening session in Malta, MT
  • Interview with KMMR radio in Malta
  • Interview with KOJM radio in Havre

August 10, 2009

  • Listening session in Winnett, MT
  • Listening session in Jordan, MT

August 9, 2009

  • No schedule posted

August 8, 2009

  • Grand opening of Billings Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center

August 7, 2009

  • Listening session in Ryegate, MT
  • Listening session in Harlowton, MT
  • Listening session in White Sulphur Springs, MT
  • Thursday, August 6, 2009
  • Listening session in Columbus, MT
  • Listening session in Big Timber, MT
  • Listening session in Livingston, MT
  • Interview with KEMC radio in Billings, MT

August 6, 2009

  • No schedule posted

August 5, 2009

  • No schedule posted

August 4, 2009

  • Opening remarks at the Montana Telecommunications Association Convention

August 3, 2009

  • President’s Reception for the Montana Telecommunications Association Convention

August 2, 2009

  • No schedule posted

August 1, 2009

  • No schedule posted


July 2009

July 30, 2009

  • Theme Team meeting
  • House Floor action—15 votes
  • Liberty Caucus meeting with Sue A. Blevins
  • Meeting with Bob Bartholomew with AARP
  • Meeting with MSU-Northern and AmeriSci
  • Interview with Neil King Jr. with the Wall Street Journal
  • House Floor action—6 votes

July 29, 2009

  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House floor action—3 votes
  • Meeting with Carlton Owen with Endowment for Forestry and Communities
  • House floor action—4 votes

July 28, 2009

  • GOP Conference
  • Meeting with Larry Tanglen with The Laurel Outlook
  • House Floor speech on Stillwater Mine
  • Meeting with Harrison Fagg, Jay Pritchard, Stan Todd and Keith Morgan
  • Meeting with David Kibbe with New West Health Services
  • TV Taping
  • House Floor action—4 votes
  • Energy and Water Subcommittee Meeting

July 27, 2009

  • Fly to Washington, D.C.
  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House floor action—3 votes

July 26, 2009

  • No schedule posted

July 25, 2009

  • No schedule posted

July 24, 2009

  • Meeting with senior staff
  • Conference call with Frank McAllister with Stillwater Mining Company
  • House floor action— 9 votes

July 23, 2009

  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • Liberty Caucus Luncheon with Kelley B. Vlahos
  • House floor action--4 votes
  • Meeting with Great Falls student with Congressional Youth Leadership Conference
  • Meeting with Lee Deming and Jesse Barnhart with the National Education Association Republican Leadership Conference
  • House floor action—18 votes

July 22, 2009

  • Appropriations Committee: Full Committee Markup-Defense
  • House Floor action—5 votes
  • Meeting with Lt. General Klotz, Assistant Vice Chief of Staff, United States Air Force
  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House floor action—6 votes

July 21, 2009

  • GOP Conference
  • Meeting with Montana students with “Do the Write Thing Challenge”
  • House Floor speech on the economy
  • Meeting with the Montana Bankers Association
  • Meeting with the Montana Congressional Business Association
  • Phone call with former Congressman Pat Williams
  • House floor action – 4 votes
  • Official Photograph of the House of Representatives in 111th Congress
  • State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs Subcommittee Meeting
  • House floor action—5 votes

July 20, 2009

  • Fly to Washington, D.C.
  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House floor action—3 votes

July 19, 2009

  • No schedule posted

July 18, 2009

  • No schedule posted

July 17, 2009

  • Meeting with senior staff
  • Appropriations Committee: Full Committee Markup - Labor, Health, Education, and Transportation, Housing and Urban Development
  • House Floor action—20 votes

July 16, 2009

  • Western Caucus Meeting
  • Theme Team meeting with Mark Levin
  • Appropriations Committee Meeting
  • House Floor action—7 votes
  • Liberty Caucus Luncheon
  • Meeting with Montana School Principals
  • Meeting with Montana representatives with Experience Works
  • TV Taping
  • Tour of the CleanTech Expo
  • Meeting with Grant Erdel and Carl Casale with Monsanto
  • Meeting with Ambassador Bruton, the European Union Ambassador to the United States.
  • House Floor action—18 votes

July 15, 2009

  • Meeting with senior staff
  • Meeting with representatives of the American Gas Association
  • Natural Resources Committee Hearing on federal recognition of the Little Shell Chippewa Tribe
  • House floor action—5 vote
  • Meeting with Jim Ahrens
  • House floor action—6 votes

July 14, 2009

  • GOP Conference
  • Meeting with senior staff
  • One-Minute on the House floor
  • Meeting with Kevin Price and David Berg with American Crystal Sugar
  • Meeting with Montana representatives with Association of Montana Turf, Ornamental and Pest Professionals
  • House Floor action—1 vote
  • Meeting with Montana representatives with Health Information Exchange
  • Meeting with Montana Beverage Association
  • Meeting with Dan Knepper and Pat Kimmet with Cenex Harvest States
  • House floor action—1 vote
  • Meeting with Bill Underriner
  • Meeting with Jim Edwards with the National Association of Health Underwriters
  • House Floor action—4 votes

July 13, 2009

  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House floor action—1 vote

July 12, 2009

  • No schedule posted

July 11, 2009

  • No schedule posted

July 10, 2009

  • Appropriations Committee: Subcommittee Markup—Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education
  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor action—4 votes

July 9, 2009

  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor action—14 votes
  • Liberty Caucus Luncheon
  • Interview with the Associated Press
  • House Floor action—15 votes

July 8, 2009

  • GOP Conference
  • Meeting with senior staff
  • Interview with the Missoulian
  • House Floor action—3 votes
  • TV Taping
  • Meeting with Montana State University student, John Stiles with the National DECA Conference
  • Meeting with Paulette Pidcock from PPL
  • House Floor action—3 votes
  • Meeting with Jeff Brooks with Adams and Resse LLP
  • House Floor action—8 votes

July 7, 2009

  • 9:30 a.m.- armed service committee hearing re: nominations
  • 10 a.m.- finance committee members meeting
  • 11:30 a.m.- whip team meeting
  • 12:45 p.m.- democratic policy committee lunch
  • 4:30 p.m.- meet with general mckinley, new national guard chief
  • 5 p.m.- meet with florida surgeon general

July 6, 2009

  • No schedule posted

July 5, 2009

  • No schedule posted

July 4, 2009

  • No schedule posted

July 3, 2009

  • Interview with Dave Rye-Voices of Montana
  • KTVQ Television Interview
  • KURL Television Interview

July 2, 2009

  • Listening Session in Ekalaka
  • Listening Session in Broadus

July 1, 2009

  • Listening Session in Wibaux
  • Listening Session in Baker

June 2009

June 30, 2009

  • Employee Question and Answer Session at the Colstrip Power Plant
  • Listening Session in Forsyth
  • Listening Session in Miles City

June 29, 2009

  • Radio Interview with Breakfast Flakes
  • Listening Session in Roundup
  • Listening Session in Hysham

June 28, 2009

  • No schedule posted

June 27, 2009

  • No schedule posted

June, 26, 2009

  • Meeting with Labor, Health and Human Services Subcommittee Members
  • House Floor action—11 votes
  • Meeting with senior staff
  • Dome Tour
  • Press conference call to discuss Cap & Tax
  • House Floor action—3 votes

June 25, 2009

  • Appropriations Committee Energy and Water Subcommittee Markup
  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor action—4 votes
  • Meeting with Montana FFA Students from Belfry High School
  • Liberty Caucus luncheon with Dr. Paul
  • Meeting with Donna Hartelius, Montana representative with Patient Advocate Foundation
  • Meeting with Montana Close-up students
  • Meeting with Montana CYLC students
  • Meeting with Joe Splinter from the Montanans for Healthcare
  • House Floor action—11 votes
  • Congressional Luau Reception at the White House

June 24, 2009

  • GOP Conference
  • Meeting with senior staff
  • House Floor action—4 votes
  • Meeting with Montana Optometrists, Dr. Bonderud and Dr. Benner.
  • House Floor action—1 vote
  • Meeting with Auston Rogers, the Montana delegate for Children’s Congress
  • Meeting with Montana Close-up students
  • House Floor action—7 votes
  • Meeting with Jack Copps, Superintendent for Billings Public Schools
  • Meeting with Montana Representatives of Healthy School Food Brigade
  • Meeting with Caitlin Sterchi, winner of the Congressional Art Competition for Montana
  • Meeting with Montana representatives from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • House Floor action—17 votes

June 23, 2009

  • Travel to Washington, D.C.
  • Meeting with Senior Staff Appropriations Committee Full Committee Mark-up for State, Foreign Operations, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs
  • House Floor action—5 votes

June 22, 2009

  • No schedule posted

June 21, 2009

  • No schedule posted

June 20, 2009

  • No schedule posted

June 19, 2009

  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • TV Taping
  • Huse Floor action—10 votes
  • Travel to Montana

June 18, 2009

  • House Floor action—53 votes
  • Appropriations full committee mark-up of Interior and Agriculture

June 17, 2009

  • Appropriations Committee, Foreign Operations Subcommittee Mark-up
  • GOP Conference
  • Meeting with Montana representatives with American Dental Hygienists’ Association
  • Meeting with Montana representatives with the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Symposium
  • Meeting with Bret Ewer from Pacific Steel and Recycling
  • House Floor action—2 votes
  • Meeting with Kimberlea Emmons from the National Marrow Donor Program
  • Meeting with Montana Close-up Students
  • Interview with Steve Fetveit from KECI TV in Missoula
  • House Floor action—3 votes
  • Meeting with Geoff Feiss, General Manager of the Montana Telecommunications Association

June 16, 2009

  • Meeting with Montana students
  • GOP Conference
  • Testify at Resources Committee Hearing on the Mountain Pine Beetle
  • House floor action—4 votes
  • Meeting with Energy and Water Subcommittee Staff
  • Meeting with Tom Zampieri and Travis Fugate from Blind Veterans Association
  • Meeting with Peter Kolb, Professor at University of Montana in forestry
  • Meeting with Richard Sims from Montana’s American Veterans
  • House Floor action—3 votes
  • Meeting with GOP members of the Foreign Operations Committee
  • House Floor action—3 votes

June 15, 2009

  • Travel to Washington, DC
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House floor action—4 votes

June 14, 2009

  • No schedule posted

June 13, 2009

  • No schedule posted

June 12, 2009

  • Appropriations full committee: Homeland and Legislative Branch
  • House Floor action—1 vote
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • Travel to Montana

Thursday June 11, 2009

  • Meeting with Speaker Vice President Dick Cheney
  • Meeting with Montana FFA students
  • House Floor action—2 votes
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor action—6 votes

Wednesday June 10, 2009

  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor action—3 votes
  • Meeting with Clyde Dailey from Montana Credit Union Network
  • Meeting with Montana 4-H delegates
  • Meeting with Kelsey Young from the Montana Coalition against Domestic and Sexual Violence
  • Meeting with Michael Ryan, Regional Director of the Great Plains Office of the Bureau of Reclamation
  • Meeting with Harry Klock with the American Beverage License
  • Meeting with Tim Anderson from Baxter Healthcare
  • House Floor action—9 votes

June 9, 2009

  • GOP Conference
  • Appropriations Full Committee meeting
  • Meeting with Montana Nurses
  • Meeting with American Agri-Women and Montana Agri-Women
  • Meeting with One Voice Against Cancer
  • Meeting with Canadian Consuls General and Dexter Busby
  • Meeting with Damon Hininger and Jeremy Wiley from Corrections Corporation of America
  • Meeting with Douglas Stuart, Chief Executive Officer
  • House Floor Action—3 votes

June 8, 2009

  • Fly to Washington, DC
  • Theme Team meeting with Karl Rove
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor Action—3 votes

June 7, 2009

  • No schedule posted

June 6, 2009

  • No schedule posted

June 5, 2009

  • Interview with John Adams from the Great Falls Tribune
  • Meeting with Libby Gardner
  • Meeting with Andy Beck from the Ambulatory Surgery Center Association
  • Meeting with Senior Staff

June 4, 2009

  • Western Caucus Meeting
  • Theme Team meeting with Karl Rove
  • House Floor action—3 votes
  • Meeting with Paul Babb from Silver Bow County
  • Meeting with Montana College Republicans
  • Call with Dr. Knapp from Billings Clinic
  • TV Taping

Wednesday June 3, 2009

  • Meeting with GOP leadership
  • Energy and Water Appropriations Committee hearing
  • Meeting with NewMech Corporation
  • Meeting with Tim McKone and Kent Wells
  • House Floor action- 1 vote
  • Meeting with Richard Roth from Big Sandy
  • Meeting with Close-up students from Montana
  • LHHS Appropriations Committee hearing
  • House Floor action—4 votes
  • House Floor action—1 votes

Tuesday June 2, 2009

  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • Small Brewers Caucus Meeting
  • House Floor Action—3 votes


May 2009

Sunday May 31, 2009

  • No schedule posted

Saterday May 30, 2009 

  • No schedule posted

Friday May 29, 2009

  • No schedule posted

Thursday May 28, 2009

  • No schedule posted

Wednesday May 27, 2009

  • No schedule posted

Tuesday May 26, 2009

  • Billings office hours
  • Tour and Meeting with Billings Home Depot

Monday May 25, 2009

  • Interview with Courtney Hanson, KTVQ
  • Memorial Day Observance- Mount View Cemetery
  • Yellowstone County Memorial Day Celebration- Yellowstone County Veterans Cemetery

Sunday May 24,2009

  • No schedule posted

Saterday May 23, 2009

  • No schedule posted

Friday May 22, 2009

  • Washington, D.C. Office Hours
  • Meeting with Rolling Thunder Veteran's Group
  • Meeting with Senior Staff

Thursday May 21, 2009

  • ACU Ratings Awards Reception
  • Foreign Operations Briefing with UN Secretary- General Ban Ki-moon
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes
  • Liberty Caucus Luncheon
  • House Floor action- 2 votes
  • TV Taping
  • Meeting with Montana Pages
  • Meeting with Colonel White
  • House Floor action- 4 votes
  • House Floor action- 2 votes
  • Qwest & National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) Reception

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

  • Meeting with Geoff Simon with MDU resources
  • State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Subcommittee Hearings- U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) and Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator (OGAC)
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes
  • Meeting with Daphne Herling, Montana Wilderness Association (MWA) President
  • Meeting with Alex Johnson- MSU student
  • House Floor action- 3 votes
  • Meeting with Aaron Cuha, President of The National Loss Mitigation Association (TNLMA)
  • Meeting with Dr. Eric Hughson with Montana internal medicine doctors
  • House Floor action- 3 votes

May 19, 2009

  • Meeting with GOP Leadership
  • Phone Call with Gordy Sanders with Pyramid Lumber
  • Dome Tour for Constituents
  • Meeting with Art Geiger, President and CEO of Avitus Group
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes
  • Meeting with Northwest Farm Credit Services
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • Meeting with Jim Peterson
  • Meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

May 18, 2009

  • Fly to Washington, D.C.
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes

May 17, 2009

  • No schedule posted

May 16, 2009

  • No schedule posted

May 15, 2009

  • No schedule posted

May 14, 2009

  • Meeting with Byron York
  • Meet and Greet with Derek Mahlum – Recipient of the Montana Top Cop Award
  • Interview with Montana Reporter
  • House Floor Action-6 Votes
  • Meeting with Georgian Ambassador Mr. Batu Kutelia
  • Meeting with Montana Petroleum Marketers
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes
  • Health Care Briefing Session
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes
  • Interviews with Montana Reporters

May 13, 2009

  • Meeting with GOP Leadership
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes
  • State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Subcommittee Hearing - Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Request for the Department of State
  • Meeting with Lee and Becky Sturdevent
  • Meeting with Bill Underriner with Underriner Motors and Marilyn Olsen with Montana Automobile Dealers Association
  • Dome Tour for Constituents
  • Meeting with Montana Association of Realtors
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes
  • Meeting with Robb Bergeson, General Manager of Edwards Jet Center
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes

May 12, 2009

  • Speak on House Floor - Stimulus
  • Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittee Hearing - U.S. Corps of Engineers
  • Subcommittee on Labor, Health & Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Hearing - Secretary Hilda Solis
  • Meeting with the Montana Independent Bankers Association
  • Meeting with the Montana Dental Association
  • Subcommittee on Labor, Health & Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Hearing – Member Requests
  • Meeting with Montana Forest Service Employees
  • Foreign Operations Committee Meeting with Lt. General Keith Dayton
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes

May 11, 2009

  • Travel to Washington, D.C.
  • Meeting with Senior Staff

May 10, 2009

  • No schedule posted

May 9, 2009

  • No schedule posted

May 8, 2009

  • No schedule posted

May 7, 2009

  • Western Caucus Meeting
  • Meeting with Tony Blankle
  • House Floor Action-1 Vote
  • Supplemental Appropriations Bill Mark Up
  • House Floor Action-5 Votes
  • Taping of Diabetes Public Service Announcement

May 6, 2009

  • Meet and Greet with Montana Close-Up Students
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • Committee Meeting on the Supplemental Appropriations Bill Mark Up
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes

May 5, 2009

  • Meeting with GOP Leadership
  • Meeting with Laurence Walchuk with Hot Springs Telephone Company
  • Meeting with Montana Electric Cooperatives
  • Meeting with Christopher Maloney with Alliance Federated Energy
  • Testify at Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act (NREPA) Hearing
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes
  • Taping of Comments for Montana Credit Union Annual Meeting
  • Meeting with Brad Veis and Phil Maxwell with 3 Rivers Communications, and Rob Stephens with Range Telephone Company
  • Meeting with Montana Breast Cancer Advocates

May 4, 2009

  • Travel to Washington, D.C.
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 2009 National Science Bowl Closing Reception – Meet with Students from Helena High School and Will James Middle School
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes

May 3, 2009

  • No schedule posted

May 2, 2009

  • No schedule posted

May 1, 2009

  • No schedule posted


April 2009

April 30, 2009

  • No schedule posted

April 29, 2009

  • No schedule posted

April 28, 2009

  • Meeting with GOP Leadership
  • Speak on the House Floor- Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act (NREPA)
  • Meet and Greet with Gallatin Gateway High School
  • Meeting with the Montana Society of CPAs
  • Meeting with Lilian Ostendorf, Montana State Chair of Montana Farm Bureau (MFB) Women's Leadership
  • Meeting with the Montana Association of Conservation Districts
  • Meeting with SMSgt Al Garver
  • Meeting with Montana Owners and Employees of Truck Stops and Travel Plazas
  • Meeting with Native American Resource Partners (NARP)
  • Meeting with Bill Patten, CEO/Administrator of St. John's Lutheran Hospital
  • House Floor Action-6 Votes

April 27, 2009

  • Travel to Washington, D.C.
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes

April 26, 2009

  • No schedule posted

April 25, 2009

  • No schedule posted

April 24, 2009

  • No schedule posted

April 23, 2009

  • State, Foreign Operations, And Related Programs Subcommittee Hearing with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton
  • Lunch with Minority Leader John Boehner
  • House Floor Action-7 Votes
  • State, Foreign Operations, And Related Programs Subcommittee Members Briefing with Richard Holbrooke, Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan
  • Meeting with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Omaha District
  • Meeting with Montana Reps with the American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Taping of Comments for Missoula Food Bank's 2009 Annual Meeting
  • Meeting with Senior Staff

April 22, 2009

  • Meeting with GOP Leadership
  • Meeting with Port of New Orleans and Congressman Alexander
  • Montana Delegation Lunch with Senator Baucus and Senator Tester
  • Meeting with Ethanol Producers and Consumers
  • Meeting with Melville Walters, III with Western Montana Military Officers
  • Meeting with Denise Cofer with Federated Women in Timber
  • House Floor Action-4 Votes

April 21, 2009

  • Travel to Washington, D.C.
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes

April 20, 2009

  • No schedule posted

April 19, 2009

  • No schedule posted

April 18, 2009

  • No schedule posted

April 17, 2009

  • No schedule posted

April 16, 2009

  • Meeting with Pete Grass-Billings
  • Billings Office Hours
  • Speak at Rocky Mountain Aviation Program Banquet

April 15, 2009

  • Roosevelt County Listening Session
  • Interview with Wolf Point KVCK
  • McCone County Listening Session

April 14, 2009

  • Interview with Plentywood KATQ
  • Sheridan County Listening Session
  • Interview with Scobey KCGM
  • Daniels County Listening Session

April 13, 2009

  • Interview with Glendive KXGN
  • Dawson County Listening Session
  • Interview with Sidney KGCX
  • Richland County Listening Session

April 12, 2009

  • No schedule posted

April 11, 2009

  • No schedule posted

April 10, 2009

  • No schedule posted

April 9, 2009

  • Interview with Helena KBLL
  • Interview with Great Falls KMON
  • Meeting with Great Falls Lions Club
  • Present Congressional Award to Derek Lair and Ashley Moore at Malmstrom Air Force Base
  • Meeting with Colonel Fortney- Malmstrom Air Force Base
  • Meeting with Van Jamison with Gaelectric North America Inc.
  • Great Falls Office Hours

April 8, 2009

  • Meeting with Chris Kukulski, Bozeman City Manager
  • Interview with Helena Beartooth NBC
  • Montana Chamber of Commerce Luncheon in Helena
  • Meeting with Montana Community Service Block Grants Service Providers
  • Tour of Caird Low Income Housing Project
  • Helena Office Hours

April 7, 2009

  • Tour of Red Lodge High School
  • Interview with Red Lodge KMXE
  • Tour of Beartooth Hospital
  • Meeting with BLM and Forest Service on the Meeteetse Spires

April 6, 2009

  •   No schedule posted

April 5, 2009

  •   No schedule posted

April 4, 2009

  •   No schedule posted

April 3, 2009

  •   No schedule posted

April 2, 2009

  • Western Caucus Meeting
  • Speak on the House Floor about the Budget
  • House Floor Action-5 Votes
  • Meeting with Montana Pork Producers
  • Meeting with Montana Reps with the National Association of the Professional Insurance Agents Association
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor Action- 5 Votes

April 1, 2009

  • Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Breakfast Briefing
  • Meeting with House and Senate GOP Leadership
  • Subcommittee on Labor, Health & Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Hearing
  • Meeting with the Montana Broadcasters Association
  • Meeting with the Montana Chamber of Commerce
  • Meeting with Charlie Papazian, Brewers Association President
  • House Floor Action-5 Votes
  • Tour of Smart Grid Display
  • House Floor Action- 3 Votes
  • Tour of Broadband Nation at the National Cable Show


March 2009

March 31, 2009

  • Meeting with GOP Leadership
  • Meeting with the Montana Funeral Directors Association
  • Meeting with the Montana Bankers Association
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes
  • Meeting with the Montana Beer Distributors
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes
  • Meeting with Montana Reps with Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes

March 30, 2009

  • Travel to Washington, D.C.
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes

March 29, 2009

  • No schedule posted

March 28, 2009

  • No schedule posted

March 27, 2009

  • No schedule posted

March 26, 2009

  • No schedule posted

March 25, 2009

  • State, Foreign Operations, And Related Programs Subcommittee Hearing
  • Subcommittee on Labor, Health & Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Hearing
  • Meeting with the Montana Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association
  • Meet and Greet with Montana Close-Up Students
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes
  • Meeting with Jean Jenkins, Executive Director of Community Medical Center
  • Meeting with Bruce Posey, President of Streeter Brothers Mortgage in Billings
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes
  • Meeting with Montana Reps with the American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Meeting with Montana Wheat and Barley Committee

March 24, 2009

  • Meeting with GOP Leadership
  • Speak on the House Floor on Biomass
  • Meeting with Montana Independent Telecommunications Systems
  • Meeting with the Montana Wilderness Society
  • Meeting Holly Jo Barnett, Association of Special Programs in Region Eight (ASPIRE) President Elect
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes
  • Meeting with Montana Homebuilders Association
  • Meeting with Senior Staff

March 23, 2009

  • Travel to Washington, D.C.
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor Action-2 Votes

March 22, 2009

  • No schedule posted

March 21, 2009

  • No schedule posted

March 20, 2009

  • No schedule posted

March 19, 2009

  • Meeting with GOP Leadership
  • Speak on the House Floor-All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) Legislation
  • The State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Subcommittee Member Briefing
  • House Floor Action-2 Votes
  • Meeting with Erin Popovich from Butte with the USOC Paralympics
  • Meeting with the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • House Floor Action-2 Votes
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • Interview with Montana Reporter

March 18, 2009

  • Subcommittee on Labor, Health & Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Hearing
  • House Floor Action-2 Votes
  • Meeting with David Allen, CEO of Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
  • Meeting with Montana Association of State and County Office Employees of the Farm Service Agency (MASCOE)
  • Meet and Greet with Montana Close-Up Students
  • Meeting with Bob Winger with the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Iron Shipbuilders, Blacksmiths, Forgers and Helpers
  • Subcommittee on Labor, Health & Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Hearing
  • House Floor Action-8 Votes

March 17, 2009

  • Meeting with GOP Leadership
  • Meeting with the Montana State Firemen's Association
  • Meeting with Sandra Johnson-Thares, General Manager, O'Haire Motor Inn
  • Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittee Hearing on Nuclear Weapons Complex
  • Meeting with Montana Reps with the Parkinson's Action Network
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes
  • Meeting with Rick Bass with Three Rivers Challenge
  • Meeting with Montana National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors
  • Subcommittee on Labor, Health & Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Meeting

March 16, 2009

  • Travel to Washington, D.C.
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes

March 15, 2009

  • No schedule posted

March 14, 2009

  • No schedule posted

March 13, 2009

  • Travel to Montana
  • Address the Joint Session of the Montana Legislature
  • Interview with Montana Reporter
  • Meeting with Montana House and Senate Leadership

March 12, 2009

  • Western Caucus Meeting
  • Interview with Montana Radio Station
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes
  • Meeting with Montana Members of the Self-Insurance Institute of America
  • Meeting with Senior Staff

March 11, 2009

  • Meeting with Montana Association of Counties
  • Meeting with Montana Farmers Union Members
  • Montana Delegation Lunch with Senator Baucus and Senator Tester
  • House Floor Action- 3 Votes
  • Meeting with Mary Whittinghill with the National MS Society
  • Meet and Greet with Jaylene Spannring with the National Peace Corps Mission
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes

March 10, 2009

  • Meeting with GOP Leadership
  • State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Subcommittee Hearing on the Merida Initiative
  • Meeting with Jack Clarkson and Peter Formaz with the Montana National Association of Drug and Alcohol Counselors
  • Speak on the House Floor-Veteran’s Eagle Pass Bill
  • Meeting with Board of Directors of the Mid-West Electric Consumers Association
  • Meeting with Ken Mesch-Administrator for Montana Disaster and Emergency Services Division
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes
  • Meeting with Indian Impact Schools of Montana
  • Meeting with Craig Fuller, CEO of Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA)
  • Meeting with Mongolian Delegation and Congressman Joe Wilson
  • Meeting with Pattie Johnsey with Community Hospital of Anaconda

March 9, 2009

  • Travel to Washington, D.C.
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes

March 9, 2009

  • No schedule posted

March 8, 2009

  • No schedule posted

March 7, 2009

  • No schedule posted

March 6, 2009

  • Meeting with Congressman Minnick-Idaho
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes
  • Meeting with Saskatchewan's Premier, Brad Wall
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • Travel to Montana

March 5, 2009

  • State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Committee Hearing on "“The Role of Civilian and Military Agencies in the Advancement of America’s Diplomatic and Development Objectives”
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes
  • Meeting with Billings Local Community Action Team
  • Meeting with Montana Reps with the American Osteopathic Association
  • Meeting with the Montana Manufacturing Center
  • Meeting with Catherine Lisowski with the Montana Region of the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Meeting with Bob Viola with Square One System Design
  • House Floor Action- 7 Votes

March 4, 2009

  • Meeting with GOP Leadership
  • Joint Meeting of Congress with Special Guest Gordon Brown
  • Meeting with Jeff Twohig with Edward Jones-Havre
  • Meeting with the Billings City Council
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes
  • Meeting with the North Central Montana Regional Water Authority

March 3, 2009

  • Meeting with Ken Egan, Executive Director, Humanities Montana
  • Meeting with Montana Reps with the Society of American Florists
  • Meeting with the Montana Board of Housing
  • Meeting with the Montana American Legion
  • Meeting with Montana Reps attending the ACOG Congressional Leadership Conference
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes

March 2, 2009

  • Travel to Washington, D.C.
  • Meeting with Senior Staff

March 1, 2009

  • No schedule posted


February 2009

February 28, 2009

  • No schedule posted

February 27, 2009

  • No schedule posted

February 26, 2009

  • No schedule posted

February 25, 2009

  • No schedule posted

February 24, 2009

  • Meeting with GOP Leadership
  • Meeting with Michael Clouse, DAV Commander, Department of Montana
  • Meeting with Dave Henderson, Dan Kidd, and Lola Raska- National Barley Growers Association Directors for Montana
  • Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittee Hearing
  • House Floor Action-5 Votes
  • Meeting with Montana Weed Representatives Attending the National Invasive Weed Awareness Week in D.C.
  • Meeting with Saint Patrick Hospital
  • Meeting with Paul Hayes, Jim Hamilton and Bob Danley with Friends of Lee Metcalf National Wildlife Refugee
  • Meeting with Montana Sugarbeet Growers
  • 2009 Agribusiness Congressional Reception
  • Presidential Address before a Joint Session of Congress

February 23, 2009

  • Travel to Washington, D.C.
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes

February 22, 2009

  • No Public Events

February 21, 2009

  • Interview with Montana TV Station-Great Falls
  • Tour of the Great Falls Air Traffic Control Tower
  • Interview with Montana Newspaper-Conrad

February 20, 2009

  • No schedule posted

February 19, 2009

  • No schedule posted

February 18, 2009

  • Interview with the Daily Interlake Editorial Board
  • Interviews with Montana Reporters
  • Economic Roundtable-Kalispell

February 17, 2009

  • Interviews with Montana Reporters
  • Meeting with Synesis7-Butte
  • Interview with the Montana Standard Editorial Board

February 16, 2009

  • Billings Office Hours
  • Interviews with Montana Reporters
  • Meeting with the Billings Gazette Editorial Board

February 15, 2009

  • No schedule posted

February 14, 2009

  • No schedule posted

February 13, 2009

  • No schedule posted

February 12, 2009

  • No schedule posted

February 11, 2009

  • Meeting with GOP Leadership
  • Meeting with UTRS
  • Meeting with Montana Grain Growers Association
  • Meeting with Tom Lose with the Montana State Association of Letter Carriers
  • Meeting with General Atomics
  • Meeting with the St. Mary Working Group
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes
  • Meeting with Larry Farrar, President of Resodyn Corporation
  • Meeting with the National Indian Education Association

February 10, 2009

  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • Meeting with the Montana Advocates for National Parks
  • Meeting with the Montana Conservation Corps
  • Phone Call with Rick Hill, Former Member of Congress
  • Meeting with Dan Burke Ted Robbins with the Montana Association of the Blind
  • Meeting with Eric Hyyppa, Director and General Manager of Montana PBS
  • Meeting with Arnie Sherman with the Montana World Trade Center (MWTC)
  • Meeting with Patrick Morrow and Bruce Henderson with the American Federation of Government Employees
  • House Floor Action-6 Votes

February 9, 2009

  • Washington, D.C. Office Hours
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • Talk on House Floor-Bipartisan Approach to Stimulus
  • Taping of Comments for the Montana Association of Counties Convention

February 5, 2009 - February 8, 2009

  • Conservative Members Retreat

February 4, 2009

  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor Action-4 Votes
  • Attend SCHIP Signing at the White House
  • Interviews with Montana Reporters

February 3, 2009

  • Meeting with Todd Knowles with the National Air Traffic Controllers Association
  • Meeting with Billings Clinic
  • Meeting with Montana Reps of Pulp and Paperworks Resource Council
  • Meeting with the Montana School Board Association
  • Speak on the House Floor-Veteran’s Heritage Act
  • Meeting with Tom McCoy with Montana State University
  • Meeting with Montana Tribal College Representatives
  • Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Welcome Back Reception
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes

February 2, 2009

  • No schedule posted

February 1, 2009

  • No schedule posted

January 2009

January 31, 2009

  • No schedule posted

January 30, 2009

  • No schedule posted

January 29, 2009

  • No schedule posted

January 28, 2009

  • Interview with Montana Reporter
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes
  • Meeting with Mayor Kaaren Jacobson-Bozeman
  • Meeting with Jim Sims, CEO of Western Business Roundtable
  • Interviews with Montana Reporters
  • Meeting with REC Silicon-Butte
  • Meeting with Dan Swartz, Terry Holzer, Brandon Wittman, and Dave Kelsey with Yellowstone Valley Electric
  • House Floor Action-4 Votes
  • Interview with Montana Reporter

January 27, 2009

  • Meeting with GOP Leadership
  • State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Subcommittee Meeting
  • Meeting with Congressman Bishop
  • Meeting with President Obama
  • House Floor Action-4 Votes
  • Interviews with Reporters
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes

January 26, 2009

  • No schedule posted

January 25, 2009

  • No schedule posted

January 24, 2009

  • No schedule posted

January 23, 2009

  • No schedule posted

January 22, 2009

  • Meeting with Fred Barnes
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes

January 21, 2009

  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • Appropriations Committee Markup on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
  • House Floor Action-4 Votes
  • Meeting with GOP Leadership

January 20, 2009

  • No schedule posted

January 19, 2009

  • No schedule posted

January 18, 2009

  • No schedule posted

January 17, 2009

  • No schedule posted

January 16, 2009

  • No schedule posted

January 15, 2009

  • Western Caucus Meeting
  • Meeting with Dave Winston
  • Economic Recovery Hearing
  • Interview with Montana Radio Station
  • Liberty Caucus Luncheon
  • House Floor Action-4 Votes
  • Meeting with Senior Staff

January 14, 2009

  • Meeting with GOP Leadership
  • Speak on House Floor – SCHIP
  • Interview with Montana Radio Station
  • House Floor Action- 1 Vote
  • Montana Delegation Lunch with Senator Baucus and Senator Tester
  • Appropriations Committee Meeting
  • House Floor Action-4 Votes
  • Interview with Montana Reporter

January 13, 2009

  • Travel to Washington, D.C.
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor Action - 3 Votes

January 8, 2009

  • Washington, DC Office Hours
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • Joint Session to Count the Electoral Ballots
  • Meeting with Tim Baker with the Montana Wilderness Association, and Sherm Anderson with Sun Mountain Lumber

January 7, 2009

  • No schedule posted

January 6, 2009

  • No schedule posted

January 5, 2009

  • No schedule posted

January 4, 2009

  • No schedule posted

January 3, 2009

  • No schedule posted

January 2, 2009

  • No schedule posted

January 1, 2009

  • No schedule posted

December 2008

December 31, 2008

  • No schedule posted

December 30, 2008

  • No schedule posted

December 29, 2008

  • No schedule posted

December 28, 2008

  • No schedule posted

December 27, 2008

  • No schedule posted

December 26, 2008

  • No schedule posted

December 25, 2008

  • No schedule posted

December 24, 2008

  • No schedule posted

December 23, 2008

  • No schedule posted

December 22, 2008

  • No schedule posted

December 21, 2008

  • No schedule posted

December 20, 2008

  • No schedule posted

December 19, 2008

  • No schedule posted

December 18, 2008

  • Speak at Hometown Helena
  • Interview with Helena KMTX
  • Interview with Helena KBLL
  • Receive National Association of Manufacturers "Manufacturing Excellence Award" at Allegra Printing in Helena

December 17, 2008

  • Gallatin County Republican Women Christmas Luncheon
  • Meeting with Frank Gilmore, Chancellor of MT Tech
  • Helena Office Hours

December 16, 2008

  • No schedule posted

December 15, 2008

  • Breakfast with Billings Head Start
  • Billings Office Hours
  • Meeting with the Crow Tribe

December 14, 2008

  • No schedule posted

December 13, 2008

  • No schedule posted

December 12, 2008

  • No schedule posted

December 11, 2008

  • No schedule posted

December 10, 2008

  • Meeting with NorthWestern Energy
  • Taping of Comments for the Montana Stock Grower's Association Annual Convention
  • Meeting with Tom McCoy with Montana State University
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • Meeting with GOP Leadership

December 9, 2008

  • Meeting with Montana Auto Dealers
  • Meeting with Rick Holley, President & CEO of Plum Creek
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • Meeting with Congresswoman Mary Bono Mack and Greg Mortenson of Montana

December 8, 2008

  • Washington, DC Office Hours
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 2008 Congressional Ball

December 7, 2008

  • No schedule posted

December 6, 2008

  • No schedule posted

December 5, 2008

  • No schedule posted

December 4, 2008

  • Speak at the Montana Grain Growers Association Convention and Trade Show Northern Ag Network Live Broadcast Lunch
  • Grand Opening of Helena Eagle Manor III

December 3, 2008

  • No schedule posted

December 2, 2008

  • Montana Christmas Tree Breakfast
  • Meet and Greet with Chris, Kane and Carol Gabrielsen from Havre
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • Montana Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
  • Montana Capitol Christmas Tree Post-Lighting Reception

December 1, 2008

  • No schedule posted

November 2008

November 30, 2008

  • No schedule posted

November 29, 2008

  • No schedule posted

November 28, 2008

  • No schedule posted

November 27, 2008

  • No schedule posted

November 26, 2008

  • No schedule posted

November 25, 2008

  • No schedule posted

November 24, 2008

  • No schedule posted

November 23, 2008

  • No schedule posted

November 22, 2008

  • Cat-Griz Football Game-Missoula

November 21, 2008

  • Billings Office Hours
  • Interview with Mike Dennison

November 20, 2008

  • No schedule posted

November 19, 2008

  • No schedule posted

November 18, 2008

  • No Schedule Posted

November 17, 2008

  • Washington, DC Office Hours

November 16, 2008

  • No schedule posted

November 15, 2008

  • No schedule posted

November 14, 2008

  • Travel to Washington, DC
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • Organizational Meetings � Office Selection

November 13, 2008

  • Travel to Washington, DC

November 12, 2008

  • No schedule posted

November 11, 2008

  • Montana Farm Bureau Convention-Billings
  • Dedication of the Yellowstone County Veteran's Cemetery

November 10, 2008

  • No Schedule posted

November 9, 2008

  • No Schedule posted

November 8, 2008

  • No Schedule posted

November 7, 2008

  • No Schedule posted

November 6, 2008

  • No Schedule posted

November 5, 2008

  • No Schedule posted

November 4, 2008

  • No Schedule posted

November 3, 2008

  • No schedule posted

November 2, 2008

  • No schedule posted

November 1, 2008

  • No schedule posted

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October 2008

October 31, 2008

  • No schedule Posted

October 30, 2008

  • No schedule Posted

October 29, 2008

  • No schedule Posted

October 28, 2008

  • No schedule Posted

October 27, 2008

  • No schedule Posted

October 26, 2008

  • No schedule Posted

October 25, 2008

  • No schedule Posted

October 24, 2008

  • No schedule Posted

October 23, 2008

  • No schedule Posted

October 22, 2008

  • No schedule Posted

October 21, 2008

  • No schedule Posted

October 20, 2008

  • No schedule Posted

October 19, 2008

  • No schedule Posted

October 18, 2008

  • No schedule Posted

October 17, 2008

  • No schedule Posted

October 16, 2008

  • Flathead Valley Community College Early Childhood Facility Dedication
  • Meeting with Kalispell Daily Interlake Editorial Board

October 15, 2008

  • Lunch with Craig Moore with GlacierWorld in Kalispell
  • Plum Creek Biofilter Dedication

October 14, 2008

  • Missoula Office Hours
  • Meeting with Dirk Visser with Allegiance Benefit Plan Management, Inc.

October 13, 2008

  • Missoula Editorial Board Meeting

October 12, 2008

  • No schedule posted

October 11, 2008

  • Missoula Mauler's Hockey Game

October 10, 2008

  • No schedule posted

October 9, 2008

  • Interview with Montana Radio Station
  • Interview with Montana TV Station
  • Interview with Men's Vogue Magazine
  • Billings Office Hours

October 8, 2008

  • No Schedule Posted

October 7, 2008

  • No Schedule Posted

October 6, 2008

  • Billings Office Hours
  • Meeting with the Billings Gazette Editorial Board
  • Interview with Montana TV Station

October 5,2008

  • No Schedule Posted

October 4, 2008

  • No Schedule Posted

October 3, 2008

  • No Schedule Posted

October 2, 2008

  • No Schedule Posted

October 1, 2008

  • No Schedule Posted

September 2008

Tuesday, September 30, 2008

  • No schedule Posted

Monday, September 29, 2008

  • House Floor Action-4 Votes
  • Meeting with GOP Leadership
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • Interview with Montana Radio Stations
  • House Floor Action-2 Votes
  • Travel to Montana
  • Interview with Montana TV Station

Sunday, September 28, 2008

  • No Schedule Posted

Saturday, September 27, 2008

  • No Schedule Posted

Friday September 26, 2008

  • No Schedule Posted

Thursday, September 25, 2008

  • No Schedule Posted

Wednesday,September 24,2008

  • No Schedule Posted

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

  • No Schedule Posted

Monday, September 22, 2008

  • No Schedule Posted

Sunday, September 21, 2008

  • No Schedule Posted

Saturday, September 20, 2008

  • No Schedule Posted

Friday, September 19, 2008

  • No Schedule Posted

Thursday, September 18, 2008

  • No Schedule Posted

Wednesday,September 17, 2008

  • Meeting with James Ahrens-Cascade
  • House Floor Action-2 Votes
  • Meeting with the Montana Credit Union
  • Meeting with Cindy Marlenee-Bozeman
  • Meeting with Steve Wright, Administrator for Bonneville Power Administration
  • Meeting with David Yarlott, President of Little Big Horn College
  • Meeting with US Chamber of Commerce Members
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

  • Montana Big Sky Chapter of the Air Force Association Congressional Breakfast
  • Meeting with GOP Leadership
  • House Floor Time
  • House Floor Action-1 Vote
  • Meeting with the Montana Automobile Dealers Association
  • House Floor Action-2 Votes
  • Meeting with Dan Antoinette with Billings VFW
  • Meeting with Roy Ferguson, New Zealand Ambassador
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes
  • Meeting with Cheri Nelson, Franchise Owner of Express Employment Professionals
  • House Floor Action- 2 Votes

Monday, September 15, 2008

  • Travel to Washington, DC
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes

Sunday, September 14, 2008

  • No schedule posted

Saturday, September 13, 2008

  • No schedule posted

Friday, September 12, 2008

  • No schedule posted

Thursday, September 11, 2008

  • No schedule posted

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

  • Meeting with Paul Rana-Big Fork
  • Meeting with Keith Olsen with the Montana Logging Association
  • Meeting with Montana Representatives of the National Farmers Union
  • Meeting with Dave McLean-State Commander of the American Legion, and Roger Hagan-President of Delta-S Services, LLC
  • Montana Delegation Meeting with Senator Baucus and Senator Tester
  • Lunch with Leader Boehner
  • House Floor Action-4 Votes
  • Meeting with the Blackfeet Tribal Business Council
  • House Floor Action-1 Vote
  • Meeting with Congressman Thompson and Dr. Erdtmann with Institute of Medicine (IOM) to Discuss Project SHAD
  • House Floor Action-4 Votes

Monday, September 8, 2008

  • Washington, DC Office Hours
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes

Tuesday, September 4, 2008

  • Republican National Convention

Tuesday, September 2, 2008

  • Republican National Convention

August 2008

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

  • Billings Office Work Day
  • Montana Petroleum Association Annual Board Meeting

Monday, August 25, 2008

  • Billings Office Work Day
  • U.S. Chamber of Commerce Endorsement-Billings

Thursday, August 14, 2008

  • Interview with Missoula Radio Station
  • Tour of GT Solar-Missoula
  • Meeting with the Gallatin Valley Food Bank-Bozeman

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

  • Interview with Missoula Radio Station
  • Tour of Missoula Community Medical Center
  • Missoula Rotary Club Meeting
  • Meeting with Missoula Aging Services
  • Meeting with Judge McLean
  • Missoula Office Hours

Monday, August 11, 2008

  • AE Biofuels, Inc. Ribbon Cutting-Butte
  • Interview with Butte Radio Station
  • Missoula Office Hours


Friday, August 8, 2008

  • Funeral Service for James McHale-Fairfield


Thursday, August 7, 2008

  • Travel to Montana
  • Interview with Montana Radio Station
  • Billings Office Hours


Wednesday, August 6, 2008

  • Interview with Montana Radio Station
  • Meeting with Newt Gingrich and GOP Leadership
  • Press Conference with Newt Gingrich and GOP Leadership
  • Interview with Montana Radio Station
  • Participate in Energy Debate on the House Floor
  • Interview with Montana Radio Station
  • Interview with Montana Blog
  • Meeting with Department of Energy Officials
  • Interview with Montana Radio Station
  • Montana Tele Town Hall Meeting



Monday, August 4, 2008

  • Interviews with Billings Radio Stations
  • Tour of the Montana-Dakota Utilities Service Center
  • Showcase of the MSU Billings Montana Palladium Research Initiative Project
  • Briefing on the Cascade Fire in Red Lodge

July 2008

Thursday, July 31, 2008

  • Meeting with GOP Leadership
  • Annual Congressional Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Expo and Forum
  • Interviews with Montana Radio Stations
  • House Floor Action-8 Votes
  • Meeting with Trevor Leuzinger and Victoria Saxton- Montana HOBY Students
  • House Floor Action-6 Votes

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

  • Meeting with GOP Leadership
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes
  • Interview with Montana Radio Station
  • House Floor Action-2 Votes
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor Action-2 Votes

July 28, 2008

  • National Energy Policy Congressional Debate in New Orleans

July 27, 2008

  • No schedule posted

July 26, 2008

  • No schedule posted

July 25, 2008

  • No schedule posted

July 24, 2008

  • Meeting with Admiral Mike Mullen, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes
  • Members Energy Debate Team Meeting
  • House Floor Action-4 Votes
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes

July 23, 2008

  • Meeting with GOP Leadership
  • Members Energy Debate Team Meeting
  • House Floor Action- 4 Votes
  • Live Interview with Butte KOPR
  • Iraq Press Conference Call
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor Action-5 Votes

July 21, 2008

  • Arrive Washington, DC

July 20, 2008

  • Travel to Washington, DC from Kuwait

July 19, 2008

  • Travel to Baghdad from Kuwait
  • Meeting with Ambassador Ryan Crocker and General Petraeus
  • Tour of Embassy Annex
  • Lunch at Embassy with Montana Soldiers
  • Meeting with Implementers of USAID Funds
  • Tour of New Embassy Compound
  • Embedded Provincial Reconstruction Team ePRT Brief
  • Briefing by Office of Regional Affairs
  • Wrap up Meeting with Ambassador Ryan Crocker
  • Travel to Kuwait from Baghdad

July 18, 2008

  • Arrive Kuwait

July 17, 2008

  • Meeting with Former Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott
  • Interview with Mary Clare Jalonick with the Associated Press
  • House Floor Action-2 Votes
  • Meeting with Shaw Marie Hanson and Carly Clark-FFA Students from Choteau, and Advisor Milford Wearley
  • Members Energy Debate Team Meeting
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor Action-1 Vote
  • Travel to Kuwait from Washington, DC for Congressional Visit to Iraq Lead by Congressman Obey

July 16, 2008

  • Meeting with Raymond Chandler, Randy Perez, Mel Doney, Marilyn Bigby, John Allen, and Wolde Mesghinna with the Fort Belknap Indian Tribe
  • Interview with Kevin Craft with the National Journal Almanac for American Politics
  • House Floor Action-4 Votes
  • Meeting with Shirley Ball, Executive Director of Ethanol Producers and Consumers of Montana
  • Interview with Missoula KOFI
  • House Floor Action-4 Votes
  • Meeting with Congressman Adam Putnam and Beau Taylor, Global Head of Commodities Trading for Credit Suisse
  • House Floor Action-6 Votes

July 15, 2008

  • Meeting with GOP Leadership
  • Meeting with Major General Burg
  • Members Only Meeting on the Production of American Energy
  • Meeting with Sally Bratten with Monforton Middle School in Bozeman-Recipient of the American Civic Education Teacher Award
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes
  • Member Energy Debate Team Meeting
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes

July 14, 2008

  • No schedule posted.

July 13, 2008

  • No schedule posted.

July 12, 2008

  • No schedule posted.

July 11, 2008

  • Travel to Montana
  • Billings Office Hours

July 10, 2008

  • Meeting with Vice President Dick Cheney
  • Meet and Greet with April Youpee-Roll from Poplar
  • House Floor Action-2 Votes
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor Action-4 Votes

July 9, 2008

  • Meeting with GOP Leadership
  • Meeting with Earl Dodd with IBM Montana, and Alex Philip, President of GCS Research-Missoula
  • Meeting with the Northern Cheyenne Tribe
  • Meeting with Bill Farrell with Bill Farrell, LLC-Missoula
  • House Floor Action-2 Votes
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor Action-4 Votes
  • Dinner with Congressman Lewis, Congressman Calvert, and Congressman Knollenberg

July 8, 2008

  • Travel to Washington, D.C.
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes

July 7, 2008

  • Billings Office Work Day


July 6, 2008

  • No schedule posted

July 5, 2008

  • No schedule posted

July 4, 2008

  • Great Falls Downtown 4th of July Parade

July 3, 2008

  • Luncheon Meeting with Dry Red River Water Project
  • Interview with the Circle Banner
  • McCone County Listening Session

July 2, 2008

  • Interview with Coffee Break Radio Show in Helena
  • Spirit of Enterprise Award Presentation at Morrison-Maierle Inc.-Helena
  • Meeting with the Montana Pharmacy Association Board of Directors
  • Livingston Roundup Parade

July 1, 2008

  • Interview with Missoula KMSO
  • Interview with Missoula KGVO
  • Tour of Missoula St. Patrick Hospital Mental Health Facility
  • Tour of the Hamilton Waste Water System
  • Interview with the Ravalli Republic in Hamilton

June 2008

June 29, 2008

  • Billings Dehler Stadium Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

June 27, 2008

  • Travel to Montana
  • Billings Office Work Hours

June 26, 2008

  • Meeting with David Winston
  • Appropriations Full Committee Mark-up on Labor, Health and Human Services Appropriations
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes
  • Meeting with Bob Dotchin with the Advocacy Group
  • Interview with Miles City KATL
  • Interview with Glendive KXGN
  • House Floor Action-6 Votes

June 25, 2008

  • Meet and Greet with Zoe Yeager, Montana Congressional Art Contest Winner

Appropriations Full Committee Mark-up on Commerce Justice State Appropriations

Appropriations Full Committee Mark-up on Energy & Water Appropriations

Appropriations Full Committee Mark-up on Financial Services Appropriations

House Floor Action-6 Votes

Meeting with Senior Staff

House Floor Action-7 Votes

June 24, 2008

  • Meeting with GOP Leadership
  • Appropriations Committee Members Only Meeting
  • Appropriations Full Committee Mark-up on Military Construction and Homeland Security Appropriations
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • Members Only Meeting with Leader Boehner
  • House Floor Action-5 Votes
  • Safari Club International Gala

June 23, 2008

  • Travel to Washington, DC
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes

June 20, 2008

  • Meeting with Montana Page Autumn Nielsen-Cut Bank
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor Action-4 Votes
  • Travel to Montana

June 19, 2008

  • Meeting with GOP Leadership
  • Labor HHS Appropriations Subcommittee Markup
  • Radio Interview with Missoula KGVO
  • House Floor Action-6 Votes
  • Interview with Havre KOJM
  • Interview with KBSR in Laurel and Hardin
  • Meeting with Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Chairman Steele
  • Meeting with Cathy Fisher and Nancy Stock with the Montana Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance
  • Interview with Lewistown KXLO
  • House Floor Action-5 Votes

June 18, 2008

  • Meeting with GOP Leadership
  • Meeting with Jeff Rupp, Bozeman Sector Rep. and Director of Bozeman HRDC
  • Meeting with Montana National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs
  • Meeting with Theresa Keaveny, Executive Director of Montana Conservation Voters
  • Meeting with the Crow Tribe
  • Meeting with Frank Cote, Sherry Cladhouse, and Mark Burzynski with BlueCross BlueShield of Montana
  • Meet and Greet with Close-Up Students from Box Elder High School
  • House Floor Action-6 Votes

June 17, 2008

Travel to Washington, DC

Meeting with Senior Staff

Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittee Markup

House Floor Action-3 Votes

June 16, 2008

Tour of St. Vincent Hospital Digital Mammography System

Meeting with the Montana Retail Association

Billings Office Hours

June 13, 2008

Billings Office Work Day

June 12, 2008

  • Meeting with John Strossel
  • Meeting with George Jacobs with the Davidson Clergy Center
  • House Floor Action-6 Votes
  • Meet and Greet with North and East Middle School Students from Great Falls
  • Testify at SHAD Hearing
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor Action- 3 Votes
  • Fly to Montana

June 11, 2008

  • White House Tour for Montanans
  • Call with Susan Bodine, Assistant Administrator in the EPA’s Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response
  • Meeting with GOP Leadership
  • Meeting with Todd Knowles with the National Air Traffic Controllers Association-Great Falls
  • Meeting with Mack and Judith Cole - Montana Ranchers from the Powder River Basin
  • Meeting with Rock Ringling, Managing Director of the Montana Land Reliance
  • Montana Delegation Lunch with Senator Baucus and Senator Tester
  • House Floor Action-6 Votes
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor Action-2 Votes

June 10, 2008

  • Meeting with GOP Leadership
  • Meeting with Sharon Spreitzer and Rosella Pongah-Montana Representatives with One Voice Against Cancer
  • Meeting with Jay Pezoldt with Baker Commodities and Terry Wigglesworth with the Wigglesworth Company
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes
  • Meeting with the Montana National Federation of Independent Business
  • Meeting with Karen Yost, President of the Montana Agri-Women
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes

June 9, 2008

  • Travel to Washington, DC
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes
  • Tele Town Hall Call with Constituents

June 7, 2008

  • Madison County Lincoln Day Dinner

June 6, 2008

  • Travel to Montana
  • Billings Office Work Hours

June 5, 2008

  • Meeting with Ken Timmerman
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • Meeting with Matthew O’Gara, New Assistant Professor of Political Science at Rocky Mountain College
  • House Floor Action-4 Votes
  • Testify at the House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands Hearing
  • House Floor Action-4 Votes
  • 2008 Congressional Picnic at the White House

June 4, 2008

  • Meeting with GOP Leadership
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • Meeting with Kelsen Young, Executive Director of the Montana Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
  • Meeting with Tim Larson with the Montana Young Stockgrowers
  • Meeting with Montana Tribes to Discuss Rural Water Projects
  • Meet and Greet with Close-Up Students from Richey and Belt High Schools
  • House Floor Action-10 Votes

June 3, 2008

  • Travel to Washington, DC
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes

June 2, 2008

  • Interview with KTVQ in Billings
  • "Vote"
  • Billings Office Work Day

May 2008

May 30, 2008

  • Interview with Beartooth NBC
  • Billings Office Work Day

May 29, 2008

  • Meeting with CMR Freshman Timothy Seery
  • TV Interview with KFBB in Great Falls
  • Luncheon Meeting with Gregory Doyon, Great Falls City Manager
  • Meeting with Colonel Fortney at Malmstrom Air Force Base
  • TV Interview with KRTV in Great Falls

May 27, 2008

  • Meeting with Billings UPS
  • Radio Interview with Northern Broadcasting
  • Meeting with Marines from D Company, Anti-Terrorism Battalion, 4th Marine Division based in Billings Being Deployed to Iraq on June 1
  • Press Conference with Billings Marines Reserve Unit to kick off the "Montana Supporting Soldiers Cool Aid Relief Drive"
  • Tour of Billings Airport Air Traffic Control Facility

May 24, 2008

  • Dedication for the Veterans Memorial in Bozeman
  • Travel to Montana
  • Billings Office Hours

May 23, 2008

  • Meeting with Ben Bernanke
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes
  • Signing of the Crow Ceremony Card
  • House Floor Action-2 Votes
  • Desk Time
  • House Floor Action-12 Votes

May 22, 2008

  • Meeting with GOP Leadership
  • GOP Press Conference to Unveil Energy Agenda
  • Meeting with the Northwest Farm Credit Services
  • House Floor Action-5 Votes
  • Meeting with Hal Fuglevand with Oftedal Construction, Inc.
  • Meeting with Geri Small, President of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor Action-4 Votes

May 21, 2008

  • Meeting with Claudia Narcisco with Lolo National Forest, and Jerry Wolf with Missoula USDA T&D Center
  • Meeting with Renae Cornelius, Michael Richards, and Eric Shields with the Montana National Community Pharmacist Association
  • Meeting with GOP Leadership
  • Meeting with Montana Representatives from the Western Telecommunications Alliance
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes
  • Meet and Greet with students and staff with Anaconda Job Corps
  • Meeting with Karen Dean with the Montana Rural Letter Carriers Association
  • House Floor Action- 4 Votes

May 20, 2008

  • Washington, DC Office Hours
    • Meeting with Senior Staff

May 19, 2008

  • Washington, DC Office Hours
  • Meeting with Senior Staff

May 18, 2008

  • No schedule posted

May 17, 2008

  • No schedule posted

May 16, 2008

  • No schedule posted

May 15, 2008

  • Meeting with GOP Leadership
  • Meeting with Gene Terland, BLM Montana State Director
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor Action-5 Votes
  • Meeting with Ronna Alexander and Buck Pandis with the Montana Petroleum Marketers C-Store Association
  • Meeting with Karl Tyler with Karl Tyler Chevrolet-Missoula
  • Interview with Gail Schontzler-Bozeman Daily Chronicle
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes

May 14, 2008

  • Meeting with GOP Leadership
  • Meeting with Jay Larson-Clancy and Ronald Loge-Dillon with the Montana Delegation of College Physicians
  • Meeting with the Montana Beer Wholesalers Association
  • Meeting with Representatives of the Montana Dental Association
  • House Floor Action-1 Vote
  • Montana Delegation lunch with Senator Baucus and Senator Tester
  • House Floor Action-4 Votes
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • Meeting with Erin Popovich from Butte with the US Paralympics
  • Meeting with Tim Burud with Havre Boys and Girls Club
  • Meeting with Darlene Staffeldt, Montana State Librarian
  • House Floor Action-9 Votes

May 13, 2008

  • Travel to Washington, DC
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes

May 12, 2008

  • Meeting with the Columbia River Channel Coalition
  • Interview with Mary Clare Jalonick
  • Interview with the Big Sky Sun in Bozeman
  • Northwest Aerospace Facility Tour-Belgrade
  • Meeting with Downtown Bozeman Partnership
  • Meeting with the Montana Homebuilders Association
  • Drop by Visit to the Montana Center Right Coalition Monthly Meeting

May 11, 2008

  • No schedule posted

May 10, 2008

  • No schedule posted

May 9, 2008

  • No schedule posted

May 8, 2008

  • Meeting with Neil Newhouse
  • Meeting with Lacey Kraft, Montana National MS Society Representative
  • House Floor Action-6 Votes
  • Meeting with the Safari Club International Board of Directors
  • Meeting with Aeric Reilly with the Montana Wool Growers
  • Fiscal Integrity Task Force Meeting
  • Meeting with Jolene Rieck, Montana Representative for the American Society of Landscape Architects
  • House Floor Action-5 Votes
  • Travel To Montana

May 7, 2008

  • No schedule posted

May 6, 2008

  • Meeting with GOP Leadership
  • Meeting with Hannah Burlington and Family- Montana Honoree for the Prudential Spirit of Community Award
  • Meeting with the Montana Electric Cooperatives
  • Meeting with Koren Bloom with Paramedic American Response in Billings
  • House Floor Action-4 Votes
  • Radio Interview with KOJM-Havre
  • Capitol Dome Tour for Montanans
  • House Floor Action-18 Votes

May 5, 2008

  • Desk Time
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 2008 National Science Bowl Closing Reception in Honor of Billings Skyview High School
  • House Floor Action-5 Votes

May 4, 2008

  • No schedule posted

May 3, 2008

  • No schedule posted

May 2, 2008

  • Travel to Montana
  • Interview with KPAX-Missoula
  • Tour of Missoula homeWord Housing Projects
  • Sanders County Lincoln Day Dinner

May 1, 2008

  • Fiscal Integrity Task Force Committee Meeting
  • Meeting with Grover Nordquist
  • Meeting with Geoff Simon with MDU Resources
  • Meet and Greet with Montana Students from Luther School
  • House Floor Action-4 Votes
  • Meeting with Gregory McDowell, Board of Councilor for Montana for the AAOS
  • Meeting with the Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittee
  • House Floor Action-2 Votes
  • Meeting with Brett Harris with KFC-Great Galls
  • Conference Call with Montana Reporters and Congressman Thompson to Discuss New Veterans Healthcare Legislation

April 2008

April 30, 2008

  • Meeting with GOP Leadership
  • Meeting with Tom Jacobson with Rural Dynamics Incorporated, and Montana State Representative Shannon Augare, House - District 16
  • Meeting with A.J. King with Three Rivers Bank of Montana-Kalispell, Mike Richter, ICBA State Director for Montana-Townsend, John King with Three Rivers Bank of Montana-Kalispell, and Ken Walsh with Ruby Valley National Bank-Twin Bridges
  • Joint Meeting of Congress in honor of His Excellency Bertie Ahern, Prime Minister of Ireland
  • Meeting with Cary Hegreberg, Dick Anderson, and Ron Pike with the Montana Contractors Association
  • GOP Members only Appropriations Meeting
  • Meeting with the Montana Homebuilders Association
  • Meeting with Koch Industries
  • Taping of Comments for the Montana Partners for the Conservation Conference
  • Meeting with Robert Minto with Alps Corporation-Missoula
  • House Floor Action-7 Votes

April 29, 2008

  • Travel from Montana
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes

April 28, 2008

  • Billings Office Hours
  • Billings Meeting, Pastor Rich Omlund, Luther Seminary
  • Facility Tour of Universal Technical Resources Services (UTRS)-Butte

April 27, 2008

  • No schedule posted

April 26, 2008

  • No schedule posted

April 25, 2008

  • Billings Office Work Day

April 24, 2008

  • Meeting with Andy Card
  • Meeting with Jeff Shapiro, General Mills Plant Manager-Great Falls
  • Taping of Comments for the Montana Credit Union Annual Meeting
  • Meeting with Dexter Busby with Montana Refining Company
  • Meeting with Montana Representatives for the Pacific Northwest Economic Region
  • House Floor Action-4Votes
  • Travel to Montana

April 23, 2008

  • White House Tour for Montana Constituents
  • Meeting with GOP Leadership
  • Meeting with Rhonda Whiting with the Northwest Power and Conservation Council
  • Reenlistment Ceremony for Sergeant Matthew Anton from Huntley
  • Meeting with Bill McKay, Montana Representative for the National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs
  • Meet and Greet with Close-Up Students from Whitefish, Eureka, and Sheridan High Schools
  • House Floor Action –5 Votes
  • Meeting with Betsy Hands with homeWord in Missoula
  • Meeting with Bob Winger, President of the Montana Boilermakers Union
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor Action-7 Votes

April 22, 2008

  • No schedule posted

April 21, 2008

  • Radio Interview with Mitch Miller-Sidney KGCX
  • Tour of Sidney Hospital
  • Tour of Sidney-Richland Airport
  • Interview with Sheridan County News
  • Sheridan County Lincoln Day Dinner

April 20, 2008

  • No schedule posted

April 19, 2008

  • No schedule posted

April 18, 2008

  • Travel to Montana
  • Richland County Lincoln Day Dinner

April 17, 2008

  • Meeting with Secretary of Defense Robert Gates
  • Meeting with John Ray, and Michael DesRosier-Glacier County Commissioners
  • Meeting with Jim Stone of Great Falls- Teamster Local Union No. 2
  • Meeting with Bruce MacIntyre-Billings Chamber of Commerce and David Smith- Bozeman Chamber of Commerce
  • Meeting with the Crow Tribe
  • Meeting with Bruce Messinger-Montana Association of School Superintendents
  • Interview with Scott Fredricks-Billings Radio
  • House Floor Action-2 Votes

April 16, 2008

  • Meeting with Dave Mihalic- Former GNP Superintendent
  • Meeting with the International Facility Management Association Board of Directors
  • Meeting with Former Congressman Henry Bonilla and Severin Schwan-ROCHE
  • Meeting with Butch Hiller and John Kappes-Mountain Water Company
  • House Floor Action-4 Votes
  • Meet and Greet with Close-Up Students from Sidney and Anaconda High Schools and Students from Libby Middle School
  • House Floor Action-4 Votes
  • Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Award, Presented by Tom Baker and Jeff Crane
  • Interview with Ken Davis -West Yellowstone Radio
  • House Floor Action -3 Votes

April 15, 2008

  • Meeting with GOP Leadership
  • Meeting with Jane Ratzlaff-Glacier National Park Fund
  • Meeting with the Montana Telecommunications Association
  • Meeting with Mark Vandolah, Tafford Oltz, and Barbara Lundemo -Montana Nurse Anesthetists
  • Meeting with John and Lisa Miller of Arlee
  • Meeting with Rusty Harper and Linda McCulloch-Montana Office of Public Instruction
  • Meeting with Close-Up Students from Deer Lodge High School
  • House Floor Action- 3 Votes
  • Meeting with Fred Sterhan-Montana Representative from the American Hotel & Lodging Association
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes

April 14, 2008

  • Travel to Washington, DC
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes

April 13, 2008

  • No schedule posted

April 12, 2008

  • No schedule posted

April 11, 2008

  • Travel to Montana
  • Meeting with the Missoulian Editorial Board
  • Interview with the Lake County Leader
  • Lake County Lincoln Day Dinner

April 10, 2008

  • Meeting with Mo McGowan, Howard Goldman, and Russell Vieco- Transportation Security Administration
  • Meeting with Steve Forbes
  • Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittee Hearing
  • Meeting with Ric Brown-Ravalli County Electric Co-op
  • House Floor Action -3 Votes
  • Meeting with Jerci Powell-Browning
  • Meeting with Dr. Florian Cortese-Butte Mercury Street Medical
  • House Floor Action-1 Vote
  • US Geological Survey Briefing Hosted by Senator Dorgan
  • House Floor Action-1 Vote

April 9, 2008

  • Meeting with GOP Leadership
  • Meeting with Bill Howell, Robbie Holman, Mary Herzog, and Scott Herzog -Montana Snowmobile Association
  • Meeting with the Montana Hospital Association
  • Award Presentation by Aaron Chatten, Montana for Children Foundation
  • House Floor Action -3 Votes
  • Meet and Greet with Close-Up Students from Rocky Boy, Baker, Fairfield, and Dodson High Schools
  • Meeting with Integra Telecom
  • Meeting with Greg Neibauer-Montana State Coordinator, American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Meeting with Todd Knowles-National Air Traffic Controllers Association, Great Falls
  • Meeting with Fran Albrecht, and Jennifer Heggen-Watson Children’s Shelter of Montana
  • House Floor Action-11 Votes

April 8, 2008

  • Travel to Washington, DC
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes

April 7, 2008

  • Billings Office Work Day
  • Meeting with Tim Richter-Northern Rockies Biobehavioral Institute

April 6, 2008

  • No schedule posted

April 5, 2008

  • No schedule posted

April 4, 2008

  • Travel to Montana
  • Lewis and Clark County Lincoln Day Dinner

Thursday, April 3, 2008

  • Meeting with Secretary Gutierrez
  • Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittee Meeting
  • House Floor Action -2 Votes
  • Meeting with the Montana Stockgrowers Association
  • Meeting with Robin Nelson-Montana Director on IIABA National Board, John Braut-Montana Representative on Young Agent Committee National Board, Linda Schmaing-Independent Insurance Agents of Montana President-Elect, and Bob Biskupiak-Executive Director/CEO for Independent Insurance Agents of Montana
  • Interview with Mike Dennison-Lee Newspapers
  • Meeting with Ted Van Der Meid-Counsel for Former Speaker Hastert
  • Meeting with Senior Staff

Wednesday, April 2, 2008

  • Telecom Briefing Hosted by Representative Adam Putnam
  • Meet and Greet with Close-Up Students from Malta, Columbus, and Libby High Schools
  • Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittee Hearing
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes
  • Meeting with Mitch Glazier – RIAA
  • Meeting with Jackie Rumph, Sam Zeiser, and Colton Stephens – Montana 4-H Students
  • Meeting with Gary Sorenson, and Pete Wylie – Military Officers Association of America, Western Montana Chapter
  • Meeting with Chas Cartwright, Superintendent – Glacier National Park
  • Meeting with the Fort Peck Tribes and Dry Prairie Water Project
  • House Floor Action- 3 Votes
  • Meeting with Jean Curtis, Ann Dussault, Adrien Marxx, Captain Bob Reid, and Diane Sands - Missoula County Representatives
  • Meeting with General Cartwright - Vice Chair for the Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • Interview with Emily Boyles - Glendive KXGN

Tuesday, April 1, 2008

  • Meeting with GOP Leadership
  • Taping of Comments for the Montana Sate FFA Convention
  • Meeting with Colleen McCarthy, Revonda Stordahl, Lucy Brown, and Timothy McKittrick - Montana Public Housing Authority Executive Directors
  • Briefing with Professor Raymond Tanter - Iran Policy Committee - Paul Welday - Renaissance Strategies, and Charles Yessaian - Strategic Federal Affairs
  • Meeting with Jack Mitchell , Ruddy Reilly, Dixie Parson, Janet Weaver, and Karen Susag - Montana American Legion
  • Meeting with Jim Hagenbarth, Bill Cain, and Randy Smith -Big Hole Watershed Committee
  • Meeting with Tom Simkins - Hallin Lumber in Bozeman
  • Meet and Greet with Close-Up Students from the Montana School for the Blind and Deaf, and Manhattan and Choteau High Schools
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes
  • Meeting with the Montana Association of School Business Officials and Indian Impact Schools of Montana

March 2008

Monday, March 31, 2008

  • Travel to Washington, DC
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes

Sunday, March 30, 2008

  • No schedule posted

Saturday, March 29, 2008

  • No schedule posted

Friday, March 28, 2008

  • Billings Office Hours
  • Ducks Unlimited Banquet in Hardin
  • Big Horn County Lincoln Day Dinner

Thursday, March 27, 2008

  • Missoula Office Time
  • Granite County Listening Session
  • Corrections Community Meeting with Ed Amberg–Montana State Hospital, Mike Thatcher–Community, Counseling, and Correctional Services, Mike Mahoney ,Warden –Montana State Prison, and Bill Slaughter
  • Meeting with Montana Building Industry Association Executive Board Members

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

  • Great Falls Office Hours
  • Mineral County Listening Session
  • Tour of Superior Fire Hall with Chief John Woodland
  • Missoula Office Hours

Tuesday, March 25, 2008

  • Interview with Flathead Beacon
  • Interview with Hungry Horse News
  • Tour of North Valley Hospital and Meeting with Craig Aasved
  • Kalispell Chamber of Commerce Luncheon
  • Great Falls Office Hours

Monday, March 24, 2008

  • Interview with Wendy Ostrom Price
  • Meeting with Flathead Electric Board of Directors
  • Interview with KOFI Radio
  • Natural Resources Listening Session in Kalispell

Sunday, March 23, 2008

  • No schedule posted

Saturday, March 22, 2008

  • No schedule posted

Friday, March 21, 2008

  • No schedule posted

Thursday, March 20, 2008

  • No schedule posted

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

  • Musselshell County Listening Session
  • Petroleum County Listening Session

Tuesday, March 18, 2008

  • Billings Office Work Day
  • Filing Announcement Rally
  • Press Interviews
  • Interview with Powder River Examiner

Monday, March 17, 2008

  • St. Patrick's Day Parade, Butte

Sunday, March 16, 2008

  • No schedule posted

Saturday, March 15, 2008

  • No schedule posted

Friday, March 14, 2008

  • Meeting with David Stoltenberg, Montana Business Incubator
  • Meeting with John Bohlinger
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • Meeting with Marathon Oil
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes
  • Travel to Montana

Thursday, March 13, 2008

  • GOP Breakfast with special guest Herschel Walker
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittee Hearing
  • Labor HHS Appropriations Hearing
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes
  • Meeting with Emergent Biosolutions
  • Labor HHS Appropriations Hearing
  • House Floor Action-2 Votes
  • Meeting with Denise Cofer, Montana Women in Timber
  • Greeting Kirk Miller, Superintendent of Bozeman Public Schools
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes
  • House Secret Session

Wednesday, March 12, 2008

  • Congressional Breakfast with DC Masonic Lodge
  • Meeting with Jack Copps, Billings Superintendent of Schools
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • Greeting Tim Furey, Montana Representative
  • House Floor Action-1 Vote
  • Meeting with Montana Close-Up students from Red Lodge, Great Falls, Granite, and Chinook High School
  • House Floor Action-2 Votes
  • Montana Delegation lunch with Senator Tester and Senator Baucus
  • House Floor Action-2 Votes
  • Meeting with Steve Carlson, Community Medical Center
  • Labor HHS Appropriations Committee
  • House Floor Action-6 Votes

Tuesday, March 11, 2008

  • Meeting with GOP Leadership
  • Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittee Hearing
  • House Floor Action- 3 Votes
  • Meeting with Richard and Chris Owen, CHS, Inc. Montana
  • Meeting with Steve Turkiewickz and Wayne Hirsch, Montana Bankers Association
  • House Floor Action-2 Votes
  • Meeting with Doug Neil and Kurt Bushnell, Montana State Firemen’s Association
  • Meeting with Steve Earle, Mountain Line
  • House Floor Action-1 Vote
  • Greeting Dave Wheelihan, Allen Theissen, Herb Sand, Tom Barnhart, and Tom Huntley, Mid-West Electric Consumers
  • Interview with Matt Gouras, Associated Press of Montana
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor Action-4 Votes

Monday, March 10, 2008

  • Travel to Washington, DC
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • Desk Time
  • House Floor Action- 3 Votes

Sunday, March 9, 2008

  • No schedule posted

Saturday, March 8, 2008

  • No schedule posted

Friday, March 7, 2008

  • No schedule posted

Thursday, March 6, 2008

  • Breakfast with Republican Leader John Boehner
  • Meeting with David Keene, American Conservative Union
  • Meeting with Tracy Bragg, Student from Havre
  • Energy and Water Subcommittee Appropriations Hearing
  • House Floor Action- 2 Votes
  • Labor Health and Human Services Subcommittee Appropriations Hearing
  • Desk Time
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • Meeting with Steve Holland, Montana Manufacturing Center; Steve Humble, Anderson Steel of Great Falls and Neal Blossom, American Chemet of East Helena
  • House Floor Action- 2 Votes
  • Meeting with Bruce Putnam and Tina Volek, City of Billings and City Council Members Jani McCall, Joy Stevens, Vince Ruegamer, Dennis Pitman
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes
  • Scheduling Meeting
  • Energy and Water Subcommittee Appropriations Hearing

Wednesday, March 5, 2008

  • Breakfast with Dr. Richard Vedder
  • Press Interview
  • Weekly Republican Caucus Meeting
  • Labor Health and Human Services Subcommittee Appropriations Hearing
  • Meeting with Kathy Bessette, Sandra Broesder, Mike McGinley, Mike Murray, Lesley Robinson, Alan Thompson and Allan Underdal of *The Montana Association of Counties
  • Meeting with The US Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District
  • Desk Time
  • House Floor Action- 3 Votes
  • Meeting with The Montana Credit Union Network
  • Meeting with Dean Jeff Jacobson and Tom McCoy, Montana State University
  • Labor Health and Human Services Subcommittee Appropriations Hearing
  • House Floor Action- 1 Vote
  • Meeting with Susan Witte, Allegiance Benefit Plan Management, Inc
  • Meeting with The North Central Montana Regional Water Authority
  • House Floor Action- 4 Votes
  • Republican Members Ethics Training
  • House Floor Action-1 Vote
  • House Floor Action- 3 Votes

Tuesday, March 4, 2008

  • Travel to Washington, D. C.
  • Desk Time
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • Meeting with Tom Siebel, Founder of The Montana Meth Project
  • Reception honoring The Montana Meth Project
  • House Floor Action- 11 Votes

Monday, March 3, 2008

  • Billings Office Work Day

Sunday, March 2, 2008

  • No schedule posted

Saturday, March 1, 2008

  • No schedule posted

February 2008

Friday, February 29, 2008

  • No schedule posted

Thursday, February 28, 2008

  • Breakfast with Former Speaker Newt Gingrich
  • Energy and Water Subcommittee Appropriations Hearing with Secretary Bodman, Department of Energy
  • Labor Health and Human Services Subcommittee Appropriations Hearing
  • House Floor Action- 3 Votes
  • Meeting with Colonel Paul Tweden, Wing Commander for the Montana Civil Wing Air Patrol
  • Meeting with Fred Thomas, Western Insurance of Stevensville
  • Meeting with Aeric Reilly, Rodney Kott and John Helle, The Montana Woolgrowers Association
  • Meeting with BG Putnam, BG Del Toro, Steve Martinka, The Montana Air National Guard
  • Travel to Montana

Wednesday, February 27, 2008

  • Breakfast with Maggie Gallagher
  • Meeting with Ed Meece, Rep. Bob Ebinger and Phil Odegard, City of Livingston Representatives
  • Meeting with The Montana Broadcasters Association
  • Labor Health and Human Services Subcommittee Appropriations Hearing
  • House Floor Action- 1 Vote
  • Energy and Water Subcommittee Appropriations Hearing
  • Meeting with Republican Leader Boehner
  • House Floor Action- 3 Votes
  • Meeting with Carl Seilstad, Fergus County Commissioner and Harvey Worrall, Choteau County Commission
  • Meeting with Glenn Marx, Darren Long, Rich Day, Eleanor Morris and Mike Aderhold, Representatives from The Montana Land Trusts, Wildlife Conservation Society, Montana Wildlife Federation and The Nature Conservancy of Montana
  • Meeting with Jason Adams, Tari Shaw and Terry Tanner, Salish and Kootenai Housing Authority
  • Press Taping with Local Montana Stations
  • House Floor Action- 1 Vote
  • House Floor Action- 2 Votes
  • Republican Caucus Meeting
  • Meeting with Bill Mills, President of 2M Company

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

  • Meet Forseth Family at The White House
  • Weekly Republican Caucus Meeting
  • Labor Health and Human Services Subcommittee Appropriations Hearing
  • House Floor Action- 3 Votes
  • Labor Health and Human Services Subcommittee Appropriations Hearing
  • Meeting with John Tahsuda, Vice President Of Navigators, Reuben Mathias and Charles Morgeau, CSKT Tribal Council, Theodore Whitford and Donovan, Chippewa Cree/Rocky Boy
  • House Floor Action- 2 Votes
  • House Floor Action- 1 Vote
  • House Floor Action- 2 Votes
  • Meeting with Montana Cadets, National Youth Guard Challenge Program
  • Meeting with Saint Patrick’s Hospital Representatives
  • Press Taping with Local Montana Stations

Monday, February 25, 2008

  • Travel to Washington, D.C.
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • Desk Time
  • House Floor Action-5 Votes

Sunday, February 24, 2008

  • No schedule posted

Saturday, February 23, 2008

  • No schedule posted

Friday, February 22, 2008

  • Billings Office Work Day

Thursday, February 21, 2008

  • No schedule posted

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

  • Veterans Roundtable Discussion with Senator Tester and Secretary Peake at Fort Harrison
  • Tour of Fort Harrison Regional Office and Hospital Facility with Senator Tester and Secretary Peake

Tuesday, February 19, 2008

  • Editorial Board with The Montana Standard in Butte
  • Silverbow County Lincoln Dinner in Butte

Monday, February 18, 2008

  • Phillips County Lincoln Dinner in Malta

Sunday, February 17, 2008

  • Choteau County Lincoln Dinner in Fort Benton
  • Blaine and Hill County Lincoln Dinner in Havre

Saturday, February 16, 2008

  • Cascade County Lincoln Dinner in Great Falls

Friday, February 15, 2008

  • Travel to Montana

Thursday, February 14, 2008

  • Meeting with Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia
  • Meeting with Amy Astin and John Goodnow, Benefis Healthcare in Great Falls
  • Meeting with Jim Smith, John Rundquist, Tim Burton, Phil Hauck, Amanda McInnis and Don Roecker, City of Helena Representatives
  • House Floor Action- 1 Vote
  • Energy and Water Subcommittee Appropriations Hearing
  • Labor Health and Human Services Subcommittee Appropriations Hearing
  • House Floor Action – 8 Votes
  • Press Taping with Local Montana Stations

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

  • Breakfast with David Frum, Fellow at American Enterprise Institution
  • Weekly Republican Caucus Meeting
  • Labor Health and Human Services Appropriations Hearing
  • House Floor Action- 1 Vote
  • House Floor Action- 1 Vote
  • House Floor Action- 5 Votes
  • Meeting with Dr. Stefani Hicswa, Kristina Murnin and Tad Togerson of Miles City Community College
  • Meeting with Lisa Titus, Eric Hyyppa and Yvonne Gritzner of Montana PBS
  • Meeting with the National Indian Education Association
  • Meeting with Chancellor Frank Gilmore of Montana Tech
  • House Floor Action- 5 Votes
  • Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittee Member Meeting
  • Dinner with The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
  • House Republican Policy Committee Meeting

Tuesday, February 12, 2008

  • Travel to Washington, D.C.
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • Desk Time
  • House Floor Action- 15 Votes

Monday, February 11, 2008

  • Meeting with Billings Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

Sunday, February 10, 2008

  • No schedule posted

Saturday, February 9, 2008

  • No schedule posted

Friday, February 8, 2008

  • Travel to Montana
  • Billings Office Work Day

Thursday, February 7, 2008

  • Weekly Republican Caucus Meeting
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor Action- 4 Votes
  • Meeting with Michael and Cindy Quade, First National Bank of Ekalaka
  • Meeting with Larry Mires, Randy Reed and Paul Azevedo, Saint Mary’s Rehabilitation Working Group
  • Meeting with Representatives from The Fort Peck Community College, Salish Kootenai Community College, Blackfeet Community College, Chief Dull Knife College and Fort Belknap College
  • Meeting with The Crow Tribal Legislature and Leadership
  • Desk Time
  • Taping of Comments for the Montana Association of Counties Convention
  • House Floor Action- 3 Votes
  • House Floor Action- 3 Votes
  • House Floor Action- 1 Vote

Wednesday, February 6, 2008

  • Travel to Washington, D.C.
  • Desk Time
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • Signing Ceremony with The Crow Tribe and Montana Secretary of State Brad Johnson
  • House Floor Action- 3 Votes

Tuesday, February 5, 2008

  • Editorial Board with The Billings Gazette
  • Billings Office Work Day
  • Yellowstone County Republican Caucus in Billings

Monday, February 4, 2008

  • Billings Office Work Day

Sunday, February 3, 2008

  • No schedule posted

Saturday, February 2, 2008

  • No schedule posted

Friday, February 1, 2008

  • Roosevelt County Listening Session in Wolf Point
  • Richland County Listening Session in Sidney

January 2008

Thursday, January 31, 2008

  • Fallon County Listening Session in Baker
  • Wibaux County Listening Session in Wibaux

Wednesday, January 30, 2008

  • Travel to Montana

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

  • Weekly Republican Caucus Meeting
  • Meeting with John O’Donnell, Executive Director of Tech Ranch in Bozeman
  • Meeting with The Montana Motor Carriers Association
  • Meeting with Iraq/Afghanistan Veterans from Montana:
  • MSG George Fraser: Recipient of Ranger Tab, Special Forces Tab, Combat Infantryman’s Badge, 5 Bronze star medals, 5 Bronze star medals with V device, 4 Purple Hearts
  • SFC Caleb Tappan: Recipient of Ranger Tab, Special Forces Tab, Combat Infantryman’s Badge, 1 Bronze star medal, 1 Bronze star medal with V device, 1 Joint Service Commendation medal with V device, and 2 Purple Hearts
  • SFC Joshua Harris: Recipient of Ranger Tab, Special Forces Tab, Combat Infantryman’s Badge, 2 Joint Service Commendation Medals with V device, 1 Purple Heart
  • House Floor Action- 2 Votes
  • Desk Time
  • Meeting with Senior Staff to discuss the Economic Stimulus Package
  • House Floor Action- 1 Vote
  • House Floor Action- 2 Votes

Monday, January 28, 2008

  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • Desk Time
  • House Floor Action- 7 Votes
  • State of the Union Address by President George W. Bush
  • Press Interview


Sunday, January 27, 2008

  • No schedule posted

Saturday, January 26, 2008

  • No schedule posted

Friday, January 25, 2008

  • Annual House Republican Caucus Meetings

Thursday, January 24, 2008

  • No schedule posted

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

  • Weekly Republican Caucus Meeting
  • Meeting with Montana Cattleman’s Association
  • Meeting with Members of the Blackfeet Tribe and The Montana Water Rights Compact Commission
  • Phone Call with Senator Max Baucus
  • House Floor Action- 2 Votes
  • Republican Study Committee Members Meeting
  • Appropriations Member Meeting with Ranking Member Lewis
  • Meeting with Senior Staff to discuss S-CHIP

Tuesday, January 22, 2008

  • Travel to Washington, D.C.
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • Desk Time
  • Members Meeting with Rep. Putnam
  • House Floor Action- 8 Votes

Sunday, January 20, 2007

  • No schedule posted

Saturday, January 19, 2007

  • No schedule posted

Friday, January 18, 2008

  • Travel to Montana

Thursday, January 17, 2008

  • Breakfast with Glen Bolger, Public Opinion Strategies
  • Meeting with Senior Staff to discuss The Common Sense English Act
  • Desk Time
  • House Floor Action- 5 Votes
  • House Floor Action- 2 Votes
  • Meeting with Rep. Jerry Lewis, Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee
  • Phone Call with Secretary Dirk Kempthorne, Department of Interior
  • Meeting with Senior Staff to discuss LIHEAP

Wednesday, January 16, 2008

  • Breakfast with Ambassador Roger Noriega
  • Weekly Republican Caucus Meeting
  • Meeting with Don Alexander, Administrator of the Mountain View Manor in Eureeka
  • Meeting with Major General Roger Burg, 20th US Air Force Commander
  • House Floor Action- 4 Votes
  • Desk Time
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor Action- 4 Votes
  • House Floor Action- 2 Votes
  • Meeting with General Robert H. “Doc” Foglesong, US Air Force
  • Meeting with Geoff Simon and Keith Tiggelaar, MDU Resources Group
  • House Floor Action- 1 Vote
  • Scheduling Meeting with Senior Staff

Tuesday, January 15, 2008

  • Meeting with Senior Staff to discuss fighter jets at Malmstrom Air Force Base
  • Desk Time
  • House Floor Action- 1 Vote

Monday, January 14, 2008

  • Work Day in Washington, DC Office

Sunday, January 13, 2008

  • Meeting with Minister of Public Security
  • Meeting with Transportation Security Administration and Officials regarding aviation security and air cargo issues
  • Travel to US

Saturday, January 12, 2008

  • Meeting with Secret Service on Presidential protection
  • Meeting with the Consulate
  • Meeting with the State Department for Country Team Briefing

Friday, January 11, 2008

  • Tour of Petra with Head of American Center for Oriental Research
  • Travel to Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Travel to Jerusalem, Israel

Thursday, January 10, 2008

  • Meeting with Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Investigations in the region as it relates to the US
  • Meeting with Save the Children and State Department on Iraqi refugee issues
  • Meeting with UNHCR on Iraqi refugee issues

Wednesday, January 9, 2008

  • Travel to Salalah, Oman
  • Meeting with Officials from Port of Salalah, Oman Director General of Customs, Maersk, DHS and DOE on the Secure Freight Initiative port
  • Tour of Secure Freight Initiative, megaports and port facilities
  • Travel to Amman, Jordan
  • Country Team Briefing (Classified)
  • Meeting with Foreign Minister

Tuesday, January 8, 2008

  • Meeting with Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Meeting with Inspector General of the Royal Oman Police
  • Country Team Briefing (Classified)
  • Dinner with Minister of Foreign Affairs

Monday, January 7, 2008

  • Travel to Muscat, Oman
  • Dinner with Ambassador Grappo and Omani Guests

Sunday, January 6, 2008

  • Travel to Cairo, Egypt
  • Country Team Briefing (Classified)
  • Meeting with US Navy and USAID/ pandemic flu
  • Meeting with Immigration and Customs Enforcement on visa security
  • Meeting with Minister of Foreign Affairs

Saturday, January 5, 2008

  • Port of Alexandria, Egypt Container Security Initiative
  • Meeting with Local Port Officials and Customs and Border Protection

Friday, January 4, 2008

  • Arrive Alexandria, Egypt

Thursday, January 3, 2008

  • Travel to Middle East

Wednesday, January 2, 2008

  • Billings Office Work Day

Tuesday, January 1, 2008

  • No schedule posted

December 2007

Monday, December 31, 2007

  • Billings Office Work Day

Friday, December 28, 2007

  • Billings Office Work Day

Thursday, December 27, 2007

  • Billings Office Work Day

Friday, December 21, 2007

  • Billings Office Work Day

Thursday, December 20, 2007

  • Travel to Montana

Wednesday, December 19, 2007

  • Republican Caucus Meeting with Newt Gingrich
  • Called Assistant Secretary Lyle Laverty, US Fish and Wildlife
  • Meeting with Republican Leader Boehner
  • Press Interview
  • Republican Study Committee Members Meeting
  • Meeting with Ranking Member Lewis and Republican Leader Boehner
  • Desk Time
  • House Floor Action- 3 Votes
  • Meeting with Senior Staff to discuss the Omnibus Appropriations Bill
  • House Floor Action- 1 Vote

Tuesday, December 18, 2007

  • Weekly Republican Caucus Meeting
  • Meeting with Senior Staff to discuss The Federal Food Donation Act of 2007
  • Hour Floor Action- 3 Votes
  • Desk Time
  • House Floor Action- 1Vote
  • House Floor Action- 3 Votes
  • Press Interview
  • House Floor Action- 2 Votes

Monday, December 17, 2007

  • Travel to Washington, D.C.
  • Desk Time
  • Meeting with Senior Staff to discuss The Veterans Guaranteed Bonus Act of 2007
  • House Floor Action- 23 Votes
  • Weekly Republican Caucus Meeting
  • House Floor Action- 4 Votes
  • House Floor Action- 3 Votes

Friday, December 14, 2007

  • Travel to Montana

Thursday, December 13, 2007

  • Desk Time
  • Meeting with Senior Staff to discuss tax refunds for disabled veterans
  • Speech on The House Floor honoring Former Lt. Governor Karl Ohs
  • House Floor Action- 4 Votes
  • Meeting with Michael Bopp and Shannon O’Keefe, Office of Management and Budget
  • House Floor Action- 2 Votes
  • House Floor Action- 1 Vote
  • House Floor Action- 1 Vote
  • Press Interview

Wednesday, December 12, 2007

  • Breakfast with Alex Pollack, Resident Fellow at AEI
  • Weekly Republican Caucus Meeting
  • Meeting with Tom Acevedo, President of S & K Technologies
  • Taping for The Montana Stockgrowers Convention in Billings
  • Montana Delegation Lunch with Senator Baucus and Senator Tester
  • House Floor Action- 5 Votes
  • Republican Study Committee Members Meeting
  • Meeting with Senior Staff to discuss veteran’s healthcare
  • Meeting with President Eugene Little Coyote and Northern Cheyenne Tribal Members
  • Press Interview
  • Press Interview
  • Meeting with House Republican Leadership
  • House Floor Action- 3 Votes
  • Dinner with Dr. Paul Keckley, Deloitte Center for Health Solutions
  • House Floor Action- 2 Votes
  • House Floor Action- 2 Votes

Tuesday, December 11, 2007

  • Travel to Washington, D.C.
  • Meeting with Senior Staff to discuss alternative minimum tax and omnibus appropriations
  • Desk Time
  • House Floor Action- 26 Votes

Monday, December 10, 2007

  • Press Interview
  • Dentist Appointment
  • Billings Office Work Day

Saturday, December 8, 2007

  • Breakfast with the Academy Nominations Review Board in Bozeman

Friday, December 7, 2007

  • Meeting with Former Governor Tim Babcock in Helena
  • Press Interview
  • Press Interview
  • Meeting with The Montana Realtors Association in Helena

Thursday, December 6, 2007

  • Meet Himmelberger Family at The White House
  • Breakfast with Stephen Moore, The Wall Street Journal
  • Press Interview
  • House Floor Action- 2 Votes
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes
  • Meeting with House Republican Leadership
  • Press Interview
  • House Floor Action- 1 Vote
  • Meeting with Senior Staff to discuss The Military Reservist and Veteran Small Business Reauthorization and Opportunity Act
  • House Floor Action- 2 Votes
  • Meeting with Chip and Gage Halverson, Mr. and Mrs. Don Steinbeisser of Sidney
  • Travel to Montana

Wednesday, December 5, 2007

  • Breakfast with Lisa Curtis, The Heritage Foundation
  • Weekly Republican Caucus Meeting
  • Meeting with Paul Babb, Larry Simkins, Don Peoples, Harp Cote, Ellen Crain, Jim Keane and Michael Punke of Butte, Montana
  • Press Interview
  • Meeting with Todd Weiss, Luke Kobold and Nick Wolters, The Billings Clinic
  • House Floor Action- 4 Votes
  • Republican Study Committee Members Meeting
  • Taping of Comments for The Montana Grain Growers Annual Convention
  • House Energy Action Team: Coal Energy Forum
  • Meeting with Luke Johnson, Deputy Director of the Bureau of Land Management
  • House Floor Action- 3 Votes

Tuesday, December 4, 2007

  • Travel to Washington, D.C.
  • Desk Time
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor Action- 7 Votes
  • Washington Coal Club Annual Awards Banquet

Monday, December 3, 2007

  • No schedule posted

November 2007

Friday, November 30, 2007

  • Work Day in Billings

Thursday, November 29, 2007

  • Work Day in Billings

Wednesday, November 28, 2007

  • No Public Events

Tuesday, November 27, 2007

  • No Public Events

Monday, November 26, 2007

  • No Public Events

Friday, November 23, 2007

  • No Public Events

Thursday, November 22, 2007

  • No schedule posted

Wednesday, November 21, 2007

  • Billings Office Work Day

Tuesday, November 20, 2007

  • Billings Office Work Day

Monday, November 19, 2007

  • Billings Office Work Day

Saturday, November 17, 2007

  • Food Bank Fundraiser in Billings

Friday, November 16, 2007

  • Meeting with Senior Staff to discuss the Local Radio Freedom Act
  • Travel to Montana

Thursday, November 15, 2007

  • Breakfast with Former Speaker Dennis Hastert
  • Press Conference with Rep. Jack Kingston, Rep. Wamp, and Rep. Wolf to introduce earmark reform legislation
  • Press Interviews
  • House Floor Action- 4 Votes
  • Meeting with Professor Marisa Pedulla, Montana Professor of the Year from Montana Tech
  • Desk Time
  • Press Interview
  • Meeting with House Republican Leadership
  • House Floor Action- 1 Vote
  • House Floor Action 1 Vote
  • Meeting with John Huth, Director of Montana Captive, John Jones of Billings, Dick Goff and Brenda
  • Republican Caucus Meeting
  • Taping with Local Montana Stations
  • House Floor Action- 3 Votes
  • House Floor Action- 2 Votes
  • House Floor Action- 3 Votes
  • House Floor Action- 1 Vote

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

  • Breakfast with Reza Pahlavi, Iran’s Exiled Crown Prince
  • Weekly Republican Caucus Meeting
  • Member Meeting with Rep. Jack Kingston
  • Meeting with Gerry Jennings, David Drehr and Tim Mahoney, Campaign for America’s Wilderness
  • House Floor Action- 5 Votes
  • Lunch with Ed Gilespie
  • Meeting with Rep. Mike Thompson, Dr. Paige, Dr. Erdtman, and John Olsen of Billings
  • House Floor Action- 3 Votes
  • Meeting with Senior Staff to discuss Snowmobile Use in Yellowstone National Park
  • Republican Study Committee Members Meeting
  • House Floor Action- 2 Votes
  • Meeting with Bill Drummond, Western Montana Electric Generating and Transmission Cooperative
  • Meeting with Akram Elias, Deputy Grand Master of the DC Masonic Lodge
  • House Floor Action- 1 Vote
  • House Floor Action- 4 Votes
  • Meeting with House Republican Leadership
  • Meeting with Senior Staff to discuss the reauthorization of Head Start
  • Bi-Partisan Members Only Briefing on US Iraq Intelligence and Operations Update with Secretary Gates, Secretary Rice and Admiral Mike Mullen
  • House Floor Action- 3 Votes
  • House Floor Action- 3 Votes
  • House Floor Action- 1 Vote
  • House Floor Action- 2 Votes

Tuesday, November 13, 2007

  • Travel to Washington, D.C
  • Desk Time
  • Press Interview
  • Meeting with Senior Staff to discuss protecting Montana kids against online sexual predators
  • House Floor Action- 22 Votes
  • House Floor Action- 4 Votes

Monday, November 12, 2007

  • The Montana Farm Bureau Federation Annual Convention in Missoula
  • The Western Montana Veterans Cemetery Dedication Ceremony in Missoula

Sunday, November 11, 2007

  • The Montana American Legion Veterans Day Ceremony in Helena

Friday, November 9, 2007

  • Meeting with Senior Staff to discuss Veterans Day Travel Schedule in Montana
  • House Floor Action- 3 Votes
  • Meeting with Molly Sweeney from Belt, Montana
  • House Floor Action- 1 Vote
  • Desk Time
  • House Floor Action- 1 Vote
  • Travel to Montana

Thursday, November 8, 2007

  • Breakfast with Neil Newhouse
  • Meeting with Larry Crowder, Kathleen Dent, Dr. Bruce Messinger, Bob Moore and Darrell Rud, The Montana School Administrators Association
  • House Floor Action- 1 Vote
  • Meeting with Grant Parker Deb Carston, and Jeff Bretherton, The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation in Missoula
  • House Floor Action- 1 Vote
  • Meeting with Senior Staff to discuss US-Peru Free Trade Agreement
  • House Floor Action- 2 Votes
  • Press Taping with Local Montana Stations
  • House Floor Action- 1 Vote
  • Meeting with House Republican Leadership
  • House Floor Action- 3 Votes
  • Meeting with Senior Staff to discuss the Defense Appropriations Conference Report
  • Meeting with Jeff Colman, American Israel Public Affairs Committee
  • House Floor Action- 5 Votes
  • House Floor Action- 2 Votes
  • House Floor Action- 1 Vote
  • House Floor Action- 1 Vote

Wednesday, November 7, 2007

  • Breakfast with John C. Goodman, President and CEO of The National Center for Policy Analysis
  • Meeting with Congressman Jack Kingston
  • Meeting with Dixie Stark, Literacy Bitterroot
  • Joint Meeting of Congress to welcome His Excellency Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the French Republic
  • Desk Time
  • Meeting with General Robert Kehler, Commander of Air Force Space Command
  • Republican Study Committee Members Meeting
  • House Floor Action- 3 Votes
  • Meeting with Senior Staff to discuss The Heroes Earning and Relief Tax Act
  • Meeting with Sue Crosby, Steve Coliton and Marie Kurose of the Paul G Allen Family Foundation
  • Meeting with Dale Eisler, Consul General for the Canadian Consulate in Denver
  • House Floor Action- 2 Votes
  • House Floor Action- 3 Votes
  • House Floor Action- 1 Vote

Tuesday, November 6, 2007

  • Meet Rath Family of Billings at The White House
  • Weekly Republican Caucus Meeting
  • Press Interview
  • Meeting with Senior Staff to discuss funding for essential air service in Montana
  • Meeting with Carl Borgquist and Lorry Wilson, Absaroka Energy
  • Desk Time
  • Press Interview
  • House Floor Action-8 Votes
  • Meeting with House Republican Colleagues
  • House Floor Action- 2 Votes
  • House Floor Action- 4 Votes
  • House Floor Action- 3 Votes
  • House Floor Action- 2 Votes
  • House Floor Action- 2 Votes

Monday, November 5, 2007

  • Travel to Washington, D.C.
  • Desk Time
  • Meeting with Senior Staff to discuss The Montana National Guard Readiness Center
  • House Floor Action- 11 Votes

Sunday, November 4, 2007

  • Meet and Greet at The National Guard Armory in Missoula

Friday, November 2, 2007

  • No schedule posted

Thursday, November 1, 2007

  • Meeting with Senior Staff to discuss The Hardrock Mining and Reclamation Act of 2007
  • Taping of Comments for The Montana Cattlemen’s Association Annual Convention
  • Labor Health and Human Services Appropriations Conference Committee Meeting
  • House Floor Action- 3 Votes
  • Meeting with House Republican Leadership
  • Desk Time
  • House Floor Action- 4 Votes
  • Press Interview
  • Travel to Montana

October 2007

Wednesday, October 31, 2007

  • Breakfast with Michael Ledeen, American Enterprise Institute
  • Weekly Republican Caucus Meeting
  • Meeting with Jon Marchi and Dr. Clyde Neu, Glacier Venture Fund
  • Meeting with Congressman Jack Kingston
  • House Floor Action- 3 Votes
  • Meeting with Senior Staff to discuss New US Agriculture Secretary Ed Schafer
  • Republican Study Committee Members Meeting
  • House Floor Action- 2 Votes
  • Press Interview
  • Press Interview
  • Desk Time
  • House Floor Action- 1 Vote


Tuesday, October 30, 2007

  • Weekly Republican Caucus Meeting
  • Taping of Comments for Montana Economic Developers Association Fall Conference in Great Falls
  • Meeting with Maureen Jewell, Jason Porch, Doug Bolener, Patti Renevier and Sharon Dailey, The Montana Procurement Technical Assistance Centers
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes
  • Meeting with Eric Johnson, Bob Petitt, Bill Collins, Bob de Treville and Leighanne Zdobysz, Representatives from HP, Med Web and Adara
  • House Floor Action- 9 Votes
  • Republican Appropriations Member Meeting with Ranking Member Lewis
  • Meeting with Todd Knowles of Great Falls and Brody McCray of Colorado, National Air Traffic Controllers Association
  • Meeting with Senior Staff to discuss grants for dam rehabilitation
  • House Floor Action- 3 Votes

Monday, October 29, 2007

  • Travel to Washington, D.C.
  • Desk Time
  • Meeting with Senior Staff to discuss snowmobile use in Yellowstone National Park
  • House Floor Action- 13 Votes

Friday, October 26, 2007

  • No schedule posted

Thursday, October 25, 2007

  • Breakfast with Jim Nussle, Director of the Office of Management and Budget
  • House Floor Action- 1 Vote
  • Desk Time
  • House Floor Action-1 Vote
  • Meeting with Senior Staff to discuss the Small Business Fairness Act
  • House Floor Action- 3 Votes
  • Lunch with Lila Rajiva, Co-Author of Mobs, Messiahs and Markets: Surviving the Public Spectacle in Finance and Politics
  • Public Service Announcement Taping for Local Montana Schools
  • House Floor Action- 3 Votes
  • Meeting with Chris Cox, Executive Director of the National Rifle Association
  • Press Taping with Local Montana Stations
  • Phone Call with Chancellor Ron Sexton, Montana State University-Billings
  • House Floor Action- 2 Votes
  • Travel to Montana

Wednesday, October 24, 2007

  • Breakfast with Dr. Ted Baehr, Chairman of the Christian Film and Television Commission
  • Meeting with House Republican Leadership
  • Meeting with Rep. Jack Kingston, Rep. Zack Wamp, Rep. Dave Weldon, Rep. Virgil Goode and Rep. Frank Wolfe
  • Meeting with Lauren Kuennen, Student from Whitefish
  • House Floor Action- 2 Votes
  • Montana Delegation Lunch with Senator Baucus and Senator Tester
  • House Floor Action-2 Votes
  • Republican Study Committee Members Meeting
  • Meeting with Senior Staff to discuss invasive species and National Wildlife Refuges
  • Montana Blogs Conference Call
  • Press Interview
  • House Floor Action-2 Votes
  • Meeting with Neal and Betsy Donaldson
  • Meeting with House Republican Leadership
  • Press Interview
  • House Republican Policy Committee Meeting with Guest Speaker: Mr. Harry Wu

Tuesday, October 23, 2007

  • Weekly Republican Caucus Meeting
  • Meeting with Senior Staff to discuss legislation to help reduce Veteran suicides
  • House Floor Action-1 Vote
  • Meeting with Nick Lawyer, Lawyer Nurseries of Plains
  • Press Taping with Local Montana Stations
  • Meeting with Sage Smith, Student from Great Falls
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes
  • Desk Time
  • Press Interview
  • Meeting with Senior Staff to discuss Anti-Hunting Language in the FY08 Foreign Operations Appropriations Bill
  • Press Interview
  • House Floor Action- 4 Votes
  • Press Interview
  • Mongolia Friendship Caucus Meeting honoring President Nambaryn Enkhbayar of Mongolia
  • House Floor Action- 2 Votes

Monday, October 22, 2007

  • No schedule posted

Friday, October 19, 2007

  • Berg in the Morning
  • Billings Office Hours

Thursday, October 18, 2007

  • Breakfast with Robert Novak, Columnist for the Chicago Sun Times
  • House Floor Action- 1 Vote
  • Meeting with Danielle Braby, Student from Missoula and Dixie Hooper Student from Helena
  • Meeting with Noel Williams, Montana Coalition of Forest Counties
  • Lunch with Michael German, Former FBI Special Agent in Domestic Terrorism
  • Meeting with Jim Nussle, Director of the Office of Management and Budget
  • House Floor Action-1 Vote
  • Northern Border Caucus Members Meeting
  • Meeting with Steve Knight and Matt Lucke of Columbia Falls Aluminum
  • Press Taping with Local Montana Stations
  • Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Lands: Legislative Hearing on The Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act
  • Travel to Montana

Wednesday, October 17, 2007

  • Breakfast with Ambassador John Bolton
  • Meeting with House Republican Leadership
  • Scheduling Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor Action- 3 Votes
  • Republican Study Committee Members Meeting
  • Meeting with Rita Jankowska-Bradley and Caroline Emmons of Jubilee Missoula Network
  • Desk Time
  • Meeting with the McLees Family from Billings
  • Press Interview
  • House Floor Action- 3 Votes
  • Meeting with Senior Staff to discuss the Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act
  • House Floor Action- 6 Votes

Tuesday, October 16, 2007

  • Weekly Republican Caucus Meeting
  • Meeting with Brad Johnson, Montana Secretary of State and Jeff Garrard of Helena
  • Meeting with Laurie Mohney and Michelle Belknap, Easter Seals-Goodwill of Great Falls
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor Action- 5 Votes
  • Meeting with Governor Mitt Romney
  • Meeting with Governor Kathleen Blanco of Louisiana and Mayor C. Ray Nagin of New Orleans
  • Meeting with Carter Theade, Dustin Richards, Mikaela Koski and Samantha Mohl, Students from Montana
  • Press Taping with Local Montana Stations
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes
  • Desk Time
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes

Monday, October 15, 2007

  • Travel to Washington, D.C.
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • Desk Time
  • Phone Call with Commissioner Robert Johnson, Bureau of Reclamation
  • House Floor Action- 15 Votes

Friday, October 12, 2007

  • No schedule posted

Thursday, October 11, 2007

  • Travel to Montana
  • Stillwater County Listening Session in Columbus, MT

Wednesday, October 10, 2007

  • Breakfast with Pat Toomey, President of Club for Growth
  • Weekly Republican Caucus Meeting
  • Meeting with General Mosley, Montana National Guard
  • Meeting with Will Brooke of Bozeman, Rear Admiral Deborah Loewer and Sebastian Pascarelle, Advanced Acoustics Concepts
  • Phone Call with Senator Max Baucus
  • Meeting with Maxine and Russ Barnett of Whitefish
  • Meeting with Republican Colleagues to discuss SCHIP veto override
  • House Floor Action- 4 Votes
  • Meeting with Senior Staff to discuss SCHIP
  • Republican Study Committee Members Meeting
  • Press Interview
  • House Floor Action- 8 Votes
  • House Floor Action- 2 Votes
  • Desk Time
  • Meeting with Republican Colleagues to discuss SCHIP veto override
  • House Floor Action- 2 Votes

Tuesday, October 9, 2007

  • Travel to Washington, D.C.
  • Meeting with Senior Staff to discuss SCHIP
  • Meet with Repubican Colleagues to discuss override of Presidents SCHIP Veto
  • Phone Call with Acting Secretary of Agriculture Chuck Connor to discuss Free Trade Agreements
  • Press Interview
  • House Floor Action- 20 Votes

Monday, October 8, 2007

  • No schedule posted

Friday, October 5, 2007

Thursday, October 4, 2007

  • Meet the Lahm Family at The White House
  • Breakfast with John Fund, The Wall Street Journal
  • Meeting with Christy Hill Larson of Helena and Renee Funk of Kalispell, Montana Head Start Association
  • House Floor Action- 6 Votes
  • Phone Call with Secretary Dirk Kempthorne, Department of Interior
  • Lunch with Larry Johnson, Former CIA Intelligence Analyst, Deputy Director on the State Department Office of Counter Terrorism and consultant to the US military special operations forces.
  • Meeting with Senior Staff to discuss the South Korea Trade Agreement
  • House Floor Action- 2 Votes
  • Press Taping with Local Montana Stations
  • Meeting with Senior Staff to discuss the Montana Air National Guard and Malmstrom Air Force Base Partnership
  • House Floor Action-2 Votes
  • Meeting with Ella Oblender of Great Falls, Montana’s Outstanding Older Worker of the Year
  • Travel to Montana

Wednesday, October 3, 2007

  • Congressional Breakfast with Akram Elias, Deputy Grand Master of DC Masons
  • Desk Time
  • Meeting with Senior Staff to discuss Waterton-Glacier National Park
  • Meeting with The Montana Bankers Association
  • House Floor Action-4 Votes
  • Republican Study Committee Members Meeting
  • House Floor Action-5 Votes
  • House Floor Action- 2 Votes
  • Meeting with House Republican Leadership
  • Meeting with Ambassador Schwab, United States Trade Representative
  • House Floor Action- 1 Vote
  • Press Taping with Local Montana Stations
  • Interview with Northern Ag Network
  • Meeting with Senior Staff

Tuesday, October 2, 2007

  • Weekly Republican Caucus Meeting
  • Meeting with Montana State Representative Sue Dickenson
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • Desk Time
  • Press Taping with Local Montana Stations
  • House Floor Action- 9 Votes
  • Meeting with Andrew George of Twin Bridges, Brendan Smyth of Billings, Matthew Leber of Sheridan, Michael Carette of East Glacier Park, Sidney Shepard of Wisdom and Trent Noel of Harlem
  • Meeting with Smokey Doore of Browning, Donna YellowOwl of Browning, Junie Powell of Browning, Les Munro of Browning, Jocko Parent of Browning, Brian Gallop of Browning, Mary Johnson of Browning, Yancy Beston of Frazer, Luke Enemy Hunter of Pyror, Mona Big Day of Pryor, Vernoica Spotted Bear of Pryor, Bob Odermann of Great Falls and Lynda Bannon with Indian Impact Schools of Montana
  • House Floor Action- 5 Votes

Monday, October 1, 2007

  • Travel to Washington, D.C.
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • Desk Time
  • House Floor Action- 9 Votes

September 2007

Sunday, September 30, 2007

  • No schedule posted.

Saturday, September 29, 2007

  • Live School District 2 Fundraiser in Billings

Friday, September 28, 2007

  • Travel to Montana

Thursday, September 27, 2007

  • Weekly Republican Caucus Meeting with Josh Bolten, White House Chief of Staff
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • Meeting with Kodie Kunsman of Bigfork, Montana
  • House Floor Action- 1 Vote
  • House Floor Action- 4 Votes
  • Liberty Caucus Luncheon with General Anthony Zinni
  • Meeting with House Republican Leadership
  • Press Interview
  • Press Taping with Local Montana Stations
  • House Floor Action- 15 Votes
  • Meeting with Rhonda Bowers and Lisa Getson, Apria Healthcare
  • Meeting with Clayton Matt, Brian Upton and George Waters, Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes
  • House Floor Action- 5 Votes

Wednesday, September 26, 2007

  • Breakfast with Desmond Lachman
  • Meeting with Betsy Baumgart, Travel Promotion Division at Montana Department of Commerce, Cynthia Andrus, Bozeman Chamber of Commerce; Homer Staves, Travel Industry Assocation of Montana and Ed Bartlett, Travel Industry Association of Montana
  • House Floor Action- 2 Votes
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor Action- 2 Votes
  • Republican Study Committee Members Meeting
  • Meeting with Casey Ryan and Bob and Suzie Keenan, Montana Restaurant Association
  • House Floor Action- 2 Votes
  • House Floor Action- 1 Vote
  • Meeting with the Office of the Egyptian Defense Attaché
  • Press Interview
  • Reception Honoring Speaker Dennis Hastert

Tuesday, September 25, 2007

  • Montana Air Force Association Breakfast
  • Weekly Republican Caucus Meeting
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • Meeting with Renee Harris, Health Sciences Education Specialist and Students from Great Falls
  • Meeting with Curtis Jabs and Mike Eggly of Basin Electric Power Company
  • House Floor Action-4 Votes
  • Press Interview
  • Press Interview
  • Meeting with Jay Sullivan and Ramesh Raman, SouthEast Idaho Energy LLC
  • Meeting with Diane Geisen, Phillip Ratler, Kim Smarsh, Kristin Nei, Linda Lang and Benita McKerry of the Montana Cancer Society
  • Meeting with House Republican Leadership
  • House Floor Action-10 Votes
  • House Floor Action- 1 Vote
  • Meeting with Warren Wenz and Greg Schwandt
  • Meeting with Scott McDonald, Klip Interactive and Kristin Smith, American Cable Association
  • Press Taping with Local Montana Stations
  • House Floor Action- 3 Votes
  • House Floor Action- 2 Votes

Monday, September 24, 2007

  • Travel to Washington, DC
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • Press Interview
  • Desk Time
  • House Floor Action- 4 Votes on 4 Bills

Sunday, September 23, 2007

  • Montana Association of Counties Annual Convention in Great Falls, Montana

Saturday, September 22, 2007

  • No schedule posted.

Friday, September 21, 2007

  • Billings Office
  • Meeting with Senior Staff

Thursday, September 20, 2007

  • Meet Wetzel Family of Billings at The White House
  • Weekly Republican Caucus Meeting with Kellyanne Conway
  • Press Interview
  • House Floor Action- 3 Votes on 2 Bills
  • Liberty Caucus Lunch with David Henderson
  • Meeting with Brad Heckerman, CEO of American Eagle Instruments
  • Meeting with House Republican Leadership
  • House Floor Action- 4 Votes on 1 Bill
  • Meeting with Roger Hagan and Dave McLean, Montana American Legion
  • Meeting with Linda Gray, President of Max Media of Montana
  • Travel to Montana

Wednesday, September 19, 2007

  • Breakfast with Former Speaker Newt Gingrich
  • Meeting with Frank McAllister, Steve Lang and Steve Wood of Stillwater Mining Company
  • Press Interview
  • House Floor Action- 3 Votes on 1 Bill
  • Meeting with Jennifer Jarrell, Washington Strategies to discuss North Central Water Project
  • Republican Study Committee Members Meeting
  • Press Taping with Local Montana Stations
  • House Floor Action- 4 Votes on 1 Bill
  • Meeting with Katherine Kirkpatrick of Quadrem and Ric Fenton of National Mining Association
  • Meeting with John Sinclair, Chairman of the Little Shell Tribe and other Tribal Representatives
  • House Floor Action- 1 Vote on 1 Bill
  • Press Interview
  • Meeting with Don Herzog, Sonja Gregory, Jane Gregory and John Rauser of the Montana Pork Producers Council

Tuesday, September 18, 2007

  • Meeting with Tom Siebel and Nitsa Zuppas, The Montana Meth Project
  • Weekly Republican Caucus Meeting
  • Meeting with the Montana Farmers Union and Golden Triangle Award Presentation
  • Meeting with Northwestern Energy
  • House Floor Action-3 Votes on 1 Bill
  • Montana Meth Project Press Conference with Senator Baucus, Senator Tester and Dr. Julie Gerberding, Director of the Center for Disease Control
  • Meeting with Montana Veterans, previously serving in Iraq and Afghanistan
  • House Floor Action- 2 Votes on 2 Amendments
  • House Floor Action- 3 Votes on 2 Bills
  • Meeting with Dr. Blair Erb of Bozeman
  • Meeting with Peter Wolfgram, President and CEO of Bungalow Drugs and Ed Hagan, Director of Pharmacy for Associate Food Stores
  • Foundation to Eradicate Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Charity Event

Monday, September 17, 2007

  • Travel to Washington, DC
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • Desk Time
  • House Floor Action – Votes on 12 Bills

Sunday, September 16, 2007

  • No schedule posted.

Saturday, September 15, 2007

  • No schedule posted.

Friday, September 14, 2007

  • No Public Events

Thursday, September 13, 2007

  • Press Interview
  • Powell County Listening Session in Deer Lodge
  • Deer Lodge County Listening Session in Anaconda
  • Montana Motor Carriers Convention in Billings

Wednesday, September 12, 2007

  • Jefferson County Listening Session in Whitehall
  • Meeting with Whitehall Chamber of Commerce and Jefferson Local Development Corporation in Whitehall
  • Tour of Liberty Place Residential Care Facility in Whitehall
  • Visit to Whitehall High School AP Government Class in Whitehall
  • Overnight in Missoula

Tuesday, September 11, 2007

  • Meeting with Dan Antonetta, Montana VFW
  • Meeting with The Fort Belknap Tribal Delegation
  • Meeting with Dave Gibson, Shirley Bloomfield and Laird Walker, Qwest Communications
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • Meeting with Rick Bass, Wayne Hirst, John Konzen, Noel Williams, Tim Mahoney, The Lincoln County Coalition
  • Meeting with the Montana Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors
  • Meeting with the Montana Auto Dealers Association
  • Meeting with Dick Brown and John Flink, Montana Hospital Association
  • Meeting with Jack Eckstrom, Jim Sims and Darrell Henry, Western Business Roundtable
  • Travel to Montana

Monday, September 10, 2007

  • Travel to Washington DC
  • House Floor Action
  • September 11th Remembrance Ceremony

Sunday, September 9, 2007

  • No schedule posted.

Saturday, September 8, 2007

  • No schedule posted.

Friday, September 7, 2007

  • House Republican Policy Committee Meeting
  • Press Interview
  • House Floor Action
  • Press Interview
  • Press Interview
  • House Floor Action
  • Depart Washington, DC

Thursday, September 6, 2007

  • Stan Kimmitt Breakfast
  • Breakfast with Guest Speaker Bill Kristol
  • House Floor Action
  • Meeting with Assistant Secretary William Anderson, Secretary of Installations, Environment and Logistics for the US Air Force
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • House Floor Action

Wednesday, September 5, 2007

  • Conservative Opportunity Society Breakfast
  • Weekly Republican Caucus Meeting
  • Meeting with Senior Staff
  • Montana Delegation Lunch with Senator Baucus and Senator Tester
  • Republican Study Committee Members Meeting
  • House Floor Action
  • Press Taping with Local Montana Stations

Tuesday, September 4, 2007

  • Travel to Washington, DC
  • House Floor Action

Monday, September 3, 2007

  • No schedule posted.

Sunday, September 2, 2007

  • No schedule posted.

Saturday, September 1, 2007

  • No schedule posted.

August 2007

Friday, August 31, 2007

  • No schedule posted.

Thursday, August 30, 2007

  • No schedule posted.

Wednesday, August 29, 2007

  • No schedule posted.

Tuesday, August 28, 2007

  • No schedule posted.

Monday, August 27, 2007

  • No schedule posted.

Sunday, August 26, 2007

  • No schedule posted.

Saturday, August 25, 2007

  • No schedule posted.

Friday, August 24, 2007

  • No schedule posted.

Thursday, August 23, 2007

  • No schedule posted.

Wednesday, August 22, 2007

  • No schedule posted.

Tuesday, August 21, 2007

  • No schedule posted.

Monday, August 20, 2007

  • No schedule posted.

Sunday, August 19, 2007

  • No schedule posted.

Saturday, August 18, 2007

  • No schedule posted.

Friday, August 17, 2007

  • No schedule posted.

Thursday, August 16, 2007

  • Meeting with ABIODIESEL, Brazilian Biodeisel Organization
  • Travel to Santiago, Chile

Wednesday, August 15, 2007

  • 6:30am Arrive in Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Meeting with Danny Devito, Minister Counselor for Commercial Affairs at the United States Commercial Service
  • Meeting with the International Ethanol Trade Association
  • Business Meetings with Local Montana Companies and Brazilian Companies
  • Meeting with UNICA, National Reference Center for Brazilian sugarcane, sugar and ethanol productions
  • Montana World Trade Center Dinner

Tuesday August 14, 2007

  • 9:00am Desk Time in Washington, DC Office
  • 4:50pm Depart for Montana World Trade Center Trade Mission

Monday August 13, 2007

  • 9:00am Personal Time
  • 4:30pm Desk Time in Washington, DC Office

Sunday, August 12, 2007

  • No schedule posted.

Saturday, August 11, 2007

  • No schedule posted.

Friday August 10, 2007

  • 9:00am Pointe du Hoc: Dedication of the “Franco-American Pointe du Hoc Enhancement Project”
  • 9:45am Ranger Plaque Unveiling Ceremony: Remarks by Chairman Obey, Congressman Murtha, Congressman Hobson and Congressman Rehberg
  • 1:00pm Depart for Andrews Air Force Base
  • 6:00pm Arrive Andrews Air Force Base

Thursday, August 9, 2007

  • No schedule posted.

Wednesday August 8, 2007

  • 9:00am Suresens American Cemetery
  • 11:00am Country Briefing with Embassy Staff

Tuesday August 7, 2007

  • 7:00am Depart Andrews Air Force Base for CODEL Obey: Normandy, France with Chairman Obey, Congressman Murtha, Congressman Hobson
  • 10:00pm Arrive France for CODEL Obey

Monday August 6, 2007

  • 9:00am Washington, DC Office Work Day

Sunday, August 5, 2007

  • No schedule posted.

Saturday, August 4, 2007

  • 9:45am House Floor Action
  • 10:40am House Floor Action
  • 4:15pm House Floor Action
  • 5:10pm House Floor Action
  • 5:45pm House Floor Action
  • 7:15pm House Floor Action
  • 10:00pm House Floor Action
  • 12:00am House Floor Action

Friday, Aug 3, 2007

  • 9:00am Desk Time
  • 10:00am Weekly Republican Caucus Meeting
  • 11:00am Press Interview
  • 12:00pm Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 1:00pm Desk Time
  • 2:00pm House Floor Action
  • 3:00pm Desk Time
  • 4:10pm House Floor Action
  • 4:30pm Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 5:00pm House Floor Action
  • 6:15pm House Floor Action
  • 9:00pm HOuse Floor Action
  • 9:30pm House Floor Action
  • 10:00pm House Floor Action

Thursday, August 2, 2007

  • 8:00am Stan Kimmitt Breakfast
  • 9:00am Weekly Republican Caucus Meeting with Cal Thomas
  • 10:00am Desk Time
  • 10:30am Meeting with Tucker Walker, Student at Helena High School
  • 11:00am Meeting with Roger Fleming, Phil Wadsworth and Chris Gallagher, Innovation Alliance
  • 11:10am House Floor Action
  • 12:30pm Weekly Republican Caucus Meeting
  • 1:20pm House Floor Action
  • 2:00pm Meeting with House Armed Services Committee to review Intelligence Report
  • 3:00pm Press Interview
  • 3:30pm House Floor Action
  • 4:00pm House Floor Action
  • 4:30pm Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 5:00pm Desk Time
  • 5:50pm House Floor Action
  • 9:30pm House Floor Action
  • 10:30pm House Floor Action

July 2007

Tuesday, July 31, 2007

  • 9:00am Weekly Republican Caucus Meeting
  • 10:30am Press Interview
  • 11:00am Press Interview
  • 11:30am House Floor Action
  • 12:15pm Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 1:30pm Meeting with Dan Flint, Dave Rosman and Bruce Miller, IBEW Local 1638 of Colstrip
  • 2:00pm House Floor Action
  • 2:30pm Meeting with Pelah Hoyt, Hellgate Hunters and Anglers
  • 3:00pm Republican Members Briefing on Medicare Advantage
  • 4:00pm Press Interview
  • 4:30pm House Floor Action
  • 5:30pm Meeting with House Republican Leadership
  • 6:45pm House Floor Action
  • 7:15pm House Floor Action

Monday, July 30, 2007

  • 6:00am Begin Travel to Washington, DC
  • 2:30pm Briefing with Chairman Obey
  • 3:15pm Briefing with Chairman Obey
  • 4:30pm Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 5:30pm Desk Time
  • 9:00pm House Floor Action

Friday, July 27, 2007

  • 9:00am Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00am Desk Time
  • 11:00am Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 12:30pm House Floor Action
  • 1:40pm House Floor Action
  • 3:00pm Press Interview
  • 3:15pm Press Interview
  • 3:30pm Press Interview
  • 4:35pm House Floor Action
  • 5:00pm Begin Travel to Montana

Thursday, July 26, 2007

  • 9:00am Weekly Republican Caucus Meeting
  • 10:30am Meeting with Jeanette Comstock, Sam Hodges, Martina Wilson, Amy Darling, Cathy Muskett and Austin James, Students from Montana
  • 10:50am Meeting with Kelsey Beschorner, Rochell Lemer, Lisa Harshbarger, Brooke Cather and Kellan Standley, Missoula FFA Chapter
  • 11:00am Meeting with Misty Fox, Amanda Oehmcke and Alisha Unruh, Chinook FFA Chapter
  • 11:30am Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 12:00pm Liberty Caucus Lunch with Louis Fisher
  • 1:00pm Conference Call with Montana World Trade Center
  • 1:15pm Meeting with House Republican Leadership
  • 2:30pm Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 3:00pm House GOP Policy Committee Meeting to discuss Healthcare
  • 3:45pm Meeting with Darrell Rud, Julie Sykes, Larry Wilkerson, Wendy Ihde, Sharon Redfern, Kathy Johnson, Kathleen Dent, George Rider and Bob Moore of The Montana School Administrators Association
  • 4:00pm House Floor Action
  • 5:15pm House Floor Action
  • 6:50pm House Floor Action
  • 7:20pm House Floor Action
  • 10:20pm House Floor Action

Wednesday, July 25, 2007

  • 8:00am Republican Breakfast with Robert B. Helms
  • 9:00am Appropriations Full Committee Mark Up of FY08 Defense Bill
  • 10:30am Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 11:30am Bi-Partisan Members Meeting to discuss the Farm Bill
  • 12:20pm House Floor Action
  • 1:00pm Meeting with Steve Turkiewicz and Wayne Hirsch, Montana Bankers Association
  • 1:15pm Republican Study Committee Members Meeting
  • 1:20pm Meeting with Erik Johnson and Alena Ogg, Montana FFA State Officers
  • 1:30pm Press Taping with Local Montana Stations
  • 2:30pm Meeting with Togiola Tulafono, Governor of American Somoa
  • 3:30pm Meeting with Bob Bartholomew, Alex Ward and Karen Cooper of the Montana AARP
  • 4:00pm Radio Interview
  • 4:15pm Western Caucus Briefing on the PILT/Secure Rural Schools Act
  • 4:30pm Farm Bill Briefing with Secretary Mike Johanns, Department of Agriculture
  • 5:40pm House Floor Action
  • 10:00pm House Floor Action

Tuesday, July 24, 2007

  • 8:00am Meet Paris Family at White House
  • 9:00am Weekly Republican Caucus Meeting
  • 10:00am Desk Time
  • 11:00am Bi-Partisan Members Meeting to discuss the Farm Bill
  • 12:00pm Desk Time
  • 12:50pm House Floor Action
  • 1:00pm Meeting with Ariel Barret, University of Montana Student
  • 1:30pm Farm Bill Meeting with Conference Leadership
  • 3:00pm Radio Interview
  • 3:30pm Press Taping with Local Montana Stations
  • 4:00pm Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 4:45pm Desk Time
  • 5:20pm House Floor Action
  • 9:45pm House Floor Action
  • 10:55pm House Floor Action

Thursday, July 19, 2007

  • 8:00am Scheduling Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:00am Appropriations Full Committee Mark Up of the FY08 Agriculture Appropriations Bill
  • 11:30am Press Interview
  • 12:00pm Liberty Caucus Meeting
  • 1:15pm Meeting with House Republican Leadership
  • 2:30pm Press Taping with Local Montana Stations
  • 3:00pm House Floor Action: Labor, Health and Human Services and Education Appropriations
  • 4:00pm House Floor Action: Labor, Health and Human Services and Education Appropriations
  • 4:30pm Meeting with Amanda Lewis of Victor
  • 6:00pm House Floor Action: Labor, Health and Human Services and Education Appropriations

Tuesday, July 17, 2007

  • 9:00am Weekly Republican Caucus Meeting
  • 10:30am Desk Time
  • 11:00am Meeting with Dave Phillipps, Bob Hollem, Brandon Neuman and Pam Langley Montana Agricultural Business Association
  • 11:30am Press Taping with Local Montana Stations
  • 12:00pm House Floor Action
  • 1:00pm Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 2:30pm Meeting with Terry Holt
  • 3:00pm House Floor Action
  • 3:40pm House Floor Action
  • 4:30pm House Floor Action
  • 5:30pm Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 8:30pm House Floor Action

Monday, July 16, 2007

  • 2:30pm Begin Travel
  • 5:30pm Desk Time
  • 6:30pm House Floor Action
  • 7:30pm Republican Policy Committee Meeting on SCHIP

Friday, July 13, 2007

  • 8:00am White House Tour
  • 9:00am Press Interview
  • 9:30am Press Taping with Local Montana Stations
  • 10:00am Desk Time
  • 10:30am Press Interview
  • 11:00am Meeting with Jim Hughes, Acting Director of the Bureau of Land Management
  • 11:30am Press Interview
  • 12:00pm Press Interview
  • 12:30pm Begin Travel

Thursday, July 12, 2007

  • 8:15am Montana Industry Breakfast
  • 9:00am Meeting with David Horowitz
  • 10:00am Appropriations Full Committee Mark Up of FY08 Energy and Water Development Bill and FY08 Commerce, Justice, Science Bill
  • 11:45am House Floor Action
  • 12:30pm Appropriations Full Committee Mark Up of FY08 Commerce, Justice Science Bill
  • 2:30pm Meeting with James Kiser, CEO of St. James Healthcare, Gina Sherick, Don Peoples, and John Nordwick, CEO of Bozeman Hospital
  • 3:00pm Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 3:30pm Meeting with Chairman Carl Venne, Vice-Chairman Cedric Black Eagle, Secretary Scott Russell, Vice-Secretary Darin Old Coyote, Donald Lavedure, Lead Counsel, Majel Russell, Heather Whiteman Runs Him of the Crow Tribe
  • 4:00pm Meeting with House Republican Leadership
  • 5:45pm House Floor Action
  • 9:00pm House Floor Action
  • 9:45pm House Floor Action

Wednesday, July 11, 2007

  • 8:00am Republican Breakfast with Guest Speaker: Bishop Harry Jackson, Jr.
  • 9:00am Weekly Republican Caucus Meeting
  • 10:00am Appropriations Full Committee Mark Up of FY08 Labor Health and Human

Services Bill

  • 11:00am Meeting with University of Montana College Republicans
  • 11:30am House Floor Action
  • 1:15pm Republican Study Committee Meeting
  • 1:00pm Appropriations Full Committee Mark Up of FY08 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Bill
  • 2:00pm Meeting with Kathleen Huntley, Geography Teacher from Heron
  • 3:00pm House Floor Action
  • 3:35pm House Floor Action
  • 4:15pm Press Interview
  • 4:45pm Press Taping with Local Montana Stations
  • 5:00pm Desk Time
  • 8:00pm House Floor Action

Monday, July 9, 2007

Work Day in Billings

Thursday July 5, 2007

No Public Events Scheduled

Wednesday, July 4, 2007

No Public Events Scheduled

Tuesday July 3, 2007

  • 10:00am Madison County Listening Session in Virginia City
  • 1:30pm Bozeman Parking Garage Groundbreaking Ceremony in Bozeman

Monday July 2, 2007

  • 9:00am Begin Travel to Dillon
  • 1:00pm Meeting with Sherm Anderson of Sun Mountain Lumber, Jack Mahon of RY Timber, Dan Daly of Roseburg Forest Products, Rick Frankie of Smurfitt Stone, Gordy Sanders of Pyramid Mountain Lumber, Tim Baker of the Montana Wilderness Association, and Tom France, National Wildlife Federation in Dillon
  • 2:00pm Beaverhead County Listening Session in Dillon

Sunday July 1, 2007

No Public Events Scheduled

June 2007

Saturday June 30, 2007

No Public Events Scheduled

Friday June 29, 2007

  • 7:00am Begin Travel to Montana

Thursday June 28, 2007

  • 8:30am Briefing, Cong. Ralph Regula
  • 9:00am Tour Capitol Visitors Center
  • 9:30am Meeting with Samantha Jo Smith
  • 10:30am Meeting with Bill Novak
  • 10:45am Meeting with Shelby Dalke and Kelsey
  • 11:00am Farm Bill Meeting, Cong. Adam Putnam
  • 12:00pm Liberty Caucus Lunch, James Pinkerton
  • 1:15pm Meeting with Leadership
  • 3:30pm Meeting with Chairman James Steele and Dan Decker, Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribe
  • 4:00pm Press Interview
  • 5:00pm House Floor Action
  • 6:45pm House Floor Action

Wednesday June 27, 2007

  • 9:30am Republican Policy Committee Meeting on Global Warming
  • 10:00am House in Session
  • 10:30am Meeting with Akram Alias, Deputy Grand Master of DC Freemasons and Garrison

Courtney, Drug Enforcement Agency

  • 11:00am Meeting with Bob Gentile, Leonardo Technologies Inc
  • 11:30am Desk Time
  • 1:00pm Rural Health Care Coalition Press Conference
  • 1:15pm Republican Study Committee Meeting
  • 2:00pm Press Taping with Local Montana Stations
  • 2:15pm Iraq Intelligence Classified Briefing
  • 3:00pm Press Interview
  • 3:15pm Iran Nuclear Capabilities Classified Briefing
  • 3:30pm Meeting with Mary Caferro, Working for Equality and Economic Liberation of Helena
  • 4:00pm House Floor Action
  • 5:30pm House Floor Action
  • 6:00pm House Floor Action
  • 7:45pm House Floor Action

Tuesday June 26, 2007

  • 9:00am Weekly Republican Caucus Meeting
  • 10:00am House in Session
  • 10:30am Press Interview
  • 11:00am Meeting with Craig Gilchrist, Montana Chairman of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen
  • 11:30am Desk Time
  • 1:30pm Meeting with Colstrip High School Students
  • 2:45pm American Library Association READ Poster Photo Program
  • 3:30pm Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 4:15pm Press Interview
  • 4:45pm House Floor Action
  • 5:30pm Weekly Republican Caucus Meeting
  • 9:15pm House Floor Action

Monday June 25, 2007

  • 6:30am Begin Travel to Washington, DC
  • 2:00pm House in Session
  • 3:00pm United States Capitol Dome Tour
  • 4:30pm Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 5:30pm Desk Time
  • 6:00pm House Floor Action

Thursday June 21, 2007

  • 9:00am Appropriations Full Committee Mark Up of FY08 Supplemental Report, FY08 Financial Services Report and FY08 302b Revisions
  • 10:00am House in Session
  • 10:30am Meeting with Jack McAllister of Gardiner High School
  • 11:30am House Floor Action
  • 12:00pm Liberty Caucus Meeting with Guest: Jim Harper, Director of Information Policy at the Cato Institute
  • 1:30pm Desk Time
  • 2:30pm House Floor Action
  • 3:30pm Press Taping with Local Montana Stations
  • 4:00pm Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 6:00pm House Floor Action
  • 11:30pm House Floor Action
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