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Editor's note: Sen. Tester 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 January 4, 2007. As of August 23, 2007, it is noted below if there was no schedule posted for a time period.

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Contents

September 2010

September 6, 2010

11:45 p.m. Visit Great Falls Labor Day Picnic Great Falls, MT

1:15 p.m. Visit Butte Labor Day Picnic Butte, MT

3:00 p.m. Visit Billings Labor Day Picnic Billings, MT

September 3, 2010

9:30 a.m. Tour Troy Mine Troy, MT

2:00 p.m. Press Interview Kalispell, MT

September 1, 2010 3:15 p.m. Tour Flatiron Superfund Site with EPA and Mineral County Commissioners Superior, MT

August 2010

August 31, 2010

7:45 am Press Interview Helena, MT

9:00 a.m. Press Interviews Helena, MT

11:30 a.m. Economic Discussion Session Helena, MT

2:15 p.m. Press Interview Butte, MT

3:30 p.m. Economic Discussion Session Anaconda, MT

5:00 p.m. Tour Anaconda Community Hospital Anaconda, MT

August 30, 2010

7:45 a.m. Attend Official Send Off for the 219th Red Horse Squadron Great Falls, MT

12:55 p.m. Tour North Higgins Recovery Act Sire with Mayor Engen Missoula, MT

1:30 p.m. Host Jobs and Economy Forum Missoula, MT

2:45 p.m. Press Interviews Missoula, MT

3:00 p.m. Meeting with Summer Intern with the Missoula Office Missoula, MT

August 28, 2010

5:30 p.m. Attend Billings Clinic Classic Billings, MT

August 26, 2010

1:35 p.m. Press Interview Helena, MT

3:00 p.m. Press Interview Helena, MT

4:00 p.m. Press Interview Helena, MT

August 25, 2010

6:30 a.m. Press interviews Great Falls, MT

7:00 a.m. Tour the CBP Air & Marine Operations for Mission Brief Great Falls, MT

9:00 a.m. Tour Piergan Port of Entry Facility Babb, MT

10:30 a.m. Tour the Port of Sweetgrass Sweetgrass, MT

12:30 p.m. Roundtable discussion at the Sunburst Border Patrol Station Sunburst, MT

3:00 p.m. Town Hall Meeting with Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano Havre, MT

4:00 p.m. Press interviews Havre, MT

August 24, 2010

9:30 a.m. Shooting with Mayor John Shevlin Conrad, MT

11:45 a.m. Meeting with President McAllister with the University of Great Falls Great Falls, MT

2:15 p.m. Press Interviews Great Falls, MT

3:30 p.m. Meeting with the Central Montana Defense Alliance Great Falls, MT

4:25 p.m. Meeting with Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano Great Falls, MT

5:00 p.m. Tour the Westside Levee District with Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano Great Falls, MT

6:20 p.m. Meeting with Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano Black Eagle, MT

August 23, 2010

12:15 p.m. Call with Matt Kress with Unison Big Sandy, MT

3:30 p.m. Press Interviews Havre, MT

August 12, 2010

2:30 p.m. Press Interview Big Sandy, MT

August 11, 2010

7:00 a.m. Press Interview Big Sandy, MT

August 10, 2010

10:00 a.m. Press Interview Big Sandy, MT

August 9, 2010

10:00 a.m. Press Interview

1:00 p.m. Press Interview

August 8, 2010

11:00 a.m. Address Montana Army National Guard Officer Candidate School Graduation

August 6, 2010

2:30 p.m. Phone call with Alan Bersin with Customs and Border Protection

August 5, 2010

9:30 a.m. Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Markup

11:00 a.m. Call with Patrice Elliot with Wells Fargo

11:25 a.m. Senate Floor Session

12:30 p.m. Press Interviews

2:30 p.m. Meeting with exchange students with the Mansfield Center of The University of Montana

3:30 p.m. Senate Floor Session

August 4, 2010

8:15 a.m. Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus

10:40 a.m. Senate Floor Session

12:00 p.m. Attend Lunch at The White House

2:00 p.m. Meeting with Senator Reid and Senator Schumer

3:20 p.m. Meeting with Jeanie Gentry with St. John's Lutheran Hospital in Libby, MT

August 3, 2010

9:30am: Meeting with Keith Kelly with the Montana Department of Labor

10:00am: Senate Banking Committee Hearing

11:20am: Call with Pete Johnson with the American Federal Savings Bank

11:45am: Call with Secretary Vilsack with the USDA

12:00pm: Meeting with Pete Coser with the Udall Foundation

12:15pm: Meeting with Sean Mitchell of Billings, MT; Janet Cronsell of Bozeman, MT; Victoria Bliss of Billings, MT; and Brigitte Baake of Kalispell, MT with the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program Scholarship

12:40pm: Democratic Caucus Lunch

August 2, 2010

4:15pm: Call with Mike Blodnick with Glacier Bank Corp

4:30pm: Call with Gordon Zimmerman with the Community Bank of Polson, MT

5:45pm: Senate Floor Session

6:00pm: Meeting with Senator Baucus <nowiki>Insert non-formatted text here</nowiki>

July 2010

July 29, 2010

8:30 AM

-Breakfast with Summer Interns

10:00 AM

-Senate Homeland Security Government Affairs Subcommittee Hearing

11:30 AM

-Meeting with Colonel Jeffrey Taliaferro with Ellsworth Air Force Base, SD

11:50 AM

-Senate Floor Session

12:10 PM

-Meeting with Brendan Steele of Bozeman, MT

12:15 PM

-Call with Tom Rutledge with Cablevision

12:20 PM

-Meeting with Heather Philip with the Congressional Youth Leadership Council

12:30 PM

-Meeting with Connor Rose, Shawn Stutterheim, Abby Sinnard, and Callie Swartz with Future Farmers of America

1:45 PM

-Meeting with John Jeffrey Carroll of Billings, MT and Patrick Jay Downey of Bozeman, MT with the American Legions Boys Nation

2:30 PM

-Meeting with Senator Bingaman and Senator Baucus

4:45 PM

-Attend Bill Signing Ceremony for The Tribal Law and Order Act of 2010

5:00 PM

-Senate Floor Session

July 28, 2010

8:15 a.m. Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus

9:20 p.m. Meeting with Jim Polk with Arlee High School of Arlee, MT

10:00 a.m. Senate Homeland Security Committee Hearing

11:40 a.m. Meeting with Bud Moran, Chairman of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Reservations

12:00 p.m. Meeting with Jim Germann, with Glendive Public Schools and Brian Patrick with Townsend School District

12:40 p.m. Meeting with Sam Gilliland with Sabre Holdings and Tim Punke

1:55 p.m. Meeting with Mayor Tammi Fisher of Kalispell, MT

2:10 p.m. Meeting with Cathy Kuntz of Great Falls, MT with MEA-MFT Teachers

2:15 p.m. Press Interviews

2:20 p.m. Meeting with Lane Nordlund of Lewistown, MT and Laura Frazee of Stevensville, MT with the Future Farmers of America

2:30 p.m. Senate Banking Committee Hearing

3:00 p.m. Senate Homeland Security Government Affairs Subcommittee

July 27, 2010

10:15 a.m. Press Interviews

10:30 a.m. Senate Appropriations Financial Services Subcommittee Markup

12:45 p.m. Democratic Caucus Lunch

2:15 p.m. Meeting with Melanie Schwarzbach of Box Elder Public Schools with the Society for Science and the Public

2:50 p.m. Press Interview

3:20 p.m. Senate Floor Session

4:05 p.m. Press Interview

4:35 p.m. Call with Chariman Jon Leibowitz with the Federal Trade Commission

4:50 p.m. Call with Senator Max Cleland, Chairman of the American Battle Monuments Commission

5:10 p.m. Call with Robert Bonnie and John Berge with the USDA

8:40 p.m. Tele-townhall on Wall Street Reform with the AARP

July 26, 2010

9:30 a.m.

Press Interviews

Great Falls, MT

July 25, 2010

No Public Events

July 24, 2010

No Public Events

July 23, 2010

12:55 p.m. Call with Secretary of Agriculture Vilsack Billings, MT

1:10 p.m. Press Interview Billings, MT

2:00 p.m. Tour Floating Island, International Shepherd, MT

4:15 p.m. Tour Ryegate Fire Hall Ryegate, MT

5:00 p.m. Tour Elk River Systems Harlowton, MT

6:45 p.m. Meeting with County Commissioners and Community Leaders Stanford, MT

July 22, 2010

9:45 a.m. Meeting with Dana West of Havre, MT

10:30 a.m. Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing

12:05 p.m. Senate Floor Session

12:30 p.m. Meeting with Joe DeSarro of Red Lodge, MT

12:40 p.m. Democratic Caucus Lunch

2:00 p.m. Meet with Helen Moran of Hamilton, MT and Marissa Getts of Columbia Falls with the American Legion Auxiliary Girls Nation

2:15 p.m. Senate Appropriations Committee Markup

5:00 p.m. Meeting with Brian McGregor, Ernesto Casillas, and Matt Hisel with the Montana Small Business Alliance

9:30 p.m. Senate Floor Session

July 21, 2010

8:15 a.m. Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus

9:00 a.m. Senate Steering Committee Hearing with Veterans Service Organizations

9:30 a.m. Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Hearing

12:40 p.m. Meeting with John Rice with GE Aviation

1:40 p.m. Meeting with Leo McDonnell, Jon Wooster, Pat Becker, and Bill Sauble with the U.S. Cattlemen's Association

2:00 p.m. Senate Banking Committee Hearing

4:00 p.m. Meeting with Travis Hoffman of Missoula; Julaine Monson of Missoula; Bob Maffit of Helena; Elizabeth Chute of Helena; Tami Hoar of Butte; Cassandra Weightman of Butte; Martha Carstenson of Billings; Dave Swanson of Billings; Bobbie Becker of Glendive; and Mark Small of Ashland with the National Independent Living Council

4:10 p.m. Meeting with Senator Dave Wanzenried of Missoula, Randy Hafer, Rick Graetz, and Zack Porter with the Pew Environment Group

4:45 p.m. Senate Floor Session

July 20, 2010

9:25 a.m. Meeting with John Watson, Rhonda Zygocki, and Dan Fager with Chevron

11:00 a.m. Meeting with Bruce Sunchild, Jonathan Windy Boy, Dan Belcourt, Tim Rosette, George Waters and students from the Rocky Boy Reservation

11:15 a.m. Call with Senator Dorgan

11:40 a.m. Meeting with Emilie Anderson with Target Range School

12:35 p.m. Meeting with Rodolfo Villarreal-Calderon and Katie Michaels with the 2010 National Youth Science Camp

12:50 p.m. Democratic Caucus Lunch

2:10 p.m. Meeting with Senator Reid

2:20 p.m. Senate Floor Session

2:40 p.m. Meeting with Krista Lee Evans, Ryan Holt, and Marty Lundstrom with the Montana Agricultural Business Association

2:50 p.m. Meet with John Engler with the National Association of Manufacturers

3:40 p.m. Meeting with Steve Hedstrom with the Montana Association of Conservation Districts

3:50 p.m. Meeting with Bruce Gerlech with First Secuirty Bank; Wayne Hirsch with US Bank; Terry Lobdell with Community First Bank; and Steve Turkiewicz with the Montana Bankers Association

3:55 p.m. Meeting with Sam Strickland and Clint Colver with the Association of Montana Turf, Ornamental, and Pest Professional

4:15 p.m. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development Markup

July 19, 2010

3:15 p.m. Call with Sustainable Agriculture Groups

3:30 p.m. Call with Bill Bickle with Stockman Bank

4:00 p.m. Press Interviews

July 18, 2010

No Public Events

July 17, 2010

7:15 a.m. Press Interviews Havre, MT

7:30 a.m. Attend BNSF Switch Engine Event

7:30 a.m. Attend MSU-Northern/BNSF biofuel event Havre, MT

2:00 p.m. Attend Veterans Appreciation Day Event Fort Benton, MT

July 16, 2010

9:30 a.m. Call with Governor Schweitzer and FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate

July 15, 2010

10:10 a.m. Meeting with Montana Planned Parenthood

11:00 a.m. Meeting with Future Farmers of America of Park City, MT

11:15 a.m. Senate Floor Session

12:45 p.m. Democratic Policy Committee Lunch

2:30 p.m. Senate Floor Session

3:00 p.m. Meeting with Senator Baucus and Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar

3:30 p.m. Senate Appropriations Committee Markup

4:30 p.m. Press Interviews

July 14, 2010

8:15 a.m. Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus

9:00 a.m. Steering Committee Meeting with Native American Leaders

9:30 a.m. Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Hearing

1:30 p.m. Meeting with Janet Yellen, Peter Diamon, and Sarah Bloom Raskin, Nominees to Serve on the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve

2:20 p.m. Senate Floor Speech

3:35 p.m. Video Conference Call with Lawrence Walchuk with Hot Springs Telephone and Medical Clinic

3:50 p.m. Meeting with Cindy Horn with the National Resource Defense Council's Global Leadership Council

4:30 p.m. Meeting with Senator Reid

5:25 p.m. Meeting with Jim Martin with the Environmental Protection Agency

July 13, 2010

11:15 a.m. Press Interviews

12:30 p.m. Democratic Caucus Lunch

2:25 p.m. Meeting with Ross Macfarlane with Montana Business Partnerships

3:30 p.m. Meeting with Ambassador Arturo Sarukhan of Mexico

3:55 p.m. Meeting with Nancy Schlepp and Bob Hanson with the Montana Farm Burea

July 12, 2010

5:30 p.m. Senate Floor Session

6:00 p.m. Meeting with Senator Baucus

July 11, 2010

No Public Events

July 10, 2010

No Public Events

July 9, 2010

6:30 a.m. Press Interviews Kalispell, MT

8:00 a.m. Small Business Opportunity Workshop Kalispell, MT

12:30 p.m. Press Interviews Kalispell, MT

2:00 p.m. Meeting with Outward Bound Students Kalispell, MT

July 8, 2010

No Public Events

July 7, 2010

No Public Events

July 6, 2010

No Public Events

July 5, 2010

No Public Events

July 4, 2010

3:00 p.m. Great Falls Independence Day Parade Great Falls, MT

July 3, 2010

No Public Events

July 2, 2010

No Public Events

July 1, 2010

11:00 a.m. Press Interviews Great Falls, MT

12:00 p.m. Video Conference Call with the Montana Board of Crime Control Great Falls, MT

2:15 p.m. Press Interviews Great Falls, MT June 30, 2010

8:15 a.m. Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus

9:00 a.m. Senate Steering Committee Meeting with Women's Leaders

10:00 a.m. Senate Banking Committee Hearing

10:15 p.m. Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing

11:20 a.m. Meeting with Jim Stoppart with Rivertop Renewables

11:30 a.m. Meeting with Donna Hartelius of Great Falls, MT with the National Patient Advocate Foundation

12:05 p.m. Senate Floor Session

1:00 p.m. Press Interviews

2:30 p.m. Meeting with Derek Nelson with Eureka Pellet Mills and Scott Jacobs with Ozark Hardwood Products

5:00 p.m. Meeting with Senator Bingaman, Senator Wyden, and Under Secretary Harris Sherman with the U.S. Department of Agriculture

6:00 p.m. Meeting with Ashley Sutter of Miles City, MT

June 2010

June 30, 2010

8:15 a.m. Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus

9:00 a.m. Senate Steering Committee Meeting with Women's Leaders

10:00 a.m. Senate Banking Committee Hearing

10:15 p.m. Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing

11:20 a.m. Meeting with Jim Stoppart with Rivertop Renewables

11:30 a.m. Meeting with Donna Hartelius of Great Falls, MT with the National Patient Advocate Foundation

12:05 p.m. Senate Floor Session

1:00 p.m. Press Interviews

2:30 p.m. Meeting with Derek Nelson with Eureka Pellet Mills and Scott Jacobs with Ozark Hardwood Products

5:00 p.m. Meeting with Senator Bingaman, Senator Wyden, and Under Secretary Harris Sherman with the U.S. Department of Agriculture

6:00 p.m. Meeting with Ashley Sutter of Miles City, MT June 29, 2010

7:30 a.m.
Meeting with Senator Bingaman

11:05 a.m.
Meeting with Glen Hauenstein and Andrea Newman with Delta Airlines

11:35 a.m.
Press Interviews

12:10 p.m.
Meeting with Shauna Albercht with the MSU-Northern Foundation

12:45 p.m.
Democratic Caucus Lunch

2:15 p.m.
Senate Floor Session

2:45 p.m.
Meeting with Land Tawney and Roy Jacobs of Dupuyer, MT

3:00 p.m.
Call with Governor Schweitzer

3:20 p.m.
Meeting with Bill Sundermeier with FLIR Systems

3:30 p.m.
Meeting with Darlene Staffeldt with the State Library; Judy Hart with the Montana Library Association; Karen Gonzales of Missoula, MT; Samantha Hines of Missoula, MT; Sarah Daviau of Libby, MT; Cindy Christin of Bozeman, MT; Matt Beckstrom of Helena, MT; and Sheila Bonnand of Bozeman, MT

June 28, 2010

2:30 p.m.
Press Interviews

2:45 p.m.
Call with Craig Fugate with the Federal Emergency Management Agency

5:00 p.m.
Senate Floor Speech

5:30 p.m.
Senate Floor Session

6:00 p.m.
Meeting with Senator Baucus

June 27, 2010

No Public Events

June 26, 2010

10:30 a.m.
Tour Rocky Boy's Reservation with Community Leaders
Rocky Boy, MT

3:00 p.m.
Attend Billings Community Leaders Roundtable on MetraPark
Billings, MT

4:15 p.m.
Tour MetraPark
Billings, MT

June 25, 2010

No Public Events

June 24, 2010

10:50 a.m.
Press Interviews

11:30 a.m.
Meeting with Lisa Woerlein of Missoula, MT with the United States Institute of Peace

12:00 p.m.
Meeting with Mike Ain with the Asurion Corporation

12:20 p.m.
Meeting with Rachel Knapp with the U.S. Senate Page Program and Pace Ednie-Gleoge with the Congrassional Youth Leadership Council

12:45 p.m.
Democratic Policy Committee Lunch

2:00 p.m.
Senate Appropriations Committee Meeting

3:00 p.m.
Senate Floor Session

4:00 p.m.
Meeting with Scott Bogren with the Community Transportation Association of America; Lyn Hellegaard with Montana Transit Association; and Jon Burkhart

5:00 p.m.
Senate Floor Session

June 23, 2010

8:15 a.m.
Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus

9:00 a.m.
Senate Steering Committee Hearing with Hunting and Fishing Groups

10:00 a.m.
Meeting with Montana State University President Waded Cruzado

11:00 a.m.
Senate Appropriations Committee Interior Subcommittee Hearing

2:40 p.m.
Meeting with Shawn Beqaj with Bresnan Communications

3:05 p.m.
Meeting with Pat Cobb with the Community Oncology Alliance

3:20 p.m.
Meeting with Clyde Dailey of the Montana Credit Union Network

3:50 p.m.
Meeting with Nicole Lemire of Missoula, MT; Logan Yo; Katherine Fu; and Apple
Hsu with the 2010 Ambassador Program with Formosa Foundation

5:45 p.m.
Meeting with Senator Schumer

6:00 p.m.
Senate Floor Session


June 21, 2010

5:25 p.m. Meeting with Senator Baucus

6:00 p.m. Senate Floor Session

June 20, 2010

No Public Events

June 19, 2010

No Public Events

June 18, 2010

1:00 p.m.
Attend Community Center Groundbreaking
Big Sandy, MT

3:00 p.m.
Attend Havre V.A. Clinic Dedication
Havre, MT

June 17, 2010

10:00 a.m.
Meeting with Tim Baker with the Montana Wilderness Foundation, Tom France with the National Wildlife Foundation, Robyen King with the Yaak Forest Council, Jim Riley with the Wood PRoducts Industry, Bruce Farling with Trout Unlimited, Paul Spitler The Wilderness Society , Todd Keller National Wildlife Foundation, and Keith Curley from Trout Unlimited

10:30 a.m.
Press Interviews

11:30 a.m.
Meeting with Deborah Mattern of Billings, MT with One Voice Against Cancer

11:45 a.m.
Meeting with Amy Galipeau with the Congressional Youth Leadership Council

12:00 p.m.
Senate Floor Session

12:30 p.m.
Democratic Policy Committee Lunch

2:15 p.m.
Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing

3:45 p.m.
Meeting with Keith Moore with the Bureau of Indian Education

4:15 p.m.
Meeting with Brian Kessler, Nancy Stock, and Cathy Fischer with the Montana Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance

8:00 p.m.
Senate Floor Session

June 16, 2010

8:15 a.m.
Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus

9:00 a.m.
Steering Committee Meeting on Health Reform Implementation

9:25 a.m.
Meeting with Jim Ahrens of Craig, MT

9:30 a.m.
Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Hearing

10:45 a.m.
Senate Floor Session

11:00 a.m.
Meeting with students from Billings, MT competing in the National History Day Competition

11:25 a.m.
Press Interviews

11:50 a.m.
Meeting with Patrick Downey of Bozeman, MT with the Montana State Youth Government

1:15 p.m.
Press Interviews

1:30 p.m.
Meeting with Jost Smolarski with the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program

1:45 p.m.
Meeting with Vicky Byrd of East Helena, MT; Melissa Cobb of Helena, MT; Amy Hauschild of Billings, MT; Tina Hedin of Billings, MT; Linda Henderson of Missoula, MT; Kim Powell of Missoula, MT; and Barbara Prescott of Bozeman, MT with the 2010 American Nurses Association Lobby Day

2:20 p.m.
Meeting with Frank Cote and Mike Frank with BCBS Montana

2:30 p.m.
Senate Appropriations Financial Services Subcommittee Hearing

2:45 p.m.
Senate Floor Session

3:15 p.m.
Senate Homeland Security Federal Financial Management Subcommittee Hearing

3:35 p.m.
Meeting with Close Up Students from Custer High School

June 15, 2010

11:50 a.m.
Senate Floor Session

11:55 a.m.
Meeting with Major General Donald Alston of Air Force Global Strike

12:15 p.m.
Meeting with Montana students with the Montana Electric Cooperatives Youth

12:40 p.m.
Democratic Caucus Lunch

2:15 p.m.
Meeting with Dick Hinthorne and Jay Pezoldt with Baker Commodities

2:45 p.m.
Meeting with Kristi Pettis Osterlund, Maggie Howley, Kellie Yost, Katie Yost, and Karen Yost with Montana Agri-Women

3:00 p.m.
Meeting with Sheila Haselhuhn, Shannon Selieg, and McKenzie Sargent of Forsyth, MT with the 2010 School Network for Absenteeism Prevention Awards

3:15 p.m.
Meeting with students from Joliette Middle School

4:30 p.m.
Meeting with Senator Reid

5:30 p.m.
Senate Floor Session

7:15 p.m.
Meeting with Senator Schumer
June 14, 2010

No Public Events

June 13, 2010

No Public Events

June 12, 2010

8:00 a.m.
Meeting with Roundup Memorial Hospital Board Members and Musselshell County Commissioners
Roundup, MT

9:30 a.m.
Meeting with the Petroleum County 4-H Club
Winnett, MT

11:30 a.m.
Address the National Association of Postmasters
Lewistown, MT

12:00 p.m.
Address the Montana Cattleman's Association
Lewistown, MT

12:25 p.m.
Press Interviews
Lewistown, MT

4:00 p.m.
Meeting with Roy Jacobs with the Rocky Mountain Heritage Act
Choteau, MT

June 11, 2010

4:30pm
Meeting with Rob Low with Payment Alliance International
Billings, MT

June 10, 2010

10:30 a.m.
Press Interviews

11:30 a.m.
Meeting with Future Farmers of America

12:30 p.m.
Meeting with Mariska Kecskes of Great Falls, MT; Hannah Rolston of Missoula, MT; Lara Wabrek of Bozeman, MT; and Joel Beckham of Rosebud, MT with the National Security Education Program

12:45 p.m.
Democratic Policy Committee Lunch

1:45 p.m.
Meeting with Doug Crandall and Jim Snowe with the U.S. Forest Service

2:00 p.m.
Meeting with Kathryn Lewis of Great Falls, MT and Elaine Schoyen with the Mental Health Advocates of Montana

2:30 p.m.
Senate Indian Affairs Committee Business Meeting

3:00 p.m.
Press Interviews

3:45 p.m.
Senate Floor Session

4:00 p.m.
Meeting with 4-H Students from Glasgow, MT

June 9, 2010

8:15 a.m.
Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus

9:30 a.m.
U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Briefing

10:30 a.m.
U.S. Senate Banking Committee Hearing

11:30 a.m.
Meeting with Mr. Kim Murray of Froid, MT with the American Pulse Foundation

11:45 a.m.
Press Interviews

12:00 p.m.
Meeting with Mary Fritz of Chester, MT with the CoBank Board of Directors

12:30 p.m.
Attend Lunch Hosted by Senator Tom Udall

1:30 p.m.
Meeting with Bill Donald, John Goggins, and Shawn Erickson with the Montana Stockgrowers Association

1:45 p.m.
Press Interviews

2:05 p.m.
Meeting with Anne Bartley, John Hunting, Frank Smith, Lawrence and Suzanne Hess, Nancy Stephens, Betsy Krieger, and Cynthia Ryan with Opinion Leaders Advocacy Network

2:20 p.m.
Meeting with Close Up Students from Scobey High School

3:10 p.m.
Meeting with Joe Icenogle and Marv Riygh with Fidelity Exploration & Production Company; Randy Meabon with Marathon Oil Company; and Michael Grenz and Maureen McDonnell with Noble Energy

3:15 p.m.
Meeting with Kelsen Young of Helena, MT with the Montana Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence

3:30 p.m.
Meeting with Theresa Keaveny with Montana Conservation Voters

3:45 p.m.
Meeting with Iowa State Senator Swati Dandekar with the National Foundation for Women LegislatorsJune 8, 2010

9:30 a.m.
Meeting with Mary Olson with Montana IBM and Cheryl Bruner with IBM

12:00 p.m.
Meeting with Michael Ryan with the U.S. Department of the Interior

12:30 p.m.
Democratic Caucus Lunch

2:25 p.m.
Meeting with Kevin Downs; Karie Whitlock; Dana Toole with the Montana Child Sexual Abuse and Response Team Program Coordinator; Mike Batista with the Division of Criminal Investigation; Sheila Lopach with the Montana Department of Justice and National Children's Alliance; Michelle Miller; Shanelle Skeel; Brett Linneweber; and Theresa Diekhans

2:35 p.m.
Press Interviews

3:10 p.m.
Meeting with Marianne Roose with Lincoln county; Tony Berget and Duane Simons with Mineral County; and Commissioner Carol Brooker with Sander County

3:30 p.m.
Meeting with Aby Nelson with Shodair Children's Hospital

3:50 p.m.
Meeting with Steve Leer with Arch Coal, Inc.

6:30 p.m.
Attend the Congressional Taste of the States White House Picnic

June 7, 2010

5:30 p.m.
Senate Floor Session

6:15 p.m.
Meeting with Senator Baucus

June 6, 2010

No Public Events

June 5, 2010

No Public Events

June 4, 2010

No Public Events

June 3, 2010

6:30 a.m.
Press Interviews
Billings, MT

7:30 a.m.
Meeting with County Commissioner Bill Kennedy, Mayor Tom Hanel, Steve Arveshoug, and Fred Hochberg with the Export-Import Bank of the U.S.
Billings, MT

9:00 a.m.
Host Treasure State Export Forum Seminar
Billings, MT

10:30 a.m.
Press Interviews
Billings, MT

11:30 a.m.
Meeting with Fred Hochberg and Community Bankers
Billings, MT

June 2, 2010

6:30 a.m.
Press Interviews
Bozeman, MT

7:30 a.m.
Attend Business Before Hours with Bozeman Chamber of Commerce
Bozeman, MT

8:30 a.m.
Visit Bozeman High School
Bozeman, MT

9:30 a.m.
Meeting with Judge Mike Salvagni
Bozeman, MT

10:15 a.m.
Meeting with Women Business Leaders
Bozeman, MT

11:45 a.m.
Visit Morning Star Elementary
Bozeman, MT

1:00 p.m.
Address Small Business Administration Award Ceremony
Gallatin Gateway, MT

2:00 p.m.
Address Weatherization Event
Bozeman, MT

2:45 p.m.
Press Interviews
Bozeman, MT

4:00 p.m.
Attend Montana State University Veterans Event
Bozeman, MT

June 1, 2010

6:00 a.m.
Press Interviews
Missoula, MT

11:30 a.m.
Meeting with Blackfoot Conservation Area Community Leaders
Ovando, MT

1:00 p.m.
Public Meet and Greet with Community Members and Local Leaders
Ovando, MT

2:30 p.m.
Attend Celebration for Community-based Conservation in the Crown of the Continent
Ovando, MT

6:00 p.m.
Meeting with Sherm Anderson with Sun Mountain Lumber, Inc.
Deer Lodge, MT


May 2010

May 31, 2010

9:30 a.m.
Memorial Day Parade
Bozeman, MT

12:00 p.m.
Address Memorial Day Ceremony at Laurel Veterans Cemetery
Laurel, MT

3:00 p.m.
Address State Vietnam Memorial Ceremony
Missoula, MT

May 30, 2010

12:00 p.m.
Address Fort Harrison Veterans
Fort Harrison, MT

2:00 p.m.
Address Girls State Convention
Helena, MT

May 29, 2010

No Public Events

May 28, 2010

No Public Events

May 27, 2010

9:15 a.m.
Call with Governor Schweitzer

10:15 p.m.
Senate Floor Session

11:45 a.m.
Meeting with John Pistole, Nominee for the TSA Administrator

12:00 p.m.
Meeting with Ambassador to the U.S. from Ireland, Michael Collins

2:00 p.m.
Press Interviews

3:30 p.m.
Meeting with FEMA and United States Army Corps of Engineers

4:30 p.m.
Meeting with Senator Reid

8:00 p.m.
Senate Floor Session

May 26, 2010

8:15 a.m.
Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus

10:00 a.m.
Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing

10:30 a.m.
Senate Appropriations Interior Subcommittee Hearing

1:00 p.m.
Press Interviews

2:15 p.m.
Meeting with John McKenna, Meghann McKenna, and Ted Mathas with New York Life Insurance Company

3:05 p.m.
Meeting with Sara Thane of Missoula, MT

May 3, 2010

  • 6:00 p.m. Press Interviews

May 2, 2010

  • No Public Events

May 1, 2010

  • No Public Events

April 2010

Jon's Schedule for April 30, 2010

11:10 a.m.
Press Interviews
Great Falls, MT

12:30 p.m.
Call with Mike Connor with the Bureau of Reclamation
Great Falls, MT

1:15 p.m.
Press Interviews
Great Falls, MT

Jon's Schedule for April 29, 2010

9:15 a.m.
Press Interviews

10:00 a.m.
Meeting with the Montana Bankers Association

10:30 a.m.
Call with Assistant Secretary for Veterans Employment and Training in the U.S. Department of Labor Ray Jefferson

10:55 a.m.
Meeting with Gorton Zimmerman with Community Bank and Rick Riccobono and Erik Strom with FHL Bank of Seattle

11:05 a.m.
Meeting with Eloise Cobell, John Loving, and Alex Pearl with Kilpatrick Stockton LLP

11:25 a.m.
Meeting with Ashlynn Gordon with the American Osteopathic Association

11:30 a.m.
Meeting with Doug Hardy, Terry Holzer, Will Lutgen, Scott Lindsay, and Karen Zanoff with Northwest Public Power Association

11:45 a.m.
Meeting with Karin Stanford with National Education Association Montana

12:00 p.m.
Meeting with Under Secretary of Energy Kristina Johnson

1:00 p.m.
Attend EMILY's List 25th Anniversary Celebration Luncheon

2:45 p.m.
Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing

3:00 p.m.
Meeting with Neil Kiner with the American Society of Landscape Architects

3:15 p.m.
Video Conference Call with Students from Ennis High School

4:05 p.m.
Meeting with Students from the Luther School

April 28, 2010

  • 8:15 a.m.-Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:30 a.m.-Senate Democratic Rural Summit
  • 10:45 a.m.-Senate Homeland Security Committee Business Meeting
  • 11:05 a.m.-Meeting with Wayne Hirsch and Walter Price with U.S. Bank
  • 11:30 a.m.-Meeting with Jess Grennan, Rikki Gregory Henderson, JP Pomnichowski and Jason Wiener with Americans for Financial
  • Reform
  • 11:45 a.m.-Meeting with CEOs with Montana hospitals
  • 12:00 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 12:05 p.m.-Meeting with Claudia Clifford with AARP Montana
  • 12:20 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 1:40 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 1:30 p.m.-Meeting with Chelle Feist with Easter Seals-Goodwill Northern Rocky Mountain
  • 1:50 p.m.-Meeting with Bill Kennedy with Yellowstone County
  • 2:05 p.m.-Meeting with George Dennison with Transportation for America
  • 2:10 p.m.-Meeting with Mark Vandolah and Tafford Oltz with the Montana Association of Nurse Anesthetists
  • 2:15 p.m.-Meeting with Close-Up Students from Troy High School, Stanford High School, Loyola Sacred Heart, Twin Bridges High School, Troy Alternative Program, and Granite High School
  • 2:30 p.m.-Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Hearing
  • 3:00 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 5:30 p.m.-Attend North Fork Reception with Senator Baucus
  • 6:15 p.m.-Attend Wounded Warrior Project Reception

April 27, 2010

  • 9:00 a.m.-Address the Independent Community Bankers of America Washington Policy Summit
  • 10:00 a.m.-Meeting with Bill Underriner with Underriner Motors
  • 11:00 a.m.-Senate Homeland Security Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations Hearing
  • 11:20 a.m.-Meeting with Diego Javier Steele, Montana State Champion of the Poetry Out Load Competition
  • 11:40 a.m.-Meeting with Murry Moore of Cascade, MT; Kirk Sandquist of Deer Lodge, MT; John Kind of Kalispell, MT; Mike Richter of Townsend, MT; and Kenneth Walsh of Twin Bridges, MT with the Montana Independent Bankers
  • 11:55 a.m.-Meeting with Barry Green of Glendive, MT with the National Association of Railroad Passengers
  • 12:00 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 12:10 p.m.-Senate Homeland Security Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations Hearing
  • 12:30 p.m.-Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 1:30 p.m.-Senate Homeland Security Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations Hearing
  • 2:20 p.m.-Meeting with Dr. Nick Wolter and Jim Duncan with the Billings Clinic
  • 2:30 p.m.-Meeting with Students from Will James Middle School
  • 3:15 p.m.-Meeting with Jay Skoog, Brent Campbell, and Gary Simonich with the American Council of Engineering Companies
  • 3:30 p.m.-Meeting with Carl Lehrkind, Jim Bennett, and Elaine Taylor with the Montana Beverage Association
  • 3:45 p.m.-Meeting with Will Hammerquist with the Glacier Program; Jeff Welch with Bozeman's Mercury Advertising; Cris Coughin with Glacier Guides, Inc.; and Len Carlman of Wyoming
  • 4:30 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 5:00 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 5:25 p.m.-Senate Homeland Security Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations Hearing
  • 6:15 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 6:40 p.m.-Senate Homeland Security Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations Hearing

April 26, 2010

  • 5:10 p.m.-Senate Floor Session

April 25, 2010

  • No public events

April 24, 2010

  • No public events

April 23, 2010

  • 11:15 a.m.-Press Interviews

April 22, 2010

  • 9:15 a.m.-Call with Governor Schweitzer
  • 10:00 a.m.-Senate Floor Speech
  • 10:30 a.m.-Press Interviews
  • 11:30 a.m.-Meeting with Chris Tweeten, Bob Carlson, Bill Robinson, and William Hubbard with the American Bar Association
  • 12:00 a.m.-Meeting with George Stern or Missoula, MT; Gloria Hermanson of Helena, MT; Craig Wilkerson of Helena, MT; and Brian Sippy of Missoula, MT with the American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • 12:05 p.m-Senate Floor Session
  • 1:00 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 2:05 p.m.-Meeting with Joel Gilbertson, Jeff Fee, Mark Wakal, Amber Lewis, and Mike Marsh with Providence Health & Services
  • 2:15 p.m.-Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 4:10 p.m.-Call with Governor Daniel K. Tarullo with the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

April 21, 2010

  • 8:15 a.m.-Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.-Senate Steering and Outreach Committee
  • 9:30 a.m.-Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 11:15 a.m.-Meeting with Dale Stocall with the Western Montana Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America
  • 11:45 a.m.-Meeting with Pam Joseph with US Bancorp and Patrick Burke with the American Banking Association Card Policy Council
  • 12:00 p.m.-Delegation Lunch with Senator Baucus and Representative Rehberg
  • 1:10 p.m.-Meeting with Larry LaRocco
  • 1:15 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 2:15 p.m.-Meeting with Close-Up Students
  • 2:50 p.m.-Meeting with Cindy Weese with the Missoula YWCA
  • 3:00 p.m.-Meeting with the Montana Building Industry Association
  • 3:15 p.m.-Conference Call with Students from Sweet Grass County High School

April 20, 2010

  • 9:30 a.m.-Meeting with Senator Conrad
  • 10:15 a.m.-Meeting with Tim Baker, David Dreher, Tom France, Paul Spitler, Chris Wood, Jim Riley, and Tony Colter
  • 11:30 a.m.-Meeting with Harry Watkins with Zip Beverages and members of the National Beer Wholesalers Association
  • 12:00 p.m.-Meeting with Senator Durbin
  • 12:30 p.m.-Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:15 p.m.-Meeting with Raymond F. Rogers with the National Center for Health Care Informatics
  • 2:25 p.m.-Meeting with Matthew Rose with BNSF Railway Company
  • 4:45 p.m.-Meeting with Bill Howell, Clyde Seeley, Robbie Holman and Scott & Mary Herzog with the American Council Of
  • Snowmobile Associations
  • 3:15 p.m.-Video Conference Call with Students from Skyview High School
  • 4:30 p.m.-Senate Floor Session

April 19, 2010

  • 5:30 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 6:00 p.m.-Meeting with Senator Baucus

April 18, 2010

  • No public events

April 17, 2010

  • 10:00 a.m.-Meeting with Lewis and Clark County Commissioners Helena, MT
  • 11:00 a.m.-Meeting with the Student Assistance Foundation Helena, MT
  • 12:00 p.m.-Lunch with Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock Helena, MT
  • 1:00 p.m.-Meeting with the Sierra Club Helena, MT
  • 2:00 p.m.-Tour of Florence Crittenton Helena, MT
  • 3:00 p.m.-Meeting with Terry Cohea with the Holter Museum Board Helena, MT
  • 5:15 p.m.-Attend Montana Wildlife Federation’s 75th Annual Banquet Dinner Helena, MT

April 16, 2010

  • 1:15 p.m.-Visit Capital High School Senior Government Class Helena, MT
  • 2:15 p.m.-Press interviews Helena, MT
  • 3:00 p.m.-Tour Montana Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Helena, MT
  • 3:45 p.m.-Press interviews Helena, MT
  • 5:00 p.m.-Meeting with Alan Nicholson with Artisan Llp Helena, MT
  • 6:15 p.m.-Attend 28th Annual Carroll College Saints Athletic Association Scholarship Auction “Purple Reign” Helena, MT

April 15, 2010

  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Jack Blackwell with the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
  • 9:15 a.m.-Call with Governor Schweitzer
  • 9:30 a.m.-Senate Banking Committee Hearing
  • 11:30 a.m.-Meeting with Bill Murdock of Gallatin County
  • 12:05 p.m.-Meeting with Jamie Williams with Northern Rockies, Dusty Crary with the Rocky Mountain Front, Swan Valley with the Nature Conservancy, and Jim Stone
  • 12:10 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 1:00 p.m.-Address The McGuire Woods 10th Annual Environment and Energy Symposium
  • 1:45 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 2:05 p.m.-Meeting with Daniel Viehland and Basil Kenmille with the Tourette Syndrome Association
  • 2:15 p.m.-Meeting with Marc A. Swanson with the North American Equipment Dealers
  • 2:30 p.m.-Call with Eric Wepsic
  • 3:30 p.m.-Video Conference Call with Dave Kelsey with the Yellowstone Valley Electric Co-Op
  • 4:00 p.m.-Meeting with Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley and Senator Baucus
  • 5:00 p.m.-Senate Floor Session

April 14, 2010

  • 8:15 a.m.-Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:30 a.m.-Moment of Silence on the Senate Floor
  • 11:30 a.m.-Meeting with Tom Parker with Geum Consulting
  • 12:00 p.m.-Meeting with Lynne Egan and Jesse Laslovich with the North American Securities Administrators Association
  • 12:30 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 12:40 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 1:40 p.m.-Senate Floor Speech
  • 2:10 p.m.-Meeting with Ambassador to the World Trade Organization Michael Punke
  • 2:20 p.m.-Meeting with William Murphy with the Rick Management Agency
  • 2:35 p.m.-Meeting with Ron Jendro of the Montana Boating Law Administration
  • 2:45 p.m.-Meeting with Gene Dodaro and Sallyanne Harper with the U.S. Government Accountability Office
  • 3:00 p.m.-Meeting with Close Up Students from Rocky Boy High School, St. Regis High School, Terry High School, Shield Valley High School, and Red Lodge High School
  • 4:00 p.m.-Meeting with Senator Kohl
  • 4:30 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 4:45 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 5:45 p.m.-Senate Floor Session

April 13, 2010

  • 10:15 a.m.-Meeting with Frank McCallister with Stillwater Mine
  • 10:40 a.m.-Video Conference Call with the St. James Healthcare Foundation
  • 11:00 a.m.-Meeting with Teresa Erickson with Northern Plains Resource Council and Pat Sweeney with the Western Organization of Resource Councils
  • 11:20 a.m.-Video conference Call with the Parmly Billings Library Foundation's new computer lab
  • 11:35 a.m.-Meeting with Bob Sletten, Erik Sletten, and Marty Becker with Sletten Companies
  • 12:30 p.m.-Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:55 p.m.-Meeting with Colin Marshall with Cloud Peak Energy and Todd O'Hair of Livingston, MT
  • 3:10 p.m.-Meeting with Doug Hadnot of Lolo, MT; Kevin Miltko of Missoula, MT; and Kevin Rencher with Helena, MT with the Montana Dental Association
  • 3:40 p.m.-Call with Students with Big Sky High School
  • 5:00 p.m.-Meeting with Chip Carlisle and Mary Navaro with the Consumer Bankers Association
  • 5:15 p.m.-Meeting with Senator Durbin

April 12, 2010

  • 5:30 p.m.-Senate Floor Session

April 11, 2010

  • No public events

April 10, 2010

  • No public events

April 9, 2010

  • No public events

April 8, 2010

  • No public events

April 7, 2010

  • No public events

April 6, 2010

  • 9:00 a.m.-Update for students on Health Care and Student Loan Reform
  • 9:30 a.m.-Lecture with University of Montana General Music Methods Class and Aural Perception Class
  • 10:25 a.m.-Lecture with University of Montana Argumentation Communications Class
  • 11:10 a.m.-Lecture with University of Montana Political Science Class
  • 12:00 p.m.-Address City Club
  • 1:15 p.m.-Address Mountain Line's Open House and Bus Unveiling Ceremony

April 5, 2010

  • No public events

April 4, 2010

  • No public events

April 3, 2010

  • No public events

April 2, 2010

  • No public events

April 1, 2010

  • 8:15 a.m.-Meeting with The Valley County Commissioners
  • 9:00 a.m.-Health Care Public Roundtable Meeting
  • 10:15 a.m.-Meeting with John Daggett with the Army Corp of Engineers and Darin McMurry
  • 11:15 a.m.-Meeting with the Fort Peck Water Authority Board
  • 2:00 p.m.-Health Care Public Roundtable Meeting
  • 3:00 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 4:00 p.m.-Meeting with the Independent Electrical Contractors


March 2010

March 31, 2010

  • 6:20 a.m.-Press Interviews Billings, MT
  • 9:30 a.m.-Meeting with Sheridan County Commisioners
  • Plentywood, MT
  • 10:15 a.m.-Health Care Public Roundtable Meeting Plentywood, MT
  • 11:30 a.m.-Press Interviews Plentywood, MT
  • 1:00 p.m.-Meeting with Daniels County Commisioners Scobey, MT
  • 1:45 p.m.-Health Care Public Roundtable Meeting Scobey, MT
  • 4:15 p.m.-Tour Dry Prairie Rural Water Treatment Plant Wolf Point, MT
  • 5:30 p.m.-Meeting with Fort Peck Tribal Council Poplar, MT

March 30, 2010

  • 8:00 a.m.-Meeting with AARP Billings, MT
  • 9:00 a.m.-Tour Family Support Network Billings, MT
  • 10:00 a.m.-Tour Community Crisis Center Billings, MT
  • 11:00 a.m.-Meeting with Jim Larson with the Teamsters Union Billings, MT
  • 11:45 a.m.-Meeting with First Interstate Bank Billings, MT
  • 2:00 p.m.-Health Care Public Roundtable Meeting Billings, MT
  • 3:00 p.m.-Press Interviews Billings, MT
  • 3:45 p.m.-Tour the Boys and Girls Club Billings, MT
  • 4:50 p.m-Press Interviews Billings, MT

March 29, 2010

  • No public events

March 28, 2010

  • No public events

March 27, 2010

  • No public events

March 26, 2010

  • 10:30 a.m.-Press Interviews
  • 3:30 p.m.-Call with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Senator Baucus

March 25, 2010

  • 9:15 a.m.-Call with Governor Schweitzer
  • 10:00 a.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 11:50 a.m.-Meeting with Kessley Lovec and Jesse Schimetz with the National Youth Leadership Conference
  • 2:00 p.m.-Senate Appropriations Committee Hearing
  • 3:45 a.m.-Call with Mike Connor with the Bureau of Reclamation and John Tubbs with the Department of Soil, Water and Environmental Science
  • 4:00 p.m.-Meeting with the Wilderness Society

March 24, 2010

  • 8:15 a.m.-Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:30 a.m.-Meeting with Michelle Barstad and Jon Marchi of Polson, MT, and Larry Putnam with the Montana Facility Finance Authority
  • 9:40 a.m.-Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 11:30 a.m.-Meeting with Randy Reed, Larry Mires, Norm Semenko, Tom Myrum, and Tom Donnelly with the St. Mary Rehabilitation Working Group
  • 11:40 a.m.-Meeting with A.T. Stafne with the Assiniboine & Sioux Tribes
  • 1:00 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 2:00 p.m.-Meeting with Stuart Parker with P&C Insurance Company
  • 2:15 p.m.-Meeting with Randy Smith and Kevin Brown with the Big Hole Watershed Committee
  • 2:30 p.m.-Video Teleconference Call with Margie Seccomb and Elissa Mitchell with the District XII Human Resource Council
  • 2:45 p.m.-Meeting with Carol Scott with the Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program
  • 3:05 p.m.-Meeting with Delegation of  Close Up Students from Columbia Falls High School, White Sulphur Springs High School, Malta High School, Columbus High School, and Libby High School
  • 3:30 p.m.-Meeting with Ken Sugden with Flathead Electric Cooperative; Stephen Boorman with Bonners Ferry; Paul Elias with McMinnville Water & Light; and James Sanders with Benton County PUD
  • 5:30 p.m.-Senate Floor Session

March 23, 2010

  • 10:00 a.m.-Meeting with John Schallenkamp with the Billings Clinic Cancer Center
  • 10:10 a.m.-Meeting with Joe Fox, Jr. with the Northern Cheyenne Tribal Council; Allan Clubfoot with Northern Cheyenne Natural Resources; Gayle Skunkcap with the Blackfeet Nation Fish and Wildlife Department; Peter Tatsey with the Blackfeet Nation Tribal Council; Mike Fox and Andy Werk, Jr. with the Fort Belknap Tribal Council; Clover Anaquod with Fort Peck; Jonny Bearcub Stiffarm with Native Energy; James Steele, Jr. with the Salish Kootenai Tribal Council and Montana Wyoming Tribal Leaders Council
  • 10:20 a.m.-Meeting with the National Wildlife Federation Tribal Lands Conservation
  • 11:00 a.m.-Meeting with Dr. Bruce Robertson with the American Urological Association
  • 11:10 a.m.-Call with Eric Feaver with MEA-MFT
  • 11:15 a.m.-Meeting with Bonnie Lorang of Helena, MT; Mike Sheard of Helena, MT; Geoff Feiss of Helena, MT; Steve Krogue of Farifiled, MT; Mike Henning of Farifield, MT; Bill Squires of Missoula, MT; Stuart Morton of Missoula, MT; Jim Newberg of Missoula, MT; Randy Wilson of Eureka, MT; Bobbie Stoken of Eureka, MT; Jill Yost of Eureka, MT; Ed Heiser of Eureka, MT; Erin Lutts of Cirlce, MT; Mark Tombre of Circle, MT; Vernon Whiteman of Scobey, MT; Larry Mahler of Scobey, MT; Bob Adams of Forsyth, MT; Bob Fjelstad of Forsyth, MT; Gail Rainey of Havre, MT; Doug Lowry of Havre, MT; and Verlin Reichelt of Havre, MT with the Montana Independent Telecom Systems
  • 11:30 a.m.-Meeting with Meet with Adair Kanter of Missoula, MT; Matt Fennell of Missoula, MT; Ashley Jammaron; and Nicole Yost of Bozeman, MT with AIPAC
  • 11:40 a.m.-Meeting with Jennifer McManis of Bozeman, MT and Patti Reisinger of Missoula, MT with the American Health Information Management Association
  • 12:00 p.m.-Meeting with TRIO students
  • 2:30 p.m.-Meet with Students from St. Francis Upper and Chinook High School
  • 3:30 p.m.-Meeting with Dora Felicioni of Billings, MT with the National Association of Postal Supervisors
  • 3:40 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 4:10 p.m.-Meeting with Gregg Neibauer with the Alpine Foot & Ankle Clinic
  • 4:15 p.m.-Meeting with Chairman Willy Sharp and Johnny Walker with the Blackfeet Tribe
  • 5:30 p.m.-Receive the 2010 Congressional Champion award from the Natural Products Association

March 22, 2010

  • 5:00 p.m.-Senate Banking Committee Markup
  • 5:30 p.m.-Senate Floor Session

March 21, 2010

  • No public events

March 20, 2010

  • 1:00 p.m.-Attend Funeral Service of U.S. Army PFC Nicholas S. Cook Columbia Falls, MT
  • 3:00 p.m.-Meeting with AARP Kalispell, MT
  • 4:00 p.m.-Address the Diabetes Conference and Health Fair Kalispell, MT
  • 4:30 p.m.-Meeting with Morris Shechtman with Fifth Wave Leadership Kalispell, MT
  • 5:00 p.m.-Meeting with Don Loranger and Bob Hoene Kalispell, MT

March 19, 2010

  • 10:00 a.m.-Meeting with Citizens' Technical Environment Committee Butte, MT
  • 11:00 a.m.-Tour Port of Montana Construction and Expansion Butte, MT
  • 12:00 p.m.-Attend Veterans Roundtable Meeting Butte, MT
  • 1:00 p.m.-Press Interviews Butte, MT
  • 1:45 p.m.-Meeting with Jerry Sullivan and Neal Bolton with Granite Bank Butte, MT
  • 2:30 p.m.-Meeting with Marie Garrison, Debbie Hanneman, and Linda Rodgers with Move Mountain State Transmission Intertie Butte, MT
  • 3:30 p.m.-Tour Resodyn Corporation Butte, MT
  • 4:30 p.m.-Tour Summit Beverage Butte, MT

March 18, 2010

  • 8:00 a.m.-Press Interviews
  • 10:00 a.m.-Meeting with Ryan Mohr with FFA
  • 10:45 a.m.-Meeting with Neal Wolin with the U.S. Treasury Department
  • 11:00 a.m.-Meeting with Students from Fort Benton High School
  • 11:45 a.m.-Meeting with Allyson Quigley with the National Youth Leadership Council
  • 12:15 p.m.-Meeting with Barbara Burton with Florence Crittenton Home and Services
  • 12:30 p.m.-Call with Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano
  • 1:00 p.m.-Senate Floor Speech
  • 1:15 p.m.-Meeting with Jim Peterson
  • 1:45 p.m.-Meeting with Dry Prairie
  • 2:00 p.m.-Video Conference Call with Carbon County Boys and Girls Club
  • 2:15 p.m.-Senate Indian Affair Committee Hearing
  • 4:00 p.m.-Meeting with Leonard Smith with Native American Development Corporation

March 17, 2010

  • 8:15 a.m.-Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:15 a.m.-Meeting with Dr. Waded Cruzado with Montana State University
  • 9:45 a.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 10:00 a.m.-Senate Appropriations Energy Subcommittee Hearing
  • 11:45 a.m.-Call with Bill Ayer with Alaska Airlines
  • 11:50 a.m.-Meeting with Mike Halligan with Dennis & Phyllis Washington Foundation; Daniel Kemmis with the Northwest Area Foundation; Carol Lewis with Philanthropy Northwest; and Bart Hader with MJ Murdock Charitable Trust
  • 12:30 p.m.-Meeting with General Klotz with Global Strike Command
  • 12:45 p.m.-Special Democratic Caucus on Health Care Reform
  • 1:30 p.m.-Meeting with Rick Ryan-Battalion and Ed Cleary with the Butte Fire Department and Montana State Firemen's Association; Tod Miller with the Miles City Fire Department and the Montana State Council of Professional Firefighters; and Joe Sands with the Billings Fire Department and the Montana State Council of Professional Firefighters
  • 1:40 p.m.-Meeting with Joe Helle with Montana Wool Growers
  • 2:00 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 2:40 P.M.-Meeting with Carol Jump and Jan Juelfs with Jump Trucking and Denise Cofer with Cofer Logging and Federated Women in Timber
  • 3:00 p.m.-Meeting with Close-Up Students from Absarokee High School, West Yellowstone High School, Manhattan High School, and Glasgow High School
  • 3:30 p.m.-Meeting with Larry Farrar with Resodyn Corporation
  • 3:40 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 3:50 p.m.-Meeting with Robert Harding, Nominee to Serve as for the Transportation Security Administration Administrator

March 16, 2010

  • No schedule captured

March 15, 2010

  • No schedule captured

March 14, 2010

  • No schedule captured

March 13, 2010

  • No schedule captured

March 12, 2010

  • No schedule captured

March 11, 2010

  • No schedule captured

March 10, 2010

  • No schedule captured

March 9, 2010

  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with George Watson with the Montana Psychiatric Association
  • 9:30 a.m.-Senate Appropriations Interior Subcommittee Hearing
  • 10:55 a.m.-Meeting with the Indian Impact Schools of Montana
  • 11:10 a.m.-Meeting with Mary Ann Murray of Jordan, MT; Shana Baisch of Glendive, MT; Pat Torgerson of Lambert, MT; Whitney Wankel of Bozeman, MT; and Linda Newman-Winifred with Women Involved in Farm Economics
  • 11:15 a.m.-Meeting with Erin Witaiski with Womens Voices From the Earth and Gladis Hardin with the Montana League of Women Voters
  • 11:15 a.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 11:45 a.m.-Meeting with Mary Underriner and Suzanne Belser of Billings, MT with Alzheimer's Association Montana
  • 12:15 p.m.-Meeting with JP Crowley and Bruce Brensdel of Helena, MT with the Montana Board of Housing
  • 12:20 p.m.-Meeting with Veterans of Foreign Wars
  • 12:40 p.m.-Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:15 p.m.-Meeting with Butte-Silver Bow Chief Executive Paul Babb
  • 2:25 p.m.-Meeting with Sara Perry of Missoula, MT
  • 2:30 p.m.-Meeting with Julie Briggs of Dillon, MT; Wayne Benson of Missoula, MT; Al McGahan and Steve Yeakel with Montana Funeral Directors Association
  • 2:50 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 3:00 p.m.-Meeting with Tom Barnett, Doug Hardy, Dan Gilko, and Allen Thiessen with Mid-West Electric Consumers Association
  • 3:25 p.m.-Meeting with Pattie Johnsey with Community Hospital of Anaconda
  • 3:35 p.m.-VTC with Mary Caferro
  • 3:45 p.m.-Call with Students from Powell County High School
  • 4:30 p.m.-Meeting with Richard and Chris Owens of Geraldine, MT and Bruce Anderson with CHS, Inc.

March 8, 2010

  • 6:00 p.m.-Meeting with Senator Max Baucus

March 7, 2010

  • No public events

March 6, 2010

  • 7:00 a.m.-Meeting with Secretary of Agriculture Vilsack and Agriculture and Farming Leaders
  • 9:15 a.m.-Meeting with Three Rivers Challenge, Beaverhead Deer Lodge Partnership, and the Blackfoot Clearwater Collaborative
  • 10:10 a.m.-Tour Sun Mountain Lumber
  • 10:45 a.m.-Community Meeting on the Forest Jobs and Recreation Act
  • 11:45 a.m.-Press Interviews
  • 12:15 p.m.-Meeting with Secretary of Agriculture Vilsack and with the Upper Clark Fork Watershed Committee
  • 1:05 p.m.-Aerial tour from Deer Lodge to Belgrade
  • 2:20 p.m.-Meeting with Dr. Waded Cruzado and local leaders
  • 2:30 p.m.-Community discussion of Farm to School Program
  • 3:30 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 4:00 p.m.-Tour Community Food Co-Op Store
  • 4:30 p.m.-Meeting with Sustainable Agriculture Groups

March 5, 2010

  • No public events

March 4, 2010

  • 9:15 a.m. - Call with Governor Schweitzer
  • 10:00 a.m. -Senate Appropriations Energy and Water Subcommittee Hearing
  • 12:00 p.m. -Meeting with National Youth Leadership Council
  • 2:00 p.m. -Meeting with Don Bradshaw with the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact
  • 2:10 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 2:30 p.m. -Meeting with Coleen Kaiser with the Montana State University Extension Nutrition Education Coordinator
  • 2:50 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 3:50 p.m.-Meeting with Sandy Butterfield and Matt Jore with Boulder Wind Power

March 3, 2010

  • 8:15 a.m.-Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:30 a.m.-Meeting with Ken Egan and Kathleen Ralph with Humanities Montana
  • 9:45 a.m.-Attend Appropriations Subcommittee Hearing
  • 11:15 a.m.-Video conference with General Walsh and Ken Mesch with the State of Montana Disaster and Emergency Services and Earl Dodd with Rocky Mountain Super Computer
  • 11:45 a.m.-Meeting with Tori Simpson of Great Falls, MT with Fragile X Advocacy Day
  • 1:15 p.m.-Address the Office of Compliance Safety Awards
  • 1:45 p.m.-Meeting with Greg MacDonald with the Montana Broadcasters Association; Susan Balding with KBZM-FM and KQXX-FM;Ron Korb with Cherry Creek Radio Stations; and Pat Cooney with KXFL-TV
  • 2:00 p.m.-Meeting with Luke Kobold with the Billings Clinic
  • 2:10 p.m.-Meeting with Anna and Doug Jones-Crabtree of Helena, MT
  • 2:20 p.m.-Meeting with Daniel Keil of Conrad, Mt; Larry Bonderud of Shelby, Mt; Cheryl Curry of Conrad, MT; Mary Heller of Havre, MT; David E. Jones of Hingham, MT; Steve Burian; Bruce Sunchild of Box Elder, MT; Tony Belcourt of Box Elder, MT; Daniel Belcourt of Missoula, Mt with the Chippewa Cree Tribe and the North Central Montana Regional Water Authority
  • 2:30 p.m.-Call with Craig Fugate, Director of FEMA
  • 2:45 p.m.-Meeting with Rhonda Whiting with the Northwest Power and Conservation Council
  • 2:50 p.m.-Meeting with Dr. Larry Obie of Havre, MT and Dr. Larry Bonderud of Shelby, MT
  • 2:55 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 3:30 p.m.-Meeting with Steve Wright and Sonya Baskerville with Bonneville Power Administration
  • 3:40 p.m.-Meeting with Alicia Sperry with the National MS Society's Public Policy Conference
  • 4:00 p.m.-Meeting with Bill Spence, Paulette Pidlock, and David K. Arthur with PPL Corporation
  • 6:00 p.m.-Senate Floor Session

March 2, 2010

  • 8:15 a.m.-Meeting with Senator Kaufman
  • 9:30 a.m.-Meeting with Janet Riis and Loren Lancaster with the Rocky Mountain Association of Financial Aid Administration
  • 9:45 a.m.-Call with Governor Tarullo
  • 10:00 a.m.-Meeting with Michael Punke
  • 10:15 a.m.-Meeting with Jeff Barber with The Nature Conservancy of Montana
  • 10:45 a.m.-Meeting with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • 11:00 a.m.-Press Interviews
  • 11:55 a.m.-Meeting with Richard Hauer with the Flathead Lake Biological Association
  • 12:00 p.m.-Meeting with Burl W. Brawley and Wayne Mooney with the Disabled American Veterans of Montana
  • 12:15 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 12:30 p.m.-Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:20 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 2:30 p.m.-Meeting with Dr. Mark Garnass of Missoula, MT; Dr. Shaun Gillis of Bozeman, MT; and Dr. Terch McCracken of Billings, MT with the Association of Obstetricians
  • 3:00 p.m.-Meeting with Julie Leister and Becky Green with the Montana School Nutrition Association
  • 3:25 p.m.-Call with students from Bigfork High School
  • 4:00 p.m.-Meeting with Ruddy Reilly with Veterans Affairs and Rehabilitation; Joyce Babcock and Marilyn Damnson withRegional Ladies Auxiliary President, Montana Ladies Auxiliary Department President; and Lori Perkio with the American Legion
  • 4:30 p.m.-Meeting with Perry Brown with the University of Montana
  • 6:30 p.m.-Attend Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation's reception
  • 8:30 p.m.-Senate Floor Session

March 1, 2010

  • 4:45 p.m.-Meeting with John Sinclair, President of the Little Shell Tribe
  • 6:00 p.m.-Meeting with Senator Baucus


February 2010

February 28, 2010

  • No public events

February 27, 2010

  • No public events

February 26, 2010

  • No public events

February 25, 2010

  • 10:00 a.m.-Meeting with Deborah Parks with KEA Electronic Inc. and Thomas Hoffman with Summit Aeronautics Group
  • 10:15 a.m.-Meeting with Tribal Council President Joe Fox, Jr.; Tribal Administrator William Walksalong, Housing Authority Board Chairman Claude Leedom; and Housing Authority Executive Director Lafe Haugen with the Northern Cheyenne Tribe
  • 10:30 a.m.-Meeting with Clenn McFarlane, Tom Keller, and Tyler Grassmeyer with Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch
  • 11:00 a.m.-Call with Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar
  • 11:30 a.m.-Meeting with Tom Walsh and Kelsey Walsh of Missoula, MT with Montana Rail Link; Gary Defrance of HArrison, MT with Harrison Grain Elevator; Mark Blazer of Helena, MT with American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association
  • 11:45 a.m.-Meeting with Lucy Calautti of Baker, MT and Carl Grivner of XO
  • 1:00 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 2:00 p.m.-Meeting with Sue Coliton with Paul G. Allen Family Foundation and Elaine Jones with the Allen Institute for Brain Science
  • 2:15 p.m.-Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 3:00 p.m.-Meeting with Paul Tweden with the Montana Civil Air Patrol
  • 3:30 p.m.-Meeting with Lisa Maxwell of Great Falls, MT with the National Hemophilia Foundation
  • 4:00 p.m.-Meeting with U.S. Department of Energy Undersecretary Dr. Christina Johnson and Kathy Zoi and James Markowsky with the Department of Energy
  • 4:45 p.m.-Meeting with the representatives of the Montana Primary Care Association
  • 5:15 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 6:00 p.m.-Meeting with Karen Gaffney and Kayley Randall with the National Down Syndrome Society's Buddy Walk
  • 6:15 p.m.-Call with Governor Schweitzer

February 24, 2010

  • 8:15 a.m.-Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.-Steering and Outreach Committee Meeting with National Business Leaders
  • 9:55 a.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 10:30 a.m.-Senate Homeland Security Committee Hearing
  • 11:15 a.m.-Meeting with Bill Mills with 3M Company and Water Systems Council
  • 11:30 a.m.-Meeting with the Montana Credit Union Network
  • 1:00 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 1:55 p.m.-Meeting with Dan Dwyer and Jim Foley with the University of Montana.
  • 2:00 p.m.-Meeting with Dr. Art McDonald of Lame Deer, MT with the American Psychological Association
  • 2:10 p.m.-Meeting with Jeff Raikes and Mark Suzman with the Global Development Program of the Gates Foundation
  • 2:50 p.m.-Meeting with Mayor Jim Smith, City Commissioner Matt Elsaesser, Public Works Director John Rundquist, City Water/Wastewater Treatment Supervisor Don Clark, Consultant Amanda McInnis, and Consultant Don Roecker with the City of Helena
  • 3:00 p.m.-Meeting with Zoee Lynn Turrill of Missoula, MT and Emily Sigdor with Environment Montana
  • 3:30 p.m.-Address The National American Indian Housing Council
  • 6:00 p.m.-Meeting with Erin Conaton, Nominee to Serve as the Under Secretary of the Air Force
  • February 23, 2010
  • 11:15 a.m.-Meeting with James Damron of Missoula and Cyndi Jensen with the American Federation of Government Employees Local #1120
  • 11:30 a.m.-Meeting with Dave Henderson of Cut Bank, MT; Dan Kidd of Big Sandy, MT; and Lola Raska of Great Falls, MT with the National Barley Grower Association
  • 12:00 p.m.-Meeting with Michael MacDonald, Mr. Gord Brown, Scott Brison, Mr. Jim Malomy, Mr. Chad Mariage Guy Saint-Jacques with the Canadian Parliament
  • 12:25 p.m.-Meeting with Ray Kuntz of Watkins & Shepard Trucking
  • 12:30 p.m.-
  • Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:45 p.m.-Meeting with John Salois, Mary Belcourt, and Marcella M. Bird Rattler with Blackfeet Community College; David Yarlott, Kenneth Deputee, David Small, and Cher Lopez with Little Big Horn College; Carole Falcon-Chandler, Deborah His Horse is Thunder, Clarena Brockie, Sean Chandler, and Joyce Cochran with For Belknap College; Joseph McDonald with Salish Kootenai College; Melody Henry, Jewel Whitford, and Josh Golden with Stone Child College; Richard Littlebear and Winfield Russell of Chief Dull Knife College; James Shanley of Fort Peck Community College
  • 3:00 p.m.-Meeting with Michael Lien and Jo-Hanna Lien of Ronan, MT with the National Groundwater Association
  • 3:15 p.m.-Conference Call with Students from Fort Benton High School
  • 4:00 p.m.-Meeting with Butch Hiller, Vice President and General Manager of Mountain Water Company
  • 6:00 p.m.-Video Teleconference Call with the Central Montana Water Authority
  • 6:25 p.m.-Address Reception for Dr. Joseph McDonald, President of Salish Kootenai College

February 22, 2010

  • 5:00 p.m.-Conference Call with Senate Staff
  • 5:30 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 6:00 p.m.-Meeting with Senator Baucus

February 21, 2010

  • No public events

February 20, 2010

  • No public events

February 19, 2010

  • 6:00 a.m.-Press Interviews
  • 7:00 a.m.-Address the Bozeman Sunrise Rotary Club
  • 7:30 a.m.-Meeting with Senate Staff
  • 8:00 a.m.-Host Small Business Opportunity Workshop
  • 1:00 p.m.-Roundtable Discussion with Bozeman Business Leaders
  • 2:45 p.m.-Meeting with members of the Montana State University community
  • 3:00 p.m.-Meeting with MSU Department of Land Resources and Environmental Science

February 18, 2010

  • 9:15 a.m.-Tour Hi-Heat Industries, Inc.
  • 9:45 a.m.-Tour Spika Welding
  • 10:45 a.m.-Press Interviews
  • 12:45 p.m.-Meeting with Leadership Great Falls
  • 1:30 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 3:00 p.m.-Tour Malmstrom Air Force Base
  • 4:30 p.m.-Meeting with Senate Staff
  • 5:30 p.m.-Attend Montana Rural Water Systems Technical Conference Social Hour
  • 6:00 p.m.-Speak at Montana Rural Water Systems Technical Conference

February 17, 2010

  • 7:00 a.m.-Meeting with Yellowstone County Democrats
  • 8:00 a.m.-Meeting with Staff
  • 9:00 a.m.-Press Interviews
  • 11:45 a.m.-Meeting with Yellowstone Council on Aging
  • 1:00 p.m.-Meeting with Jack Copps with the Billings Public School District
  • 1:45 p.m.-Meeting with Gene Jarussi with Jarussie & Bishop Attorneys at LAw
  • 2:30 p.m.-Visit Billings Water Plant
  • 3:45 p.m.-Meeting with the Billings Chamber of Commerce
  • 4:45 p.m.-Meeting with Montana State University-Billings College of Technology Staff

February 16, 2010

  • 6:30 a.m.-Press Interviews
  • 7:05 a.m.-Meeting with the Helena Chamber of Commerce
  • 8:00 a.m.-Meeting with Jim McGarvey with the Montana AFL-CIO
  • 8:30 a.m.-Meeting with Staff
  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with the Montana Chamber of Commerce
  • 10:30 a.m.-Meeting with Communications Staff
  • 11:00 a.m.-Press Interviews
  • 12:00 p.m.-Attend Ground Breaking for the Veterans Affairs Montana Mental Health Building
  • 4:30 p.m.-Attend Reception with U.S. Attorney Michael Cotter

February 15, 2010

  • 7:30 a.m.-Meeting with Kalispell Mayor Tammi Fisher
  • 8:30 a.m.-Tour of Stoltze Lumber
  • 9:30 a.m.-Tour of the Flathead Electric Methane Project
  • 10:30 a.m.-Press Interviews
  • 11:00 a.m.-Tour of Timberline Tools
  • 12:00 a.m.-Meeting with the Kalispell Chamber of Commerce
  • 1:15 a.m.-Meeting with Ryan Grosswiler with Unmanned Systems, Inc.
  • 2:15 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 4:30 p.m.-Meeting with Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes Tribal Chair Bud Moran and Tribal Council Members
  • 5:45 p.m.-Meeting with Jay Preston with Ronan Telephone Company

February 14, 2010

  • No public events

February 13, 2010

  • 7:30 p.m.-Attend Montana State University-Northern Ball

February 12, 2010

  • 9:30 a.m.-Press Interviews

February 11, 2010

  • 9:15 a.m.-Call with Governor Schweitzer
  • 9:30 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:15 a.m.-Meeting with Allison O'Donnell
  • 11:00 a.m.-Meeting with Patrick Brennan
  • 11:45 a.m.-Press Interviews
  • 12:15 p.m.-Call with General McKinley with the National Guard
  • 12:30 p.m.-Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:00 p.m.-Video Teleconference Call with Easter Seals-Goodwill Northern Rocky Mountain
  • 2:20 p.m.-Meeting with Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan
  • 2:30 p.m.-Video Teleconference Call with Madison County Commissioners
  • 3:15 p.m.-Video Teleconference Call with Ron Marcoux with the Tenderfoot Trust
  • 3:45 p.m.-Video Teleconference Call with Gallatin County Commissioners
  • 4:00 p.m.-Call with Senator Baucus
  • 5:45 p.m.-Press Interviews

February 10, 2010

11:00 a.m.-Meeting with Bill Capp and Nicole Lederer with Environmental Entrepreneurs; Gordon Davidson with Davidson & Associates; Jim Gordon with Cape Wind; Frank Levinson with Small World Group; and David Moyar with MEI Hotels

  • 11:30 a.m.-Meeting with Gina Evans with Butte-Silver Prevention Services
  • 1:00 p.m.-Meeting with Kim Murray of Froid, MT, Richard Barber of Denton, MT, and Jon Stoner of Havre, MT with the USA Dry Pea and Lentil Council
  • 3:00 p.m.-Call with Representative Rehberg
  • 4:00 p.m.-Press Interviews

February 9, 2010

  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:15 a.m.Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 12:20 p.m.-Meeting with Lieutenant Colonel Garth Scott and the Montana National Guard Counter Drug Program.
  • 12:30 p.m.-Meeting with with Gene Karpinski and Tiernan Sittenfeld with the League of Conservation Voters; Anna Aurilio with Environment America; Liz Perera with the Union of Concerned Scientists; Franz Matzner with the Natural Resources Defense Council; Jeremy Symons with the National Wildlife Federation; Melinda Pierce with the Sierra Club; Kathy DeCoster with The Trust for Public Land; Bill Lee with American Rivers; and Brian Moore with the National Audubon Society
  • 1:00 p.m.-Meeting with The Indian Education Association
  • 3:15 p.m.-Video Conference Call with Students from Lone Peak High School
  • 4:00 p.m.-Senate Floor Session

February 8, 2010

  • No public events

February 7, 2010

  • No public events

February 6, 2010

  • 8:30 a.m.-Meeting with Ravalli County Commissioners
  • 10:00 a.m.-Tour Entrepreneurship Center
  • 11:00 a.m.-Tour Great Bear Restoration
  • 12:45 p.m.-Tour Selway Corporation
  • 1:45 p.m.-Tour Bitterroot Machine and ToolFebruary 5, 2010
  • 10:00 a.m.-Meeting with Staff
  • 12:00 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 1:00 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 2:00 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 2:30 p.m.-Meeting with Staff
  • 4:00 p.m.-Forest Jobs and Recreation Act Public UpdateFebruary 4, 2010
  • 9:10 a.m.-Meeting with Governor Schweitzer
  • 9:30 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m.-Meeting with Kent Bray of Missoula, MT; Dale Nelson of Great Falls, MT; Shannon Peterson, Jason Fitzgerald, and Souther of Billings, MT with the Montana Chapter of the American Institute of Architects
  • 10:30 a.m.-Senate Banking Committee Hearing
  • 11:30 a.m.-Video Conference CAll with Bob Oaks with North Missoula Community Development Corporation
  • 12:00 p.m.-Meeting with Alice McInerney with Kirby McInerney LLP
  • 1:30 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 2:15 p.m.-Call with Tim Meeks, Western Area Power Administration Director
  • 2:50 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 2:55 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 3:20 p.m.-Meeting with Don Youngbauer, Chairman of the Yellowstone River Conservation District Council
  • 3:30 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 4:15 p.m.-Rural Roundtable Discussion on Rural Workforce Development

February 3, 2010

  • 8:15 a.m.-Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:30 a.m.-Attend Senator's All-Day Issues Conference
  • 3:20 p.m.-Call with Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood
  • 3:30 p.m.-Meeting with Ron DeYoung, Montana Director of Agriculture
  • 3:30 p.m.-Meeting with Dr. Jeffrey Saffle and Dr. Amalia Cochran with the University of Utah Hospital Burn Center
  • 4:00 p.m.-Meeting with Senior staff
  • 6:15 p.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff

February 2, 2010

  • No schedule captured

February 1, 2010

  • No schedule captured


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January 2010

January 31, 2010

  • No schedule captured

January 30, 2010

  • No schedule captured

January 29, 2010

  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:30 a.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 11:30 a.m.-Meeting with Acting Director John Bowman with the Office of Thrift Supervision
  • 1:45 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 2:30 p.m.-Call with John O'Donnell with Bozeman Tech Ranch
  • 3:00 p.m.-Call with Major Gen Patrick Moisio, Deputy Director of the Air National Guard
  • 3:15 p.m.-Call with Dr. Kristina Johnson, Under Secretary for Energy

January 28, 2010

  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 9:15 a.m.-Call with Governor Schweitzer
  • 9:30 a.m.-Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Markup
  • 10:40 a.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 12:30 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 1:45 p.m.-Meeting with Secretary of Veterans Affairs EricShinseki and Joan Evans with the Veterans Administration
  • 2:15-Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 3:20 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 3:50 p.m.-Meeting with Theresa Keaveny with the Montana Conservation Voters
  • 4:00 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 4:30 p.m.-Meeting with Senator Dodd
  • 5:45 p.m.-Meeting with U.S. Trade Ambassador Kirk

January 27, 2010

  • 8:15 a.m.-Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.-Steering Committee Meeting
  • 11:15 a.m.-Meeting with Herb Kast of Sunburst, MT; Ed Malesich of Dillon, MT; and Karen Schoot with Northwest Farm Credit Services
  • 12:15 p.m-.Address Women in Housing and Finance
  • 2:00 p.m.-Meeting with Paul Shively and Len Broberg with the Montana Chapter of the Sierra Club
  • 2:15 p.m.-Meeting with Katie Gibson with Tamika and Friends
  • 2:45 p.m.-Meeting with Bob Norbie with Special Olympics Montana
  • 3:15 p.m.-Meeting with former Senator Don Riegle
  • 4:00 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 6:30 p.m.-Senate Secretary's Supper preceding the State of the Union
  • 9:00 p.m.-State of the Union Address

January 26, 2010

  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 10:00 a.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 10:15 a.m.-Meeting with Montata State Representative Mike Phillips
  • 10:30 a.m.-Meeting with Beth Moten and Charity Wilson with AFL-CIO
  • 11:20 a.m.-Meeting with Steve Holland with Montana Manufacturing Extension Center
  • 11:30 a.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 12:30 p.m.-Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:15 p.m.-Meeting with Dee Incoronato and Jim Fitzgerald with the Intermountain Children's Home
  • 2:30 p.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 3:15 p.m.-Call with Students from Anaconda High School
  • 4:15 p.m.-Meeting with Keven Bradley of Cut Bank, MT; Gordon Stoner of Outlook, MT; Brian Eggebrecht of Malta, MT; Ryan McCormick of Kremlin, MT; Bing von Bergen of Moccasin, MT; Brad McCabe of Ekelaka, MT; and Lola Raska of Great Falls, MT with the Montana Grain Growers Association
  • 7:30 p.m.-Senate Floor Session

January 25, 2010

  • 9:00 a.m.-Call with Staff
  • 10:00 a.m.-Meeting with Sue Damour with the General Services Administration
  • 12:30 p.m.-Address the 21st Annual Rural Health Policy Institute's Tribute to Veterans
  • 2:00 p.m.-Meeting with Howard and David Wilkins of Kalispell, MT with Zinc Air Inc.
  • 2:30 p.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 3:30 p.m.-Meeting with Staff
  • 4:00 p.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 5:00 p.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 6:00 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 6:15 p.m.-Meeting with Senator Baucus

January 24, 2010

  • No public events

January 23, 2010

  • No public events

January 22, 2010

  • No public events

January 21, 2010

  • 8:30 a.m.-Address Board of Trout Unlimited
  • 9:30 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:45 a.m.-Call with Governor Schweitzer
  • 10:15 a.m.-Press Interviews
  • 10:45 a.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 11:00 a.m.-Meeting with Administrative Staff
  • 11:30 a.m.-Press Interviews
  • 1:00 p.m.Press Interviews
  • 2:15 p.m.-Meeting with Dick Brown with the Montana Hospital Association
  • 2:30 p.m.-Meeting with Ronnie Shows, Greg Schnacke, Tracy Evans, and Kyle Simpson with Denbury Resources
  • 3:00 p.m.-Meeting with Jessica Grennan of Montana with the Consumer Financial Protection Agency
  • 3:30 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 3:50 p.m.-Meeting with Dr. John Koza
  • 5:00 p.m.-Meeting with Staff

January 20, 2010

  • 8:15 a.m.-Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 11:30 a.m.-Meeting with Steve Turkiewicz of Helena, MT with the Montana Banking Association and Terry Lobdell of Glendive, MT with First Community Bank
  • 11:45 a.m.-Meeting with Doug Bennion of Billings, MT with the American Association of Orthodontists
  • 12:00 p.m.-Calls with Montana Families Adopting Children from Haiti
  • 12:20 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 12:30 p.m.-Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:15 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 3:00 p.m.-Meeting with Martin Teintze with WWAMI Medical Education Program at Montana State University; Jane Shelby, Executive Director of Health Sciences at Montana State University; Jay S. Erickson, Assistant Dean of WWAMI Clinical Phase/Montana; Kris Juliar, Director of the Montana Office of Rural Health
  • 3:30 p.m.-Meeting with Stacey Anderson with Planned Parenthood of Montana
  • 4:00 p.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 4:45 p.m.-Calls with Montana Families Adopting Children from Haiti
  • 5:15 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 5:30 p.m.-Briefing with John Brennan, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism
  • 5:40 p.m.-Call with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

January 19, 2010

  • 3:45 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 4:00 p.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 5:30 p.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 7:00 p.m.-Address U.S. Bank Executives

January 18, 2010

  • No public events

January 17, 2010

  • No public events

January 16, 2010

  • No public events

January 15, 2010

  • No public events

January 14, 2010

  • No public events

January 13, 2010

  • 11:45 a.m.-Address Montana Contractors' Association Bozeman, MT
  • 6:30 p.m.-Address Winter Grazing Seminar Havre, MT

January 12, 2010

  • No public events

January 11, 2010

  • No public events

January 10, 2010

  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Missoula County Commissioners Bonner, MT
  • 10:30 a.m.-Meeting with Scott Cooney with Stimson Mill Bonner, MT
  • 12:00 p.m.-Attend Montana National Guard Send-Off Ceremonies Missoula, MT

January 9, 2010

11:30 a.m.-Meeting with Commissioner Jean Curtuss and Seeley Sewer District Employees Seeley Lake, MT

  • 2:30 p.m.-Meeting with Sierra Club and Audubon Representatives
  • Missoula, MT
  • 3:15 p.m.-Meeting with the National Native Children's Trauma Center Missoula, MT
  • 4:15 p.m.-Meeting with Ernie and Christine Johnson with Eureka Pellet Mill Missoula, MT
  • 5:00 p.m.-Meeting with Mayor John Engen Missoula, MT
  • 7:00 p.m.-Attend Grizzlies Basketball Game Missoula, MT

January 8, 2010

  • No schedule posted

January 7, 2010

  • No schedule posted

January 6, 2010

  • 9:15 a.m.-Call with Dr. Robert Petzel, Acting Principal Deputy Undersecretary for Health at the Veterans Administration Big Sandy, MT
  • 1:00 p.m.-Call with Staff Big Sandy, MT

January 5, 2010

  • 7:30 a.m.-Attend National Guard Send-Off with Lieutenant Governor Bohlinger Helena, MT
  • 8:30 a.m.-Meeting with Geoff Feiss with the Montana Telecommunications Association Helena, MT
  • 9:15 a.m.-Meeting with Cary Hegreberg with the Montana Contractors' Association Helena, MT
  • 10:00 a.m.-Meeting with Jim Lynch, Director of the Montana Department of Transportation Helena, MT
  • 10:45 a.m.-Meeting with Dustin Stewart with the Montana Building Industry Association Helena, MT
  • 1:00 p.m.-Press Interviews Helena, MT

January 4, 2010

  • No public events

January 3, 2010

  • No public events

January 2, 2010

  • No public events

January 1, 2010

  • No public events

December 2009

December 31, 2009

  • No public events

December 30, 2009

  • No public events

December 29, 2009

  • No public events

December 28, 2009

  • No public events

December 27, 2009

  • No public events

December 26, 2009

  • No public events

December 25, 2009

  • No public events

December 24, 2009

  • 7:00 a.m.-Senate Floor Session

December 23, 2009

  • 10:00 a.m.-Press Interviews
  • 12:00 p.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 2:20 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 4:00 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 4:30 p.m.-Press Interviews

December 22, 2009

  • 7:20 a.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 12:15 p.m.-Meeting with Senator Reid
  • 12:30 p.m.-Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:30 p.m.-Press Interviews

December 21, 2009

  • 1:00 a.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 12:45 p.m.-Senate Floor Speech

December 20, 2009

  • No public events

December 19, 2009

  • 7:15 a.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 9:00 a.m.-Democratic Caucus Meeting

December 18, 2009

  • 12:00 p.m.-Meeting with Rachel Benshoff of Corvallis, MT
  • 1:30 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 3:00 p.m.-Call with Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack
  • 4:00 p.m.-Attend Senate Banking Committee Holiday Reception

December 17, 2009

  • 9:30 a.m.-Senate Banking Committee Executive Session
  • 12:00 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 1:00 p.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 2:15 p.m.-Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 2:30 p.m.-Senate Public Lands and Forests Subcommittee Hearing on the Forest Jobs and Recreation Act
  • 4:30 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 5:30 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 7:00 p.m.-Democratic Caucus Meeting

December 16, 2009

  • 8:15 a.m.-Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m.-Meeting with Josh Manning with the Defense Intelligence Agency
  • 10:00 a.m.-Democratic Policy Committee Hearing
  • 10:00 a.m.-Senate Homeland Security Committee Markup
  • 1:00 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 2:00 p.m.-Attend Reception with Secretary of Veterans' Affairs Erik Shinseki
  • 5:30 p.m.-Meeting with Wayne Grasdock
  • 6:00 p.m.-Host Reception with Forest Jobs and Recreation Act Partners
  • 9:00 p.m.-Preside on Senate Floor Session

December 15, 2009

  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 11:30 a.m.-Meeting with Mark Casady with LPL Financial
  • 12:00 p.m.-Call with State Staff
  • 1:45 p.m.-Democratic Caucus Meeting with President Obama
  • 4:45 p.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 5:00 p.m.-Meeting with Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment Harris Sherman
  • 6:00 p.m.-Senate Floor Session

December 14, 2009

  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:15 a.m-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 11:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 1:30 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 2:30 p.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 5:00 p.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 5:30 p.m.-Democratic Caucus Meeting
  • 9:00 p.m.-Preside on Senate Floor Session

December 13, 2009

  • 2:00 p.m.-Senate Floor Session

December 12, 2009

  • 9:30 a.m.-Senate Floor Session

December 11, 2009

  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:15 a.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 10:30 a.m.-Press Interviews
  • 11:00 a.m.-Meeting with Hannah Bildahl of Bozeman, MT
  • 1:00 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 5:00 p.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 5:45 p.m.-Call with Pat Dejong of Libby, MT
  • 6:00 p.m.-Call with Mindy Renfro of Missoula, MT

December 10, 2009

  • 9:15 a.m.-Call with Governor Schweitzer
  • 9:30 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 11:30 a.m.-Press Interviews
  • 12:45 p.m.-Democratic Policy Committee Lunch
  • 2:00 p.m.-Meeting with Karin Stanford with the Montana National Education Association
  • 2:30 p.m.-Call with Montana State Legislators
  • 3:15 p.m.-Senate Floor Session

December 9, 2009

  • 8:15 a.m.-Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m.-Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 10:15 a.m.-Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 12:30 p.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 1:20 p.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 2:00 p.m.-Meeting with James McTighe with the FBI
  • 2:30 p.m.-Meeting with Allen Ellmaker with Synesis 7 pf Butte, MT
  • 3:00 p.m.-Meeting with Jay McCloskey, Robert Hyatt, Dr. Paul Miranda, Ryan Christianson and Dr. Joe Figueira with Montana Tech and Matt White with the Edison Welding Institute
  • 3:15 p.m.-Attend Reception with Senator Byrd
  • 5:00 p.m.-Democratic Caucus Meeting

December 8, 2009

  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m.-Meeting with Montana Lieutenant Governor John Bohlinger
  • 10:00 a.m.-Meeting with Larry Grossman and Bob Murray with Murray Energy Corporation
  • 10:30 a.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 11:30 a.m.-Meeting with Jeff Ruffner with MSE Technology Applications of Butte, MT
  • 11:45 a.m.-Meeting with Joyce Swartzendruber with the U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • 12:00 p.m.-Call with State Staff
  • 12:30 p.m.-Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 3:00 p.m.-Call with Students from Whitefish High School
  • 3:45 p.m.-Meeting with Administrator Carolyn Compton with the National Cancer Institute
  • 7:15 p.m.-Address the American Bankers Association Government Relations Council

December 7, 2009

  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 4:00 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 4:45 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 5:00 p.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 7:15 p.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 8:20 p.m.-Health Care Telephone Town Hall with Montanans

December 6, 2009

  • 2:00 p.m.-Democratic Caucus Meeting
  • 3:15 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 4:30 p.m.-Meeting with Senate Banking Committee Members

December 5, 2009

  • 12:00 p.m.-Attend Wounded Warriors and Families of the Fallen Holiday Reception with Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral and Mrs. Michael Mullen
  • 3:00 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 6:00 p.m.-Dinner with Senator Bennet

December 4, 2009

  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m.-Visit Glacier National Park Photo Exhibit
  • 11:00 a.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 3:00 p.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 3:30 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 4:15 p.m.-Senate Floor Session

December 3, 2009

  • 9:30 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m.-Senate Banking Committee Hearing
  • 11:30 a.m.-Meeting with Homeland Security Undersecretary for Science and Technology Tara O'Toole
  • 11:45 a.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 2:00 p.m.-Meeting with Tom Richmond with the Board of Oil and Gas of Billings, MT
  • 2:15 p.m.-Senate Indian Affairs Committee Markup
  • 2:45 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 3:10 p.m.-Meeting with Elizabeth Warren with the Troubled Asset Relief Program Oversight Panel
  • 3:30 p.m.-Call with Senior Staff
  • 4:30 p.m.-Briefing with National Security Advisor General James L. Jones
  • 5:30 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 7:00 p.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 8:20 p.m.-Health Care Telephone Town Hall with Montanans

December 2, 2009

  • 8:15 a.m.-Montana Constituent Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m.-Meeting with Gary Forrester with MDU Resources
  • 10:00 a.m.-Press Interviews
  • 10:30 a.m.-Democratic Policy Committee Hearing
  • 11:30 a.m.-Democratic Caucus Meeting
  • 1:15 p.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 1:30 p.m.-Meeting with Mike Overstreet with Corporate Air of Billings, MT and Tim Tim Komberec with Empire Air
  • 1:45 p.m.-Meeting with Bill Geer and Joel Webster with the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership; Land Tawney with the National Wildlife Federation; and C.B. Pearson with M&R Strategic Services
  • 2:00 p.m.-Tour the U.S. Capitol Dome
  • 3:00 p.m.-Meeting with the Canadian In Situ Oil Sands Association
  • 3:15 p.m.-Press Interviews

December 1, 2009

  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 11:00 a.m.-Meeting with Dr. Robert Petzel, Nominee to Serve as Veterans Administration Undersecretary of Health; and Dr. Raul Perea-Henze, Nominee to Serve as Veterans Administration Assistant Secretary of Policy and Planning
  • 11:45 a.m.-Meeting with Mike Jennings with Frontier Oil Corporation
  • 12:00 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 12:30 p.m.-Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:30 p.m.-Meeting with Grayling G. Williams, Nominee to Serve as Director of Counternarcotics Enforcement at the Department of Homeland Security
  • 3:15 p.m.-Call with Students from C.M. Russell High School of Great Falls, MT
  • 6:00 p.m.-Preside on Senate Floor Session


November 2009

November 30, 2009

  • No Public Events

November 29, 2009

  • No Public Events

November 28, 2009

  • No Public Events

November 27, 2009

  • No Public Events

November 26, 2009

  • No Public Events

November 25, 2009

  • No Public Events

November 24, 2009

  • 8:30 a.m.-Economic Roundtable Meeting, Billings, MT
  • 10:00 a.m.-Press Interviews, Billings, MT
  • 2:00 p.m.-Economic Roundtable Meeting, Helena, MT
  • 3:00 p.m.-Press Interviews, Helena, MT
  • 5:00 p.m.-Economic Roundtable Meeting, Great Falls, MT
  • 6:30 p.m.-Press Interviews, Great Falls, MT

November 23, 2009

  • 7:00 a.m.-Meeting with Benny Bee with Bee Broadcasting Studios, Kalispell, MT
  • 7:30 a.m.-Press Interviews, Kalispell, MT
  • 9:00 a.m.-Economic Roundtable Meeting, Kalispell, MT
  • 10:30 a.m.-Press Interviews, Kalispell, MT
  • 2:00 p.m.-Economic Roundtable Meeting, Missoula, MT
  • 3:30 p.m.-Press Interviews, Missoula, MT
  • 4:00 p.m.-Visit Missoula Food Bank Event, Missoula, MT
  • 4:45 p.m.-Press Interviews, Missoula, MT

November 19, 2009

  • 8:30 a.m.-Attend American Red Cross Holiday Mail for Heroes
  • 9:15 a.m.-Call with Governor Schweitzer
  • 9:30 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:45 a.m.-Meeting with Tammy Jones of Billings, MT with the Society for Human Resource Management
  • 10:00 a.m.-Senate Banking Committee Executive Session
  • 11:30 a.m.-Senate Floor Speech
  • 12:15 p.m.-Call with Governor Daniel Tarullo with the Federal Reserve Board of Governors
  • 12:45 p.m.-Democratic Policy Committee Lunch
  • 2:30 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 3:15 p.m.-Meeting with Helena Commissioner Keith Kelly
  • 3:30 p.m.-Meeting with Treasury Assistant Secretary Michael Barr
  • 4:00 p.m.-Call with the Montana Bankers Association
  • 4:30 p.m.-Meeting with Communications Staff
  • 6:30 p.m.-Attend Congressional Reception Honoring U.S. Professor of the Year Robert Thomas with the University of Montana Western

November 18, 2009

  • 8:15 a.m.-Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m.-Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 12:30 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 2:00 p.m.-Meeting with Mark Anderlik with the Missoula Area Central Labor Council; Gy Moody of Billings, MT; and Denalie Bruins of Missoula, MT
  • 2:30 p.m.-Meeting with Senator Dorgan
  • 3:00 p.m.-Senate Homeland Security Committee Contracting Oversight Subcommittee Hearing
  • 4:40 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 5:00 p.m.-Democratic Caucus Meeting
  • 6:00 p.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 8:40 p.m.-Health Care Telephone Town Hall with Montanans

November 17, 2009

  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 9:45 a.m.-Meeting with Communications Staff
  • 10:00 a.m.-Meeting with Joe Saunders and Josh Floum with Visa
  • 10:45 a.m.-Meeting with Senator Merkley
  • 11:15 a.m.-Meeting with Steve Yeakel with the Montana Independent Bankers
  • 11:30 a.m.-Meeting with Senator Baucus
  • 11:45 a.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 12:00 p.m.-Meeting with Steven Bartlett with the Financial Services Roundtable
  • 12:30 p.m.-Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:00 p.m.-Meeting with Robert Glennon with Hogan and Hartson and Molly Mcusic with the Wyss Foundation
  • 2:30 p.m.-Steering Committee Meeting
  • 2:45 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 3:15 p.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 4:45 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 6:00 p.m.-Preside on Senate Floor Session

November 16, 2009

  • 4:45 p.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 5:30 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 6:00 p.m.-Attend University of Montana College of Forestry and Conservation Reception

November 15, 2009

  • No Public Events

November 14, 2009

  • 8:00 a.m.-Meeting with McCone County Health Center Employees, Circle, MT
  • 10:45 a.m.-Meeting with Dry Redwater Water Authority, Jordan, MT
  • 11:30 a.m.-Health Care Roundtable Meeting with Garfield County Health Care Center and County Commissioners, Jordan, MT
  • 12:15 p.m.-Press Interviews, Jordan, MT
  • 12:45 p.m.-Meeting with Garfield County Bank CEO Rex Phipps, Jordan, MT

November 13, 2009

  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Powder River County Commissioners, Broadus, MT
  • 11:00 a.m.-Meeting with Carter County Commissioners and Dahl Memorial Health Care Administrators, Ekalaka, MT
  • 11:50 a.m.-Lunch with Carter County Commissioners, Ekalaka, MT
  • 12:50 p.m.-Press Interviews, Ekalaka, MT
  • 2:15 p.m.-Health Care Roundtable Discussion with Fallon County Medical Complex, Baker, MT
  • 5:15 p.m.-Press Interviews, Glendive, MT
  • 5:45 p.m.-Health Care Roundtable Discussion with Glendive Medical Center, Glendive, MT
  • 6:45 p.m.-Press Interviews, Glendive, MT
  • 7:00 p.m.-Dinner with Terry and Cathy Lobdell with Community First Bank; Alisha Sackman with U.S. Bank; Kim Trangmoe with the Glendive Chamber of Commerce; Amy Deines with Dawson County Economic Development; and Dawson Community College President Jim and Sandra Cargill, Glendive, MT

November 12, 2009

  • 7:00 a.m.-Press Interviews, Butte, MT
  • 8:15 a.m.-Meeting with AFL-CIO Members, Butte, MT
  • 8:45 a.m.-Meeting with Executives of Rocky Mountain Supercomuting Centers, Butte, MT
  • 10:00 a.m.-Meeting with Employees of Merlin Ramco, Butte, MT
  • 12:00 p.m.-Public Open House on the Forest Jobs and Recreation Act, Butte, MT
  • 1:30 p.m.-Press Interviews, Butte, MT
  • 4:00 p.m.-Meeting with Governor Schweitzer, General John walsh and General Brad Livingston with the Montana National Guard, Helena, MT
  • 5:15 p.m.-Meeting with Administrators from Blue Cross Blue Shield, Helena, MT
  • 6:00 p.m.-Dinner with Governor Schweitzer and Montana State University President Waded Cruzado, Helena, MT

November 11, 2009

  • 6:00 a.m.-Press Interviews, Billings, MT
  • 7:00 a.m.-Meeting with Bruce MacIntyre with the Billings Chamber of Commerce; Mike Foster with St. Vincent Health Care; Michael Schaer with Computers Unlimited; Barbara Schneeman with RiverStone Health; and Mike Wilson with Whitewood Transport, Billings, MT
  • 8:00 a.m.-Press Interviews, Billings, MT
  • 8:30 a.m.-Meeting with John Hurley and Monty Wallis with KTVQ Billings, Billings, MT
  • 10:00 a.m.-Address Veterans Day Ceremony and Signing of the Armed Forces Covenant, Billings, MT
  • 12:00 p.m.-Address Veterans Day Ceremony, Laurel, MT
  • 1:45 p.m.-Address Big Timber Elementary School's "Operation Caring Classroom" Big Timber, MT
  • 2:45 p.m.-Press Interviews, Big Timber, MT
  • 5:00 p.m.-Attend Veterans Reception at the Museum of the Rockies, Bozeman, MT
  • 7:00 p.m.-Address Veterans Ceremony at American Legion Post 87, Manhattan, MT

November 10, 2009

  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m.-Call with Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan
  • 10:15 a.m.-Senate Banking Committee Housing Subcommittee Hearing
  • 11:20 a.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 12:00 p.m.-News Conference with Senator Dodd and Senate Banking Committee Members
  • 12:30 p.m.-Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:15 p.m.-Meeting with Senator Dorgan
  • 3:00 p.m.-Meeting with Bill Woody of Missoula, MT

November 9, 2009

  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:15 a.m.-Meeting with Charity Wilson with AFL-CIO
  • 1:30 p.m.-Meeting with Harris Sherman, Undersecretary of Natural Resources and Environment with the U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • 2:00 p.m.-News Conference with Senators Akaka and Begich
  • 4:00 p.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 5:30 p.m.-Senate Floor Session

November 8, 2009

  • No Public Events

November 7, 2009

  • No Public Events

November 6, 2009

  • No Public Events

November 5, 2009

  • 9:30 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m.-Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 12:00 p.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 12:45 p.m.-Democratic Policy Committee Lunch
  • 2:15 p.m.-Meeting with Austin Thompson of Great Falls, MT with the National Youth Leadership Conference
  • 2:30 p.m.-Meeting with Senator Bingaman
  • 3:30 p.m.-Meeting with Stuart Bowen, Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction
  • 4:00 p.m-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 5:00 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 7:15 p.m.-Health Care Telephone Town Hall with Montanans

November 4, 2009

  • 8:15 a.m.-Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:45 a.m.-Press Interviews
  • 10:00 a.m.-Meeting with Keith Olson with the Montana Logging Association
  • 11:30 a.m.-Meeting with Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense Dr. James Miller, Senator Baucus, and Representative Rehberg
  • 12:00 p.m.-Meeting with Joe Fox, Jr, William Walksalong, Claude Leedom, and Lafe Haugen with the Northern Cheyenne Tribal Council
  • 12:15 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 12:30 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 1:45 p.m.-Meeting with Stephen Cloobeck with Diamond Resorts International
  • 2:00 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 2:15 p.m.-Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 3:15 p.m.-Meeting with Jeff Raikes with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

November 3, 2009

  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m.-Meeting with Nancy Schlepp; Bruce Wright of Belgrade, MT; Jim Willis of Hobson, MT; and Tucker and Jacquie Nelson of Livingston, MT with the Young Farm Rancer Committee of the Montana Farm Bureau Federation
  • 10:30 a.m.-Joint Meeting of Congress for Address by Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany
  • 11:45 a.m.-Meeting with Montana State Representative Jon Sesso
  • 12:00 p.m.-Meeting with Jason Porch with the Montana Procurement Technical Assistance Center of Billings, MT; Dick King with Missoula Area Economic Development Corporation of Missoula, MT; Jim Smitham with Local Development Corporation of Butte, MT; Kathie Bailey with Stoney Mountain Development Corporation of Lewistown, MT; Joe Unterreiner with Kalispell Chamber of Commerce of Kalispell, MT; and Steve Aveschog with Big Sky Economic Development Corporation of Billings, MT
  • 12:20 p.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 12:30 p.m.-Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:30 p.m.-Meeting with Sheila Bair, Chair of the FDIC
  • 3:15 p.m.-Call with Students from Twin Bridges School of Montana
  • 6:00 p.m.-Preside on Senate Floor Session

November 2, 2009

  • 3:45 p.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 4:15 p.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 5:00 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 5:30 p.m.-Meeting with Senator Baucus

November 1, 2009

  • No Public Events


October 2009

October 30, 2009

  • No Public Events

October 29, 2009

  • 9:15 a.m.-Call with Governor Schweitzer
  • 9:30 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:15 a.m.-Press Interviews
  • 10:45 a.m.-Meeting with Kelli Sanders with Freeheel and Wheel of West Yellowstone, MT
  • 11:15 a.m.-Meeting with Montana State Representative Mike Phillips of Bozeman, MT
  • 12:00 p.m.-Tour the U.S. Capitol Dome
  • 2:30 p.m.-Senate Banking Committee Markup
  • 3:30 p.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 5:00 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 5:30 p.m.-Senate Floor Session

October 28, 2009

  • 8:15 a.m.-Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 11:45 a.m.-Telephone Town Hall with AARP and Montana Seniors
  • 1:30 p.m.-Meeting with Hannah Bildahl of Bozeman, MT; Tessa Moss of Wichita, KS and Bryan Perret of Riverside, CA
  • 2:30 p.m.-Meeting with Geoff Feiss of Montana Telecom
  • 2:40 p.m.-Call with Jim Lynch, Director of Montana's Department of Transportation
  • 2:45 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 3:00 p.m.-Meeting with Senate Banking Committee Members
  • 5:30 p.m.-Meeting with Staff

October 27, 2009

  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 11:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 11:30 a.m.-Meeting with Praxis Energy Group
  • 12:00 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 12:15 p.m.-Call with Phil Boggio
  • 12:30 p.m.-Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:20 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 2:30 p.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 3:15 p.m.-Video Conference Call with Students from Billings West High School of Billings, MT
  • 5:30 p.m.-Meeting with Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano
  • 6:00 p.m.-Senate Floor Session

October 26, 2009

  • 7:30 a.m.-Meeting with Employees of Smurfit Stone, Frenchtown, MT
  • 8:30 a.m.-Meeting with Rosenburg Forest Products Management Team, Missoula, MT
  • 10:00 a.m.-Press Interviews, Missoula, MT
  • 12:00 p.m.-Public Open House on the Forest Jobs and Recreation Act, Missoula, MT
  • 1:30 p.m.-Press Interviews, Missoula, MT

October 25, 2009

  • No Public Events

October 24, 2009

  • No Public Events

October 23, 2009

  • No Public Events

October 22, 2009

  • 9:15 a.m.-Call with Governor Schweitzer
  • 9:30 a.m-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m.-Press Interviews
  • 10:45 a.m.-Meeting with Sarah Dahle of Billings, MT with the National Youth Leadership Conference
  • 11:00 a.m.-Meeting with Gerry Berry with Covenant Aviation Security
  • 11:15 a.m.-Meeting with Susan Witte with Allegiance Benefit Plan Management and Chrysti "the Wordsmith" Smith of National Public Radio
  • 11:45 a.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 12:00 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 2:00 p.m.-Attend White House Bill Signing of Veterans' Health Care Legislation
  • 3:00 p.m.-Meeting with Bob Abbey with the Bureau of Land Management
  • 3:30 p.m.-Meeting with Andrew Witty with GlaxoSmithKline
  • 3:45 p.m-Meeting with Roger Running Crane, Reese Fisher, Don Wilson and Jeanne Whiteing with the Blackfeet Tribe
  • 4:30 p.m.-Meeting with Jack Cederquist
  • 4:40 p.m.-Senate Floor Session

October 21, 2009

  • 8:15 a.m.-Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m.-Senate Homeland Security Committee Hearing
  • 12:00 p.m.-Meeting with Jeremy Roberts of Stevensville, MT and Linda de Kort of Kalispell, MT with Ravenworks Ecology
  • 12:30 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 2:00 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 2:45 p.m.-Meeting with Anne Castle, Assistant Secretary for Water and Science at the Department of the Interior
  • 4:25 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 5:30 p.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff

October 20, 2009

  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m.-Senate Banking Committee Hearing
  • 11:30 a.m.-Meeting with Kim Gillan with Montana State University
  • 11:45 a.m.-Senate Floor Speech
  • 12:00 p.m.-Meeting with Michelle Belknap and Laurie Mohney of Great Falls, MT and Shelley Oksness of Billings, MT with Easter Seals
  • 12:15 p.m.-Meeting with Terry Scully with Target Financial Services
  • 12:30 p.m.-Democratic Caucus Luncheon
  • 2:15 p.m.-Meeting with Jamie Williams with the Northern Rockies Initiative; Eric Love with the Trust for Public Land; Kat Imhoff with the Nature Conservancy and Joe Maurier with the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks
  • 2:30 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 3:00 p.m.-Meeting with Derek Nelson of Missoula, MT with Eureka Pellet Mills
  • 3:15 p.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 3:30 p.m.-Call with Lora Wier, Barbara Schneeman, Ginger Roll, Melanie Reynolds, Peggy Stevens, Jan Parmelee and Jamie Paul with the Montana Public Health Association
  • 4:20 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 6:00 p.m.-Preside on Senate Floor Session

October 19, 2009

  • 5:15 p.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff

October 18, 2009

  • No Public Events

October 17, 2009

  • 8:15 a.m.-Press Interviews, Billings, MT
  • 9:00 a.m.-Breakfast with Judge Jack and Audry Shanstrom, Billings, MT
  • 10:30 a.m.-Tour Northern Plains Resource Council, Billings, MT
  • 11:30 a.m.-Attend Northern International Livestock Exposition, Billings, MT
  • 12:00 p.m.-Meeting with Yellowstone County Commissioners Bill Kennedy and Jim Reno, Billings, MT
  • 1:30 p.m.-Press Interviews, Billings, MT
  • 2:00 p.m.-Roundtable Discussion and Tour of Veterans Home, Billings, MT

October 16, 2009

  • 1:45 p.m.-Meeting with Sue Fuehrer with Fort Harrison, Billings, MT
  • 2:00 p.m.-Address Dedication of the new Billings VA Clinic, Billings, MT
  • 3:00 p.m.-Press Interviews, Billings, MT
  • 4:00 p.m.-Meeting with Teresa Erickson and Aaron Browning with Northern Plains Resource Council, Billings, MT
  • 4:30 p.m.-Meeting with Gary Forrester with MDU Resources and Rich Allison with Knife River Corporation, Billings, MT
  • 5:00 p.m.-Meeting with State Representative Kendall Van Dyke and Laura Simonsen, Billings, MT
  • 5:30 p.m.-Meeting with Joan Hurdle with the Leave of Women Voters of Billings, Billings, MT
  • 6:15 p.m.-Attend Northern International Livestock Exposition Social Hour, Billings, MT
  • 7:00 p.m.-Dinner with Billings State Legislators Lynda Moss, Arlene Becker, Margie MacDonald, Wanda Grinde, Kendall Van Dyk, Dennis Himmelberger and Taylor Brown, Billings, MT

October 15, 2009

  • 9:15 a.m.-Call with Governor Schweitzer
  • 9:30 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:30 a.m.-Meeting with Chancellor Ron Sexton and Dan Carter with Montana State University
  • 11:15 a.m.-Call with Jim McGarvey with the AFL-CIO
  • 11:45 a.m.-Meeting with Senator Dorgan, Senator Franken and Senator Tom Udall
  • 12:15 p.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 12:45 p.m.-Democratic Policy Committee Lunch
  • 2:00 p.m.-Meeting with Brooke Bowman of Missoula, MT and Max Dimich Louvet of Billings, MT with the National Youth Leadership Conference
  • 2:15 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 2:30 p.m.-Meeting with Barbara Schneeman with RiverStone Health and Dr. Michael Vlases with the Bozeman Deaconess Hospitalist Program of Montana
  • 2:50 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 3:00 p.m.-Meeting with Joseph J. Paine with Wolf Point High School of Montana, 2009 State Principal of the Year

October 14, 2009

  • 8:15 a.m.-Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 11:50 a.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 12:00 p.m.-Meeting with Mark Sletto with the National Retirement Plan
  • 12:30 p.m.-Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:30 p.m.-Senate Banking Committee Financial Institutions Subcommittee Hearing
  • 6:30 p.m.-Attend 2009 Treasure Our Troops Gala

October 13, 2009

  • 5:30 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 5:40 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 6:00 p.m.-Press Interviews

October 12, 2009

  • No Public Events

October 11, 2009

  • No Public Events

October 10, 2009

  • 9:15 a.m.-Tour Cedar Mill Chapel, Troy, MT
  • 10:00 a.m.-Public Open-House on the Forest Jobs and Recreation Act, Troy, MT
  • 11:30 a.m.-Press Interviews, Troy, MT
  • 12:00 p.m.-Lunch with Lincoln County Commissioners John Konzen and Tony Berget and School Superintendent Brady Selle, Troy, MT
  • 6:00 p.m.-Meeting with the Blackfeet Tribal Council and Glacier County Commissioners, Browning, MT

October 9, 2009

  • 10:00 a.m.-Press Interviews, Minneapolis, MN
  • 5:30 p.m.-Kalispell Regional Medical Center Health Care Roundtable Discussion, Kalispell, MT
  • 6:15 p.m.-Meeting with Northwest Physicians Group, Kalispell, MT
  • 7:45 p.m.-Dinner with Air Force Major General Donald E. Loranger Jr., Janet Loranger and Doug and Maureen Averill, Bigfork, MT

October 8, 2009

  • 8:30 a.m.-Address Scientists at the National Cancer Center
  • 9:00 a.m.-Tour the National Cancer Center
  • 11:00 a.m.-Meeting with Congressman Nick Rahall
  • 12:15 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 1:30 p.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 2:00 p.m.-Meeting with John Diedrich of Billings, MT with the National Youth Leadership Council
  • 2:15 p.m.-Meeting with Debra Donovan with the Montana March of Dimes
  • 2:30 p.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 3:00 p.m.-Meeting with "America's Top Young Scientist" Winner, Marina Dimitrov of Bozeman, MT
  • 3:45 p.m.-Call with Governor Schweitzer
  • 4:00 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 4:45 p.m.-Meeting with Bill Glenn with American Express Global Merchant Services
  • 5:00 p.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff

October 7, 2009

  • 8:15 a.m.-Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:30 a.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 11:00 a.m.-Meeting with Diane Hamwi with the Opinion Leaders Advocacy Network
  • 11:45 a.m.-Delegation Lunch with Senator Baucus and Representative Rehberg
  • 12:45 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 2:00 p.m.-Press Conference with Senator Hutchison
  • 2:30 p.m.-Meeting with Jeff Anderson with Clean Economy Network; Steve Corrik of Missoula, MT with Prudential Real Estate; Dennis Steinhauer of Bozeman, MT with Archer Construction; David Fischlowitz of Whitefish, MT with Fischlowitz Building Services; Denny Giginoux with Glacier Wilderness Guides; Jason Schmidt with Phanes Solar; Barton Churchill with Independent Power Systems; Pete Strom with PowerHouse; Beth Berlin with Climate Solutions; and Dean Allen, Brian Floyd and Megan Owen with the Clean Economy Network
  • 2:45 p.m.-Meeting with Carmen Anderson of Billigns, MT with Pfizer
  • 3:00 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 3:30 p.m.-Meeting with Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and Linda Robertson with the Board for Congressional Affairs
  • 5:30 p.m.-Attend Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Annual Banquet

October 6, 2009

  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 10:00 a.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 11:30 a.m.-Meeting with the Montana Association of School Business Officials and Indian Impact Schools of Montana
  • 12:00 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 12:15 p.m.-Meeting with Theresa Keaveny with the League of Conservation Voters
  • 12:25 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 12:30 p.m.-Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:30 p.m.-Meeting with Andrew Epple of Bozeman, MT with the American Planning Association
  • 2:45 p.m.-Meeting with Dr. Duck-soo Han, Ambassador for South Korea, and Young-Joe Yun and Tom Kim with the Embassy of South Korea
  • 3:00 p.m.-Meeting with Dan. McCarthy, Denise Baumbach and JoAnne Johnson with Frontier Communications Corporation
  • 3:05 p.m.-Senate Floor Speech
  • 3:15 p.m.-Meeting with Cary Hegreberg, Ron Pike and Jill Pike with the Montana Contractors' Association
  • 4:00 p.m.-Preside on Senate Floor Session

October 5, 2009

  • No Public Events

October 4, 2009

  • No Public Events

October 3, 2009

  • 8:00 a.m.-Meeting with Ole Stimac and Russ Ehnes with the Montana Trail Vehicle Riders Association, Great Falls, MT
  • 8:30 a.m.-Meeting with Greg Hatley with Benefis Hospital, Great Falls, MT
  • 9:15 a.m.-Meeting with the Central Montana Defense Alliance, Great Falls, MT
  • 10:15 a.m.-Health Care Roundtable Discussion with Benefis Hospital Administration and Staff, Great Falls, MT
  • 11:15 a.m.-Press Interviews, Great Falls, MT
  • 1:45 p.m.-Tour the Rocky Boy Water Project and Tiber Dam, Chester, MT
  • 4:30 p.m.-Meeting with Verg Aageson, Havre, MT
  • 5:00 p.m.-Meeting with Community Leaders Dr. Frank Trocki with MSU Northern; Rick Stevens with Triangle Telephone/Hill county Electric Cooperative; Jim Lyons with North Central Montana Transit; Cindy Smith with Bullhook Clinic; Lynn Hamilton with the MT Board of Regents; and Hill County Commissioners Kathy Bassette and Mike Anderson, Havre, MT

October 2, 2009

  • No public events

October 1, 2009

  • 9:30 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m.-Meeting with Kyle Watterrud, Kelsey Ruhkamp, and Marge and Barney Leeds with Sunburst Schools and Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America
  • 10:30 a.m.-Meeting with Tom Gignoux of Missoula, MT; Denny Gignoux of Whitefish, MT; Caeli Quinn of Whitefish, MT; and Mike Block of Whitefish, MT with Brite Climate Ride
  • 10:45 a.m.-Press Interviews
  • 12:00 p.m.-Meeting with Erroll Southers, Nominee to Serve as Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security
  • 1:00 p.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 1:15 p.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 1:45 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 2:00 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 2:30 p.m.-Attend Reception with Senator Durbin
  • 3:00 p.m.-Meeting with Dan Dwyer with the University of Montana
  • 3:15 p.m.-Meeting with Senator Dorgan, Senator Franken and Senator Tom Udall
  • 4:15 p.m.-Meeting with Nelson Peacock with the Department of Homeland Security and Trent Frazier and Jon Batt with Customs and Border Protection
  • 5:00 p.m.-Call with Governor Schweitzer
  • 5:30 p.m.-Call with Montana State Superintendent of Schools Denise Juneau


September 2009

September 30, 2009

  • 8:15 a.m.-Montana constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:30 a.m.-Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 10:00 a.m.-Senate Homeland Security Committee Hearing
  • 11:30 a.m.-Meeting with Michael Punke, Geneva Ambassador for the World Trade Organization and Luis Jimenez, Deputy Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Congressional Affairs
  • 11:45 a.m.-Meeting with George Heisler with the Montana Association of Letter Carriers
  • 12:00 p.m.-Tour the Capitol Dome with Col. Mike Fortney with Malmstrom Air Force Base
  • 12:30 p.m.-Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:00 p.m.-Meeting with Els Van Woert of Helena, MT with Exergy Development Group; Cascade County Commissioner Peggy Beltrone; Montana State Representative Kendall Van Dyk; and Zoee Turrill of Missoula, MT
  • 2:15 p.m.-Meeting with Patrick and Jessica Neary of Billings, MT with the American Heart Association
  • 2:40 p.m.-Energy and Water Development Appropriations Conference Committee Meeting
  • 3:00 p.m.-Meeting with Col. Mike Fortney with Malmstrom Air Force Base and Chief Master Sgt. Cari Kent
  • 3:15 p.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 3:30 p.m.-Call with White House Deputy Chief of Staff Jim Messina
  • 4:30 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 5:30 p.m.-Briefing with President Obama's National Security Advisor General Jim Jones
  • 6:30 p.m.-Senate Floor Session

September 29, 2009

  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m.-Call with Joseph G. Pizarchik, Nominee to Serve as Director of the Office of Surface Mining
  • 10:00 a.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 11:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 11:30 a.m.-Meeting with Maeve Boland
  • 12:15 p.m.-Meeting with Rich Moy of Helena, MT
  • 1:15 p.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 2:15 p.m.-Meeting with Damon Hiniger with Correction Corp of America
  • 2:30 p.m.-Meeting with Irma Russell with the University of Montana School of Law and the American Bar Association
  • 2:45 p.m.-Meeting with Ed Yingling and Dionne Davies with the American Bankers Association
  • 3:00 p.m.-Senate Democratic Rural Roundtable Meeting
  • 5:30 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 5:45 p.m.-Senate Homeland Security Committee Business Meeting
  • 6:00 p.m.-Preside on Senate Floor Session

September 28, 2009

  • 7:00 a.m.-Meeting with Jeanne Souvigney with Montana Conservation Voters, Bozeman, MT
  • 8:00 a.m.-Roundtable Discussion with Bozeman Deaconess Hospital Staff, Bozeman, MT
  • 9:30 a.m.-Public Open-House on the Forest Jobs and Recreation Act, Bozeman, MT
  • 11:00 a.m.-Press Interviews, Bozeman, MT
  • 11:45 a.m.-Meeting with John Youngberg with the Montana Farm Bureau, Bozeman, MT

September 27, 2009

  • 9:30 A.M.-Meeting with Jim Jensen with the Montana Environmental Information Center, Helena, MT

September 26, 2009

  • 8:00 a.m.-Meeting with the Montana Stockgrowers, Dillon, MT
  • 9:00 a.m.-Public Open-House on the Forest Jobs and Recreation Act, Dillon, MT
  • 10:30 a.m.-Press Interviews, Dillon, MT
  • 1:00 p.m.-Attend Carroll College Homecoming Game, Helena, MT
  • 6:00 p.m.-Address the Prickly Pear Land Trust Banquet, Helena, MT

September 25, 2009

  • 1:00 p.m.-Press Interviews, Fort Benton, MT

September 24, 2009

  • 9:30 a.m.-Senate Banking Committee Hearing
  • 10:00 a.m.-Legislative Branch Appropriations Conference Committee Meeting
  • 11:00 a.m.-Meeting with Frank McAllister of Stillwater Mining Company, Dow Ewigleben with Anglo Gold Ashanti, Bill Tate with Bucyrus International, John Kirkham with Graymont Western and Julia Gustafson with the National Mining Association
  • 11:30 a.m.-Meeting with Kat Imhoff, Dana Christensen and Mary Tuckerman with the Nature Conservancy
  • 11:45 a.m.-Meeting with Karin Standord of Stevensville, MT with the National Education Association of Montana
  • 12:00 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 1:30 p.m.-Meeting with Ted Deshner of Billings, MT and Jill Nanini of Miles City, MT with the National Youth Leadership Conference
  • 2:15 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 2:30 p.m.-Meeting with Cam Fine with the Independent Community Bankers of America
  • 3:00 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 3:30 p.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 5:00 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 5:30 p.m.-Meeting with Ed Herderick

September 23, 2009

  • 8:15 a.m.-Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:45 a.m.-Press Interviews
  • 11:00 a.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 11:30 a.m.-Meeting with Jessie Huffman of Busby, MT and Pat Sweeney of Billings, MT with the Northern Plains Resource Council
  • 12:00 p.m.-Meeting with Land Tawney with the National Wildlife Federation, Lance Shcelvan and Gayle Joslin with Helena Hunters and Anglers
  • 12:30 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 2:30 p.m.-Meeting with Linda Lipsen, Jonathan Yarowsky and Anthony Tarricone with the Trial Lawyers Association
  • 3:00 p.m.-Meeting with Clint Jacobs and Eddie Ayoob with Dry Prairie and Rusty Stafne, Bill Whitehead, Rick Kirn, Tom Escarcega and Mary Pavel with Fort Peck
  • 3:15 p.m.-Meeting with Bruce Nelson with the Department of Agriculture
  • 3:45 p.m.-Meeting with Mark Gabriel Little
  • 4:00 p.m.-Senate Banking Committee Meeting
  • 4:45 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 5:45 p.m.-Press Interviews

September 22, 2009

  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 11:00 a.m.-Meeting with Tom Kuhn and Brian Wolff with the Edison Electric Institute; Peter A. Darbee with PG&E Corporation; Anthony F. Earley, Jr. with DTE Energy Co; Thomas F. Farrell, II with Dominion; David W. Joos with CMS Energy Corp; Richard C. Kelly with Xcel Energy Inc.; John W. Rowe with Exelon Corp; and Jeffry E. Sterba with PNM Resources Inc with the Climate Change Taskforce
  • 11:30 a.m.-Meeting with Linda Wetzel of Billings, MT and Kim R. Smarsh of Miles City, MT with the Cancer Action Network
  • 12:00 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 12:30 p.m.-Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:15 p.m.-Official Senate Photo for 111th Congress
  • 2:30 p.m.-Meeting with Chuck Summers of Billings, MT and Mary Chapman of Billings, MT with Valley Federal Credit Union; Mark Owens, Steve Grooms and Dr. John Foley of Great Falls, MT with 1st Liberty Federal Credit Union;
  • 2:45 p.m.-Meeting with Geoff Simon with MDU Resources Group and Leo Zwemke of Billings, MT with the Knife River Corporation
  • 3:00 p.m.-Meeting with Kenneth Hagler, Dennis Reed and Claudena Brady with the Montana Chapter of the Association of Civilian Technicians
  • 3:15 p.m.-Meeting with Ron Mueller of Missoula, MT and Myke Bybee with the Montana Sierra Club
  • 3:45 p.m.-Meeting with Thorm Forseth of Billings, MT with Rimrock Stages and the American Bus Association's Board of Directors
  • 3:50 p.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 4:00 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 5:30 p.m.-Senate Floor Session

September 21, 2009

  • No public events

September 20, 2009

  • 12:00 p.m.-Meeting with State Senator Wanzenreid, Missoula, MT
  • 12:45 p.m.-Meeting with Missoula State Delegation, Missoula, MT

September 19, 2009

  • No public events

September 18, 2009

  • 1:30 p.m.-Veterans Press Conference with Senators Pryor and Lincoln, Little Rock, AR

September 17, 2009

  • 9:30 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:45 a.m.-Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 10:30 a.m.-Press Interviews
  • 10:45 a.m.-Meeting with Matt Jennings with Grasslands Energy Development
  • 11:15 a.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 11:45 a.m.-Meeting with Rob Buffler with Yellowstone to Yukon
  • 12:00 p.m.-Meeting with Cyndy Andrus, Montana Representative at the U.S. Tourism Summit
  • 12:15 p.m.-Call with Annie Goodwin of Helena, MT, Commissioner of Banking and Financial Institutions
  • 12:45 p.m.-Democratic Policy Committee Lunch
  • 2:00 p.m.-Meeting with Larry LaRocco, Carl Dalstrom and Terry Muelenburg with USA Funds
  • 2:30 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 3:45 p.m.-Meeting with Maj. General Roger Burg with Warren Air Force Base in Wyoming
  • 4:30 p.m.-Meeting with Dave O'Reilly, Lisa Barry and Dan Fager with Chevron
  • 4:45 p.m.-Press Interviews

September 16, 2009

  • 8:15 a.m.-Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m.-Press Interviews
  • 10:15 a.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 10:30 a.m.-Press Interviews
  • 12:00 p.m.-Meeting with Jenn Dice with the International Mountain Bicycling Association; Corey Biggers with the Montana Mountain Bike Alliance; and Kirk Bailey
  • 1:30 p.m.-Meeting with Ken Sugden with the Flathead Electric Cooperation of Kalispell, MT
  • 2:00 p.m.-Meeting with Montana Auto Dealers Bill and Mary Underriner of Billings, MT; Tim and Rosemary Hubbard of Missoula, MT; Don Kaltschmidt of Whitefish, MT; Gary and Karen Schoepp of Sidney, MT; Leslie Oakland of Great Falls, MT; and Marilyn and Mark Olsen of Helena, MT
  • 2:15 p.m.-Meeting with former Congressman Pat Williams and Helene Gayle with CARE
  • 2:45 p.m.-Meeting with John Rauser of Toston, MT; Joe Hofer of Conrad, MT; and Jake Waldner of Havre, MT
  • 3:00 p.m.-Meeting with the Montana Credit Union Network
  • 3:15 p.m.-Meeting with Tom Hougen of Melstone, MT; Watty Taylor of Busby, MT; Tucker Hughes of Stanford, MT; Errol Rice of Helena, MT; and Ariel Overstreet of Helena, MT with the Montana Stockgrowers Association
  • 4:00 p.m.-Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 5:30 p.m.-Attend the Montana Credit Union Network Reception

September 15, 2009

  • 8:00 a.m.-Bipartisan Senators' Meeting
  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m.-Press Interviews
  • 10:00 a.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 12:00 p.m.-Meeting with Dr. Blair Erb of Bozeman, MT and Dr. Scott Milliken of Billings, MT with the American College of Cardiology
  • 12:30 p.m.-Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:30 p.m.-Meeting with Christy and Kelly Rutledge of Big Sandy, MT; Tim Franklin of Great Falls, MT; Jim Sargent of Shelby, MT; and Brett Daily of Jordan, MT with the Farmer's Union
  • 3:00 p.m.-Meeting with Jim Guyette and Steve Plummer with Rolls-Royce North America
  • 3:15 p.m.-Meeting with Boo White of Bozeman, MT with Rainbow International

September 14, 2009

  • 3:30 p.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 4:00 p.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 5:00 p.m.-Receive the 2009 National Farmers Union Golden Triangle Award
  • 5:30 p.m.-Senate Floor Session

September 13, 2009

  • No public events

September 12, 2009

  • No public events

September 11, 2009

  • No public events

September 10, 2009

  • 8:30 a.m.-Attend Reception with the American Legion National Commander
  • 9:30 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m.-Senate Homeland Security Committee Hearing
  • 12:00 p.m.-Meeting with Treasa Glinnwater of Ronan, MT with SEIU
  • 12:45 p.m.-Democratic Policy Committee Lunch
  • 2:00 p.m.-Department of Justice Briefing
  • 2:15 p.m.-Senate Indian Affairs Committee Business Meeting
  • 3:00 p.m.-Senate Appropriations Committee Markup
  • 3:30 p.m.-Meeting with the Montana Bankers Association
  • 3:45 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 4:00 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 4:15 p.m.-Meeting with Staff
  • 4:30 p.m.-Meeting with Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans Kevin Furey of Helena, MT, Dylan Knapp, Ben Price, Shannon Smyth, Stephanie Driessel, Rick Hegdahl, and Steve Hobbs

September 9, 2009

  • 8:15 a.m.-Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m.-Meeting with Ervin Carlson and Majel Russell with the Inter-Tribal Bison Cooperative
  • 10:00 a.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 10:45 a.m.-Meeting with Dick Brown and John Flink with the Montana Health Care Association
  • 11:00 a.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 11:45 a.m.-Meeting with Ed Boland with the National Business Aviation Association
  • 12:00 p.m.-Meeting with Don Collins, James Caron, Michael McGill, Terri Elander, and Jim Foley with the University of Montana and Missoula Children's Theatre
  • 12:30 p.m.-Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:30 p.m.-Meeting with Tom Donohue with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • 4:15 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 4:45 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 6:00 p.m.-Attend U.S. Department of Agriculture BBQ with Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack
  • 8:00 p.m.-Attend President Obama's Address to Joint Session of Congress

September 8, 2009

  • 10:00 a.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 11:00 a.m.-Call with Rob Nabors, Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget
  • 11:30 a.m.-Meeting with Administrative Staff
  • 2:00 p.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 5:30 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 6:00 p.m.-Preside on Senate Floor Session

September 7, 2009

  • 12:30 p.m.-Attend Labor Day Rally in Great Falls, MT

September 6, 2009

  • No public events

September 5, 2009

  • No public events

September 4, 2009

  • 5:00 p.m.-Press Interviews in Big Sandy, MT

September 2-September 3, 2009

  • No public events

September 1, 2009

  • 7:45 a.m.-Press Interviews, Billings, MT
  • 9:15 a.m.-Press Interviews, Red Lodge, MT
  • 10:35 a.m.-Tour Carbon County Historical Society and Museum, Red Lodge, MT
  • 11:10 a.m.-Tour Red Lodge Ales, Red Lodge, MT
  • 11:45 a.m.-Meeting with Beartooth Hospital Administration, Red Lodge, MT
  • 12:40 p.m.-Meeting with Paul Beck, Red Lodge, MT
  • 1:40 p.m.-Tour Red Lodge High School, Red Lodge, MT
  • 2:40 p.m.-Tour Red Lodge Rural Fire Department, Red Lodge, MT
  • 3:10 p.m.-Tour Mountain View Clinic, Red Lodge, MT
  • 4:30 p.m.-Tour CHS RefineryLaurel, MT
  • 5:30 p.m.-Meeting with Rhyno Stinchfield, Billings, MT
  • 6:30 p.m.-Address the Montana Petroleum Association, Huntley, MT


August 2009

August 30-August 31, 2009

  • No public events

August 29, 2009

  • Attend Senator Kennedy's Funeral Services

August 28, 2009

  • No public events

August 27, 2009

  • 7:00 p.m.-Meeting with Staff, Lewistown, MT

August 26, 2009

  • 6:30 a.m.-Press Interviews, Butte, MT
  • 7:45 a.m.-St. James Hospital Roundtable Discussion, Butte, MT
  • 9:00 a.m.-Press Interviews, Butte, MT
  • 10:15 a.m.-Press Interviews, Butte, MT
  • 11:45 a.m.-Meeting with Butte Silver Bow Watershed and Big Hole Water Supply, Butte, MT

August 25, 2009

  • 6:30 a.m.-Press Interviews, Missoula, MT
  • 7:30 a.m.-Press Interviews, Missoula, MT
  • 8:30 a.m.-St. Pat's Hospital Roundtable Discussion, Missoula, MT
  • 10:00 a.m.-Community Medical Center Roundtable Discussion, Missoula, MT
  • 1:00 p.m.-Address Benefis Hospital Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, Great Falls, MT
  • 2:15 p.m.-Meeting with Kevin Riordan, Supervisor of Helena National Forest, Great Falls, MT
  • 2:30 p.m.-Flyover Tour of Montana National Forests, Butte, MT
  • 4:00 p.m.-Press Interviews, Butte, MT

August 22-August 24, 2009

  • No public events

August 21, 2009

  • 6:00 a.m.-Meeting with Governor Schweitzer, Helena, MT
  • 8:00 a.m.-Meeting with Jim McGarvey, Helena, MT
  • 9:00 a.m.-Press Interviews, Helena, MT
  • 10:00 a.m.-Press Interviews, Helena, MT
  • 11:30 a.m.-Veterans' Health Care Roundtable Discussion, Fort Harrison, MT
  • 1:00 p.m. -St. Peter's Hospital Roundtable Discussion, Helena, MT
  • 2:00 p.m.-Press Interviews, Helena, MT
  • 2:30 p.m.-Tour of Helena Cooperative Health Center, Helena, MT
  • 3:00 p.m.-Meeting with the Helena Indian Alliance, Helena, MT
  • 3:30 p.m.-Meeting with Gene Fenderson, Helena, MT
  • 4:00 p.m.-Meeting with Scott Seacat, Helena, MT
  • 4:30 p.m.-Meeting with Greg Jergeson, Helena, MT
  • 5:00 p.m.-Meeting with Eric Fever, Helena, MT

August 20, 2009

  • 7:00 a.m.-Press Interviews Billings, MT
  • 7:45 a.m.-Tour of Northern Hotel Billings, MT
  • 8:30 a.m.-Billings Clinic Roundtable Discussion and Tour of Cancer Center Billings, MT
  • 10:30 a.m.-Press Interviews Billings, MT
  • 11:45 a.m.-St. Vincent Health Care Foundation Roundtable and Tour of PICU Billings, MT
  • 1:30 p.m.-Press Interviews Billings, MT
  • 3:00 p.m.[Meeting with Stillwater Mine Officials and Tour of Stillwater Mine Columbus, MT
  • 3:30 p.m.[Press Interviews Columbus, MT

August 19, 2009

  • No public events

August 18, 2009

  • No public events

August 17, 2009

  • No public events

August 16, 2009

  • No public events

August 15, 2009

  • No public events

August 14, 2009

  • 12:30 p.m.-Address Health Reform Town Hall Belgrade, MT
  • 1:00 p.m.-Attend Health Reform Town Hall with President Obama, Senator Baucus, and Governor Schweitzer Belgrade, MT
  • 3:00 p.m.-Press Interviews Belgrade, MT

August 13, 2009

  • 11:00 a.m.- Press Interviews, Big Sandy, MT

August 12, 2009

  • No public events

August 11, 2009

  • 7:30 a.m.-Meeting with Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, Senator Baucus, and the Montana Manufacturing Extension Service Kalispell, MT
  • 9:15 a.m.-Meeting with Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, Senator Baucus, and Community Members Blankership Bridge, MT
  • 11:30 a.m.-Meeting with the Montana Bankers Association Kalispell, MT
  • 12:30 p.m.-Meeting with the Montana Logging Association Kalispell, MT
  • 2:00 p.m.-Press Interviews Kalispell, MT

August 10, 2009

  • 11:00 a.m.-Address Health and Wellness Summit with Senator Baucus Bozeman, MT
  • 1:00 p.m.-Meeting with Kendall van Dyke, Tom Reed, and Bill Kennedy Billings, MT
  • 2:30 p.m.-Meeting with Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Senator Baucus Billings, MT
  • 3:00 p.m.-Address Water Forum with Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Senator Baucus Billings, MT

August 9, 2009

  • No public events

August 8, 2009

  • No public events

August 7, 2009

  • No public events

August 6, 2009

  • 9:30 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m.-Meeting with Johnathan Homer
  • 12:00 p.m.-Meeting with Senator Harkin
  • 12:45 p.m.-Democratic Policy Committee Lunch Meeting
  • 2:15 p.m.-Senate Indian Affairs Committee Business Meeting
  • 3:00 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 3:45 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 4:00 p.m.-Senate Floor Session

August 5, 2009

  • 8:15 a.m.-Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:30 a.m.-Meeting with Tom Downey and Malika Saada Saar with the Rebecca Project for Human Rights
  • 10:45 a.m.-Press Interviews
  • 11:00 a.m.-Meeting with Deputy Treasury Secretary Neal Wolin and Assistant Secretary for Legislative Affairs Kim Wallace
  • 11:30 a.m.-Meeting with Ron Harper and Mike Eggl with Basin Electric Power Cooperative
  • 1:30 p.m.-Meeting with Jocelyn Sullivan of Great Falls, MT
  • 1:45 p.m.-Meeting with John Etchart with Gallatin Public Affairs
  • 3:00 p.m.-Meeting with Democratic Senate Caucus
  • 5:30 p.m.-Meeting with Staff
  • 6:30 p.m.-Press Interviews

August 4, 2009

  • 9:00 a.m.-Senate Banking Committee Hearing
  • 11:00 a.m.-Press Interviews
  • 12:00 p.m.-Democratic Caucus Lunch at the White House
  • 2:00 p.m.-Meeting with Calvin Anderson of Livingston, MT; Gregory Eickhoff of Carvalis, MT; and Jonathan von Nieda of Nye, MT with the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange
  • 2:15 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 2:30 p.m.-Meeting with Randy Cline of Missoula, MT and Dr. Rory Weishaar with the National Drug Free and Safe Schools Conference
  • 3:00 p.m.-Meeting with Andrea Palm with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; David Lazarus with the U.S. Department of Agriculture; Mariano-Florentino with the White House Domestic Policy Council, and a Delegation of the Food Safety Working Group
  • 4:00 p.m.-Meeting with Rachel Clark of Geraldine, MT
  • 4:15 p.m.-Meeting with Thecla Backhouse-Prentiss of Missoula, MT
  • 4:30 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 5:00 p.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 5:15 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 5:45 p.m.-Press Interviews

August 3, 2009

  • 3:30 p.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 4:00 p.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 5:15 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 5:30 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 6:00 p.m.-Meeting with Senator Baucus
  • 7:00 p.m.-Address United Health Group Board

August 2, 2009

  • No public events

August 1, 2009

  • 8:30 a.m.-Meeting with Stillwater County Commissioners Maureen Davy and Dennis Shupak and Economic Development Director Melissa Kramer Columbus, MT
  • 10:00 a.m.-Tour Stillwater Mining Company Nye, MT


July 2009

July 31, 2009

  • 11:15 a.m.-Meeting with Mike Clark with the Greater Yellowstone Coalition Bozeman, MT
  • 12:00 p.m.-Meeting with Public Service Commissioner John Vincent
  • 1:00 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 2:00 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 3:00 p.m.-Press Interviews

July 30, 2009

  • 9:30 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m.-Senate Banking Committee Hearing
  • 11:00 a.m.-Meeting with Bob Bartholomew of Helena, MT with AARP
  • 12:30 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 1:30 p.m.-Meeting with Greg Kegel with Montana State University Northern
  • 1:45 p.m.-Meeting with Alan Bersin with the Department of Homeland Security
  • 2:00 p.m.-Senators Meeting with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates
  • 3:00 p.m.-Senate Appropriations Committee Markup
  • 4:00 p.m.-Senate Floor Session

July 29, 2009

  • 8:15 a.m.-Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:15 a.m.-Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 10:00 a.m.-Senate Homeland Security Committee Business Meeting
  • 11:30 a.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 1:00 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 1:30 p.m.-Meeting with Courtney Kalkstein of Montana
  • 2:00 p.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 2:30 p.m.-Meeting with Bruce Halcro of Helena, MT and Max Yates of Butte, MT with the Automotive Service Association
  • 2:45 p.m.-Meeting with Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack
  • 3:15 p.m.-Meeting with Tim McDonald with Procter & Gamble; Robin Beran with Caterpillar; Bill Hawkins with Coca-Cola; Kevin Buchanan with Monsanto; Mike Reilly with Johnson & Johnson; and Tobin Treichel with United Technologies
  • 5:30 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 5:45 p.m.-Meeting with Staff

July 28, 2009

  • 8:00 a.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 9:30 a.m.-Senate Banking Committee Executive Session
  • 11:30 a.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 12:00 p.m.-Meeting with Julian Malinak of Kalispell, MT
  • 12:15 p.m.-Meeting with Claire Miller
  • 12:30 p.m.-Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:30 p.m.-Call with Ron Bloom with the Presidential Auto Task Force; Ed Montgomery with the Auto Communities and Workers Recovery; Brian Deese with the National Economic Council; and Sean Kennedy with the White House
  • 2:45 p.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 3:15 p.m.-Meeting with David Kibbe with New West Health Services and Tanya Ask with External and Provider Relations
  • 3:30 p.m.-Meeting with Bob Simon with the Senate Energy Committee

July 27, 2009

  • No public events

July 26, 2009

  • No public events

July 25, 2009

  • No public events

July 24, 2009

  • No public events

July 23, 2009

  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 9:30 a.m.-Senate Banking Committee Executive Session
  • 11:30 a.m.-Meeting with Tawnee Boham of Great Falls, MT
  • 12:00 p.m.-Meeting with Cedric Black Eagle, Darren Old Coyote, Del Laverdure, Heather White Man Runs Him, Don Pongrace, and Danna Jackson with the Crow Tribe
  • 12:30 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 1:00 p.m.-Senate Floor Speech
  • 2:00 p.m.-Meeting with General Wald with the Military Advisory Board, Admiral John Nathman, William Kratz with CNA, and Kevin Moran with the Bipartisan Policy Center
  • 2:15 p.m.-Meeting with Senator Dorgan and Senator Barrasso
  • 2:45 p.m.-Meeting with Cody Donaugh of Park City, MT and Bert Martin of Butte, MT with the AMerican Legion Boys Nation; and Anna Peterson of Billings, MT and Tawney Hughes of Missoula, MT with the American Legion Auxilary Girls Nation
  • 2:50 p.m.-Address the Senate Energy and Water Committee Subcomittee on Energy
  • 3:10 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 4:30 p.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:00 p.m.-Senate Floor Session

July 22, 2009

  • 8:15 a.m.-Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Peggy Hamburg and Mike Taylor with the Food and Drug Administration and Andrea Palm with the Department of Health and Human Services
  • 9:30 a.m.-Meeting with Linda Annalora of Belgrade, MT
  • 10:00 a.m.-Senate Banking Committee Hearing
  • 10:30 a.m.-Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 11:30 a.m.-Meeting with Kathleen Merrigan with the U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • 12:00 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 1:00 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 1:45 p.m.-Meeting with Reuben Matthias with the Salish Kootenai Tribe and David Qualls with the Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association
  • 2:00 p.m.-Meeting with Land Tawney with the National Wildlife Federation and Joel Webster and Chris Schustrom with Trout Unlimited
  • 2:15 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 2:30 p.m.-Meeting with Lt. Gen. Klotz with the Air Force
  • 2:45 p.m.-Meeting with Chuck Kiker, Jess Peterson, Karen Yost of Billings, MT, and Tony Belcourt of Box Elder, MT
  • 3:00 p.m.-Meeting with Senator Ben Nighthorse campbell; Ernie Stevens Jr. and Mark Van Norman with NIGA; and David Devendorf with Holland and Knight
  • 3:15 p.m.-Meeting with Alexander Garza, Nominee to Serve as Chief Medical Officer and Assistant Secretary of Health Affairs at the Department of Homeland Security
  • 4:00 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 5:30 p.m.-Meeting with Scott Russell, Heather White Man Runs Him, Danna Jackson, and Don Pongrace with the Crow Tribe

July 21, 2009

  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:15 a.m.-Meeting with Leah Heffelfinger with Montana City School and Quentin Poole with Reed Point School, with the Campaign to Stop Violence
  • 10:00 a.m.-Meeting with Michael Barger of Missoula, MT with the Poker Players Alliance of Montana
  • 10:15 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 11:00 a.m.-Meeting with Communications Staff
  • 11:30 a.m.-Press Interviews
  • 12:30 p.m.-Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:30 p.m.-Meeting with Pam Langley, Curt Groogsma, and Ryan Holt with the Montana Agricultural Business Association
  • 3:30 p.m.-Meeting with Steve Turkiewicz and Andy O'Neill of Helena, MT; Wayne Hirsch of Billings, MT; Terry Lobdell of Glendive, MT; and Don Bennett of Columbia Falls, MT with the Montana Bankers Association
  • 6:00 p.m.-Senate Floor Session

July 20, 2009

  • 3:30 p.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 4:00 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 5:00 p.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff

July 19, 2009

  • No public events

July 18, 2009

  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Powell County Commissioners Deer Lodge, MT
  • 12:00 p.m.-Forest Jobs Bill Listening Session Seeley Lake, MT
  • 1:00 p.m.-Tour Pyramid Lumber Mill Seeley Lake, MT
  • 3:30 p.m.-Press Interviews Missoula, MT
  • 8:00 p.m.-Attend Symphony Under the Stars Helena, MT

July 17, 2009

  • 12:00 p.m.-Press Interviews Townsend, MT
  • 1:00 p.m.-Press Conference to Introduce the Forest Jobs Bill Townsend, MT
  • 2:00 p.m.-Press InterviewsTownsend, MT
  • 3:45 p.m.-Press Interviews Helena, MT
  • 6:00 p.m.-Press Interviews Helena, MT

July 16, 2009

  • 9:30 a.m.-Senate Banking Committee Hearing
  • 11:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 12:15 p.m.-Meeting with John Flink with the Frontier Integrated Community Demonstration Project
  • 2:00 p.m.-Meeting with Jean Bennett with Experience Works of Montana
  • 2:15 p.m.-Meeting with Tom Buis with Growth Energy
  • 2:30 p.m.-Senate Homeland Security Committee Contracting Oversight Subcommittee Hearing
  • 3:15 p.m.-Meeting with Angel Nordquist, Bristol Horton, Gretchen Gerlach, Katherine Williams, and Tannis Hargrove of Missoula, MT; Lindsay Love of Great Falls, MT; Jacob Garding and Stacey Anderson of Helena, MT; Eddie Zimpel of Butte, MT; and Laura Olsonoski and Megan Mclean of Billings, MT with Montana Planned Parenthood
  • 3:30 p.m.-Meeting with Kathleen Dent of Hamilton, MT; Sharon Redfern of Lewistown, MT; Robyn Bedford of Billings, MT; Vickie Donisthorpe of Great Falls, MT; Dale Ahrens of Laurel, MT; Dan Johnston of Victor, MT; Bruce Clausen of Glendive, MT; George Rider of Scobey, MT; and Darrell Rud and Julie Sykes of Helena, MT with the Montana Elementary Middle School and Secondary Principal's Leadership Delegation
  • 4:00 p.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 8:00 p.m.-Senate Floor Session

July 15, 2009

  • 8:15 a.m.-Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.-Steering Committee Meeting
  • 10:00 a.m.-Senate Homeland Security Committee Hearing
  • 11:30 a.m.-Senate Members Meeting
  • 1:00 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 1:30 p.m.-Meeting with Bill Tinklepaugh, Kelly Shea, and Kim James with Dean Foods
  • 2:00 p.m.-Meeting with Mark Nelson, Robin Nelson, Duane Pettersen, and John Steele with Montana Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America
  • 2:15 p.m.-Meeting with Joel Cook of Montana with Western Trading and Alex Torok and Paulette Pidcock with Pennsylvania Power and Light
  • 2:30 p.m.-Meeting with Dr. J. Bruce Robertson of Bozeman, MT with the Alliance of Specialty Medicine
  • 3:00 p.m.-Meeting with Brad Robinson, Teresa Geremia-Chart, and Patty White with the Montana Nonprofit Association
  • 5:30 p.m.-Meeting with Communications Staff
  • 6:00 p.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff

July 14, 2009

  • 8:00 a.m.-Breakfast Meeting with Bipartisan Senate Working Group
  • 9:00 a.m.-Senate Banking Committee Hearing
  • 11:30 a.m.-Meeting with Craig Gilchrist of Glasgow, MT with the Montana Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen
  • 11:45 a.m.-Meeting with Eric Fever with the American Federation of Teachers
  • 12:15 p.m.-Meeting with David Jacobson, Nominee to Serve as Ambassador to Canada
  • 12:30 p.m.-Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:00 p.m.-Meeting with Steve Rowlan with Nucor Corporation Environmental Affairs
  • 2:15 p.m.-Meeting with Bill Underriner with Underriner Motors
  • 2:30 p.m.-Meeting with Dan Knepper and Pat Kimmett with CHS Laurel Operations and Dexter Busby with Montana Refining
  • 3:00 p.m.-Meeting with Gerald Landby with the Association of Montana Turf Ornamental and Pest Professionals
  • 3:30 p.m.-Meeting with David Berg with American Crystal Sugar and Sidney Sugars of Sidney, MT
  • 3:45 p.m.-Meeting with Kip Smith with Health Information Exchange of Montana; John Maher with Glacier Community Health Center; Charlie Pearce with Kalispell Regional Medical Center; and Rebecca Manna with KRMC
  • 4:00 p.m.-Meeting with James Ahrens of Cascade, MT; Jack McMahon of Helena, MT; Betty Beverly and Bob Wilmouth with the Billings Clinic; and Howard Wilson with Mountain Pacific Health Foundation
  • 4:15 p.m.-Meeting with Senators Dorgan, Webb, Cantwell, Sanders, Brown, and Levin

July 13, 2009

  • 3:30 p.m.-Meeting with Kim Liles with the Pulp and Paperworkers' Resource Council
  • 4:00 p.m.-Meeting with Marulyn Zimmerman with the National Native Children's Trauma Center Institute for Educational Research and Service at the University of Montana
  • 4:15 p.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 5:30 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 6:00 p.m.-Meeting with Senator Baucus
  • 6:30 p.m.-Meeting with Kim Falcon with the Montana Wheat and Barley Committee

July 12, 2009

  • No public events

July 11, 2009

  • No public events

July 10, 2009

  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack
  • 11:30 a.m.-Meeting with Ray Jefferson, Nominee to Serve as Department of Labor Assistant Secretary for the Veterans Employment and Training Administration
  • 12:45 p.m.-Meeting with Tom Trebon of Carroll College
  • 2:00 p.m.-Meeting with George and Trisha Vradenburg and John Dwyer with Arent Fox

July 9, 2009

  • 9:30 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 10:15 a.m.-Meeting with Communications Staff
  • 10:30 a.m.-Press Interviews
  • 11:15 a.m.-Senate Floor Speech
  • 11:30 a.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 12:00 p.m.-Meeting with Communications Staff
  • 12:30 p.m.-Meeting with Staff Interns
  • 1:30 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 2:00 p.m.-Senate Appropriations Committee Markup
  • 5:00 p.m.-Call with Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar
  • 5:30 p.m.-Press Interviews

July 8, 2009

  • 8:15 a.m.-Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m.-Meeting with Beth Kobliner
  • 10:00 a.m.-Senate Appropriations Committee Energy and Water Development Subcommittee Markup
  • 10:30 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:40 a.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 11:45 a.m.-Meeting with Bishop Jessica Crist of Great Falls, MT with the Montana Synod ELCA Lutherans
  • 12:30 p.m.-Meeting with Sophomore-Class Senators and White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel
  • 1:30 p.m.-Senate Appropriations Committee Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee Markup
  • 2:00 p.m.-Senate Floor Speech
  • 2:30 p.m.-Meeting with John Stiles with DECA
  • 2:40 p.m.-Senate Banking Committee Financial Institutions Subcommittee Hearing
  • 4:00 p.m.-Meeting with Matt Singer
  • 6:00 p.m.-Senate Floor Speech

July 7, 2009

  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m.-Meeting with Cindi Johnson with the National Association of Counties
  • 12:15 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 12:30 p.m.-Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:15 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 3:00 p.m.-Senate Appropriations Committee Markup

July 6, 2009

  • 3:30 p.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 4:30 p.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 5:30 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 6:00 p.m.-Meeting with Senator Baucus

July 5, 2009

  • No public events

July 4, 2009

  • No public events

July 3, 2009

  • No public events

July 2, 2009

  • No public events

July 1, 2009

  • 2:30 p.m.- meet with families of cancer victims in wellington, florida


June 2009

June 30, 2009

  • No schedule posted

June 29, 2009

  • No public events

June 28, 2009

  • No public events

June 27, 2009

  • No public events

June 26, 2009

  • No public events

June 25, 2009

  • 9:30 a.m.-Meeting with Pam Welty Brown
  • 9:40 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:30 a.m.-Meeting with a Delegation of Montanans with Healthcare for America Now
  • 11:00 a.m.-Meeting with Donna Hartelius of Great Falls, MT with the Patient Advocate Foundation
  • 11:30 a.m.-Meeting with Garrett Brainard of Great Falls, MT and Ally Pickeral with Whitefish, MT
  • 11:45 a.m.-Meeting with Riker Haefs and Rachel Abeh of Livingston, MT with Future Farmers of America
  • 12:00 p.m.-Meeting with Mike Neal with G.E. Commercial Finance and Olga Hartwell with G.E. Capital
  • 2:15 p.m.-Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 3:00 p.m.-Senate Appropriations Committee Markup

June 24, 2009

  • 8:15 a.m.-Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m.-Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 9:55 a.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 11:00 a.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 11:15 a.m.-Meeting with Richard Anderson with Delta Air Lines
  • 11:30 a.m.-Meeting with Auston Rogers of Missoula, MT with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
  • 12:00 p.m.-Meeting with Jack Copps with the Billings Public Schools
  • 2:00 p.m.-Meeting with Patty Agnew of Big Timber, MT
  • 3:00 p.m.-Meeting with Cade Cross of Missoula, MT with the Association of American Indian Physicians
  • 3:10 p.m.-Meeting with Bob Ekey and Bill Meadows with the Wilderness Society
  • 3:15 p.m.-Meeting with Jamee Greer with Business for a Healthy Montana, Shahid Haque-Hausrath, Montana State Representative JP Pomnichowski, and Mike Craighill

June 23, 2009

  • No public events

June 22, 2009

  • No public events

June 21, 2009

  • No public events

June 20, 2009

  • No public events

June 19, 2009

  • No public events

June 18, 2009

  • 8:30 a.m.-Meetings with Staff
  • 9:30 a.m.-Senate Banking Committee Hearing
  • 11:00 a.m.-Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development Hearing
  • 11:30 a.m.-Meeting with Garth Jacobson and Jerry Daniel
  • 11:45 a.m.-Meeting with Allison Chin, David Foster, and Margrete Strand Rangnes
  • 12:00 p.m.-Meeting with Joe Lombardi and Rikki Yount of Deer Lodge, MT with FFA
  • 12:30 p.m.-Meeting with CYLC Students Jennifer Bell of Frenchtown, MT and Justin Croteau of Corvallis, MT
  • 2:30 p.m.-Meeting with Nancy Murdock of Whitewater, MT and Susan Walker of Big Sandy, MT with the Montana Music Education Association
  • 2:45 p.m.-Meeting with Megan Chilson of Dillon, MT and delegation with the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance
  • 3:00 p.m.-Senate Appropriations Committee Markup

June 17, 2009

  • 8:15 a.m.-Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m.-Meeting with Olivia Holter of Helena, MT and Ethan Keller of Butte, MT with the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids
  • 9:40 a.m.-Meeting with Richard Sims with the Montana Historical Society
  • 10:00 a.m.-Meeting with Tonette Hollingsworth of Butte, MT; Judy Harbrecht of Billings, MT; Patti Conroy of Judith Gap, MT; and Fawn Wyman of Belgrade, MT with the American Dental Hygienists' Association
  • 10:15 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:30 a.m.-Meeting with Senator Baucus and Students from Custer and Stevensville High School of Montana with Close Up
  • 11:30 a.m.-Meeting with Communications Staff
  • 12:00 p.m.-Meeting with Richard Baker with Managed Funds Association
  • 1:20 p.m.-Press Conferece with Senator Baucus, Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius, and EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson
  • 2:00 p.m.-Senate Appropriations Committee Homeland Security Subcommittee Mark-Up
  • 3:00 p.m.-Meeting with Dave Hoyt with Wells Fargo
  • 3:30 p.m.-Meeting with Jeff Crane and Gary Kania with the Congressional Sportsman's Foundation
  • 3:45 p.m.-Meeting with Barb Skelton of Billings, MT with the American Quarter Horse Association

June 16, 2009

  • 8:00 a.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m.-Meeting with Montana Higher Education Commissioner Sheila Sterns
  • 9:45 a.m.-Senate Banking Committee Hearing
  • 11:15 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 11:45 a.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 12:20 p.m.-Meeting with Inez Tenebaum, Nominee to Servce as Head of the Consumer Product Safety Commission
  • 12:35 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 12:45 p.m.-Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:15 p.m.-Meeting with Jennifer Janetski of Kalispell, MT with the American Association of Diabetes Educators
  • 2:30 p.m.-Meeting with the Montana Electric Cooperatives' Association Youth Tour
  • 3:00 p.m.-Meeting with Mark Jurovich of Billings, MT with the International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists
  • 3:30 p.m.-Meeting with Zach Radford
  • 4:00 p.m.-Meeting with Dan Jeskett of Kalispell, MT with Bread for the World
  • 4:15 p.m.-Meeting with Dr. Peter Kolb with the University of Montana
  • 5:30 p.m.-Meeting with Staff

June 15, 2009

  • No public events

June 14, 2009

  • No public events

June 13, 2009

  • 10:00 a.m.- Host Small Business Opportunity Workshop. Great Falls, MT

June 12, 2009

  • 9:00 a.m.-Press Interviews. Miles City, MT
  • 9:45 a.m.-Address the Montana Stockgrowers Business Session. Miles City, MT

June 11, 2009

  • 9:30 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m.-Meeting with Dr. Clayton McCracken of Billings, MT with the American College of OB/Gyns
  • 10:15 a.m.-Meeting with Choctaw Miko Beasley Denson, Eddie Ayoob, and Charlie Benn
  • 10:45 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 11:15 a.m.-Meeting with John Park and Michael Moore with FFA of Choteau and Sarah Burk of Cascade, MT
  • 11:30 a.m.-Meeting with a Delegation of National Environmental Strategies
  • 11:45 a.m.-Meeting with Judge Sonia Sotomayor, Nominee to Serve as Supreme Court Justice
  • 1:30 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 2:00 p.m.-Meeting with Senator Baucus and Students from Washington Middle School of Glendive, MT with Close Up
  • 2:15 p.m.-Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 2:30 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 3:30 p.m.-Meeting of the Conference Committee for the Fiscal Year 2009 Supplemental Appropriations Act

June 10, 2009

  • 8:15 a.m.-Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.-Steering Committee Meeting
  • 10:00 a.m.-Senate Homeland Security Committee Hearing
  • 12:00 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 12:10 p.m.-Meeting with Kelsen Young of Helena, MT with the Montana Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
  • 12:20 p.m.-Meeting with Michael Ryan with the Great Plains Region Office of the Bureau of Reclamation
  • 12:30 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 2:00 p.m.-Meeting with Tim Anderson of Missoula, MT with Baxter Healthcare Corporation's BioLife Center
  • 2:15 p.m.-Meeting with Clyde Dailey with the Montana Credit Union Network
  • 2:30 p.m.-Meeting with Senator Baucus and Students from Lewistown Junior High School and Elysian Junior High School of Montana with Close Up
  • 3:00 p.m.-Senate Banking Committee Executive Session
  • 3:15 p.m.-Meeting with Jeff Barber of Helena, MT with the Nature Conservancy
  • 3:25 p.m.-Meeting with a Delegation of the Montana-Wyoming Tribal Leaders Council

June 9, 2009

  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m.-Meeting with Linda Wetzel of Billings, MT with One Voice Against Cancer
  • 9:45 a.m.-Press Interviews
  • 10:30 a.m.-Senate Appropriations Committee Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee Hearing
  • 12:00 p.m.-Meeting with Marsha Hartsell with St. John's Hospital and Nancy Pierce and Alice Luehr of Helena, MT with Western Regional Health
  • 12:30 p.m.-Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:15 p.m.-Meeting with Former Congressman Tom Downey and Jonathan Winer with APCO Worldwide
  • 2:30 p.m.-Meeting with Senator Baucus and Students from Fairfield High School of Montana with Close Up
  • 3:00 p.m.-Meeting with Ray Kuntz with Watkins & Shepard Trucking
  • 3:30 p.m.-Meeting with Stephanie Kaleva of Bozeman, MT and Sandra Deyonge with Project WET
  • 4:00 p.m.-Meeting with Karen and Kelly Yost with the Mt. Agri-Women
  • 4:15 p.m.-Meeting with Canadian Consul General Dale Eisler
  • 4:45 p.m.-Senate Floor Session

June 8, 2009

  • 5:00 p.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 5:45 p.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 5:50 p.m.-Senate Homeland Security Committee Business Meeting

June 7, 2009

  • No public events

June 6, 2009

  • 9:30 a.m.-Visit the Clarks Fork Market and Farmers Market-Missoula, MT
  • 10:30 a.m.-Press Interviews
  • 11:00 a.m.-Meeting with Staff
  • 12:30 p.m.-Address Hellgate High School Graduation
  • 6:45 p.m.-Address the Montana Audubon Annual Meeting-Great Falls, MT

June 5, 2009

  • 7:00 a.m.-Breakfast with Members of the Chamber of Commerce- Billings, MT
  • 8:30 a.m.-Tour of Audubon Conservation Education Center
  • 9:30 a.m.-Press Interviews
  • 10:45 a.m.-Visit the Senior Council on Aging
  • 11:30 a.m.-Meeting with Staff
  • 12:00 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 1:20 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 1:30 p.m.-Address the Disabled American Veterans Convention
  • 6:30 p.m.-Visit the Health Fair- Helena, MT

June 4, 2009

  • 9:30 a.m.-Senate Banking Committee Hearing
  • 1:00 p.m.-Meeting with Andy Beck with Providence Surgery of Missoula, MT
  • 2:00 p.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 2:45 p.m.-Meeting with Ron Williams and Steve Kellmar with Aetna
  • 3:00 p.m.-Press Interviews

June 3, 2009

  • 8:15 a.m.-Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m.-Meeting with Richard Anderson and Andrea Newman with Delta Air Lines
  • 10:00 a.m.-Senate Appropriations Committee Subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Hearing
  • 11:00 a.m.-Senate Homeland Security Committee Hearing
  • 11:30 a.m.-Meeting with Communications Staff
  • 1:45 p.m.-Meeting with Richard Roth of Big Sandy, MT with the Montana NCBA Young Cattlemen's Conference
  • 2:30 p.m.-Meeting with Senator Baucus and Students from Belt High School of Montana with Close Up
  • 3:00 p.m.-Meeting with Pender Sharp with the North Carolina Farm Bureau
  • 5:45 p.m.-Democratic Caucus Meeting

June 2, 2009

  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:15 a.m.-Meeting with Lil Anderson with RoverStone Health of Billings, MT
  • 10:30 a.m.-Senate Appropriations Committee Financial Services Subcommittee Hearing
  • 11:15 a.m.-Senate Floor Session
  • 12:15 p.m.-Meeting with Nora Hohenlohe with American Rivers
  • 12:30 p.m.-Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:15 p.m.-Meeting with Paul Babb with Butte-Silver Bow
  • 2:30 p.m.-Call with Senior Staff
  • 2:45 p.m.-Meeting with Mike Batista of Helena, MT with the Montana Division of Criminal Investigation; Kevin Downs of Helena, MT with the Montana Department of Justice; Dana Toole of Helena, MT with MCSART; Dr. Earl Sutherland of Crow Agency, MT with CARE Center; Merry Hutton of Missoula, MT with St. Patrick'sHospital; Nurse Practitioner Mary Pat Hansen of Missoula, MT; and Michelle Miller of Butte, MT with the Butte Child Evaluation Center
  • 3:00 p.m.-Meeting with Stephenne Harding
  • 4:45 p.m.-Meeting with Comptroller of the Currency John Dugan
  • 5:30 p.m.-Meeting with Joe Unterreiner with the Kalispell Chamber of Commerce

June 1, 2009

  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 1:30 p.m.-Meeting with Bill Bullard with R-CALF of the United Stockgrowers Association
  • 3:15 p.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 3:30 p.m.-Meeting with Senator Reid
  • 4:00 p.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 5:00 p.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff


May 2009

May 31, 2009

  • No public events

May 30, 2009

  • No public events

May 29, 2009

  • No public events

May 28, 2009

10:00 a.m.Address Havre Border Patrol Station Grand Opening. Havre, MT

May 27, 2009

  • 8:15 a.m.Meeting with Tribal Members, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan and Governor Schweitzer.Busby, MT
  • 8:45 a.m. Tour Busby's Project 12-1 with Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan and Governor Schweitzer.Busby, MT
  • 8:50 a.m. Tour Busby Home of Kenny and Florien Bear Tusk with Governor Schweitzer. Busby, MT
  • 9:25 a.m. Visit Muddy Cluster Housing Site with Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan and Governor Schweitzer. Busby, MT
  • 9:35 a.m. Tour Muddy Cluster Home of Brian and Edina Red Star with Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan and Governor Schweitzer. Busby, MT
  • 9:45 a.m. Roundtable Discussion with Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Governor Schweitzer. Lame Deer, MT
  • 11:00 a.m.Attend Northern Cheyenne Tribal Council Meeting and Ceremony with Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan and Governor Schweitzer. Lame Deer, MT
  • 2:15 p.m. Visit Broadwater Elementary School with Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan and Governor Schweitzer. Billings, MT
  • 2:45 p.m. Press Interviews with Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan and Governor Schweitzer. Billings, MT
  • 3:15 p.m. Meeting with Tribal Leaders, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan and Governor Schweitzer. Billings, MT

May 26, 2009

  • 9:30 a.m. Press Interviews. Helena, MT
  • 1:15 p.m. Meeting with Staff. Bozeman, MT
  • 2:00 p.m.Amtrak Town Hall Meeting. Bozeman, MT
  • 7:30 p.m. Meeting with Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan. Billings, MT

May 25, 2009

  • 9:00 a.m. - Address Memorial Day Observance. Billings, MT
  • 10:00 a.m. - Press Interviews. Billings, MT
  • 12:00 p.m. - Play TAPS and Address Memorial Day Ceremony. Missoula, MT
  • 2:00 p.m. - Address Memorial Day Observance. Great Falls, MT

May 24, 2009

  • No Public Events

May 23, 2009

  • No Public Events

May 22, 2009

  • No Public Events

May 21, 2009

  • 9:00 a.m. - Meeting with SEC Chair Mary Shapiro
  • 9:30 a.m. - Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Markup
  • 10:30 a.m. - Press Interviews
  • 11:00 a.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 11:30 a.m. - Meeting with Glen Wall and Thomas Culver of Helena, MT
  • 12:00 p.m. - Meeting with Dr. Dennis Salisbury of Butte, MT
  • 12:30 p.m. - Press Interviews
  • 2:15 p.m. - Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 3:00 p.m. - Roundtable Meeting with Rural Veterans Groups
  • 4:00 p.m. - Press Interviews
  • 4:30 p.m. -Meeting with Librarian of Congress Dr. James Billington and Chief Operating Officer Jo Ann Jenkins
  • 4:45 p.m. - Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 5:30 p.m. - Meeting with Communications Staff

May 20, 2009

  • 8:15 a.m. - Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m. - Senate Banking Committee Oversight Hearing
  • 10:00 a.m. - Senate Appropriations Committee Subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Meeting
  • 11:45 a.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 12:45 p.m. - Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 1:00 p.m. - Meeting with Matt Hisel of Missoula, MT and Pat DeJong of Libby, MT with SEIU
  • 1:30 p.m. - Meeting with Cindy Horn and University of California Los Angeles Dean of Public Health Linda Rosenstock
  • 2:00 p.m. - Meeting with John Jones, Dick Goff, Julie McPeak, Kevin Doherty, Michael Ferguson, and Clifford Roberti with the Montana Captive Insirance Association
  • 2:30 p.m. - Meeting with Senator Baucus and Students from Lockwood Middle School of Billings, MT with Close-Up
  • 3:00 p.m. - Meeting with Montana State Auditor Monica Lindeen
  • 3:15 p.m. - Press Interviews
  • 3:30 p.m. - Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 3:45 p.m. - Attend White House Bill Signing of the "Helping Families Save Their Homes Act" and the "Fraud Enforcement Recovery Act"
  • 5:45 p.m. - Meeting with Rick Holley with Plum Creek of Montana
  • 6:45 p.m. - Dinner with Senator Feinstein

May 19, 2009

  • 8:00 a.m. - Senate Banking Committee Meeting with Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner
  • 9:20 a.m. - Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 10:15 a.m. - Senate Appropriations Committee Energy and Water Development Subcommittee Hearing
  • 12:00 p.m. - Meeting with Tom Tanner and Ron Piksa with the Ironworkers Pacific Northwest District Council
  • 12:20 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 12:30 p.m. - Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:15 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 2:30 p.m. - Meeting with Montana State Senator Jim Peterson and Bill Bryan with the Rural Landscape Institute
  • 2:45 p.m. - Meeting with Dorothy Walsh and Dave Gibson with Qwest in Montana
  • 3:00 p.m. - Meeting with Arthur Geiger with the Avitus Groups of Billings, MT
  • 3:10 p.m. - Meeting with EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson
  • 3:30 p.m. - Meeting with Karen Dean of Hamilton, MT and Wanda Tonga with the Montana Rural Letter Carriers Association
  • 4:00 p.m. - Meeting with Karen Schott of Broadview, MT, Jay Penick, Tom Tracy, Kristen Anders, and Bob Smith with Northwest Farm Credit Services
  • 4:15 p.m. - Meeting with Todd Knowles with the National Air Traffic Controllers Association
  • 4:30 p.m. - Call with Students from Park High School of Livingston, MT
  • 5:15 p.m. - Press Interviews

May 18, 2009

  • No Public Events

May 17, 2009

  • No Public Events

May 16, 2009

  • No Public Events

May 15, 2009

  • No Public Events

May 14, 2009

  • 9:00 a.m. - Meeting with Alan Parker with the Chippewa Tribe
  • 9:30 a.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m. - Press Interviews
  • 10:30 a.m. - Senate Indian Affairs Committee Business Meeting
  • 11:15 a.m. - Meeting with Paul Gatzemeier
  • 11:30 a.m. - Meeting with Betty Kissock of Butte, MT with Kissock Realty
  • 11:45 a.m. - Meeting with Andy Carbaugh
  • 12:15 p.m. - Meeting with Ronna Alexander with the Montana Petroleum Marketers C-Store Association; Lary Poulton with Ezzies Wholesale of Malta, MT; and Dallas and Sue Herron with CityService Valcon of Kalispell, MT
  • 1:15 p.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 2:00 p.m. - Senate Appropriations Committee Markup
  • 3:30 p.m. - Meeting with Jim Wulf with the Montana Association of Realtors
  • 3:45 p.m. - Press Interviews
  • 4:00 p.m. - Meeting with Mike Sydow with NC12
  • 4:15 p.m. - Call with Steven Rattner with the Auto Industry Task Force
  • 4:30 p.m. - Press Interviews

May 13, 2009

  • 8:15 a.m. - Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m. - Attend the National Alliance to Save Native Languages Honoring of Barney Old Coyote of the Crow Tribe
  • 10:00 a.m. - Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 10:45 a.m. - Floor Session
  • 11:15 a.m. - Senate Appropriations Committee Subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Hearing
  • 12:30 p.m. - Attend Special Caucus on Health Care Reform
  • 1:30 p.m. - Press Interviews
  • 2:00 p.m. - Senate Appropriations Committee Subcommittee on Homeland Security Hearing
  • 3:50 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 5:55 p.m. - Press Interviews
  • 6:30 p.m. - Attend Dinner Honoring U.S. Senate Spouses

May 12, 2009

  • 8:15 a.m. - Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 9:00 a.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m. - Press Interviews
  • 10:00 a.m. - Meeting with Dan Leckrone with the TPL Group and Patent System Scholar Pat Choate
  • 10:15 a.m. - Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 10:30 a.m. - Call with Marc Elias
  • 11:45 a.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 12:15 p.m. - Interviews
  • 12:30 p.m. - Caucus Lunch
  • 2:00 p.m. - Meeting with Montana State Librarian Darlene Staffeldt, Montana State Library Commission Chair Marsha Hinch, and Montana Library Association President Della Dubbe
  • 2:15 p.m. - Meeting with Pete Johnson of Helena, MT; John King of Kalispell, MT; Mike Richter of Townsend, MT; Kirk Sandquist of Deer Lodge, MT; Ken Walsh of Twin Bridges, MT; and Steve Yeakel with the Montana Independent Bankers
  • 2:30 p.m. - Meeting with Mary McCue with the Montana Dental Association; Dr. Doug Hadnot of Missoula, MT; and Dr. Kevin Miltko of Missoula, MT
  • 3:00 p.m. - Meeting with Montana Federal Law Enforcement Officer Alexandra Burke
  • 3:30 p.m. - Call with Students from Hellgate High School of Montana
  • 3:45 p.m. - Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 4:30 p.m. - Meeting with Communications Staff
  • 4:45 p.m. - Press Interviews
  • 5:00 p.m. - Meeting with Staff
  • 8:00 p.m. - Dinner with Senator Schumer

May 11, 2009

  • No Public Events

May 10, 2009

  • No Public Events

May 9, 2009

  • 10:00 a.m. - Address the Montana State University Northern Graduation (Havre, MT)

May 8, 2009

  • No Public Events

May 7, 2009

  • 9:55 a.m. - Senate Floor Speech
  • 11:30 a.m. - Meeting with Roy Houseman of Missoula, MT with the United Steelworkers Union
  • 11:40 a.m. - Press Interviews
  • 11:45 a.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 12:00 p.m. - Meeting with Daniel Schmaltz of Billings, MT with Anytime Fitness and the International Health, Racquet, and Sportsclub Association
  • 12:15 p.m. - Meeting with Jeff and Karina Gorman with the McDonalds National Government Relations Workshop
  • 12:30 p.m. - Meeting with Martha Johnson, Nominee to Serve as the General Services Administration Administrator
  • 1:45 p.m. - Meeting with Dr. William Mealer of Bozeman, MT and Gingery Byrum of Whitehall, mT with the Safari Club
  • 2:00 p.m. - Meeting with Carl E. Borgquist with Grasslands Renewable Energy LLC
  • 2:15 p.m. - Meeting with Bud and Rachel Jarvis of Bozeman, MT
  • 2:25 p.m. - Meeting with Senator Baucus and Students from St. Labre School of Ashland, MT and Rocky Mountain Education of Kalispell, MT
  • 2:45 p.m. - Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 3:30 p.m. - Meeting with Senator Baucus

May 6, 2009

  • 8:15 a.m. - Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:15 a.m. - Senate Appropriations Energy and Water Development Subcommittee Hearing
  • 10:00 a.m. - Senate Banking Committee Hearing
  • 11:00 a.m. - Meeting with Lisa Carnicom and Janelle Corn with the Audubon Society of Montana
  • 11:50 a.m. - Lunch with Senator Hagan
  • 1:00 p.m. - Meeting with Bill LaCroix and Amy Sage of Victor, MT with the Children's Defense Fund
  • 1:15 p.m. - Meeting with Jeff Miller of Missoula, MT with the National Association of Royalty Owners
  • 1:30 p.m. - Meeting with Bruce Tully with CARE USA
  • 1:45 p.m. - Meeting with Sandra Henriquez, Designee to Serve as Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing for the Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • 2:00 p.m. - Call with Director of Office of Management and Budget Peter Orszag
  • 2:05 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 2:15 p.m. - Meeting with Ann Lee of Scobey, MT, Miguel Gardittee, and Katie Champion with the National Foster Care Coalition
  • 2:45 p.m. - Meeting with Senator Baucus and Students from Browning, Box Elder, and Dodson High Schools of Montana with Close-Up
  • 3:00 p.m. - Call with Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano
  • 3:30 p.m. - Meeting with Dave Kuhn with the Missoula Emergency Services of Montana
  • 5:00 p.m. - Call with Missoula Staff
  • 5:30 p.m. - Call with Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
  • 6:00 p.m. - Attend the Wild Game BBQ with Marine Corps General James T. Conway

May 5, 2009

  • 9:00 a.m. - Meeting with Sherry Cladouhos, Jerry Lusk, Lane Basso, and Frank Cote with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana
  • 9:10 a.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:20 a.m. - Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 9:30 a.m. - Meeting with Cheyne Calentine of Bigfork, MT and Pamela Fawns of Corvallis, MT
  • 10:00 a.m. - Meeting with Larry Echohawk, Nominee to Serve as Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs for the Department of the Interior
  • 10:50 a.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 11:00 a.m. - Meeting with Peter Rogoff, Nominee to Serve as Federal Transit Administrator
  • 11:20 a.m. - Meeting with Richard Aragon
  • 11:40 a.m. - Meeting with Pat Howgan of Missoula, MT with the National Breast Cancer Coalition
  • 11:45 a.m. - Meeting with Communications Staff
  • 12:00 p.m. - Meeting with Bob Funk
  • 12:15 p.m. - Meeting with Brian Smith with the Blackfoot River Brewing Company
  • 12:30 p.m. - Meeting with Ariel Barrett of Missoula, MT; Rabbi Chaim Bruk of Bozeman, MT; Adair Kanter of Missoula, MT; and Sara Lambert of Billings, MT with AIPAC
  • 12:50 p.m. - Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:15 p.m. - Meeting with Tim Broz of Bozeman, MT and Dr. Mark Skidmore
  • 2:35 p.m. - Meeting with Brad Veis and Phil Maxwell with 3 Rivers Communications and Laurence Walchuk with Hot Springs Telephone
  • 3:00 p.m. - Meeting with Delegation of the Montana Electric Cooperatives' Association
  • 4:00 p.m. - Meeting with Gene Dodaro, Nominee to Serve as Comptroller General
  • 5:15 p.m. - Senate Floor Session

May 4, 2009

  • 5:10 p.m. - Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 5:30 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 5:35 p.m. - Senate Homeland Security Committee Markup
  • 5:45 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 6:00 p.m. - Call with Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan
  • 7:00 p.m. - Preside on Senate Floor Session

May 3, 2009

  • No Public Events

May 2, 2009

  • No Public Events

May 1, 2009

  • 12:30 p.m. - Tour Head Start Program (Great Falls, MT)
  • 1:30 p.m. - Visit 5th Grade Class of Sunnyside School (Great Falls, MT)
  • 2:45 p.m. - Tour Neighborhood Works Facility (Great Falls, MT)


April 2009

April 30, 2009

  • 8:15 a.m. - Address the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America National Legislative Conference and Convention
  • 9:15 a.m. - Meeting with Kim Powell of Missoula, MT with the Susan G. Komen Montana Affiliate
  • 9:30 a.m. - Senate Indian Affairs Committee Business Meeting
  • 9:50 a.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m. - Senate Appropriations Committee Hearing
  • 12:05 p.m. - Meeting with Darwin Ernst of Hamilton, MT with the Montana Appraiser's Board
  • 12:15 p.m. - Meeting with Tracy Davidson of Billings, MT; Michelle Radosevich of Helena, MT; and Tracy Lakatua of Missoula, MT with Young Women Committed to Action
  • 12:30 p.m. - Press Interviews
  • 1:30 p.m. - Meeting with Robin Nelson of Ronan, MT; Bill Price, Bob Biskupiak, Julie Bennett, John Braut, Daren Dobie, Mark Nelson, and Rich Deming of Bozeman, MT with Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers
  • 1:45 p.m. - Meeting with Dr. Anna Earl, Anne O'Leary, Dwight Thompson, and Jean Branscum with the Montana Board of Medical Examiners
  • 2:05 p.m. - Call with Marc Elias with Perkins Coie
  • 2:15 p.m. - Meeting with Dr. Brian Landsverk of Bozeman, MT with the American College of Gastroenterology
  • 2:25 p.m. - Meeting with Staff
  • 2:35 p.m. - Press Interviews
  • 2:45 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 3:00 p.m. - Press Interviews
  • 4:00 p.m. - Meeting with Senator Baucus
  • 4:30 p.m. - Senate Floor Session

April 29, 2009

  • 8:15 a.m. - Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m. - Press Interviews
  • 10:00 a.m. - Senate Homeland Security Committee Hearing
  • 11:30 a.m. - Meeting with Dr. Paul Sims of Butte, MT with the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • 11:40 a.m. - Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 12:10 p.m. - Meeting with Colin Woodall and Burton Eller with the National Cattlemen's Beef Association
  • 12:15 p.m. - Meeting with Christian Hilliard of Billings, MT with the American Cable Association
  • 12:30 p.m. - Lunch with John and Karen Murphy of Great Falls, MT
  • 1:30 p.m. - Meeting with Montana State Auditor Monica Lindeen, Deputy State Auditor Walt Schweitzer, and Deputy Securities Commissioner Lynne Egan
  • 2:00 p.m. - Meeting with Terry Holzer of Billings, MT with the Yellowstone County Electric Co-Op
  • 2:10 p.m. - Meeting with Organic Inspector Margaret Scoles
  • 2:15 p.m. - Meeting with Chris Newbold, Sara Smith, and Bob Minto with the Attorneys Liability Protection Society of Missoula, MT
  • 2:30 p.m. - Meeting with Close Up Students from Loyala Sacred Heart High School of Montana
  • 3:00 p.m. - Meeting with Montana Chief Information Officer Dick Clark
  • 3:15 p.m. - Meeting with Salish Kootenai Tribe Delegation
  • 3:30 p.m. - Press Interviews
  • 4:00 p.m. - Meeting with Bill Patten with St. John's Lutheran Hospital of Montana
  • 5:30 p.m. - with Cass Sunstein, Nominee to Serve as Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at the Office of Management and Budget
  • 5:45 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 6:00 p.m. - Meeting with Communications Staff

April 28, 2009

  • 8:15 a.m. - Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 9:00 a.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m. - Meeting with Jenadee Nanini of Cut Bank, MT
  • 10:30 a.m. - Meeting with Communications Staff
  • 11:00 a.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 11:30 a.m. - Meeting with Jay Skoog of Helena, MT with the American Council of Engineering Companies
  • 12:00 p.m. - Meeting with Ray Beck with Montana DNRC; Jane Holzer with the Montana Salinty Control Association; Vicki Marquis with the Missouri River Conservation Districts Council; Don Youngbauer with the Yellowstone River Conservation District Council; Gayla Wortman Oehmcke with the Whitmore Ravine Conservation Group; and Jeff Tiberi with the Montana Association of Conservation Districts
  • 12:10 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 12:15 p.m. - Meeting with Stuart Ellison with Broadway Truck Stops of Montana
  • 12:30 p.m. - Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:00 p.m. - Meeting with Ryan Screnar of Helen, MT; Jim Galipeau of Missoula, MT; Kyla Stafford of Bozeman, MT; George Olsen of Helena, MT; Dan Vuckovich of Great Falls, MT; and Jane Egan with the Montana Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • 2:15 p.m. - Meeting with Sara Larson of Butte, MT, 2009 Poetry Out Loud Montana State Champion
  • 2:30 p.m. - Meeting with Students from Will James Middle School of Billings, MT
  • 3:00 p.m. - Meeting with Lillian Ostendorf with Montana Farm Bureau Women's Leadership
  • 3:30 p.m. - Call with Students from Capital High School of Helena, MT
  • 4:15 p.m. - Meeting with Gene Terland with the Montana Bureau of Land Management
  • 5:15 p.m. - Meeting with Senator Ben Nelson, Senator Pryor, Capitol Police, and the Senate Seargant at Arms
  • 5:45 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 5:50 p.m. - Meeting with Dick Brown, John Flink, and a Delegation of the Montana Hospital Association
  • 6:00 p.m. - Meeting with Legislative Staff

April 27, 2009

  • 5:00 p.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 5:20 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 5:30 p.m. - Senate Homeland Security Committee Meeting
  • 6:00 p.m. - Meeting with Senator Barrasso

April 26, 2009

  • 10:00 a.m. - News Conference with Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar (Helena, MT)

April 25, 2009

  • 3:45 p.m. - News Conference with Amtrak CEO Joseph Boardman (Havre, MT)
  • 6:00 p.m. - Press interview (Big Sandy, MT)

April 24, 2009

  • No Public Events

April 23, 2009

  • 8:20 a.m. - Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 8:30 a.m. - Meeting with Dean Dakolis and Curtis Glovier with Fortress Investment Group
  • 9:00 a.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:15 a.m. - Meeting with Chuck Kieffer with the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee
  • 9:30 a.m. - Senate Homeland Security Committee Hearing
  • 11:15 a.m. - Meeting with Butch and Tyler Krutzfeldt of Miles City, MT
  • 11:30 a.m. - Meeting with Gloria Flora of Helena, MT with Defenders of Wildlife
  • 11:45 a.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 12:30 p.m. - Press Interviews
  • 12:45 p.m. - Democratic Policy Committee Lunch
  • 1:30 p.m. - Meeting with Denise Cofer of Kalispell, MT with Federated Women in Timber
  • 1:45 p.m. - Meeting with Jock Schulte and Robert M. Carlson of Butte, MT with the Montana State and American Bar Associations
  • 2:15 p.m. - Meeting with Dr. Brian Sippy, Dr. Craig Wilkerson, Dr. Timothy McInnis, and Gloria Hermanson with the American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • 2:25 p.m. - Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 3:00 p.m. - Senate Appropriations Legislative Branch Subcommittee Hearing
  • 3:30 p.m. - Meeting with Senator Baucus and Montana Close-Up Students from Fergus High School of Lewistown, MT
  • 3:45 p.m. - Meeting with Senator Baucus
  • 5:00 p.m. - Meeting with Bruce Messenger, Superintendent of Helena Schools
  • 5:15 p.m. - Meeting with Senator Durbin and the Financial Services and

April 22, 2009

  • 8:15 a.m. - Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m. - Steering Committee Meeting
  • 9:30 a.m. - Meeting with Captain Mel Walters (USN-Ret.) with the Western Montana Military Officers Association
  • 10:30 a.m. - Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 11:00 a.m. - Meeting with Col. David Press, Erik Blechinger, William Mulligan, and Kayla Eckert-Uptmor with the Army Corps of Engineers
  • 11:15 a.m. - Meeting with Fort Belknap President Julia Doney, William and Dianna Main, and Linsay Nass
  • 11:45 a.m. - Meeting with Senator Dorgan
  • 12:15 p.m. - Delegation Lunch with Senator Baucus and Representative Rehberg
  • 1:00 p.m. - Press Interviews
  • 2:00 p.m. - Meeting with Dan Wrinn with Ducks Unlimited, Bill Geer with the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, and Land Tawney with the National Wildlife Federation
  • 2:15 p.m. - Meeting with Senator Baucus and Montana Close-Up Students from White Sulphur, Sheridan, Sidney, Granite H8, Dutton, Laurel, Twin Bridges, Choteau, Powell County, and Conrad High Schools
  • 2:30 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 2:35 p.m. - Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 3:30 p.m. - Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 4:00 p.m. - Meeting with Senator Feinstein
  • 4:30 p.m. - Senate Floor Session

April 21, 2009

  • 8:30 a.m. - Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 9:00 a.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m. - Meeting with Jeri Dome of Helena, MT; Lisa Michael of Belgrade, MT; and Jessica and Patrick Neary of Billings, MT with the American Heart Association
  • 9:45 a.m. - Meeting with Communications Staff
  • 10:00 a.m. - Meeting with Montana Members of the National Association of Railroad Passengers
  • 10:30 a.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 11:30 a.m. - Meeting with Gordon Zimmerman with the Community Bank of Ronan, MT
  • 12:00 p.m. - Press Interviews
  • 12:30 p.m. - Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:15 p.m. - Meeting with Jackie Fears of Billings, MT with Radiologic Technologists
  • 2:30 p.m. - Meeting with Canadian Senator Elaine McCoy
  • 2:45 p.m. - with Mark Vandolah of Three Forks, MT; Barb Lundemo of Sidney, MT; Tafford Oltz of Whitefish, MT; and Alison Braden Carter of Billings, MT with the Montana Association of Nurse Anesthetists
  • 3:15 p.m. - Meeting with Jane Karas with Flathead Valley Community College
  • 3:40 p.m. - Call with Students from Dawson County High School of Montana
  • 4:15 p.m. - Meeting with Bill and Jason Howell of Yellowstone, MT and Scott and Mary Herzog of Great Falls, MT with the Montana Snowmobile Association
  • 5:15 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 5:30 p.m. - Meeting with Environmental Entrepreneurs
  • 6:00 p.m. - Press Interviews
  • 6:30 p.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff

April 20, 2009

  • 5:15 p.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 5:30 p.m. - Senate Floor Session

April 19, 2009

  • No public events

April 18, 2009

  • 10:00 a.m. - Meeting with Kootenai Economic Development (Libby, MT)
  • 11:15 a.m. - Tour St. John's Lutheran Hospital (Libby, MT)
  • 12:45 p.m. - Meeting with Kootenai Forest Supervisor Paul Bradford (Libby, MT)
  • 1:30 p.m. - Listening Session on the Timber Industry (Libby, MT)

April 17, 2009

  • No public events

April 16, 2009

  • No public events

April 15, 2009

  • No public events

April 14, 2009

  • No public events

April 13, 2009

  • No public events

April 12, 2009

  • No public events

April 11, 2009

  • No public events

April 10, 2009

  • 6:30 a.m. - Press Interviews (Missoula, MT)
  • 8:15 a.m. - Press Interviews (Missoula, MT)
  • 8:30 a.m. - Montana Kaiman Interview (Missoula, MT)
  • 9:00 a.m. - University of Montana Appropriations Briefing (Missoula, MT)
  • 10:15 a.m. - Tour Missoula Crime Lab with Attorney General Bullock (Missoula, MT)
  • 11:30 a.m. - Press Interview with Mayor John Engen (Missoula, MT)
  • 12:40 p.m. - Meeting with Dr. Mark Sanz with VA Healthcare (Missoula, MT)
  • 2:15 p.m. - Tour AquilaVision at MonTech (Missoula, MT)

April 9, 2009

  • 5:50 a.m. - Press Interviews (Billings, MT)
  • 7:00 a.m. - Press Interviews (Billings, MT)
  • 10:00 a.m. - Meeting with Greater Yellowstone Coalition (Bozeman, MT)
  • 10:45 a.m. - Meeting with Kerry White with Citizens for Balanced Use (Bozeman, MT)
  • 12:30 p.m. - Listening Session with Representatives of the Timber Industry (Townsend, MT)
  • 2:30 p.m. - Press Interviews (Helena, MT)
  • 4:30 p.m. - Meeting with Rocky Mountain Front Landowners (Helena, MT)

April 8, 2009

  • 10:00 a.m. - Meeting with Billings School District 2 Board Members and Administration (Billings, MT)
  • 11:00 a.m. - Meeting with Steve Arveschoug with Big Sky EDA (Billings, MT)
  • 12:00 p.m. - Address the Billings West End Rotary Club (Billings, MT)
  • 1:00 p.m. - Tour the High Plains Architect Platinum LEED Swift Building Project (Billings, MT)
  • 2:00 p.m. - Press Interviews and Tour of HRDC Weatherization Facility (Billings, MT)
  • 3:15 p.m. - Meeting with Jim Wertman with CTA (Billings, MT)
  • 4:00 p.m. - Meeting with the Montana Petroleum Association (Billings, MT)
  • 4:45 p.m. - Meeting with Luke Kobold with the Billings Clinic (Billings, MT)
  • 5:30 p.m. - Meeting with Local Attorneys (Billings, MT)

April 7, 2009

  • No Public Events

April 6, 2009

  • No public events

April 5, 2009

  • No public events

April 4, 2009

  • No public events

April 3, 2009

  • 11:30 a.m. - Press Interviews (Great Falls, MT)

April 2, 2009

  • 8:30 a.m. - Attend the National Cable Show and Tour of Broadband Nation
  • 9:30 a.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m. - Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 12:00 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 12:15 p.m. - Meeting with Students from Billings Skyview High School of Montana
  • 1:00 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 4:30 p.m. - Meeting with Marc Baum
  • 4:45 p.m. - Senate Floor Session

April 1, 2009

  • 8:15 a.m. - Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:15 a.m. - Meeting with Sharon Peterson with the Montana BioScience Alliance
  • 9:30 a.m. - Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 11:15 a.m. - Meeting with Tom Jacobson with Rural Dynamics Incorporated Consumer Credit Counseling Service
  • 11:30 a.m. - Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 11:45 a.m. - Meeting with Marnie Russ, Karyn Moltzen, and Barbara Evans with AniMeals
  • 1:30 p.m. - Meeting with T.S. Laurens of Kalispell, MT with the Montana Pork Producers Council
  • 1:45 p.m. - Meeting with Jack Mudd with Mission Leadership; Steve Brennan with Providence Health and Services; and Alison Santore and Dan Jarman with Conkling Fiskum and McCormick
  • 2:00 p.m. - Meeting with Greg MacDonald with the Montana Broadcasters Association; Kathy Ernst with KTVH of Helena, MT; Susan Balding with KBZM & KKQX of Bozeman, MT; and Ron Korb with Cherry Creek Radio Stations of Great Falls, MT
  • 2:30 p.m. - Meeting with Senator Baucus and Students from Montana High Schools
  • 2:45 p.m. - Senate Homeland Security Committee Markup
  • 3:15 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 3:30 p.m. - Meeting with Lisa Kuntz and Cameron Dana
  • 3:45 p.m. - Meeting with Toni Tease of Billings, MT
  • 4:00 p.m. - Senate Floor Session


March 2009

March 31, 2009

  • 10:00 a.m. - Meeting with Larry Mires, Randy Reed, and Paul Azevedo wtih the St. Mary Rehabilitation Working Group
  • 10:15 a.m. - Senate Banking Committee Executive Session
  • 11:30 a.m. - Meeting with David Brown with Wyo-Ben Inc.; Mary Oliver with First Madison Valley Bank; Rick Reid with Montana-Dakota Utilities; and Jim Gallup with Golden Steel & Recycling
  • 12:00 p.m. - Press Interviews
  • 12:10 p.m. - Meeting with Ronald Harper with Basin Electric Power Cooperative
  • 12:30 p.m. - Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:15 p.m. - Meeting with Steve Turkiewicz with the Montana Bankers Association
  • 2:30 p.m. - Meeting with Terri Stevenson, Al McGahan, and Kent Bell with the Montana Funderal Directors Association
  • 2:35 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 2:45 p.m. - Meeting with Edie Linneweber of Livongston, MT with the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
  • 3:00 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 3:30 p.m. - Call with Students from Laurel High School in Montana
  • 6:30 p.m. - Address the National Shooting Sports Foundation

March 30, 2009

  • No public events

March 29, 2009

  • No public events

March 28, 2009

  • No public events

March 27, 2009

  • 1:00 p.m. - Tour Downtown Fire Site (Miles City, MT)
  • 2:00 p.m. - Press Interviews (Miles City, MT)

March 26, 2009

  • 9:30 a.m. - Senate Banking Committee Hearing
  • 1:15 p.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 1:45 p.m. - Meeting with Carrie Hunt with the Windriver Bear Institute of Montana
  • 1:55 p.m. - Meeting with a Delegation of the Montana Primary Care Association
  • 2:00 p.m. - Meeting with Jacob Dillon of Billings, MT with the National Youth Leadership Conference
  • 2:15 p.m. - Meeting with Cindi Martin and Jim Trout with the Glacier Park International Airport
  • 2:30 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 4:30 p.m. - Senate Floor Session

March 25, 2009

  • 8:15 a.m. - Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:15 a.m. - Meeting with Kathy Lundberg of Bozeman, MT and Suzanne Belser of Billings, MT with the Montana Alzheimer's Association
  • 10:15 a.m. - Meeting with Shawn Maher with the White House
  • 10:30 a.m. - Senate Homeland Security Committee Hearing
  • 12:00 p.m. - Meeting with Arnie Fishbaugh with the Montana Arts Council
  • 12:15 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 1:00 p.m. - Democratic Caucus Lunch Meeting
  • 2:00 p.m. - Meeting with Julia Doney with the Fort Belknap Indian Community
  • 2:15 p.m. - Meeting with Aaron Grau of GSP Consulting and Jim & Mike Dolan with Montana Opticom
  • 2:30 p.m. - Meeting with Senator Baucus and Students from Troy High School, Broadwater High School, Libby High School, and Harrison High School, all of Montana
  • 3:00 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 3:10 p.m. - Meeting with Randy Smith of Glen, MT with the Big Hole Watershed
  • 3:15 p.m. - Meeting with Linda Reed with the Montana Community Foundation
  • 3:25 p.m. - Videoconference with Jan Newman of Clinton, MT with the Joint Surgical Taskforce on Health Care
  • 3:35 p.m. - Call with Governor Schweitzer
  • 3:45 p.m. - Meeting with Daniel Kemmis, Mike Halligan, Kelly Hughes, and Megan McNally with Philanthropy Northwest
  • 5:15 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 5:30 p.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff

March 24, 2009

  • 9:00 a.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:45 a.m. - Meeting with Michael Lien of Ronan, MT with the National Groundwater Association
  • 10:00 a.m. - Senate Banking Committee Hearing
  • 11:45 a.m. - Meeting with Annie Goodwin, Commissioner of the Montana Division of Banking and Financial Instutitions with the Department of Administration in Helena, MT
  • 11:55 a.m. - Meeting with Scott Brennan with the Northern Rockies Forest Program; Jon Haufler with Seeley Lake Community Council; Gordy Sanders with Pyramid Mountain Lumber Resource; and Bob Ekey with the Wilderness Society
  • 12:00 p.m. - Meeting with Richard Smith with RJ Development Group, LLC of Bozeman, MT
  • 12:15 p.m. - Meeting with Dr. Gregg Neibauer of Missoula, MT with the Alpine Foot & Ankle Clinic
  • 12:30 p.m. - Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:30 p.m. - Meeting with Senator Baucus and Students from St. Francis Upper School of Billings, MT
  • 3:00 p.m. - with Holly Jo Barnett with ASPIRE and Dan Benge with Montana State University
  • 3:15 p.m. - Meeting with a Delegation of the Montana Rural Telephone Cooperatives of MITS and MTA
  • 3:30 p.m. - with Students from Big Sandy High Schoool of Big Sandy, MT
  • 4:00 p.m. - with Michelle Daniels of Great Falls, MT and Jennifer McMannis of Bozeman, MT with the American Health Information Management Association
  • 4:15 p.m. - with Johnny Walker, Chairman Shapr, and Emmie DavisBird with the Blackfeet Nation
  • 6:00 p.m. - Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 7:00 p.m. - Natural Products Association Reception to receive 2009 Congressional Champion Award

March 23, 2009

  • 5:00 p.m. - Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 6:00 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 6:30 p.m. - Meeting with a Delegation of the Montana Rural Telephone Cooperatives of MITS and MTA

March 22, 2009

  • No public events

March 21, 2009

  • 3:00 p.m. - Attend the Montana A.C.L.U. Annual Convention (Helena, MT)
  • 3:30 p.m. - Meeting with the Montana Bankers Association (Helena, MT)

March 19, 2009

  • 9:30 a.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:30 a.m. - Senate Banking Committee Hearing
  • 11:15 a.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 1:00 p.m. - Press Interviews
  • 2:00 p.m. - Meeting with Seth Nowak of Great Falls, MT and John Phares of Big Timber, MT with the National Youth Leadership Conference
  • 2:15 p.m. - Meeting with Erin Popovich of Montana
  • 2:30 p.m. - Meeting with Linda and Jerry Wortman of Big Sky, MT and Peter Amadio with the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota
  • 2:45 p.m. - Meeting with Bob McKelvey with Citizens for Global Solutions
  • 3:10 p.m. - Call with Canadian Senator Elaine McCoy
  • 3:15 p.m. - Press Interviews
  • 3:30 p.m. - Meeting with Senator Baucus
  • 4:15 p.m. - Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 5:00 p.m. - Senate Floor Session

March 18, 2009

  • 8:15 a.m. - Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m. - Press Interviews
  • 12:45 p.m. - Press Interviews
  • 2:00 p.m. - Meeting with Mike Zook with the Legislative Committee and Duane Van Dyke of Conrad, MT with the Montana Association of Farm Service Agency County Office Employees
  • 2:15 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 2:30 p.m. - Meeting with Senator Baucus and High School Students from Montana with the Close Up Program
  • 3:00 p.m. - Meeting with Jack Blackwell and David Allen with the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
  • 3:15 p.m. - Senate Floor Session

March 17, 2009

  • 9:30 a.m. - Senate Banking Committee Hearing
  • 11:30 a.m. - Meeting with Communications Staff
  • 12:00 p.m. - Meeting with Rick Bass with Three Rivers Challenge
  • 12:15 p.m. - Press Interviews
  • 12:30 p.m. - Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:00 p.m. - Meeting with Jacob Cowgill of Conrad, MT with the Alternative Energy Resources Organization of Helena, MT
  • 2:15 p.m. - Meeting with Lucy Brown of Billings, MT; Lori Davidson and Jim McGrath of Missoula, MT; Martha Kennedy and Michael McCleary of Great Falls, MT; Revonda Stordahl of Butte, MT; and SueAnn Grogan with the Montana State National Association of Housing and Redevelopment
  • 2:30 p.m. - Press Interviews
  • 2:35 p.m. - Meeting with Bob Winger with the Boilermaker's Union of Montana
  • 2:40 p.m. - Meeting with Therese Fairbanks and Anita Newlin with the Montana Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors
  • 2:50 p.m. - Meeting with Sandra Johnson-Thares with the O-Haire Motor Inn of Great Falls, MT and Fred Sterhan with Marina Cay Resort of Big Fork, MT
  • 3:00 p.m. - Press Interviews
  • 3:15 p.m. - Meeting with Rick Ryan and Chass Perkins of Great Falls, MT with the Montana State Firemen's Association
  • 3:30 p.m. - Call with Students from Glacier High School
  • 4:15 p.m. - Meeting with Canadian Public Safety Minister Peter Van Loan
  • 6:00 p.m. - Meeting with Communications Staff
  • 7:00 p.m. - Attend the White House St. Patrick's Day Reception

March 16, 2009

  • 5:00 p.m. - Meeting with David Cohen and Melissa Maxfield with Comcast
  • 5:30 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 5:45 p.m. - Meeting with Legislative Staff

March 15, 2009

  • No Public Events

March 14, 2009

  • No Public Events

March 13, 2009

  • 10:15 a.m. - Tour of Cable Technologies (Great Falls, MT)
  • 11:00 a.m. - Press Interviews (Great Falls, MT)
  • 12:00 p.m. - Meeting with Rocky Boy's North Central Montana Regional Water (Great Falls, MT)
  • 1:00 p.m. - Meeting with the Great Falls Development Authority, Inc. (Great Falls, MT)
  • 2:15 p.m. - Tour Benefits Healthcare Center (Great Falls, MT)
  • 3:30 p.m. - Tour the Center for Mental Health (Great Falls, MT)

March 12, 2009

  • 8:30 a.m. - Meeting with former Montana State Auditor John Morrison
  • 9:30 a.m. - Senate Indian Affairs Oversight Hearing
  • 11:30 a.m. - Press Interviews
  • 1:15 p.m. - Meeting with Dan Dubray, Matt Maucieri, and Acting Commissioner Bill McDonald with the Bureau of Reclamation
  • 1:45 p.m. - Meeting with Ron Dewsnup with Allegiance Benefit Plan Management of Missoula, MT; Dick Goff and Mike Ferguson with the Montana Captive Insurance Association; former Insurance Commissioner Julie McPeak; and Kevin Doherty with Burr & Forman
  • 2:00 p.m. - Meeting with Daniella Rottier of Lakeside, MT with the National Youth Leadership Conference
  • 2:15 p.m. - Meeting with Montana Lieutenant Governor John Bohlinger
  • 2:30 p.m. - Meeting with Jim Sayer with Adventure Cycling
  • 2:45 p.m. - Meeting with Coleen Kaiser with the Montana Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program of Montana State University
  • 3:00 p.m. - Meeting with Montana Lieutenant Governor John Bohlinger and Secretary of Veterans Affairs General Eric Shinseki

March 11, 2009

  • 8:00 a.m. - Meeting with Montana Assistant Attorney General Christopher Fowler
  • 8:15 a.m. - Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m. - Meeting with a Delegation of the Montana Farmers Union
  • 10:30 a.m. - Meeting with Mary Whittinghill with the Montana National Multiple Sclerosis Society
  • 11:00 a.m. - Meeting with Bob Rowe with Northwestern Energy
  • 11:45 a.m. - Delegation Meeting with Senator Baucus and Representative Rehberg
  • 12:45 p.m. - Meeting with Geoff Simon with MDU Resources Group and Dave Goodin with Montana-Dakota Utilities
  • 1:00 p.m. - Meeting with Rick Lawrence and Chistine Sommers-Austin with the Montana State University Land Resources and Environmental Department
  • 1:15 p.m. - Meeting with Pay Sweeney of Billings, MT with the Western Organization of Resource Councils
  • 1:45 p.m. - Meeting with Charlie Stortz with Logistic Systems, Inc. of Missoula, MT and Congressman Pierluisi of Puerto Rico
  • 2:00 p.m. - Meeting with Richard and Chris Owen of Geraldine, MT
  • 2:30 p.m. - Meeting with Leo McDonnell of Columbus, MT and Hugh Broadus of Forsyth, MT with the U.S. Cattlemen's Association
  • 2:45 p.m. - Meeting with Tom Downey, Joe Violante, Peter Dickinson, Dean Stoline, and Rene Campos with Disabled American Veterans, the American Legion, and The Military Coalition
  • 3:00 p.m. - Meeting with Wendy Abrams
  • 3:30 p.m. - Press Interviews
  • 3:45 p.m. - Meeting with Dennis Paxinos; Gallatin County Sheriff Jim Cashwell of Bozeman, MT; Miriam Rollin with Fight Crime Invest in Kids; and Martha Brooks
  • 5:30 p.m. - Attend U.S. Senate Youth Program Reception with Samuel Hodges of Big Timber, MT and Katherine Neher of Stevensville, MT
  • 6:00 p.m. - Address the Union of Concerned Scientists
  • 6:30 p.m. - Attend Supreme Court Historical Society Dinner with Senator Reid and Senator McConnell

March 10, 2009

  • 7:30 a.m. - Meeting with Communications Staff
  • 8:15 a.m. - Press Interviews
  • 9:00 a.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:10 a.m. - Meeting with Judy Chapman with the Montana Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
  • 9:15 a.m. - Meeting with Bill Murdock and Joe Skinner, Gallatin County Commissioners
  • 9:30 a.m. - Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 12:00 p.m. - Meeting with Peter Formaz with National Association for Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors and Jack Clarkson with the Montana Affiliate of the National Association for Addicted Professionals
  • 12:15 p.m. - Meeting with Joan Nemeth of Billings, MT with SEIU
  • 12:25 p.m. - Press Interviews
  • 12:30 p.m. - Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:00 p.m. - Press Interviews
  • 2:30 p.m. - Meeting with the Montana Association of School Business Officials and Indian Impact Schools
  • 2:45 p.m. - Meeting with Adam Rousselle with Utility Risk Management Corporation, David Rocchio, and Susan Russ
  • 3:00 p.m. - Meeting with Doug Hardy of Great Falls, MT; Tom Barnett of Sidney, MT; and Allen Thiessen of Lambert, MT with the Mid-West Electric Consumers Association
  • 3:15 p.m. - Meeting with Pattie Johnsey with Cardiopulmonary Services of Community Hospital of Anaconda, MT
  • 3:30 p.m. - Call with Students from Butte High School
  • 4:15 p.m. - Meeting with Jeff Barber with the Nature Conservancy of Montana
  • 4:30 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 5:30 p.m. - Meeting with Senator Stabenow
  • 5:45 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 6:00 p.m. - Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 7:00 p.m. - Senate Floor Session

March 9, 2009

  • 4:45 p.m. - Meeting with Sheryl Wood with the Montana Association of Counties and a Delegation of Montana County Commissioners
  • 5:00 p.m. - Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 5:30 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 5:45 p.m. - Call with Secretary of Veterans Affairs General Eric Shinseki

March 8, 2009

  • No public events

March 7, 2009

  • 7:30 a.m. - Meeting with David Smith with the Bozeman Chamber of Commerce - Bozeman, MT
  • 8:30 a.m. - Tour Mystery Ranch - Bozeman, MT
  • 10:00 a.m. - Meeting with the Greater Yellowstone Coalition - Bozeman, MT

March 6, 2009

  • 1:15 p.m. - Press Interviews - Belgrade, MT
  • 2:30 p.m. - Visit Bozeman Explosion Site and Meeting with Bozeman Officials - Bozeman, MT
  • 4:00 p.m. - Visit Tech Ranch - Bozeman, MT
  • 5:30 p.m. - Meeting with League of Women Voters and Wonderlust - Bozeman, MT
  • 7:00 p.m. - Dinner with Clark Wheeler - Bozeman, MT

March 5, 2009

  • 9:00 a.m. - Meeting with Brad Black of Libby, MT with the Center for Asbestos Related Diseases Clinic
  • 9:30 a.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m. - Senate Banking Committee Hearing
  • 10:30 a.m. - Senate Homeland Security Committee Hearing
  • 11:45 a.m. - Meeting with Elizabeth Alama and Laurel Ellis of Kalispell, MT and Katherine Swanson of Missoula, MT with the National Home Infusion Association
  • 12:00 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 1:45 p.m. - Meeting with Steve Holland with Montana State University, Robert Marley, Neal Blossom, and Ann Desch
  • 2:00 p.m. - Meeting with Katherine Baum of Billings, MT and Caroline Houser of Kalispell, MT with the National Youth Leadership Conference
  • 2:15 p.m. - Meeting with Dr. Sam Foster with the Rocky Mountain Research Station
  • 2:30 p.m. - Meeting with Catherine Lisowski with the Montana Region of the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • 2:45 p.m. - Meeting with Donald Bradshaw, Representative to the Interstate Oil & Gas Compact Commission
  • 3:00 p.m. - Meeting with Doug Rauthe and Lil Dupree with the Community Action Partnership of Northwest Montana
  • 3:15 p.m. - Meeting with Kim Abbott with the Montana Human Rights Network
  • 5:30 p.m. - Senate Floor Session

March 4, 2009

  • 8:15 a.m. - Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m. - Steering and Outreach Committee Meeting with Veterans Service Organizations
  • 9:30 a.m. - Senate Homeland Security Committee Hearing
  • 11:45 a.m. - Meeting with Bryan Wheat of Montana
  • 1:15 p.m. - Press Interviews
  • 1:45 p.m. - Meeting with Bob Norbie and Kerrie Sheets with Special Olympics Montana
  • 2:00 p.m. - Meeting with with Jeff Jacobsen and Lance Juedeman with the Council on Agricultural Research at Montana State University
  • 2:30 p.m. - Meeting with Lewis & Clark Middle School Close Up of Billings, MT
  • 3:00 p.m. - Meeting with Jeff Twohig with the Edward Jones Grassroots Taskforce
  • 3:15 p.m. - Meeting with Roger Hagan with the Enlisted Montana National Guard Association
  • 3:20 p.m. - Meeting with Mary DeBernardis of Gallatin Gateway, MT
  • 3:25 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 3:35 p.m. - Meeting with a Delegation of the Billings City Council
  • 4:15 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 5:00 p.m. - Meeting with Dan Keil and Annmarie Robinson with the North Central Montana Regional Water Authority; Pat Harmon with the South Chester County Water District; Tony Belcourt with the Chippewa Cree Tribe; Steve Burian with AE2S; and Bob Valeu with KLJ Solutions Co.
  • 5:15 p.m. - Press Interviews
  • 5:30 - Senate Floor Session

March 3, 2009

  • 8:00 a.m. - Attend Roundtable at U.S. Climate Change Action Economic Sumposium
  • 9:00 a.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:45 a.m. - Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 10:30 a.m. - Meeting with John Engler with the National Association of Manufacturers
  • 12:00 p.m. - Meeting with Dr. Tyler Bradford and Dr. Shaun Gillis of Bozeman, MT; Dr. Mark Garnaas of Missoula, MT; ans Dr. Tersh McCracken of Billings, MT with the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • 12:15 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 12:30 p.m. - Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:15 p.m. - Meeting with Rhonda Whiting, Appointee to the Northwest Power and Conservation Council
  • 2:30 p.m. - Meeting with David Ports with the Missoula Family YMCA
  • 2:45 p.m. - Meeting with Connie Dove with the Montana School Nutrition Association
  • 3:00 p.m. - Meeting with Loren Timmerman of Shelby, MT with the National Treasury Employees Union
  • 3:15 p.m. - Meeting with Gary White, Ruddy Reilly, and Lori Perkio with the Montana American Legion; and Barbara Monroe, Stacy Bear, and Karen Sufag with the Auxillary
  • 3:25 p.m. - Meeting with Ken Egan and Kathleen Ralph with the Board of Humanities of Montana
  • 3:30 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 3:35 p.m. - Meeting with Larry Kramer with Big Sky Floral & Design
  • 3:45 p.m. - Meeting with Bob Gauthier of Ronan, MT and Heanette McKee of Hamilton, MT with the Montana Board of Housing
  • 6:00 p.m. - Senate Floor Session

March 2, 2009

  • No public events

March 1, 2009

  • No public events

February 2009

February 28, 2009

  • No public events

February 27, 2009

  • 1:00 p.m. - Press Interviews Great Falls, MT
  • 2:00 p.m. - Press Interviews Great Falls, MT
  • 3:15 p.m. - Meeting with Whitmore Ravine Cooperative Conservation Committee Great Falls, MT
  • 3:45 p.m. - Meeting with Ken Morrow Great Falls, MT
  • 4:15 p.m. - Meeting with Brett DeBruycker with the Montana Cattleman's Association Great Falls, MT

February 26, 2009

  • 9:00 a.m. - Press Interviews
  • 9:30 a.m. - Meeting with Montana Veteran Matt Kuntz
  • 10:00 a.m. - Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 10:30 a.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 12:00 p.m. - Meeting with Aeric Reilly with the Montana Wool Growers
  • 12:15 p.m. - Meeting with Delegation of the Montana American Short Line Railroad Association
  • 12:30 p.m. - Press Interviews
  • 2:00 p.m. - Meeting with Bob Sivertson with the Seven States from Texas to Montana/North Dakota
  • 2:10 p.m. - Meeting with Steve Doherty, Chairman of the Montana Fish, Wildlife, & Parks Commission
  • 2:15 p.m. - Meeting with Lisa Maxwell of Great Falls, MT and Kevin Amende of Bozeman, MT with the National Hemophilia Foundation
  • 2:30 p.m. - Meeting with Ed Yingling and Dionne Davies with the American Bankers Association
  • 2:45 p.m. - Meeting with Jason Adams with the Salish Kootenai Housing Authority of the Flathead Reservation
  • 3:00 p.m. - Meeting with Lt. Col. Paul Tweden, Former Montana Wing Commander
  • 3:45 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 4:30 p.m. - Meeting with Senator Baucus and Air Force Global Strike Command Brigadier General James Kowalski, Major General Alston, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Air Force Installations Kathleen Ferguson, Great Falls Development Authority President Brett Doney, Great Falls City Manager Greg Doyan, Steve Malicott with the Great Falls Chamber of Commerce, and Warren Wenz

February 25, 2009

  • 8:15 a.m. - Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m. - Steering Committee Meeting
  • 10:00 a.m. - Meeting with Mayor Jim Smith, City Manager Tim Burton, Public Works Director John Rundquist, and Assistant Public Works Director Phil Hauck of Helena, MT
  • 11:15 a.m. - Meeting with Communications Staff
  • 11:30 a.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 11:45 a.m. - Meeting with Elizabeth Davis of Bozeman, MT and Joe Rolley with ConvaTec.
  • 12:45 p.m. - Meeting with Randy Jense of Helena, MT and Matthew Swartz of Marion, MT with the Montana Youth Challenge Program
  • 1:00 p.m. - Meeting with Verg Aageson
  • 1:30 p.m. - Meeting with Glenn Lambert with Cascade Mutual of Great Falls, MT
  • 2:00 p.m. - Meeting with Dave Schulz with Madison County, Becky Kington with Montana Weed Control, and Dave Burch with the Montana Department of Agriculture
  • 2:15 p.m. - Meeting with Andy Stern with the Service Employees International Union
  • 2:30 p.m. - Meeting with Dr. Sterling Miller with the National Wildlife Federation and Rich Day with the Montana Wildlife Federation of Butte, MT
  • 3:00 p.m. - Meeting with Clyde Dailey of Helena, MT with the Montana community Union Network
  • 3:05 p.m. - Meeting with Bob Ekey, Pat Smith, and Brenda Davis with the Montana Wilderness Society
  • 3:15 p.m. - Meeting with Mariane Roos of Red Lodge, MT with Travois Inc.
  • 3:45 p.m. - Meeting with Bill Mills with 2M Company
  • 5:00 p.m. - Meeting with Delegation of the Canada-United States Inter-Parliamentary Group
  • 5:45 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 6:00 p.m. - Senate Appropriations Committee Meeting

February 24, 2009

  • 9:00 a.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m. - Meeting with Jim Hamilton with Friends of the Lee Metcalf National Wildlife Refuge of Stevensville, MT
  • 10:00 a.m. - Senate Banking Committee Executive Session and Hearing
  • 11:15 a.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 12:00 p.m. - Meeting with Senator Baucus and Students from Billings West High School of Billings, MT
  • 12:30 p.m. - Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:15 p.m. - Attend Funeral Service for Sgt. Trevor Johnson of Forsyth, MT
  • 5:00 p.m. - Meeting with Liz Galli-Noble and Janet Clark with the Center for Invasive Plant Management at Montana State University
  • 5:15 p.m. - Meeting with Beverly Byers-Pevitts with Park University
  • 5:30 p.m. - Press Interviews
  • 6:00 p.m. - Attend Reception with Alex Salmond, First Minister of Scotland
  • 9:00 p.m. - Attend President Obama's Address to the Joint Session of Congress

February 23, 2009

  • 5:15 p.m. - Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 6:00 p.m. - Call with Mike Ryan with the Bureau of Reclamation of Billings, MT

February 22, 2009

  • No public events

February 21, 2009

  • No public events

February 20, 2009

  • No public events

February 19, 2009

  • 10:00 a.m. - Attend Funeral Service for Chairman Carl Venne (Crow Agency, MT)
  • 2:00 p.m. - Jobs Bill Roundtable Discussion (Great Falls, MT)
  • 3:00 p.m. - Press Interviews (Great Falls, MT)
  • 3:30 p.m. - Tour the McLaughlin Research Center (Great Falls, MT)
  • 6:00 p.m. - Address the Montana Rural Water Systems Annual Conference (Great Falls, MT)

February 18, 2009

  • 8:30 a.m. - Press Interviews (Missoula, MT)
  • 10:00 a.m. - Press Interviews (Missoula, MT)
  • 11:15 a.m. - Deer Lodge Timber Listening Session (Deer Lodge, MT)
  • 12:30 p.m. - Meeting with Al Luebeck (Deer Lodge, MT)
  • 2:30 p.m. - Missoula Timber Listening Session (Missoula, MT)
  • 3:45 p.m. - Meeting with Delegations of the Sierra Club, Wildlands CPR, and Clark Fork Coalition (Missoula, MT)
  • 4:30 p.m. - Meeting with Yaak Valley Forest Council (Missoula, MT)
  • 5:10 p.m. - Meeting with Dale Harris (Missoula, MT)

February 17, 2009

  • 7:30 a.m. - Press Interviews (Kalispell, MT)
  • 9:00 a.m. - Press Interviews (Kalispell, MT)
  • 10:30 a.m. - Jobs Bill Roundtable Discussion (Kalispell, MT)
  • 11:30 a.m. - Press Interviews (Kalispell, MT)
  • 12:00 p.m. - Lunch with Montana Bankers (Kalispell, MT)
  • 1:45 p.m. - Meeting with Community and Business Leaders at Glacier Discovery Square Center Project (Columbia Falls, MT)
  • 2:50 p.m. - Meeting with Aluminum Trade Workers (Columbia Falls, MT)
  • 3:45 p.m. - Press Interviews (Kalispell, MT)
  • 4:30 p.m. - Attend the Gateway Community Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremony (Kalispell, MT)

February 16, 2009

  • 3:15 p.m. - Jobs Bill Roundtable Discussion with Senator Baucus (Billings, MT)
  • 4:15 p.m. - Press Interviews (Billings, MT)
  • 5:30 p.m. - Press Interviews (Billings, MT)

February 15, 2009

  • No Public Events

February 14, 2009

  • No Public Events

February 13, 2009

  • 9:00 a.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:30 a.m. - Meeting with Hugo Tureck of Montana
  • 11:00 a.m. - Meeting with Bart Dzivi with the Dzivi Law Firm
  • 12:00 p.m. - Meeting with Tammy Duckworth, Nominee to serve as Assistant Secretary for Public and Intergovernmental Affairs at the Department of Veterans Affairs
  • 12:30 p.m. - Press Interviews
  • 4:15 p.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 5:30 p.m. - Senate Floor Session

February 12, 2009

  • 9:00 a.m. - Press Interviews
  • 9:30 a.m. - Senate Indian Affairs Oversight Hearing
  • 10:00 a.m. - Senate Banking Committee Hearing
  • 12:30 p.m. - Press Interviews
  • 2:00 p.m. - Press Interviews
  • 2:15 p.m. - Meeting with Montana State Auditor Monica Lindeen and Pat Gorman
  • 2:30 p.m. - Meeting with Mike Lewis, Jim Cox, Marc Snyderman, Steve George, and Steve Luckowski with Universal Technical Resource Services
  • 2:45 p.m. - Meeting with Jane Holl Lute, Nominee to Serve as Deputy Secretary for Homeland Security
  • 3:00 p.m. - Meeting with Kathleen Hadley with the National center for Appropriate Technology of Butte, MT
  • 3:30 p.m. - Meeting with Senator Dorgan and Larry Mires with St. Mary Rehabilitation Working Group

February 11, 2009

  • 8:15 a.m. - Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m. - Steering Committee Meeting
  • 9:30 a.m. - Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 10:00 a.m. - Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee Business Meeting
  • 12:00 p.m. - Meeting with Peggy Beltrone with the Cascade County Commission
  • 1:15 p.m. - Meeting with Eric Hyyppa with Montana PBS and Matt Ranta with Friends of Montana PBS
  • 1:30 p.m. - Meeting with Bruce Henderson with the American Federation of Government Employees of Ft. Harrison, MT
  • 1:45 p.m. - Meeting with a delegation of the Montana National Indian Education Association
  • 2:00 p.m. - Meeting with Bing Von Bergen of Moccasin, MT; Keven Bradley of Cut Bank, MT; Gordon Stoner of Outlook, MT; Brian Eggebrecht of Malta, MT; Dan Gliko of Oilmont, MT; and Will Roehm and Lola Raska of Great Falls, MT with the Montana Grain Growers
  • 2:15 p.m. - Meeting with Tom Lose with the Montana State Association of Letter Carriers
  • 2:30 p.m. - Meeting with Gregory Wetstone with the American Wind Energy Association
  • 3:00 p.m. - Meeting with a delegation of the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America
  • 3:30 p.m. - Meeting with Pam Baca with the Social Security Administration
  • 5:00 p.m. - Meeting with Tim McGreevy with US Dry Pea and Lentil Council
  • 5:15 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 5:30 p.m. - Attend Armed Services Liason Office Joint Services Reception

February 10, 2009

  • 8:00 a.m. - Attend the Corps Network Community Annual Award Ceremony to Honor the Montana Convservation Corps
  • 9:00 a.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:15 a.m. - Meeting with Jim Foley and George Dennison with the University of Montana
  • 9:30 a.m. - Meeting with Ted Robbins of Great Falls, MT and Dan Burke with the Montana Association for the Blind
  • 10:00 a.m. - Press Interviews
  • 10:15 a.m. - Meeting with Jono McKinney and Emily Stonington Hibbard with the Montana Conservation Corps
  • 10:30 a.m. - Meeting with Jane Karas, Tom McElwain, Bob Nystuen, and Ralene Sliter with Flathead Valley Community College
  • 10:45 a.m. - Press Interviews
  • 11:00 a.m. - Meeting with Ari Santamaria, Paula Wood, Kelly Morris, Jenell Semple, and Charmell Owens with Kids First of Ravalli County
  • 11:30 a.m. - Meeting with Kevin Kaufman with Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway
  • 12:00 p.m. - Meeting with Dr. Donald Harr of Billings, MT with the American Psychiatric Association
  • 12:30 p.m. - Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:15 p.m. - Meeting with Jeff Faycosh with the Montana Narcotics Officers Association
  • 2:30 p.m. - Senate Banking Committee Executive Session and Hearing
  • 3:15 p.m. - Bipartisan Senators Meeting on Jobs Bill
  • 4:30 p.m. - Meeting with Tim Davis with the Montana Smart Growth Coalition
  • 5:00 p.m. - Meeting with Bill Berg of Gardiner, MT with the National Parks Conservation Association; Mick Holm of Columbia Falls, MT formerly with Glacier National Park; and Gretchen Long and Tony Jewett with NPCA Northern Rockies
  • 5:20 p.m. - Meeting with Jim Lynch with the Montana Department of Transportation
  • 5:30 p.m. - Meeting with Arnie Sherman and Geoff Sutton with the Montana World Trade Center at the University of Montana
  • 6:30 p.m. - Attend the Congressional Sportmen's Foundation Dinner
  • 9:00 p.m. - Press Interviews

February 9, 2009

  • 9:00 a.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 11:00 a.m. - Meeting with Communications Staff
  • 12:00 p.m. - Press Interviews
  • 3:30 p.m. - Meeting with Scheduling Staff
  • 4:00 p.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 4:30 p.m. - Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 5:30 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 6:00 p.m. - Press Interviews

February 8, 2009

  • No public events

February 7, 2009

  • 8:30 p.m. - Preside on Senate Floor Session

February 6, 2009

  • 9:00 a.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 11:30 a.m. - Call with Eric Feaver with the Montana Education Association
  • 12:00 p.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 1:15 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 2:25 p.m. - Call with Kirk Miller with Bozeman Public Schools
  • 3:00 p.m. - Democratic Senators Meeting on Jobs Bill
  • 3:45 p.m. - Press Interviews
  • 4:05 p.m. - Call with Joan Miles with the Montana Hospital Association
  • 4:10 p.m. -Call with Erin McGown with the Association of Montana’s Public Health Officers
  • 4:15 p.m. - Call with Anna Whiting-Sorrell with the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services
  • 4:20 p.m. - Call with Chancellor Frank Gilmore with Montana Tech
  • 4:30 p.m. - Call with Roland Mena with the Montana State Board of Crime Control
  • 5:30 p.m. - Democratic Caucus Meeting on Jobs Bill
  • 8:00 p.m. - Preside on Senate Floor Session

February 5, 2009

  • 9:30 a.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m. - Meeting with Delegation of the American Indian Higher Education Consortium
  • 10:15 a.m. - Senate Banking Committee Hearing
  • 11:00 a.m. - Senate Indian Affairs Committee Business Meeting
  • 12:00 p.m. - Meeting with John Goodnow and Amy Astin with Benefits Health System
  • 1:00 p.m. - Meeting with Matthew J. Juntz with the Montana National Alliance on Mental Illness
  • 1:30 p.m. - Meeting with Jeff Sandholm, Chere LeClair, Richard Shanahan, Souther, Mike Dowling, and Mark Getty with the Montana Chapter of the American Institute of Architects
  • 1:45 p.m. - Bipartisan Senators Meeting on Jobs Bill
  • 2:00 p.m. - Meeting with Jane Olson with Human Rights Watch and Amy Olson Duerik & Adam Duerik of Missoula, MT
  • 2:15 p.m. - Meeting with Mitchell West of Billings, MT
  • 2:30 p.m. - Meeting with Kim Liles of Missoula, MT with the Pulp and Paperworkers Resource Council
  • 3:00 p.m. - Meeting with Tom Campion, Cindy Shogan, and Kristen Miller with the Alaska Wilderness League
  • 3:30 p.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 4:30 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 5:30 p.m. - Meeting with Montana Secretary of State Linda McCulloch

February 4, 2009

  • 8:15 a.m. - Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m. - Senate Democratic Issues Conference
  • 5:00 p.m. - Press Interviews
  • 5:30 p.m. - Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 5:45 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 6:15 p.m. - Press Interviews
  • 6:30 p.m. - Meeting with Senator Ben Nelson
  • 7:00 p.m. - Senate Floor Session

February 3, 2009

  • 9:00 a.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m. - Meeting with Dr. Nick Wolter with the Billings Clinic
  • 10:00 a.m. - Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 10:45 a.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 12:00 p.m. - Meeting with Kendra Selser with the Montana National Association of School Nurses
  • 12:30 p.m. - Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 1:00 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 2:15 p.m. - Meeting with Tracy Russo with Montana Curesearch
  • 2:30 p.m. - Meeting with Steve Wright and Sonya Baskerville with the Bonneville Power Administration
  • 3:00 p.m. - Meeting with Todd Knowles of Great Falls, MT with the National Air Traffic Controllers Association
  • 3:10 p.m. - Press Interviews
  • 3:15 p.m. - Meeting with Harold Buck Elk with Fort Peck Tech Services
  • 3:30 p.m. - Meeting with Bob Vogel, Barb Riley, Charles Wilson, and Jan Cahill with the Montana School Boards Association
  • 4:30 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 5:00 p.m. - Meeting with Senator Ben Nelson
  • 6:00 p.m. - Preside on Senate Floor Session

February 2, 2009

  • 4:30 p.m. - Meeting with Senator Ben Nelson
  • 6:15 p.m. - Senate Floor Session

February 1, 2009

  • No public events

January 2009

January 31, 2009

  • No public events

January 30, 2009

  • No public events

January 29, 2009

  • 9:00 a.m. - Meeting with Arvid "Butch" Hiller with Mountain Water Company
  • 9:30 a.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:45 a.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 10:00 a.m. - Address Forest Service Representatives including: Bruce Johnson, Karla Hawley, David Campbell, Cindy Swanson, Nick Reyna, and Laura Mark, all of Montana
  • 12:00 p.m. - Press Interviews
  • 12:30 p.m. - Meeting with Lee Wasserman with the Rockefeller Family Fund, Peter Barnes with Working Assets, and Jim Jensen with the Montana Environmental Information Center
  • 2:00 p.m. - Call with Senior Staff
  • 2:30 p.m. - Meeting with Lt. General Jack Stultz, Chief of the U.S. Army Reserve
  • 3:15 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 3:30 p.m. - Meeting with Senator Baucus
  • 3:45 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 7:30 p.m. - Senate Floor Session

January 28, 2009

  • 8:15 a.m. - Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m. - Steering Committee Meeting
  • 9:30 a.m. - Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 11:00 a.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 11:30 a.m. - Meeting with Dolly Browder of Missoula, MT with Families USA
  • 12:30 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 1:00 p.m. - Meeting with Christine Scott, Bob Bendick, and Jamie Williams with the Northern Rockies Initiative for the Nature Conservancy
  • 1:30 p.m. - Meeting with Steve Feinberg with Cerberus Capital Management
  • 2:00 p.m. - Meeting with Dan Swartz, Terry Holzer, Drandon Whittman, and Dave Kelsey with Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative
  • 2:15 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 2:30 p.m. - Meeting with Lowell Baier with the Boone and Crockett Club of Missoula, MT and Gary Taylor with Fish and Wildlife agencies
  • 3:00 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 3:30 p.m. - Meeting with Tim Rupli
  • 5:45 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 7:00 p.m. - Senate Floor Speech

January 27, 2009

  • 8:00 a.m. - Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 9:00 a.m. - Meeting with Brigadier General John walsh with the Montana National Guard
  • 10:00 a.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:30 a.m. - Senate Appropriations Committee Markup
  • 12:30 p.m. - Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:30 p.m. - Meeting with Chuck Kerr with Great Northern Properties and Great Northern Power Development
  • 2:45 p.m. - Press Interviews
  • 3:00 p.m. - Attend Senator Gillibrand's Swearing-In Reception
  • 3:30 p.m. - Meeting with Lon Topaz with REC Silicon; Ron Redman and Kelly Fennerty with Summit Energy; Angelo Muzzin with RW Beck; and Tylynn Gordon and Dean Meinen with Strategies 360
  • 4:00 p.m. - Meeting with Senator Dorgan
  • 5:45 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 6:00 p.m. - Preside on Senate Floor Session

January 26, 2009

  • 6:15 a.m. - Press Interviews (Billings, MT)
  • 7:00 a.m. - Meeting with Todd Buchanan with the Montana Board of Regents of Higher Education (Billings, MT)
  • 6:00 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 6:15 p.m. - Meeting with Democratic Members of the Senate Appropriations Committee

January 25, 2009

  • 9:00 a.m. - Interviews with candidates to serve as U.S. Attorney, U.S. Marshal, USDA Rural Development Director, and USDA FSA State Director with Senator Baucus (Helena, MT)

January 24, 2009

  • 8:00 a.m. - Interviews with candidates to serve as U.S. Attorney, U.S. Marshal, USDA Rural Development Director, and USDA FSA State Director with Senator Baucus (Helena, MT)

January 23, 2009

  • No Public Events

January 22, 2009

  • 9:00 a.m. - Meeting with Sean Malloy with Senate Disbursing Office
  • 9:30 a.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m. - Meeting with Major General Don Loranger (Ret.) of Anaconda, MT
  • 10:45 a.m. - Press Interviews
  • 11:00 a.m. - Call with Susan Kohler with the Missoula Aging Services
  • 11:30 a.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 1:00 p.m. - Press Interviews
  • 1:30 p.m. - Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 2:00 p.m. - Meeting with Senators Dorgan, Webb, Sanders, Levin, Harkin, Brown, and Cantwell
  • 3:30 p.m. - Meeting with Senator Baucus

January 21, 2009

  • 8:15 a.m.- Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:45 a.m.- Meeting with Students from Glacier High School of Glacier, MT
  • 12:30 p.m.- Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:00 p.m.- Senate Homeland Security Committee Hearing
  • 5:00 p.m.- Meeting with Joe Fox, Dan Carlson, Robert Bailey, Alec Sandcrane, William Walksalong, Calude Leedom, Lafe Haugen with the Northern Cheyenne Tribe
  • 5:15 p.m.- Attend the 3rd Annual Progressive Media Summit

January 20, 2009

  • Attend the Inauguration of President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden
  • Ride Horse in Inaugural Parade

January 19, 2009

  • 12:00 p.m.-National Day of Service, Attend packaging for Troops at RFK Stadium
  • 5:00 p.m.-Bipartisan Inaugural Dinner Honoring General Colin Powell and Senator John McCain

January 18, 2009

  • No Public Events

January 17, 2009

  • No Public Events

January 16, 2009

  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m.-Meeting with Bob Drummond, Chapter 13 Trustee
  • 10:15 a.m.-Meeting with Chairman John Sweeney with the AFL-CIO
  • 11:00 a.m.-Meeting with George Kalogridis with the Organic Trade Association
  • 11:30 a.m.-Press Interviews
  • 12:00 p.m.-Meeting with Leon Royer, Vice Chairman of American Bank in Bozeman, MT
  • 1:00 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 3:00 p.m.-Meeting with Chad Pulfer of Missoula, MT and Paula Petri of Plains, MT

January 15, 2009

  • 9:30 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m.- Senate Homeland Security Committee Hearing on the nomination of Governor Janet Napolitano of Arizona, Nominee to serve as Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security
  • 11:00 a.m.- Senate Banking Committee Hearing
  • 1:00 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 2:00 p.m.- Meeting with Dick Brown, President of the Montana Hospital Association
  • 2:30 p.m.- Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 4:30 p.m.- Senate Floor Session
  • 4:45 p.m.- Press Interviews

January 14, 2009

  • 8:15 a.m.- Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.- Steering Committee Meeting
  • 10:00 a.m.- Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Hearing on the nomination of General Eric Shinseki to serve as Secretary of Veterans Affairs
  • 11:45 a.m.- Delegation Meeting with Senator Baucus and Representative Rehberg
  • 1:15 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 1:30 p.m.- Meeting with Governor Janet Napolitano of Arizona, Nominee to serve as Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security
  • 2:00 p.m.- Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Hearing on the nominations of Peter R. Orszag and Robert L. Nabors to serve as Office of Management and Budget Director and Deputy Director
  • 2:30 p.m.- Meeting with Senator Inouye
  • 5:00 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 7:00 p.m.- Dinner with the Senate Banking Committee Democratic Members

January 13, 2009

  • 9:00 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 10:45 a.m.- Senate Banking Committee Hearing on the nomination of Secretary-Designate Shaun Donovan to serve as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
  • 12:30 p.m.- Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:30 p.m.- Meeting with Scott Bosse with the Greater Yellowstone Coalition
  • 3:15 p.m.- Meeting with Dan Tarullo with the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve
  • 4:30 p.m.- Meeting with Sean Kennedy with the Presidential Transition Team
  • 5:15 p.m.- Meeting with Austan Goolsbee and Cecilia Rouse with the Council of Economic Advisors Member Designees
  • 6:00 p.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session

January 12, 2009

  • 9:00 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:45 a.m.- Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 10:30 a.m.- Meeting with Patty Beneke
  • 11:30 a.m.- Meeting with Senator Feingold
  • 3:00 p.m.- Meeting with Jason Furman, Economic Advisor to President-elect Barack Obama
  • 4:30 p.m.- Meeting with Legislative Staff

January 11, 2009

  • 1:00 p.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 2:00 p.m.- Senate Floor Session
  • 2:45 p.m.- Democratic Caucus Meeting with Representatives of the Presidential Transition Team

January 10, 2009

  • 7:45 a.m.- Meeting with Staff, Helena, MT
  • 8:30 a.m.- Address the "Realizing Montana's Energy Potential" Summit, Helena, MT
  • 9:30 a.m.- Meeting with Jim Willians with Basin Creek Electric, Helena, MT
  • 10:00 a.m.- Meeting with Webb Brown with the Montana Chamber of Commerce, Helena, MT
  • 10:30 a.m.- Call with Representatives of Montana Higher Education, Helena, MT

January 9, 2009

  • 10:00 a.m.- Meeting with Cary Hegreberg with the Montana Contractors Association, Helena, MT
  • 10:45 a.m.- Meeting with Staff, Helena, MT
  • 11:30 a.m.- Address the Montana State Senate Democratic Caucus, Helena, MT
  • 12:00 p.m.- Meeting with Montana State House Leadership, Helena, MT
  • 12:30 p.m.- Meeting with Montana State Senate President Bob Story, Helena, MT
  • 1:00 p.m.- Address Joint Session of the Montana State Legislature, Helena, MT
  • 2:30 p.m.- Press Interviews, Helena, MT
  • 3:00 p.m.- Press Interviews, Helena, MT
  • 4:00 p.m.- Meeting with the Montana League of Cities, Towns, and City Administrators, Helena, MT
  • 4:30 p.m.- Meeting with Labor Officials, Helena, MT
  • 5:00 p.m.- Meeting with John Flink with MHA, Helena, MT
  • 5:30 p.m.- Meeting with Dave Galt with Montana Petroleum Association, Helena, MT
  • 6:00 p.m.- Meeting with Geoff Feiss with the Montana Telecommunications Association, Helena, MT

January 8, 2009

  • 8:45 a.m.- Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 9:15 a.m.- Meeting with Department of Agriculture Undersecretary for Natural Resources and Environment Mark Rey
  • 9:30 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m.- Meeting with Sherm Anderson with Sun Mountain Lumber and Tim Baker with the Montana Wilderness Society
  • 10:30 a.m.- Senate Energy Committee Hearing
  • 11:30 a.m.- Press Interviews
  • 12:00 p.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 2:30 p.m.- Meeting with Secretary of Veterans Affairs James Peake
  • 3:30 p.m.- Democratic Caucus Meeting

January 7, 2009

  • 8:15 a.m.- Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m.- Meeting with David Rolf, President of SEIU Healthcare 775NW
  • 10:05 a.m.- Press Interviews
  • 10:30 a.m.- Meeting with Dr. Steven Chu, Nominee to serve as Secretary of Energy
  • 11:15 a.m.- Meeting with Senator Ken Salazar, Nominee to serve as Secretary of the Interior
  • 12:30 p.m.- Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:30 p.m.- Meeting with Shaun Donovan, Designee to serve as Secretary for Housing and Urban Development
  • 3:00 p.m.- Meeting with Mary Schapiro, Designee to serve as Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission
  • 3:30 p.m.- Meeting with Gene Graf of Bozeman, MT and Jon Freer of Missoula, MT with Riverworks Inc and the National Association of Home Builders
  • 5:15 p.m.- Steering Committee Welcome Reception for the 111th Congress
  • 5:45 p.m.- Call with Governor Janet Napolitano of Arizona, Nominee to serve as Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security

January 6, 2009

  • 8:00 a.m.- Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 9:00 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:20 a.m.- Meeting with Government Affairs Director Bob Valeu with KLJ Solutions Company
  • 12:00 p.m.- Official Swearing-In Ceremony for the 111th Congress
  • 12:45 p.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 2:00 p.m.- Attend Senator Hagan's Swearing-In Reception
  • 2:15 p.m.- Attend Senator Rockefeller's Swearing-In Reception
  • 2:45 p.m.- Attend Senator Baucus' Swearing-In Reception
  • 3:30 p.m.- Meeting with Governor Tom Vilsack of Iowa, Nominee to serve as Secretary of Agriculture
  • 4:15 p.m.- Press Interviews

January 5, 2009

  • No Public Events

January 4, 2009

  • No Public Events

January 3, 2009

  • No Public Events

January 2, 2009

  • No Public Events

January 1, 2009

  • No Public Events

December 2008

December 31, 2008

  • No Public Events

December 30, 2008

  • No Public Events

December 29, 2008

  • No Public Events

December 28, 2008

  • No Public Events

December 27, 2008

  • No Public Events

December 26, 2008

  • No Public Events

December 25, 2008

  • No Public Events

December 24, 2008

  • No Public Events

December 23, 2008

  • No Public Events

December 22, 2008

  • No Public Events

December 21, 2008

  • No Public Events

December 20, 2008

  • 12:00 p.m.- Meeting with Erik Burke, Terry Minow, and Sanna Porte with MEA-MFT, Helena, MT

December 19, 2008

  • No Public Events

December 18, 2008

  • 7:00 a.m.- Press Interviews, Missoula, MT
  • 9:00 a.m.- Press Interviews, Missoula, MT
  • 12:30 p.m.- Press Interviews, Kalispell, MT
  • 2:00 p.m.- Press Interviews, Kalispell, MT

December 17, 2008

  • 7:45 a.m.- Meeting with Staff, Bozeman, MT
  • 9:00 a.m.- Press Interviews, Bozeman, MT
  • 9:45 a.m.- Press Interviews, Belgrade, MT
  • 12:30 p.m.- Press Interviews, Helena, MT
  • 3:00 p.m.- Meeting with Montana Business Assistance Connection, Helena, MT
  • 3:30 p.m.- Press Interviews, Helena, MT
  • 6:45 p.m.- Meeting with Jim Vito, Missoula, MT

December 16, 2008

  • 5:50 a.m.- Press Interviews, Billings, MT
  • 6:30 a.m.-Press Interviews, Billings, MT
  • 8:30 a.m.-Press Interviews, Billings, MT
  • 10:00 a.m.- Meeting with Golden Valley County Commissioners, Ryegate, MT
  • 12:15 p.m.- Meeting with Sarah Calhoun, owner of Red Ants Pants, White Sulphur Springs, MT
  • 12:30 p.m.- Meeting with Meagher County Commissioners, White Sulphur Springs, MT
  • 1:00 p.m.- Meeting with U.S. Forest Service Office, White Sulphur Springs, MT
  • 3:30 p.m.- Press Interviews, Livingston, MT
  • 4:00 p.m.- Meeting with Jeanne-Marie Souvigney, Livingston, MT
  • 5:00 p.m.- Meeting with Manny Goetz Livingston, MT
  • 6:00 p.m.- Press Interviews,Bozeman, MT


December 15, 2008

  • 5:30 p.m.- Meeting with Tom Ebzery of Billings, MT, Billings, MT

December 14, 2008

  • No Public Events

December 13, 2008

  • No Public Events

December 12, 2008

  • No schedule posted

December 11, 2008

  • No schedule posted

December 10, 2008

  • No schedule posted

December 9, 2008

  • No schedule posted

December 8, 2008

  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:15 a.m.-Meeting with Senator-elect Begich
  • 10:30 a.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 11:20 a.m.-Press Interviews
  • 2:00 p.m.-Meeting with Staff
  • 3:00 p.m.-Press Interviews

December 7, 2008

  • No schedule posted

December 6, 2008

  • No schedule posted

December 5, 2008

  • 9:30 a.m.-Meeting with Gary Forrester of Billings, MT and Geoff Simon with MDU Resources Group
  • 10:00 a.m.-Meeting with Daniel Kemmis of Missoula, MT
  • 10:30 a.m.-Press Interviews
  • 12:00 p.m.-Preside on Pro Forma Session
  • 1:05 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 1:45 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 2:00 p.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff

December 4, 2008

  • 10:00 a.m.-Senate Banking Committee Hearing
  • 11:05 a.m.-Press Interviews
  • 1:00 p.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 7:00 p.m.-Press Interviews

December 3, 2008

  • 8:15 a.m.-Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 9:15 a.m.-Press Interviews
  • 12:30 p.m.-Meeting with Jim Messina, Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of the President-elect
  • 2:30 p.m.-Meeting with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid
  • 3:00 p.m.-Meeting with Carl Borgquist with Grasslands Renewable Energy
  • 3:45 p.m.-Meeting with Russ Kluesner of Lima, MT and Corporal Tim Slater and Diana Slater of Great Falls, MT
  • 4:00 p.m.-Meeting with James Press, Vice Chairman and President of Chrysler; Thomas Gilman, Vice Chairman and CEO of Chrysler; and Leland Wilson, CFO of Chrysler and Dina Ellis

December 2, 2008

  • 9:00 a.m.-Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:30 a.m.-Preside on Pro Forma Session
  • 11:30 a.m.-Meeting with Secretary of Veterans Affairs James Peake and Montana Lieutenant Governor John Bohlinger
  • 1:00 p.m.-Meeting with Chris, Kane, and Carol Gabrielsen of Havre, MT
  • 1:30 p.m.-Meeting with Major General Donald Alston, Mr. Dan Sitterly, Lt. Col. Sean Hackbarth, Col. Don Dunlop and Mr. Dan Sitterly with the United States Air Force
  • 2:00 p.m.-Meeting with Nancy Boyer of Billings, MT, Sharon Frey, Kim Walker, and Jane Warmack with the Christian Science Committee on Publications
  • 2:30 p.m.-Friedrick Schweitzer, President of Schweitzer Solutions, LLC of Billings, MT
  • 5:00 p.m.-Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony and Reception



December 1, 2008

  • No Public Events

November 2008

November 30, 2008

  • No Public Events

November 29, 2008

  • No Public Events

November 28, 2008

  • No Public Events

November 27, 2008

  • No schedule posted

November 26, 2008

  • No public events

November 25, 2008

  • No public events

November 24, 2008

  • No public events

November 23, 2008

  • No public events

November 22, 2008

  • 12:05 p.m. Cat-Griz Game, Missoula, MT
  • 12:15 p.m.- Press Interviews, Missoula, MT

November 21, 2008

  • No public events

November 20, 2008

  • 8:45 a.m.- Meeting with Barry Flamm of Polson, MT
  • 9:00 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m.- Teleconference with Senator Bingaman and Undersecretary Mark Rey
  • 10:00 a.m.- Meeting with Governor Brian Schweitzer
  • 11:00 a.m.- Meeting with Jim Ahrens of Helena, MT with the VA Rural Veterans Advisory Council
  • 11:30 a.m.- Meeting with New Zealand Ambassador Roy Ferguson
  • 12:00 p.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 2:30 p.m.- Press Interviews

November 19, 2008

  • 8:15 a.m.- Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.- Senate Banking Committee Hearing
  • 12:45 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 2:00 p.m.- Presentation for New Senators for the 111th Congress with Senator Brown
  • 2:30 p.m.- Senators-only Meeting
  • 3:30 p.m.- Meeting with Richard Sims with the Montana Historical Society of Helena, MT

November 18, 2008

  • 9:00 a.m.- Press Interviews
  • 9:15 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m.- Organizing Caucus for 111th Congress
  • 12:30 p.m.- Senate Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:20 p.m.- Meeting with Sid DeBoer with Lithia Motors
  • 3:00 p.m.- Senate Banking Committee Hearing

November 17, 2008

  • 10:30 a.m.- Meeting with Chip Magid and Timothy Koeppel with Dorsey and Whitney
  • 12:00 p.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 3:00 p.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 4:30 p.m.- Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 5:35 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 6:40 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 9:00 p.m.- Yellowstone Public Radio Call-In

November 16, 2008

  • No public events

November 15, 2008

  • No public events

November 14, 2008

  • No public events

November 13, 2008

  • 11:30 a.m.- Veterans Listening Session, Billings, MT
  • 1:00 p.m.- Veterans Clinic Groundbreaking, Billings, MT
  • 2:00 p.m.- Press Interviews, Billings, MT
  • 4:15 p.m.- Montana Telecommunications Systems Annual Telecom/Technology Symposium, Helena, MT
  • 6:00 p.m.- Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership Board of Directors Meeting, Craig, MT

November 12, 2008

  • No public events

November 11, 2008

  • 7:00 a.m.-Press Interviews, Billings, MT
  • 8:00 a.m.-Montana Farm Bureau Federation Annual Meeting, Billings, MT
  • 9:00 a.m.-Visit Lockwood Middle School, Lockwood, MT
  • 10:00 a.m.-Capitol Christmas Tree Festivities, Billings, MT
  • 11:30 a.m.-Dedication of Veterans' Cemetery, Laurel, MT
  • 1:30 p.m.-VFW Luncheon, Billings, MT
  • 2:30 p.m.- Visit Huntley Project High School, Huntley, MT

November 10, 2008

  • 8:50 a.m.-Press Interviews, Helena, MT
  • 10:00 a.m.-Montana Supporting Soldiers, Helena, MT
  • 11:00 a.m.-TVs for Vets Event with Lt. Gov. Bohlinger, Helena, MT
  • 12:00 p.m.-Press Interviews, Helena, MT
  • 1:00 p.m.-Tour Willis Cruse House, Helena, MT
  • 2:00 p.m.-Tour Montana Military Museum, Helena, MT
  • 4:30 p.m.-Veterans' Gathering, Bozeman, MT

November 9, 2008

  • No public events

November 8, 2008

  • 5:00 p.m.-Montana Cattlemen's Association Dinner, Lewistown, MT

November 7, 2008

  • 6:00 p.m.-Black Tie & Blue Jeans Benefit, Billings, MT

November 6, 2008

  • No Public Events

November 5, 2008

  • No Public Events

November 4, 2008

  • No Public Events

November 3, 2008

  • 10:30 a.m.- Bonner Pedestrian Bridge Dedication, Bonner, MT

November 2, 2008

  • No schedule posted

November 1, 2008

  • No schedule posted

October 2008

October 31, 2008

  • 8:00 a.m.- Press Interviews, Bozeman, MT
  • 9:00 a.m.- Classroom Visit -- Bozeman High School, Bozeman, MT
  • 10:00 a.m.- Classroom Visit -- Longfellow Elementary School, Bozeman, MT
  • 10:30 a.m.- Meeting with Montana State University President Geoff Gamble, Bozeman, MT

October 30, 2008

  • 7:00 a.m.- Hometown Helena, Helena, MT
  • 7:45 a.m.- Press Interviews, Helena, MT
  • 8:30 a.m.- Coffee with Montana National Guard, Fort Harrison, MT
  • 9:30 a.m.- National Guard Statement of Support, Fort Harrison, MT
  • 9:45 a.m.- Meeting with Adjutant General John Walsh, Fort Harrison, MT
  • 11:45 a.m.- Great Falls Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, Great Falls, MT
  • 12:45 p.m.- Press Interviews, Great Falls, MT
  • 7:30 p.m.- Butte Chamber of Commerce Dinner, Butte, MT

October 29, 2008

  • 1:00 p.m.- Classroom Visit -- Helena High School, Helena, MT
  • 3:30 p.m.- Meeting with Montana Health Care Providers, Helena, MT
  • 6:00 p.m.- Montana Bankers Association Dinner, Helena, MT

October 28, 2008

  • No Public Events

October 27, 2008

  • No Public Events

October 26, 2008

  • No public events

October 25, 2008

  • 9:00 a.m.-Press Interviews,Missoula, MT
  • 12:00 p.m.-Lunch with Don King,Missoula, MT
  • 2:30 p.m.-Montana Festival of the Book Favorite Poem Project, Missoula, MT
  • 4:00 p.m.-Montana Festival of the Book Reception for The Wide Open, Missoula, MT
  • 6:30 p.m.-Montana Food Bank Network Anniversary Dinner, Missoula, MT\

October 24, 2008

  • 1:00 p.m.-Press Interviews,Billings, MT
  • 1:30 p.m.-Desk Time -- Billings Office, Billings, MT
  • 2:30 p.m.-Press Interviews, Billings, MT

October 23, 2008

  • No Public Events

October 22, 2008

  • No Public Events

October 21, 2008

  • 9:30 a.m.- Call with Air Force Secretary Michael Wynne, Great Falls, MT
  • 9:45 a.m.- Meeting with Staff, Great Falls, MT
  • 10:00 a.m.- Press Interviews, Great Falls, MT
  • 10:15 a.m.- Call with Staff, Great Falls, MT

October 20, 2008

  • No Public Events

October 19, 2008

  • No Public Events

October 18, 2008

  • No Public Events

October 17, 2008

  • 3:15 p.m. - Rehearsal with All State Band, Great Falls, MT
  • 7:00 p.m.- Conduct the Montana State song with Montana's All-State Band, Great Falls, MT

October 16, 2008

  • No Public Events

October 15, 2008

  • No Public Events

October 14, 2008

  • No Public Events

October 13, 2008

  • No Public Events

October 12, 2008

  • Schedule not available

October 11, 2008

  • Schedule not available

October 10, 2008

  • Schedule not available

October 9, 2008

  • No Public Events

October 8, 2008

  • 7:00 a.m.- Press Interviews, Missoula, MT
  • 8:00 a.m.- Breakfast with Regional Forester Tom Tidwell, Missoula, MT
  • 9:15 a.m.- Attend the Montana League of Cities and Towns Conference, Missoula, MT
  • 9:30 a.m.- Visit the Washington Corporation, Missoula, MT
  • 10:00 a.m.- Visit the Missoula VA Clinic, Missoula, MT
  • 10:45 a.m.- Present Veteran Letter Award to Charlie Crookshanks, Missoula, MT
  • 11:15 a.m.- Lunch with Bob Minto, Missoula, MT
  • 12:15 p.m.- Visit Hellgate High School Government Students, Missoula, MT
  • 1:20 p.m.- Visit the National Native Child Trauma Center at the University of Montana, Missoula, MT
  • 2:15 p.m.- Press Interviews, Missoula, MT

October 7, 2008

  • 6:30 a.m.- Press Interviews, Polson, MT
  • 8:00 a.m.- Meeting with Laurence Walchuk with Hot Springs Telephone Company, Polson, MT
  • 9:20 a.m.- Tour Elmo Community Health Clinic, Elmo, MT
  • 10:45 a.m.- Address Bigfork High School Students, Bigfork, MT
  • 12:30 p.m.- Office Open House, Kalispell, MT
  • 1:45 p.m.- Address Flathead High School Government Students, Kalispell, MT
  • 3:00 p.m.- Meeting with Mayor Mike Jenson of Whitefish, MT, Whitefish, MT
  • 4:00 p.m.- Press Interviews, Kalispell, MT
  • 4:30 p.m.- Tour Flathead Community Health Center, Kalispell, MT

October 6, 2008

  • No public events

October 5, 2008

  • No public events

October 4, 2008

  • No public events

October 3, 2008

  • 11:30 a.m.- Press Interviews, Great Falls, MT

October 2, 2008

  • 9:00 a.m.- Call with Senior Staff

October 1, 2008

  • 8:15 a.m.- Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 11:45 a.m.- Press Interviews
  • 12:15 p.m.- Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 12:45 p.m.- Meeting with Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 3:15 p.m.- Meeting with Brian Blalock, Potential Defense Department Fellow
  • 3:30 p.m.- Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 4:00 p.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 4:45 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 5:15 p.m.- Call with Steve Turkiewicz with the Montana Bankers
  • 7:00 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 7:30 p.m.- Senate Floor Session

September 2008

September 30, 2008

  • 6:00 a.m.- Press Interviews, Billings, MT
  • 7:00 a.m.- Press Interviews, Billings, MT
  • 9:30 a.m.- Press Conference on Introduction of Beef Checkoff Modernization Act, Billings, MT
  • 1:00 p.m.- Meeting with Billings Gazette, Billings, MT

September 29, 2008

  • 9:00 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 12:30 p.m.- Senate Floor Session
  • 1:30 p.m.- Democratic Caucus Meeting
  • 2:30 p.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 3:30 p.m.- Call with Assistant Secretary for Fish, Wildlife, and Parks Lyle Laverty

September 28, 2008

  • No Public Events

September 27, 2008

  • 10:15 a.m.- Senate Floor Session
  • 1:30 p.m.- Senate Floor Session
  • 3:00 p.m.- Meeting with Staff
  • 4:00 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 5:15 p.m.- Press Interviews

September 26, 2008

  • 9:00 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m.- Meeting with Linda Anderson and Bryanna Peterson with Polson High School of Polson, MT
  • 10:00 a.m.- Meeting with Gail Stoltz
  • 11:00 a.m.- Call with State Staff
  • 12:00 p.m.- Meeting with Staff
  • 2:00 p.m.- Democratic Caucus Meeting
  • 6:00 p.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session

September 25, 2008

  • 9:30 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:50 a.m.- Meeting with Geraldine Carter and Caeli Quinn of Montana with Climate Ride
  • 10:15 a.m.- Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 10:45 a.m.- Receive the Advancement of Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Award for Leadership on Blinded Veterans Issues
  • 11:00 a.m.- Press Interviews
  • 12:00 p.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 1:30 p.m.- Meeting with National Youth Leadership Conference Students Sarah Macdonald of Emigrant, MT; Zachary Shovar of Billings, MT; and Catherine Thiel of Billings, MT
  • 1:45 p.m.- Meeting with Cyndy Andrus with the Bozeman Chamber of Commerce; Betsy Baumgart with Travel Montana Department of Commerce;John Brewer with the Billings Chamber of Commerce; Racine Fredie; Jim Schaffer; and Robin Hoover
  • 2:15 p.m.- Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 3:00 p.m.- Receive the National Federation of Independent Business Guardian of Small Business Award
  • 3:30 p.m.- Meeting with Senator Baucus
  • 4:15 p.m.- Meeting with Linda Carlson of Helena, MT, Executive Director of the Montana Commission on Community Service; Commissioner Gary Pfister of Helena, MT; and Commissioner Kim Miske of Wibaux, MT
  • 9:00 p.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session

September 24, 2008

  • 8:15 a.m.- Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 11:15 a.m.- Meeting with Brad Black of Libby, MT
  • 12:15 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 12:20 p.m.- Meeting with David Viste of Great Falls, MT, Montana 2008 Outstanding Older Worker
  • 2:15 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 3:00 p.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 5:00 p.m.- Senate Democratic Caucus Meeting with Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke

September 23, 2008

  • 8:00 a.m.- Meeting with Communications Staff
  • 8:30 a.m.- Meeting with Rick Holley, President and Chief Executive Officer of Plum Creek Timber Company
  • 9:00 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m.- Senate Banking Committee Hearing
  • 10:00 a.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 11:00 a.m.- Senate Banking Committee Hearing
  • 2:30 p.m.- Meeting with Brian Bickel, Dennis Reed, and Bill Brown with the Montana Air National Guard
  • 3:00 p.m.- Meeting with Kim Smith of Miles City, MT and Diane Geisen of Great Falls, MT with the Cancer Action Network
  • 3:10 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 3:30 p.m.- Meeting with Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Democratic Members
  • 4:15 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 5:15 p.m.- Senate Floor Session
  • 5:25 p.m.- Press Interviews

September 22, 2008

  • 8:15 a.m.- Discussion with Senior Staff
  • 10:45 a.m.- Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 1:30 p.m.- Democratic Policy Committee Hearing
  • 2:30 p.m.- Meeting with Montana State Legislators Bob Bergen and Mitch Tropila
  • 3:30 p.m.- Meeting with Lincoln County Commissioner Marianne Roose and Lewis and Clark County Superintendent Marsha Davis
  • 4:00 p.m.- Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 5:00 p.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff

September 21, 2008

  • No Public Events

September 20, 2008

  • No Public Events

September 19, 2008

  • 9:00 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff

September 18, 2008

  • 9:30 a.m.- Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 12:15 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 12:45 p.m.- Democratic Policy Committee Lunch
  • 2:00 p.m.- Meeting with Susan Witte of Helena, MT with Allegiance Benefit Plan Management
  • 2:15 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 2:30 p.m.- Meeting with Bill Dodge, CEO of Graymont and Arline Seeger, Executive Director of the National Lime Association
  • 3:15 p.m.- Meeting with Cherry Loney, Rachel Big Knife, and Ivy Parker Watson with the Sletten Cancer Institute of Great Falls, MT; and Dr. Rand Ruppert, Dr. Steve Alder, and Sandra Marsh with the Huntsman Cancer Institute of Salt Lake City, UT
  • 3:30 p.m.- Meeting with Senator Baucus
  • 6:30 p.m.- Senate Floor Session

September 17, 2008

  • 8:15 a.m.- Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m.- Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 11:30 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 1:00 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 1:30 p.m.- Meeting with Delegation of the Montana Credit Union Network; Tracie Kenyon of Helena, MT; Bob Bjelland of Lewistown, MT; Al Vukasin of Havre, MT; Mary Chapman of Billings, MT; and Bea Ann and Chuck Sommers of Billings, MT
  • 2:00 p.m.- Meeting with John Rauser with the Montana Pork Prod Council; Sonja Gregory of Lewistown, MT; Bruce Samson of Three Forks, MT; and Joe Hofer of Conrad, MT
  • 2:20 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 2:30 p.m.- Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 3:30 p.m.- Meeting with Steve Wright with Bonneville Power Administration and Sonya Baskerville
  • 4:00 p.m.- Meeting with Jerry Case with Bighorn Canyon NRA in Montana and Wyoming
  • 4:10 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 5:00 p.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 6:30 p.m.- Senate Floor Session

September 16, 2008

  • 7:45 a.m.- Meeting with Colonel Livingston and Colonel McDonald with the Montana Air National Guard
  • 8:00 a.m.- Attend Air Force Association Breakfast with Big Sky Chapter
  • 8:15 a.m.- Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 9:00 a.m.- Press Interviews
  • 9:15 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 12:45 p.m.- Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:00 p.m.- Congressional Sportmen's Foundation Briefing
  • 2:30 p.m.- Meeting with Dr. Blair Erb of Bozeman, MT and Dr. Millikan of Billings, MT with the American College of Cardiology
  • 2:45 p.m.- Tour of New Hybrid Vehicles
  • 3:15 p.m.- Meeting with Cheri Nelson of Kalispell, MT with Express Employment Professionals
  • 3:30 p.m.- Meeting with Bill Underriner of Billings, MT; Tim Hubbard of Missoula, MT; Craig Tillerman of Havre, MT; Don Kaltschmidt of Whitefish, MT; Leslie Oakland of Great Falls, MT; and Marilyn Olsen of Helena, MT with the Montana Automobile Dealers Association
  • 4:00 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 4:15 p.m.- Meeting with Gerry Berry, President of Covenant Aviation Security
  • 4:30 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 5:20 p.m.- Senate Floor Speech
  • 6:00 p.m.- Attend the Montana Credit Union Network Reception
  • 6:30 p.m.- Attend Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Event

September 15, 2008

  • No Public Events

September 14, 2008

  • No Public Events

September 13, 2008

  • No Public Events

September 12, 2008

  • No Public Events

September 11, 2008

  • 9:30 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m.- Press Interviews
  • 10:20 a.m.- Attend Crow Blessing of New Senate Committee Room
  • 10:30 a.m.- Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 12:00 p.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 1:30 p.m.- Tour of the New Capitol Visitor Center
  • 2:45 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 3:30 p.m.- Meeting with Senator Baucus
  • 4:00 p.m.- Meeting with Paul Andrews with Rural Dynamics and Montana Representative Shannon Augare

September 10, 2008

  • 8:15 a.m.- Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m.- Senate Floor Speech
  • 11:45 a.m.- Delegation Meeting with Senator Baucus and Representative Rehberg
  • 2:00 p.m.- Meeting with Dick Brown, President of the Montana Hospital Association
  • 2:30 p.m.- Meeting with Mary Beverage of Helena, MT with Feet to the Fire
  • 3:00 p.m.- Meeting with Brad Heckerman with American Eagle Instruments
  • 3:15 p.m.- Meeting with Paul Rana with the Greater Woods Bay Lake County Sewer District and Margaret Notley with the Glacier Natural History Association
  • 3:45 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 4:00 p.m.- Meeting with Doug Ferrell of Trout Creek, MT and Chris Marchion of Butte, MT with the Montana Wilderness Association
  • 5:00 p.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 6:00 p.m.- Senate Floor Session

September 9, 2008

  • 9:00 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m.- Meeting with Latha Vellanki of Helena, MT with the American Academy of Dermatology
  • 10:00 a.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 10:30 a.m.- Senate Banking Committee Hearing
  • 11:30 a.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 12:45 p.m.- Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:15 p.m.- Meeting with Senator Bingaman
  • 2:30 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 3:15 p.m.- Meeting with Delegation of the Montana Bankers Association
  • 4:30 p.m.- Meeting with Keith Olson, Executive Director of the Montana Logging Association
  • 6:00 p.m.- Attend National Farmer's Union Congressional Reception to Receive 2008 Farmers Union Golden Triangle Award
  • 6:30 p.m.- Attend the Celebrate America's Wilderness Reception

September 8, 2008

  • 9:00 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m.- Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 12:30 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 1:30 p.m.- Meeting with Staff
  • 2:00 p.m.- Meeting with Montana Delegation of the National Farmers Union
  • 2:45 p.m.- Meeting with Gerry Jennings, former President of the Montana Wilderness Association
  • 3:00 p.m.- Meeting with Graydon Moll, CEO of Mission Mountain Enterprises of Montana
  • 3:15 p.m.- Meeting with Senator Bingaman, Chairman of Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
  • 4:45 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 5:30 p.m.- Senate Floor Session
  • 5:45 p.m.- Meeting with Senator Baucus

September 7, 2008

  • No Public Events

September 6, 2008

  • No Public Events

September 5, 2008

  • No Public Events

September 4, 2008

  • No Public Events

September 3, 2008

  • No Public Events

September 2, 2008

  • No Public Events

September 1, 2008

  • 1:30 p.m.- Attend Labor Day Parade and Picnic, Great Falls, MT

August 2008

August 31, 2008

  • No Public Events

August 30, 2008

  • No Public Events

August 29, 2008

  • No Public Events

August 28, 2008

  • Democratic National Convention

August 27, 2008

  • 6:40 a.m.- Press Interviews, Billings, MT
  • 8:45 a.m.- Press Interviews, Billings, MT
  • 4:00 p.m.- Democratic National Convention, Denver, CO

August 26, 2008

  • No Public Events

August 24, 2008

  • No Public Events

August 23, 2008

  • No Public Events

August 22, 2008

  • 12:30 p.m.- Meeting with Staff, Great Falls, MT
  • 2:00 p.m.- Attend Welcome Ceremony for Air Force Secretary Michael Donley, Great Falls, MT
  • 2:15 p.m.- Tour Malmstrom Air Force Base with Air Force Secretary Michael Donley, Great Falls, MT
  • 2:45 p.m.- Press Interviews, Great Falls, MT

August 21, 2008

  • No Public Events

August 20, 2008

  • No Public Events

August 19, 2008

  • No Public Events

August 18, 2008

  • No Public Events

August 17, 2008

  • No Public Events

August 16, 2008

  • No Public Events

August 15, 2008

  • 8:30 a.m.- Meeting with Petroleum County Commissioners, Winnett, MT
  • 11:00 a.m.- Veterans Listening Session, Lewistown, MT
  • 12:15 p.m.- Visit Veterans' Clinic, Lewistown, MT
  • 2:30 p.m.- Meeting with Staff, Great Falls, MT
  • 3:00 p.m.- Tour of Montana Refining Company, Black Eagle, MT

August 14, 2008

  • 7:00 a.m.- Press Interviews, Billings, MT
  • 8:30 a.m.- Meeting with Bob Ochsner with Signal Peak Energy, Billings, MT
  • 9:30 a.m.- Meeting with Mark Mueller with St. Mary Land and Exploration Company, Billings, MT
  • 10:30 a.m.- Visit Big Sky Economic Development Authority, Billings, MT
  • 11:00 a.m.- Montana State University Energy Showcase and Roundtable, Billings, MT
  • 11:45 a.m.- Press Interviews, Billings, MT
  • 12:45 p.m.- Meeting with Ludlow Howe with Judith Gap Wind Farm, Billings, MT
  • 2:00 p.m.- Energy & Small Business Listening Session, Billings, MT
  • 3:15 p.m.- Meeting with Tom Richmond with the Montana Board of Oil and Gas, Billings, MT
  • 4:15 p.m.- Meeting with Bill Ballard with Ballard Petroleum, Billings, MT
  • 5:15 p.m.- Meeting with Scott Rickard with the Center for Applied Economic Research, Billings, MT

August 13, 2008

  • 7:00 a.m.- Press Interviews, Missoula, MT
  • 8:00 a.m.- Address Sunrise Rotary, Missoula, MT
  • 9:00 a.m.- Meeting with GT Solar, Missoula, MT
  • 10:00 a.m.- Tour of Missoula Green Building Industry Association, Missoula, MT
  • 10:45 a.m.- Press Interviews, Missoula, MT
  • 11:00 a.m.- Meeting with Paul Williamson with Missoula Technology and Development Center, Missoula, MT
  • 1:00 p.m.- Meeting with Barry Doner with Smufit Stone, Missoula, MT
  • 1:30 p.m.- Tour of Smurfit Stone, Missoula, MT
  • 2:30 p.m.- Visit Montana Sustainable Business Center Developers, Missoula, MT
  • 8:45 p.m.- Meeting with members of OCAWIU, Billings, MT

August 12, 2008

  • 7:00 a.m.- Meeting with Ron Mercer with Helena Regional Airport Authority, Helena, MT
  • 8:00 a.m.- Tour of Old National Guard Hangars, Helena, MT
  • 9:00 a.m.- Press Interviews, Helena, MT
  • 10:00 a.m.- Small Business Listening Session, Helena, MT
  • 11:00 a.m.- Press Interviews, Helena, MT
  • 11:30 a.m.- Meeting with Rock Ringling with Montana Land Reliance, Helena, MT
  • 1:00 p.m.- Meeting with Public Service Commissioners Bob Raney and Greg Jergeson, Helena, MT
  • 5:00 p.m.- Press Interviews, Hamilton, MT
  • 6:45 p.m.- Meeting with Michael Kovarrubias, Peter Myall, and Kevin Wilkinson with Glaxo Smith Klein, Hamilton, MT

August 11, 2008

  • Schedule not available

August 10, 2008

  • No Public Events

August 9, 2008

  • No Public Events

August 8, 2008

  • 10:45 a.m.- Meeting with Mayor Jim Hammons of Troy, Montana, Troy, MT
  • 12:30 p.m.- Visit Libby Center for Asbestos Diseases, Libby, MT
  • 1:30 p.m.- Press Interviews, Libby, MT
  • 3:15 p.m.- Tour of Libby Dam, Libby, MT

August 7, 2008

  • 9:15 a.m.- Call with Staff
  • 10:00 a.m.- Press Interviews

August 6, 2008

  • No Public Events

August 5, 2008

  • 3:00 p.m.- Call with Secretary of Agriculture Ed Schafer, Missoula, MT

August 4, 2008

  • No Public Events

August 3, 2008

  • No Public Events

August 2, 2008

  • No Public Events

August 1, 2008

  • 9:00 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 11:00 a.m.- Call with Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Andy Karsner
  • 11:30 a.m.- Call with General Mosley of the Montana National Guard

July 2008

July 31, 2008

  • 9:30 a.m.- Senate Indian Affairs Committee Markup and Hearing
  • 10:00 a.m.- Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Hearing
  • 11:30 a.m.- Meeting with Senator Baucus and Michael Donley, Presidential Nominee to serve as Air Force Secretary
  • 12:45 p.m.- Democratic Policy Committee Lunch
  • 2:30 p.m.- Meeting with Phil Schiliro and Mike Strautmanis
  • 3:15 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 3:30 p.m.- Meeting with Senator Baucus
  • 4:00 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 7:00 p.m.- Senate Floor Session
  • 9:00 p.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session

July 30, 2008

  • 8:15 a.m.- Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m.- Senate Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committee Markup
  • 10:15 a.m.- Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Markup
  • 12:30 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 3:15 p.m.- Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 4:00 p.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session

July 29, 2008

  • 9:00 a.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m. - Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 12:45 p.m. - Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:30 p.m. - Meeting with Montana Students with the Hugh O'Brien Youth Leadership
  • 2:45 p.m. - Press Interviews
  • 3:00 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 3:15 p.m. - Call with Harold Blattie with the Montana Association of Counties
  • 3:30 p.m. - Meeting with Ariel Barrett with the University of Montana AIPAC
  • 4:00 p.m. - Meeting with Democratic Caucus

July 28, 2008

  • 9:00 a.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m. - Meeting with the Holmes Family of Billings, MT
  • 1:00 p.m. - Call with Staff
  • 2:45 p.m. - Press Interviews
  • 4:00 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 4:45 p.m. - Meeting with Legislative Staff

July 27, 2008

  • No Public Events

July 26, 2008

  • 11:00 a.m. - Senate Floor Session

July 25, 2008

  • 9:00 a.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 11:00 a.m. - Press Interviews
  • 11:45 a.m. - Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 1:00 p.m. - Press Interviews
  • 2:30 p.m. - Meeting with Staff

July 24, 2008

  • 9:00 a.m. - Steering Committee Meeting
  • 9:30 a.m. - Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 11:30 a.m. - Press Interviews
  • 1:15 p.m. - Meeting with Kathleen Dent of Missoula, MT; Wendy Ihde of Hamilton, MT; Sharon Redfern of Lewistown, MT; Jennifer Guthals of Thompson Falls, MT ; Dale Ahrens of Laurel, MT; Dan Farr of Sidney, MT; Dan Johnston of Victor, MT; and Julie Sykes and Darrell Rud of Helena, MT with the Elementary and Middle School Principals Association
  • 1:30 p.m. - Senate Floor Speech
  • 1:45 p.m. - Meeting with Steven Davis and John Knispel of Billings, MT; Danielle Babb of Butte, MT; and Paige Griffith of Missoula, MT with the American Legion Boys and Girls Nations
  • 2:15 p.m. - Meeting with Amanda Bryant of Custer County District High School, Miles City, MT
  • 2:30 p.m. - Meeting with Magne Gundersen with the Boy Scouts
  • 2:45 p.m. - Press Interviews
  • 3:30 p.m. - Meeting with Senator Baucus
  • 4:45 p.m. - Meeting with Tom Astrup and David Berg with American Crystal Sugar Company and Kevin Price

July 23, 2008

  • 8:15 a.m. - Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:15 a.m. - Meeting with Brad Livingston with the Montana National Guard
  • 9:30 a.m. - Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Oversight Hearing
  • 11:45 a.m. - Meeting with Dr. William Mealer of Bozeman, MT
  • 12:45 p.m. - Press Interviews
  • 2:00 p.m. - Meeting with Roland Mena with the Do the Write Thing Conference
  • 2:15 p.m. - Meeting with Chase Rose of Clyde Park, MT and Danny Pratt of Miles City, MT with Montana Future Farmers of America
  • 3:15 p.m. - Meeting with Ethan Keeler of Butte, MT with the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Symposium
  • 3:30 p.m. - Meeting with Mark Olson, Chairman of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board
  • 4:00 p.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff

July 22, 2008

  • 8:00 a.m. - Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 9:00 a.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m. - Meeting with Charles Hansen and Jacqueline Clark with Ash Grove Cement
  • 10:00 a.m. - Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 12:45 p.m. - Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:15 p.m. - Meeting with Don Pongrace and Danna Jackson with Akin Gump Law Firm, and Del Laverdure with the Crow Tribe of Montana
  • 2:20 p.m. - Meeting with Keri Brittan and Gerald Landby with the Association of Montana Turf Ornamental and Pest Professionals
  • 2:25 p.m. - Call with Secretary of Veterans Affairs James Peake
  • 2:45 p.m. - Meeting with Army Reservist, LTC Mark Snoozy of Billings, MT
  • 3:00 p.m. - Meeting with Pam Langley and Delegation of the Montana Agricultural Business Association
  • 3:30 p.m. - Meeting with Jeff Tiberi and Buzz Mattelin with the Montana Association of Conservation Districts
  • 4:00 p.m. - Meeting with Beaverhead County Commissioner Mike McGinley, Jefferson County Commissioner Ken Weber, and Dave Schultz
  • 4:30 p.m. - Meeting with Montana Representative Kendall Van Dyk of Billings, MT
  • 5:00 p.m. - Call with Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne

July 21, 2008

  • 8:15 a.m.- Meeting with Col. Michael Fortney with Malmstrom Air Force Base, Great Falls, MT
  • 9:30 a.m.- Meeting with Staff, Great Falls, MT
  • 10:00 a.m.- Press Interviews, Great Falls, MT

July 20, 2008

  • No Public Events

July 19, 2008

  • No Public Events

July 18, 2008

  • 9:15 a.m.- Meeting with Deputy Secretary for Homeland Security Paul Schneider
  • 10:00 a.m.- Meeting with Neal Johnson

July 17, 2008

  • 9:30 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m.- Senate Banking Committee Markup
  • 10:15 a.m.- Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 10:30 a.m.- Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Hearing
  • 11:15 a.m.- Meeting with Karli Clark and Shaw Marie Hansen with Choteau County Future Farmers of America
  • 11:30 a.m.- Meeting with Amy Cilimburg with the Montana Audubon
  • 12:00 p.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 1:30 p.m.- Meeting with Emily Stoick of Flathead, MT with the Congressional Youth Leadership Conference
  • 2:00 p.m.- Meeting with Cheri Shankar with the Humane Society of the United States
  • 2:15 p.m.- Meeting with Staff
  • 2:45 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 3:15 p.m.- Meeting with Deb Harget with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers 8th District
  • 3:30 p.m.- Meeting with Senator Baucus
  • 4:45 p.m.- Press Interviews

July 16, 2008

  • 8:15 a.m.- Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.- Steering Committee Meeting
  • 10:00 a.m.- Meeting with Plum Creek Timber Company and U.S. Forest Service
  • 11:15 a.m.- Press Interviews
  • 11:30 a.m.- Senate Energy Committee Meeting
  • 1:00 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 2:00 p.m.- Meeting with Tom Hinz
  • 2:30 p.m.- Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests Hearing
  • 4:00 p.m.- Meeting with Fort Belknap Tribal Council
  • 4:30 p.m.- Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 5:00 p.m.- Senate Floor Session

July 15, 2008

  • 7:45 a.m.- Call with Secretary of Agriculture Ed Schafer
  • 8:00 a.m.- Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 9:00 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m.- Press Interviews
  • 10:00 a.m.- Senate Banking Committee Hearing
  • 11:15 a.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 12:45 p.m.- Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 1:00 p.m.- Senate Banking Committee Hearing
  • 2:30 p.m.- Meeting with Major General Roger Burg with F.E. Warren Air Force Base in Wyoming, CM Sgt David Spector, Captain Joshua Henderson, and Major Kevin Mortenson
  • 3:00 p.m.- Meeting with Shirley Ball with Ethanol Producers and Consumers
  • 3:30 p.m.- Meeting with Bob Conley
  • 5:00 p.m.- Senate Floor Session

July 14, 2008

  • No Schedule Posted

July 13, 2008

  • No Public Events

July 12, 2008

  • No Public Events

July 11, 2008

  • 7:00 a.m.- Call with Senior Staff, Great Falls, MT
  • 9:15 a.m.- Address Montana Firefighters State Convention, Great Falls, MT
  • 1:00 p.m.- Tour of Rocky Mountain Supercomputing Center, Butte, MT
  • 2:00 p.m.- Visit National Center for Health Care Informatics, Butte, MT
  • 3:00 p.m.- Tour of Polymeric Interconnect, Butte, MT
  • 4:00 p.m.- Tour of MSE Technology Applications, Butte, MT
  • 5:00 p.m.- Meeting with Staff, Butte, MT
  • 5:30 p.m.- Press Interviews, Butte, MT
  • 6:00 p.m.- Butte National Folk Festival, Butte, MT

July 10, 2008

  • 9:30 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:30 a.m.- Meeting with Staff
  • 11:00 a.m.- Senate Floor Session
  • 12:00 p.m.- Visit with Montana Marine at Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, MD
  • 2:00 p.m.- Meeting with Brian Suttle with Browning Public Schools and Angela Branz-Spall with Montana Migrant Education Program
  • 2:30 p.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 3:00 p.m.- Meeting with Moke Eaglefeathers of Butte, MT
  • 3:15 p.m.- Meeting with Nancy Lee with Carroll College
  • 3:30 p.m.- Meeting with Senator Baucus
  • 4:45 p.m.- Press Interviews

July 9, 2008

  • 8:15 a.m. - Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:15 a.m. - Meeting with Rick Griffith with Bert Mooney Airport in Montana
  • 9:30 a.m. - Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 11:15 a.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 1:00 p.m. - Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 1:15 p.m. - Meeting with Ed Bangs with the Montana Fish and Wildlife Service
  • 2:00 p.m. - Democratic Policy Committee Hearing
  • 2:30 p.m. - Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests Hearing
  • 4:00 p.m. - Meeting with Delegation of Northern Cheyenne Tribe of Lame Deer, MT
  • 4:30 p.m. - Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests Hearing

July 8, 2008

  • 8:00 a.m. - Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 9:00 a.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m. - Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 12:45 p.m. - Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:30 p.m. - Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Subcommittee on Water and Power Hearing
  • 3:15 p.m. - Meeting with George Edwards with the Montana Department of Livestock
  • 3:45 p.m. - Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 4:15 p.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 6:00 p.m. - Call with George Kalogridis

July 7, 2008

  • No Public Events

July 6, 2008

  • No Public Events

July 5, 2008

  • No Public Events

July 4, 2008

  • No Public Events

July 3, 2008

  • 7:00 a.m.- Press Interviews, Bozeman, MT
  • 8:30 a.m.- Breakfast with Bozeman Businesses Leaders, Bozeman, MT
  • 10:00 a.m.- Meeting with Gallatin County Commissioner Joe Skinner and Recent Drug Treatment Court Graduates, Bozeman, MT
  • 11:30 a.m.- Housewarming for Pam and Lyle Whitmore, Bozeman, MT

July 2, 2008

  • 7:00 a.m.- Press Interviews, Havre, MT
  • 8:00 a.m.- Meeting with Staff, Havre, MT
  • 9:10 a.m.- Tour of U.S. Customs and Border Control Sector Headquarters, Havre, MT
  • 10:00 a.m.- Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Field Hearing, Havre, MT
  • 12:00 p.m.- Press Interviews, Havre, MT
  • 5:00 p.m.- Independence Day Celebration, Livingston, MT

July 1, 2008

  • 7:00 a.m.- Press Interviews, Glasgow, MT
  • 8:45 a.m.- Press Interviews, Malta, MT
  • 9:30 a.m.- Tour of Malta Border Patrol Station, Malta, MT
  • 10:15 a.m.- Press Interviews, Malta, MT
  • 11:30 a.m.- Lunch with Blaine County Commissioners and Jay Anderson with Sask-Mont Rural Development, Turner, MT
  • 12:30 p.m.- Meeting with Delegation of 24 Hour Port of Turner Constituents, Turner, MT
  • 1:30 p.m.- Tour of Port of Turner, Turner, MT
  • 3:00 p.m.- Press Interviews, Harlem, MT
  • 3:30 p.m.- Meeting with Julia Doney, President of Fort Belknap Tribal Council, Fort Belknap, MT
  • 6:00 p.m.- Dinner with Paul Tuss with Bear Paw Economic Development, Havre, MT

June 2008

June 30, 2008

  • 8:15 a.m.- Tour of Port of Raymond, Raymond, MT
  • 9:15 a.m.- Press Interviews, Plentywood, MT
  • 10:00 a.m.- Town Hall Meeting, Plentywood, MT
  • 11:00 a.m.- Press Interviews, Plentywood, MT
  • 12:30 p.m.- Press Interviews, Scobey, MT
  • 12:50 p.m.- Meeting with Deputy Secretary for Homeland Security Paul Schneider, Scobey, MT
  • 1:00 p.m.- Tour of Border Patrol Station and Port of Scobey, Scobey, MT
  • 3:30 p.m.- Press Interviews, Glasgow, MT
  • 4:30 p.m.- Tour of Fish Hatchery, Fort Peck, MT
  • 5:15 p.m.- Meeting with the Army Corps of Engineers and Tour of Fort Peck Lake, Dam Power House, and Interpretive Center, Fort Peck, MT

June 29, 2008

  • No Public Events

June 28, 2008

  • 10:45 a.m.- Fort Benton Summer Celebration Parade, Fort, Benton, MT
  • 12:30 p.m.- Dedication Ceremony for Montana Naval Monument, Fort Benton, MT

June 27, 2008

  • 2:00 p.m.- Address the Going to the Sun 75th Anniversary -Glacier National Park, MT
  • 7:00 p.m.- Address the Masons' 142nd Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge- Helena, MT

June 26, 2008

  • 8:45 a.m.- Meeting with Jon and Bonnie Petersen of Polson, MT
  • 9:15 a.m.- Call with Secretary of Agriculture Ed Schafer
  • 9:30 a.m.- Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Markup
  • 10:30 a.m.- Meeting with Senator Hutchison
  • 11:15 a.m.- Press Interviews
  • 12:00 p.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 1:30 p.m.- Meeting with Hillary Ross of Billings, MT, Winner of 21st Annual Montana National Peace Essay Contest
  • 2:30 p.m.- Meeting with Deanna Babb of Great Falls, MT; Maureen Richter of Missoula, MT; Anita Kellems of Chinook, MT; and Gabrielle Corscadden with Montana Nurse Practitioners
  • 3:30 p.m.- Meeting with Senator Baucus
  • 4:30 p.m.- Senate Floor Session

June 25, 2008

  • 8:15 a.m.- Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m.- Senate Energy Committee Hearing
  • 10:00 a.m.- Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Business Meeting
  • 12:30 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 1:00 p.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 1:30 p.m.- Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 2:30 p.m.- Meeting with Montana Students
  • 3:00 p.m.- Meeting with Dr. William Inskeep with Montana State University
  • 3:30 p.m.- Meeting with Jeff Millhollin and Bret Ewer with Pacific Steel and Recycling of Great Falls, MT
  • 4:00 p.m.- Meeting with Sheila Stearns, Mick Robinson, Ron Muffick, and Bruce Marks with the Montana Guaranteed Student Loan Program
  • 4:30 p.m.- Meeting with Patrick Sweeney, Anna Lucas, and Sara Kendall with the Western Organization of Resource Councils
  • 6:00 p.m.- Senate Floor Session

June 24, 2008

  • 8:30 a.m.- Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 9:15 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m.- Meeting with Jim and Gwen Walsh
  • 10:00 a.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 12:45 p.m.- Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:15 p.m.- Call with Rick Holley, CEO of Plum Creek and Department of Agriculture Undersecretary for Natural Resources and Environment Mark Rey
  • 2:30 p.m.- Call with Jim Slattery
  • 2:45 p.m.- Meeting with Robbe and Parker Lindsay of Missoula, MT; John and Grace Porterfield of Whitefish, MT; and Jim and Brandon Beland with Porter Block
  • 4:00 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 4:45 p.m.- Meeting with Tina Hedin, President of the Montana Nurses Association
  • 5:00 p.m.- Farewell Ceremony in Honor of Colonel Gregg P. Olson, USMC
  • 5:15 p.m.- Meeting with Christine Hill, Presidential Nominee to Serve as Assistant Secretary of Congressional and Legislative Affairs at the Department of Veterans Affairs
  • 5:45 p.m.- Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 6:00 p.m.- Attend Safari Club International Gala, Receive "Legislator of the Year" Award

June 23, 2008

  • No Public Events

June 22, 2008

  • No Public Events

June 21, 2008

  • No Public Events

June 20, 2008

  • No Public Events

June 19, 2008

  • 9:00 a.m.- Meeting with Administrative Staff
  • 9:30 a.m.- Senate Indian Affairs Committee Business Meeting
  • 10:30 a.m.- Press Interviews
  • 11:15 a.m.- Meeting with Elden Gould with the Risk Management Agency
  • 12:00 p.m.- Meeting with Bonnie Gail and David Drake of Missoula, MT
  • 12:15 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 1:00 p.m.- Meeting with Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne, Chairman James Steele, and Director Dale Hall of the Fish and Wildlife Service
  • 3:00 p.m.- Meeting with Nancy Stock and Cathy Fischer, President and President-Elect of the Montana Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
  • 3:30 p.m.- Meeting with Senator Baucus
  • 4:30 p.m.- Senate Floor Session

June 18, 2008

  • 8:15 a.m.- Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.- Senate Native American Steering Committee Meeting
  • 11:15 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 11:30 a.m.- Meeting with John and Carol Santa and Lori Brandon of Marion, MT; and John McKay of Cramer Creek, MT with the National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs
  • 11:45 a.m.- Meeting with Wilena Old Person with Natives of Montana Archival Project
  • 12:00 p.m.- Call with Senior Staff
  • 12:30 p.m.- Meeting with Rosalie Cates with the Montana Community Development Corporation
  • 1:00 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 1:30 p.m.- Meeting with Theresa Keaveny with the Montana League of Conservation Voters
  • 1:45 p.m.- Meeting with Dr. John Castillo, Executive Director of Walking Shield
  • 2:00 p.m.- Meeting with Frank Cote, Mark Burzynski, and Sherry Cladouhos, CEO of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • 2:30 p.m.- Meeting with Senator Baucus and Students from Montana
  • 3:00 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 3:15 p.m.- Meeting with Brice Vanness and Family
  • 4:00 p.m.- Meeting with Dotty Ballantyne with the American Rivers Board of Directors of Bozeman, MT
  • 4:30 p.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 5:30 p.m.-Senate Floor Session

June 17, 2008

  • 8:00 a.m.- Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 9:00 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 11:10 a.m.- Senate Floor Speech
  • 11:15 a.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 12:45 p.m.- Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:15 p.m.- Senate Floor Session
  • 2:20 p.m.- Meeting with Martin Lippert of Laurel, MT and Stephanie Mark of Nashua, MT
  • 2:30 p.m.- Meeting with Montana Students
  • 3:00 p.m.- Meeting with Jeff Rupp, CEO of HRDC IX
  • 3:20 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 3:30 p.m.- Meeting with Jane Dubbe with the First STEP Resource Center of Missoula, MT; Michelle Miller with the Butte Child Evaluation Center of Butte, MT; Dana Toole with Lewis and Clark County Children's Advocacy Center of Helena, MT; and Trish Foster with the Montana Network of CACs
  • 3:45 p.m.- Meeting with John Kober, Executive Director of the Pacific Rivers Council
  • 4:00 p.m.- Meeting with Hazel Todd of Billings, MT with Habitat for Humanity
  • 4:30 p.m.- Meeting with Lil Dupree and Judi Yeats with Northwest Montana Human Resources
  • 4:45 p.m.- Meeting with Delegation of the Crow Nation
  • 5:15 p.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff

June 16, 2008

  • No Public Events

June 15, 2008

  • No Public Events

June 14, 2008

  • No Public Events

June 13, 2008

  • 8:00 a.m.- Press Interviews
  • 9:00 a.m.-Tour of Mental Health Center, Billings, MT
  • 10:00 a.m.- Meeting with Cory Richardson with Billings Logan International Airport, Billings, MT
  • 10:45 a.m.- Meeting with Dave Kelsey with Yellowstone Valley Co-Op, Billings, MT
  • 11:30 a.m.- Tour of Pediatrics Wing of St. Vincent Healthcare, Billings, MT
  • 12:30 p.m.- Lunch with The Pryors Coalition, Billings, MT
  • 2:00 p.m.- Press Interviews, Roundup, MT
  • 3:30 p.m.- Meeting with Delegation of Montana Fish, Wildlife, & Parks Commission, Billings, MT

June 12, 2008

  • 9:30 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m.- Joint Economic Committee Hearing
  • 10:30 a.m.- Senate Banking Committee Hearing
  • 12:00 p.m.-Press Interviews
  • 12:15 p.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 1:30 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 2:15 p.m.- Senate Energy Committee Hearing
  • 3:30 p.m.- Senate Floor Session

June 11, 2008

  • 8:15 a.m.- Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.- Steering Committee Meeting
  • 11:45 a.m.- Delegation Lunch with Senator Baucus and Representative Rehberg
  • 12:45 p.m.- Senate Floor Speech
  • 1:15 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 1:30 p.m.- Meeting with Frank Odasz with Lone Eagle Consulting of Dillon, MT
  • 1:45 p.m.- Meeting with Montana State Representative Jon Sonju; Jason Sonju with Sonju Industrial; and John Luddy with Raytheon
  • 2:30 p.m.- Meeting with Department of Agriculture Undersecretary for Natural Resources and Environment Mark Rey
  • 3:00 p.m.- Meeting with Students from Montana Schools and Senator Baucus
  • 3:30 p.m.- Meeting with Julia Tanner with Chinook Wireless; George Woodward, Mark Freeman, and Eric Peterson with Rural Cellular Association
  • 4:00 p.m.- Meeting with Scott Kleeb
  • 4:30 p.m.- Meeting with Jay Pezoldt with Baker Commodities
  • 5:00 p.m.- Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 6:00 p.m.- Press Interviews

June 10, 2008

  • 8:00 a.m.- Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 9:00 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 11:20 a.m.- Senate Floor Speech
  • 12:45 p.m.- Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:15 p.m.- Meeting with Sharon Spreitzer of St. Ignatius, MT and Rosella Pongah of Lame Deer, MT with One Voice Against Cancer
  • 2:30 p.m.- Meeting with Robert McKelvy of Missoula, MT with the United Nations Association
  • 3:00 p.m.- Meeting with Ronald Davis of Butte Broadcasting
  • 3:30 p.m.- Meeting with Dave McAlpin and Delegation of the Montana Court Appointed Special Advocates
  • 4:00 p.m.- Meeting with Gene and Elaine Meier with Lewistown Propane-Fertilizer Company; Loran Davis and Judy Golob with Davis Business Machines; Jody Tait of Missoula, MT and Riley Johnson of Helena, MT with NFIB
  • 4:15 p.m.- Meeting with Dr. Mike Schweitzer of Billings, MT
  • 4:30 p.m.- Meeting with Treasure County Commissioner Mack Cole and Judith Cole of Hysham, MT; Wayne Ransbottom with Fidelity Exploration; and Tim Barber with Yates Petroleum
  • 6:00 p.m.- Land Trust Alliance and Conservation Tax Incentive Coalition Reception with Senator Baucus
  • 6:45 p.m.- Call with Susan Bodine, Assistant Administrator of EPA's Office of Solid Waste

June 9, 2008

  • No Public Events

June 8, 2008

  • No Public Events

June 7, 2008

  • No Public Events

June 6, 2008

  • 9:00 a.m.- Senate Floor Session
  • 9:15 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:30 a.m.- Meeting with Senate Energy Committee Staff

June 5, 2008

  • 9:30 a.m.- Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 10:00 a.m.- Senate Energy Committee Hearing
  • 12:45 p.m.- Democratic Policy Committee Lunch
  • 1:45 p.m.- Meeting with Dan Aune and Dennis Alexander of Bozeman, MT with the Montana Mental Health Association
  • 3:30 p.m.- Meeting with Senator Baucus
  • 4:30 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 5:30 p.m.- Senate Floor Session

June 4, 2008

  • 8:15 a.m.- Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m.- Meeting with Jeremy Symons and Larry Schweiger with the National Wildlife Federation; Leilani Munter; and Tony Dean
  • 9:45 a.m.- Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Oversight Hearing
  • 11:30 a.m.- Senate Floor Session
  • 12:10 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 12:45 p.m.- Meeting with Robert Barnosky, Zachary Patten, and Matthew Prasch of Billings, MT; Ariel Barrett of Missoula, MT; Blaze Culliton of Great Falls, MT; with AIPAC
  • 1:00 p.m.- Meeting with Leaders of Montana Nonprofit Associations
  • 2:00 p.m.- Meeting with Kelsen Young with the Montana Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
  • 2:30 p.m.- Meeting with Montana Students from Havre Middle School, Richey High School, and Belt High School
  • 4:15 p.m.- Meeting with Bill Kennedy
  • 4:30 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 11:00 p.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session

June 3, 2008

  • 8:00 a.m.- Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 9:00 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m.- Meeting with Paul Lencioni of Bozeman, MT with the Cicso Global Government Solutions Group
  • 10:00 a.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 12:45 p.m.- Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:15 p.m.- Official Senate Photo for 110th Congress
  • 2:30 p.m.- Meeting with Senator Baucus; Students from St. Joseph Middle School of Missoula, MT; and Delegation of the Foundation for Rural Service Youth
  • 3:00 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 5:00 p.m.- Meeting with Delegation of Fort Peck Reservation Rural Water Systems
  • 5:45 p.m.- Meeting with Delegation of Chippewa Cree Tribe

June 2, 2008

  • 7:00 a.m.- Press Interviews
  • 5:15 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 5:30 p.m.- Senate Floor Session

June 1, 2008

  • New Frontiers Conference, Research Summit with Senator Baucus

May 2008

May 31, 2008

  • No public events

May 30, 2008

  • No public events

May 29, 2008

  • No public events

May 28, 2008

  • No public events

May 27, 2008

  • 6:00 a.m.- Press Interviews
  • 3:00 p.m.- Senate Energy Committee Field Hearing

May 26, 2008

  • 7:00 a.m.- American Legion Memorial Day Breakfast
  • 10:00 a.m.-Butte United Veterans' Council Memorial Day Event
  • 11:30 a.m.- Press Interviews
  • 12:30 p.m.-Dedication of Southwest Montana Veterans Memorial, Parade
  • 3:00 p.m.- Yellowstone County Veterans' Cemetery Groundbreaking Ceremony
  • 5:30 p.m.- Visit the Billings Symphony Barbeque

May 22, 2008

  • 8:00 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m.- Senate Floor Speech
  • 10:30 a.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 11:00 a.m.- Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 11:30 a.m.- Senate Floor Session
  • 12:00 p.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 2:00 p.m.- Meeting with Peggy Beltrone with the Cascade County Commission
  • 2:15 p.m.- Meeting with Josi & Mark Wilgus and their Family of Billings, MT
  • 2:30 p.m.- Meeting with Senator Boxer
  • 3:00 p.m.- Meeting with Kimberli Beaver of Helena, MT; Ron Thatcher of Libby, MT; and Krista Gebert, Claudia Narcisco, and Jerry Wolf of Missoula, MT, with the Forest Service Council
  • 3:30 p.m.- Meeting with Senator Baucus

May 21, 2008

  • 7:10 a.m.- Press Interviews
  • 8:00 a.m.- Meeting with Senator Baucus
  • 8:15 a.m.- Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m.- Meeting with Schylar Canfield
  • 11:45 a.m.- Meeting with C.B. Pearson and Velma Smith with PEW
  • 12:45 p.m.- Visit Ducks Unlimited Reception with Fred and Nora Taylor of Laurel, MT and Jim Daugherty of Lincoln, MT
  • 1:30 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 2:00 p.m.- Meeting with NORPAC Delegation
  • 2:15 p.m.- Meeting with Laurence Walchuk with Hot Springs Telephone
  • 2:45 p.m.- Meeting with Delegation of Northwest Farm Credit Services
  • 3:00 p.m.- Meeting with Hal Fuglevand with Oftedal Construction of Miles City, MT
  • 3:30 p.m.- Meeting with Bob Ekey of Bozeman, MT and Scott Brennan with the Wilderness Society

3:45 p.m.- Meeting with Dr. Dan Benge of Billings, MT with Upward Bound and Educational Talent Research

  • 4:00 p.m.- Meeting with Dr. Susan Tiede of Missoula, MT
  • 4:15 p.m.- Meeting with Geri Small, President of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe of Lame Deer, MT
  • 4:30 p.m.- Meeting with Marco Ferro and Eric Feaver with MEA-MFT
  • 5:00 p.m.- Members Only Briefing

May 20, 2008

  • 8:00 a.m.- Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 9:00 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:15 a.m.- Meeting with Renne Cornelious of Ronan, MT; Michael Richards of Anaconda, MT; and Eric Shields of Missoula, MT, with the National Community Pharmacists Association
  • 10:00 a.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 12:45 p.m.- Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:15 p.m.- Meeting with Dr. Dennis Salisbury of Butte, MT with Rocky Mountain Clinic
  • 2:30 p.m.- Meeting with Senator Baucus and Students from Lockwood Middle School of Billings, MT
  • 3:00 p.m.- Meeting with Karen Dean with the Montana Rural Letter Carriers Association
  • 3:15 p.m.- Meeting with Staff
  • 4:15 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 5:00 p.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 6:00 p.m.- Attend Legislative Conference of the Transportation Communications Union, Receive the "Government, Labor & Management Good Scout Award"

May 19, 2008

  • no schedule posted

May 18, 2008

  • no schedule posted

May 17, 2008

  • no schedule posted

May 16, 2008

  • no schedule posted

May 15, 2008

  • 9:30 a.m.- Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 11:30 a.m.- Senate Floor Session
  • 12:00 p.m.- Meeting with Senator Dodd
  • 12:15 p.m.- Meeting with Karl Tyler of Missoula, MT with the National Automobile Dealers Association
  • 12:45 p.m.- Democratic Policy Committee Lunch
  • 2:00 p.m.- Meeting with Ronna Alexander of Helena, MT; Buck Pandis with Mountain View Co-op of Great Falls, MT; and Delegation of the Montana Petroleum Marketers
  • 2:30 p.m.- Meeting with Students from St. Labre Academy of Ashland, MT
  • 3:00 p.m.- Meeting with Leslie and Terri Torgerson of Browning, MT
  • 3:15 p.m.- Senate Banking Committee Business Meeting
  • 5:30 p.m.- Senate Floor Session

May 14, 2008

  • 8:15 a.m.- Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:40 a.m.- Senate Floor Speech
  • 10:00 a.m.- Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 11:30 a.m.- Meeting with Tim Brurud with the Boys and Girls Club of the Hi-Line of Havre, MT
  • 11:45 a.m.- Lunch with Senator Baucus and Representative Rehberg
  • 1:00 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 1:30 p.m.- Meeting with Gene Terland, Montana's State Director of the Bureau of Land Management
  • 1:45 p.m.- Meeting with Gary Rainwater, CEO of Ameren Electric, Representative Dick Gephardt, Joe Power, and Sharon Daniels
  • 2:00 p.m.- Meeting with Montana Delegation of the National Beer Wholesale Association
  • 2:30 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 3:00 p.m.- Call with Brad Heckerman with American Eagle Instruments of Missoula, MT
  • 3:15 p.m.- Meeting with Darlene Staffeldt and Nora Smith with the Montana Library Association and Honora Bray of Missoula, MT
  • 3:45 p.m.-Meeting with Jay Larson of Clancy, MT; Katarina Latkovich of Havre, MT; Ronald Loge of Dillon, MT; and Jim Yturri of Great Falls, MT with the American College of Physicians
  • 4:00 p.m.- Meeting with Glenn Oppel and Delegation of the Montana Association of Realtors
  • 4:30 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 5:00 p.m.- Meeting with Staff

May 13, 2008

  • 8:00 a.m.- Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 8:45 a.m.- Meeting with Peter Jaskoski and Susannah Pierce with Transcanada and Chuck Harple
  • 9:00 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 12:30 p.m.- Meeting with Chairman James Steele of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and George Waters
  • 12:45 p.m.- Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:15 p.m.- Meeting with State Senator John Brueggeman of Polson, MT
  • 2:30 p.m.- Indian Affairs Committee Oversight Hearing
  • 3:30 p.m.- Call with Students from West Yellowstone School
  • 4:15 p.m.- Meeting with Delegation of the Montana Dental Association
  • 7:00 p.m.- Address the Specialty Equipment Marketing Association

May 12, 2008

  • No schedule posted

May 11, 2008

  • No schedule posted

May 10, 2008

  • No schedule posted

May 9, 2008

  • No Public Events

May 8, 2008

  • 9:30 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:45 a.m.- Meeting with Jolene Rieck of Billings, MT with the American Society of Landscape Architects
  • 12:00 p.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 2:00 p.m.- Meeting with Robert Bargatze with LigoCyte Pharmaceuticals of Bozeman, MT
  • 2:15 p.m.- Meeting with Delegation of the Safari Club
  • 2:45 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 3:15 p.m.- Meeting with Lacey Kraft of Roundup, MT with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society
  • 3:30 p.m.- Meeting with Senator Baucus
  • 4:30 p.m.- Meeting with Marc Elias
  • 5:00 p.m.- Meeting with Staff

May 7, 2008

  • 8:15 a.m.- Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:45 a.m.- Senate Energy Committee Markup
  • 11:45 a.m.- Speaking Engagement at the CATO Institute Policy Forum on REAL ID
  • 12:45 p.m.- Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:00 p.m.- Meeting with Dwight Holman of Great Falls, MT, President of Holman Aviation
  • 2:30 p.m.- Meeting with Students from Gallatin Gateway School and Browning High School
  • 3:00 p.m.- Meeting with Justin Wiley, MT Laison of the International Code Council and Becky Baker, Chairman
  • 3:15 p.m.- Meeting with Aeric Reilly with the Montana Wool Growers
  • 3:30 p.m.- Meeting with Steve Preston, Presidential Nominee to serve as Secretary of Housing
  • 5:00 p.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 5:30 p.m.- Senate Floor Session

May 6, 2008

  • 8:45 a.m.- Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 9:30 a.m.- Meeting with Tamara Ruffatto of Brockton, MT and Hannah Burlingham of Hamilton, MT, winners of the Prudential Spirit of Community Award
  • 10:00 a.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 12:45 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 1:15 p.m.- Meeting with Koren Bloom of Billings, MT, recipient of the American Ambulance Association Stars of Life 2008
  • 2:00 p.m.- Meeting with Mark Rey, Agriculture Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment
  • 2:30 p.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 3:00 p.m.- Meeting with Senator Baucus and Delegation from the Montana Electric Cooperatives Association
  • 4:00 p.m.- Call with James Steele, Chairman of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes
  • 4:30 p.m.- Meeting with Jerci Powell of Browning, MT
  • 4:45 p.m.- Call with Garvey Wood of Loma, MT
  • 5:00 p.m.- Meeting with Kirsten Feldman of Montana with the Environmental Defense Fund

May 5, 2008

  • No Public Events

May 4, 2008

  • No Public Events

May 3, 2008

  • 11:30 a.m.- Commencement Speech at the University of Great Falls, Great Falls, MT

May 2, 2008

  • No Public Events

May 1, 2008

  • 9:30 a.m.- Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 11:30 a.m.- Meeting with Tom Rogers, John Tahsuda, and Joseph Kitto
  • 12:00 p.m.- Meeting with Alvin Windyboy with the American Diabetes Association
  • 1:30 p.m.- Meeting with Larry Nielsen and Sherry McMorris of Sidney, MT with MEA-MFT
  • 1:45 p.m.- Meeting with Bob Harris with Nutter & Harris
  • 2:00 p.m.- Meeting with Geoff Simon with MDU Resources Group and Summer Belden with Westmoreland Coal Company
  • 2:15 p.m.- Meeting with William Joern of Montana, Recipient of 2007 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching
  • 2:30 p.m.- Meeting with Senator Baucus and Students from Luther School of Luther, MT
  • 3:00 p.m.- Meeting with Dr. Gregory McDowell of Billings, MT
  • 4:00 p.m.- Press Interviews

April 2008

April 30, 2008

  • 8:15 a.m.- Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.- Steering Committee Meeting
  • 9:45 a.m.- Meeting with Dick Clark, Chief Information Officer for the State of Montana
  • 10:00 a.m.- Meeting with Steve Diefenderfer of Laurel, MT with Tri-County Rentals and Kevin Pearson of Great Falls, MT with Strobel Rentals
  • 12:00 p.m.- Meeting with Christopher Cox, Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission
  • 1:00 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 2:15 p.m.- Meeting with Cary Hegreberg, Executive Director of the Montana Contractors' Association; Dick Anderson with Dick Anderson Construction; and Ron Pike with Sime Construction
  • 2:30 p.m.- Meeting with Senator Baucus and Students from Loyola Sacred Heart High School of Missoula, MT and the Montana School for the Deaf and the Blind of Great Falls, MT
  • 3:00 p.m.- Meeting with Matthew Rose, President and Amy Hawkins, Vice President of Government Affairs with BNSF Railway
  • 4:00 p.m.- Meeting with Tom Bassett with the University of Montana
  • 4:30 p.m.- Meeting with Bob Minto of Missoula, MT, President and CEO of ALPS Corporation
  • 4:45 p.m.- Meeting with Montana Homebuilders Delegation

April 29, 2008

  • 8:00 a.m.- Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 8:45 a.m.- Meeting with Montana State Representative Shannon Augare and Tom Jacobsen with Rural Dynamics
  • 9:00 a.m.- Meeting with Montana State Representative Shannon Augare and Elsie Meeks, Chair of the Native Financial Education Coalition
  • 9:30 a.m.- Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Hearing
  • 11:15 a.m.- Meeting with Earl Dodd with IBM
  • 12:00 p.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 12:15 p.m.- Meeting with Dan Alsaker with Broadway Truck Stops of Belgrade, MT
  • 12:45 p.m.- Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:15 p.m.- Meeting with Jeri Domme of Helena, MT; Jessica Grennan of Missoula, MT; and Kim Povin of Clancy, MT with the American Heart Association
  • 3:00 p.m.- Meeting with Senator Dorgan and Senate Colleagues
  • 3:35 p.m.- Call with Glacier High School's U.S. History Class
  • 4:15 p.m.- Meeting with Montana delegation of the American Council of Engineering Companies
  • 4:30 p.m.- Meeting with Members of the Montana Independent Bankers Association
  • 4:45 p.m.- Meeting with Libby Langston of Libby, MT with the National Breast Cancer coalition
  • 5:15 p.m.- Meeting with Elisse Walter and Luis Aguilar, Presidential nominees to serve on the Securities and Exchange Commission
  • 5:45 p.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff

April 28, 2008

  • 5:15 p.m.- Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 5:30 p.m.- Senate Floor Session

April 27, 2008

  • No Public Events

April 26, 2008

  • 2:00 p.m.- Meeting with Fort Benton Mayor Rick Morris and City Council, Fort Benton, MT
  • 2:35 p.m.- Meeting with Chouteau County Commissioners Harvey Worrall and Jim O’Hara, Fort Benton, MT
  • 3:00 p.m.- Meeting with Ken Knudson and American Legion Delegation, Fort Benton, MT
  • 4:45 p.m.- Meeting with the Committee of 80, Great Falls, MT
  • 5:30 p.m.- Montana Wilderness Association Annual Convention, Great Falls, MT

April 25, 2008

  • No Public Events

April 24, 2008

  • 9:00 a.m.- Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 12:00 p.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 1:30 p.m.- Office of Compliance Safety Award Ceremony
  • 2:00 p.m.- Meeting with Dexter Busby of Great Falls, MT with the Montana Refining Company
  • 2:15 p.m.- Senate Floor Session
  • 2:30 p.m.- Meeting with Jeff Shapiro of Great Falls, MT with General Mills
  • 2:45 p.m.- Meeting with Montana State Representative Julie French and Delegation from the Pacific Northwest Economic Region
  • 3:00 p.m.- Meeting with Staff
  • 4:00 p.m.- Meeting with Craig Gilchrist of Glasgow, MT with the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

April 23, 2008

  • 8:00 a.m.- Senate Banking Committee Members Meeting
  • 8:15 a.m.- Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m.- Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Oversight Hearing
  • 12:00 p.m.- Meeting with Jimmy Goins, Chairman of the Lumbee Tribe
  • 1:00 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 1:15 p.m.- Meeting with Johan van't Hof, John Etchart, and Joe Hardy with Tonbridge Power
  • 1:45 p.m.- Meeting with Bill McKay of Missoula, MT with the National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs
  • 2:00 p.m.- Meeting with Northwest Power and Conservation Council Member for Montana, Rhonda Whiting
  • 2:15 p.m.- Meeting with State Representative Betsy Hands of Missoula, MT with homeWORD
  • 2:30 p.m.- Meeting with Students from Belgrade High School, Huntley Project High School, Lincoln County High School, Sheridan High School, Twin Bridges High School, White Sulphur Springs High School, and Whitefish High School
  • 3:15 p.m.- Meeting with Bob Winger of East Helena, MT with the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers
  • 3:30 p.m.- Meeting with Senator Baucus; Richard Anderson, CEO of Delta Airlines; Douglas Steenland, CEO of Northwest Airlines; Scott Yohe; and Andrea Newman
  • 6:20 p.m.- Senate Floor Session

April 22, 2008

  • 8:00 a.m.-Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 9:00 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m.- Senate Banking Committee Hearing
  • 11:00 a.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 12:00 p.m.- Senate Floor Session
  • 12:45 p.m.- Senate Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:15 p.m.- Teleconference with Representative Heath Shuler
  • 2:30 p.m.- Meeting with Marc Elias
  • 3:15 p.m.- Meeting with Patrick Cobb of Billings, MT with the Hematology-Oncology Centers of the Northern Rockies
  • 3:30 p.m.- Teleconference with C.M. Russell High School Students
  • 3:30 p.m.- United States Senate Commission on Art Unveiling of Leadership Portrait of Senator Tom Daschle
  • 6:00 p.m.- Meet Honoree Hollis Mills of Billings, MT at the Small Business Administration Small Businesspersons of the Year Reception

April 21, 2008

  • 8:45 a.m.- Press Interviews, Great Falls, MT
  • 10:00 a.m.- Montana Drugbusters’ Summit, Great Falls, MT
  • 11:30 a.m.- Press Interviews, Great Falls, MT

April 20, 2008

  • No schedule posted

April 19, 2008

  • No Public Events

April 18, 2008

  • 9:00 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m.- Meeting with Students from Capitol High School (Helena, MT)
  • 10:30 a.m.- Meeting with Michael Bogert, Chairman of the Interior Department's Working Group on Indian Water Settlements
  • 11:00 a.m.- Meeting with Jeff Kupfer, Nominee to Serve as Deputy Secretary of the Department of Energy
  • 11:15 a.m.- Meeting with Undersecretary of State Patrick Kennedy
  • 12:30 p.m.- Lunch with Benjamin Bach of Missoula, MT and Catie Boland of Great Falls, MT
  • 1:30 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 1:45 p.m.- Meeting with Paul Schneider, Nominee to Serve as Deputy Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security
  • 2:15 p.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 3:30 p.m.- Meeting with Susan Cottingham of Helena, MT with the Montana Reserved Water Rights Compact Commission
  • 4:15 p.m.- Meeting with President's 2008 Environmental Youth Awards Honorees Joshua Barrows, Jaden Maharg, Christine Patten, and Shannon Thennis of Helena, MT

April 17, 2008

  • 8:00 a.m.- Breakfast with Chairman Ben Bernanke of the Federal Reserve Board
  • 9:30 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:30 a.m.- Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 11:45 a.m.- Meeting with Toni Tease of Billings, MT and Delegation from the Intellectual Property Section of the American Bar Association
  • 12:15 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 1:00 p.m.- Meeting with Jim Stone of Great Falls, MT with the Teamsters Local Union No. 2
  • 1:45 p.m.- Meeting with Natural Resources Defense Council Delegation
  • 2:00 p.m.- Senate Energy Committee Water and Power Subcommittee Hearing
  • 2:15 p.m.- Meeting with Brittany Brendsel of Bigfork, MT and Delegation with Resolve Uganda
  • 2:30 p.m.- Meeting with Superintendent of Schools Bruce Messinger of Helena, MT
  • 3:00 p.m.- Meeting with Chairman Carl Venne, Cedric Black Eagle, Del Laverdure, Don Pongrace, and Danna Jackson with the Crow Nation
  • 3:35 p.m.- Senate Floor Session
  • 4:45 p.m.- Meeting with U.S. District Court District of Montana Judge Donald Molloy
  • 6:00 p.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session

April 16, 2008

  • 8:15 a.m.- Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:15 a.m.- Meeting with Students from Roberts High School
  • 10:00 a.m.- Senate Banking Committee Hearing
  • 11:15 a.m.- Meeting with U.S. Department of Agriculture Undersecretary for Natural Resources and Environment Mark Rey
  • 11:30 a.m.- Teleconference with Nigerian Ambassador Oluwole Rotimi
  • 12:40 p.m.- Teleconference with U.S. Department of State Undersecretary for Management Patrick Kennedy
  • 1:00 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 1:30 p.m.- Meeting with Superintendent of Schools John Jay Miller and Lisa Miller of Arlee, MT
  • 1:30 p.m.- Senate Floor Speech
  • 1:45 p.m.- Meeting with Arvid Heller and John Kappes with Mountain Water Company of Missoula, MT
  • 2:00 p.m.- Meeting with Glacier County Commissioners Michael DesRosier and John Ray and Larry Mires of Glasgow, MT
  • 2:15 p.m.- Senate Floor Session
  • 2:20 p.m.- Meeting with Students from Fromberg Public Schools
  • 2:30 p.m.- Meeting with Close Up Students from Anaconda High School, Anaconda Honors and Alternative High School, and Sidney High School
  • 3:00 p.m.- Meeting with Sue Coliton and Steve Crosby
  • 3:15 p.m.- Meeting with St. Mary Rehabilitation Working Group Delegation
  • 4:40 p.m.- Senate Floor Speech

April 15, 2008

  • 8:00 a.m.- Senate National Guard Caucus Breakfast
  • 8:15 a.m.- Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 9:00 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m.- Meeting with Emily Weiler and Professor Garen Smith with the University of Montana
  • 10:00 a.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 12:30 p.m.- Meeting with Robin Arnold with the Bozeman School District
  • 12:45 p.m.- Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:15 p.m.- Meeting with Mark Vadolah, Tafford Oltz and Barb Lundemeno with the Montana Association of Nurse Anesthetists
  • 2:30 p.m.- Meeting with Close Up Students from Powell County High School
  • 3:00 p.m.- Meeting with Angela Joki with the Montana Telecommunications Association
  • 3:30 p.m.- Teleconference with Billings Central High School
  • 4:30 p.m.- Meeting with Montana Superintendent of Public Instruction Linda McCulloch and Delegation from the Montana Office of Public Instruction
  • 4:45 p.m.- Meeting with Rick Holley, Bob Harris, and Bob Jirsa with Plum Creek
  • 5:00 p.m.- Meeting with Maria Pochervina of Missoula, MT and Fred Sterhan of Bigfork, MT
  • 5:30 p.m.- Briefing with Legislative Staff

April 14, 2008

  • 5:35 p.m.- Senate Floor Session

April 13, 2008

  • No Public Events

April 12, 2008

  • No Public Events

April 11, 2008

  • No Public Events

April 10, 2008

  • 9:30 a.m.- Meeting with Tracy Lakatua of Missoula, MT
  • 9:40 a.m.- Senate Floor Session
  • 10:00 a.m.- Senate Banking Committee Hearing
  • 10:00 a.m.- Senate Homeland Security Committee Meeting
  • 11:00 a.m.- Senate Floor Session
  • 11:30 a.m.- Meeting with Dr. Florian Cortese of Butte, MT with the A.m.erican College of Gastroenterology
  • 11:40 a.m.- Senate Floor Session
  • 12:00 p.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 1:30 p.m.- Meeting with National Young Leaders Conference attendee Mimi Lunde of Miles City, MT
  • 1:45 p.m.- Meeting with Dr. Brian Sippy and Dr. George Stern of Missoula, MT
  • 2:00 p.m.- Briefing with Montana and North Dakota Senate Colleagues
  • 2:20 p.m.- Senate Floor Session
  • 2:45 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 3:00 p.m.- Senate Floor Session
  • 6:10 p.m.- Senate Floor Session

April 9, 2008

  • 8:15 a.m.- Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.- Meet with Aaron Chatten of Nashua, MT at the Kids and Cars Congressional Award and Thank You Reception
  • 9:30 a.m.- Meeting with Dr. Larry Obie of Havre, MT; Dr. Larry Bonderud of Shelby, MT; and Dr. Ron Benner of Laurel, MT
  • 9:45 a.m.- Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 1:00 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 1:30 p.m- Meeting with Fran Albrecht and Jennifer Heggen with the Watson's Childrens' Shelter of Missoula, MT
  • 1:45 p.m.- Meeting with Todd Knowles of Great Falls, MT with the National Air Traffic Controllers Association
  • 2:00 p.m.- Meeting with Public Power Council Delegation including Ric Brown of Ravalli City Electric Co-op
  • 2:15 p.m.- Meeting with Ginger Kathrens of the Cloud Foundation
  • 2:30 p.m.- Meeting with American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt Delegation
  • 3:00 p.m.- Meeting with Close Up Students from Baker High School, Conrad High School, Dodson High School, Fairfield High School, and Rocky Boy High School
  • 3:30 p.m.- Meeting with Dr. Gregg Neibauer of Missoula, MT
  • 3:45 p.m.- Meeting with Katie Sweeney, Gary Goldgerg, David Turcott, and Alex Bolton with the National Mining Association
  • 4:00 p.m.- Teleconference with Glen Gripen with the Veterans Integrated Service Network 19
  • 4:30 p.m.- Meeting with Senate Colleagues
  • 5:00 p.m.- Meeting with Greg Smith and Tom Tidwell with the U.S. Forest Service

April 8, 2008

  • 8:00 a.m.- Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 9:00 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m.- Meeting with Jim Thomson with RAND Research
  • 10:00 a.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 12:30 p.m.- Meeting with Frank McAllister, Chairman and CEO of Stillwater Mining Company
  • 12:45 p.m.- Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:15 p.m.- Senate Floor Session
  • 2:30 p.m.- Meeting with Close Up Students from Troy High School
  • 2:45 p.m.- Meeting with Vets for Freedom Delegation
  • 3:30 p.m.- Teleconference with Missoula Sentinel High School Students
  • 4:30 p.m.- Meeting with Montana Hospital Association Delegation
  • 4:45 p.m.- Meeting with Bill Howell of West Yellowstone, MT and Scott and Mary Herzog of Great Falls, MT with the American Council of Snowmobile Associations
  • 5:00 p.m.- Meeting with Judith Duryea with Dancing Rainbow Natural Grocery in Butte, MT
  • 8:15 p.m.- Teleconference with Students at the University of Great Falls

April 7, 2008

  • 10:00 a.m.- Press Conference, Helena, MT

April 6, 2008

  • No Public Events

April 5, 2008

  • No Public Events

April 4, 2008

  • No Public Events

April 3, 2008

  • 9:30 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m.- Senate Banking Committee Hearing
  • 1:30 p.m.- Meeting with Ainur Derkembaeva and Sergey Zverev, exchange students participating in the Dept. of State's Future Leaders Exchange living with host families in Helena, MT and Lolo, MT
  • 2:00 p.m.- Horatio Alger Association 2008 National Scholars Reception, meeting with Scott Klakken of Missoula, MT
  • 2:45 p.m.- Meeting with Jay Bodner, Errol Rice, Steve Roth, Tom Hougen of Melstone, MT; Watty Taylor of Busby, MT; and Hayley Carraway with the Montana Stockgrowers Association
  • 2:55 p.m.- Senate Floor Session
  • 3:00 p.m.- Meeting with Robin Nelson of Ronan, MT; John Braut of Scobey, MT; Linda Schmaing, Doug Jensen, and Bob Biskupiak with the Independent Insurance Agents of Montana
  • 3:45 p.m.- Senate Floor Session
  • 4:00 p.m.- Meeting with Senator Baucus
  • 7:30 p.m.- Senate Floor Session

April 2, 2008

  • 8:15 a.m.- Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m.- Meeting with Gary Sorenson with the Montana Military Officers Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America
  • 9:45 a.m.- Meeting with Dee Strauss of Great Falls, MT
  • 10:00 a.m.- Meeting with Missoula County Commission Chair Jean Curtiss; Missoula County Chief Administrative Officer Ann Mary Dussault; State Representative Diane Sands of Missoula, MT; Missoula Police Department Captain Bob Reid; and Adrien Marxx with Seeley Lake & Water
  • 10:30 a.m.- Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 11:00 a.m.- Senate Homeland Security Hearing
  • 1:00 p.m.- Meeting with Frank Alix with Powerspan and Ron Harper, Mike Eggl, Curtis Jabs, Stephanie Procopis and Beth Viola with Basin Electric
  • 1:15 p.m.- Meeting with Bernadette Franks-Ongoy, Executive Director of Disability Rights Montana
  • 1:30 p.m.- Meeting with Tom Simkins of Bozeman, MT with Simkins-Hallin Lumber
  • 1:45 p.m.- Meeting with Edeen Z. Linsky and Dora Felicioni of Billings, MT and Dave Wheeler of Miles City, MT with the National Association of Postal Supervisors
  • 2:00 p.m.- Meeting with Lucy Calautti, Mike Wesell, Mark Andersen, Tim Reagan, and Stan Fendley
  • 2:30 p.m.- Meeting with Close Up Students from Columbus High School, Libby High School, and Malta High School
  • 3:00 p.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 3:30 p.m.- Meeting wtih Glacier National Park Superintendent Chas Cartwright
  • 4:00 p.m.- Meeting with Randy Smith of Dillon, MT; Bill Cain of Glen, MT; and Jim Hagenbarth of Dillon, MT with the Big Hole Watershed Committee
  • 4:45 p.m.- Meeting with Bill Whitehead, Rick Kim, Carl Fourstar, Tom Escarcega, Allen Bunk, Rick Knick, Clint Jacobs, State Representative Julie French, and Eddie Ayoob with the Fort Peck Reservation Rural Water System and the Dry Prairie Rural Water System'

April 1, 2008

  • 11:00 a.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 11:30 a.m.- Meeting with John Koster, Joel Gilbertson, and Jack Mudd with Providence Health
  • 12:15 p.m.- Meeting with Jack Mitchell of Polson, MT with the American Legion
  • 12:45 p.m.- Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:00 p.m.- Meeting with Close Up Students from the Montana School for the Deaf and Blind and Choteau High School
  • 2:30 p.m.- Senate Floor Session
  • 2:40 p.m.- Senate Energy Committee Hearing
  • 3:30 p.m.- Teleconference with Custer County District High School Students
  • 4:30 p.m.- Meeting with Montana Association of School Business Officials and Indian Impact Schools of Montana
  • 5:00 p.m.- Meeting with Michelle Barstad of Helena, MT; Jon Marchi of Polson, MT; Bill Kearns of Townsend, MT; and Larry Puntam of Malta, MT with the National Association of Health and Educational Facilities Finance Authorities
  • 5:15 p.m.- Meeting with Legislative Staff

March 2008

March 31, 2008

  • No Public Events

March 30, 2008

  • No Public Events

March 29, 2008

  • No Public Events

March 28, 2008

  • 8:45 a.m.- Meeting with President George Dennison and Vice President Jim Foley with the University of, Montana Missoula, MT
  • 9:00 a.m.- Tour of University of Montana Physics Lab, Missoula, MT
  • 10:00 a.m.- Meeting with United Transportation Union, Missoula, MT
  • 10:30 a.m.- Press Interviews, Missoula, MT
  • 11:15 a.m.- Milltown Dam Breach, Milltown, MT
  • 2:00 p.m.- Speaking Engagement at MEA-MFT Annual Representative Assembly, Missoula, MT

March 27, 2008

  • 7:30 a.m.- Bozeman High School Classroom Visits, Bozeman, MT
  • 9:30 a.m.- Irving Elementary School Classroom Visits, Bozeman, MT
  • 11:00 a.m.- Tour Trust for Public Lands Sun Ranch, Ennis, MT
  • 1:30 p.m.- Meeting with Madison County Commissioners Dave Schultz and Jim Hart, Virginia City, MT
  • 2:30 p.m.- Tour of Virginia City, Virginia City, MT

March 26, 2008

  • 11:00 a.m.- Press Conference, Bismarck, ND
  • 11:30 a.m.- Senate Energy Committee Field Hearing on Carbon Capture and Sequestration, Bismarck, ND
  • 4:00 p.m.- Meeting with State Staff, Bozeman, MT
  • 5:30 p.m.- Shaping the Future of the Valley Event, Bozeman, MT

March 25, 2008

  • No Public Events

March 24, 2008

  • No Public Events

March 23, 2008

  • No Public Events

March 22, 2008

  • 7:30 a.m.- Press Interviews, Big Sandy, MT

March 21, 2008

  • No Public Events

March 20, 2008

  • 8:00 a.m.- Breakfast with Community Leaders, Livingston, MT
  • 9:00 a.m.- Press Interview, Livingston, MT
  • 10:30 a.m.- Tour of Stevens Creek Bison Facility, Gardiner, MT
  • 11:45 a.m.- Tour of Yellowstone National Park Heritage and Research Center, Gardiner, MT
  • 12:45 p.m.- Meeting with Yellowstone National Park Officials, Yellowstone National Park
  • 2:15 p.m.- Meeting with Yellowstone National Park Concessionaire, Xanterra Parks and Resorts

Yellowstone National Park

March 19, 2008

  • 11:00 a.m.- Press Conference with Senator Alan Simpson to Announce Nomination of Joe Medicine Crow for Presidential Medal of Freedom, Billings, MT
  • 12:00 p.m.- Meeting with Crow Tribe Chairman Carl Venne, Billings, MT
  • 12:30 p.m.- Lunch with U.S. District Court Judge Richard Cebull, Billings, MT
  • 1:45 p.m.- Rocky Mountain College Classroom Visit and Tour, Billings, MT
  • 2:45 p.m.- Highland Park Elementary School Classroom Visit, Billings, MT
  • 3:30 p.m.- Meeting with Steve Henry, Scott McCulloch, Norrine Burris, and Jack Copps, Billings, MT
  • 4:30 p.m.- Meeting with Jay Yeager with UPS, Billings, MT

March 18, 2008

  • 8:00 a.m.- Meeting with Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Nation Chairman James Steele, Jr. and Kevin Howlett with S & K Technologies, Pablo, MT
  • 8:50 a.m.- Two Eagle River School Classroom Visit, Pablo, MT
  • 9:20 a.m.- Press Interviews, Pablo, MT
  • 10:00 a.m.- Meeting with State Senator John Brueggeman and Vern Reum, Polson, MT
  • 12:15 p.m.- Tour of Stoltze Lumber, Columbia Falls, MT
  • 2:00 p.m.- Tour of Fun Beverage, Kalispell, MT
  • 3:05 p.m. - Meeting with Court Appointed Special Advocate Staff, Kalispell, MT
  • 5:30 p.m.- Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Investor Education Event, Kalispell, MT

March 17, 2008

  • 11:00 a.m.- St. Patrick's Day Parade Butte, MT
  • 12:00 p.m.- Press Interviews Butte, MT
  • 2:30 p.m.- Meeting with Powell County Commissioners Deer Lodge, MT
  • 3:30 p.m.- Tour of Rialto Theatre Deer Lodge, MT
  • 5:30 p.m.- Press Interviews Missoula, MT

March 16, 2008

  • No Public Events

March 15, 2008

  • No Public Events

March 14, 2008

  • No Public Events

March 13, 2008

  • 8:05 a.m.- Press Interviews
  • 9:15 a.m.- Meeting with Tom Walsh of Missoula, MT with Montana Rail Link
  • 9:30 a.m.- Meeting with Bob Norbie of Great Falls, MT with Special Olympics Montana
  • 12:00 p.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 2:15 p.m.- Meeting with Dave Stoltenbert, Executive Director of the Montana Business Incubator
  • 2:30 p.m.- Meeting with Steve Guertin, Regional Director of the Fish and Wildlife Service's Mountain-Prairie Region
  • 3:00 p.m.- Meeting with Lieutenant Governor John Bohlinger
  • 3:30 p.m.- Meeting with Senator Baucus

March 12, 2008

  • 7:30 a.m.- Breakfast with Representative Pat Williams
  • 8:15 a.m.- Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:15 a.m.- Meeting with Chinook High School Students
  • 9:30 a.m.- Meeting with David Portis of Missoula, MT and Roger Pelltier of Dillon, MT with YMCA
  • 9:30 a.m.- Meeting with Paul Shivley of Missoula, MT with the Sierra Club
  • 10:30 a.m.- Meeting with Steve Carlson of Missoula, MT with Community Medical Center
  • 10:50 a.m.- Meeting with Sacajawea Middle School Students
  • 11:00 a.m.- Meeting with Wayne Benson, Terry Stevenson, Al McGahan, and Steve Yeakel with the Montana Funeral Directors Association
  • 11:25 a.m.- Meeting with Montana Grain Growers Delegation
  • 11:30 a.m.- Meeting with Ken Woosley, Cy Jamison, Bob Canavan, David Williams, and Superintendent of Schools Jack Copps of Billings, MT
  • 11:45 a.m.- Lunch with Senator Baucus and Representative Rehberg
  • 1:00 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 2:05 p.m.- Meeting with Red Lodge High School Students
  • 2:15 p.m.- Meeting with Sam Foster and Steve Ambrose with the Rocky Mountain Research Station of the U.S. Forest Service
  • 2:15 p.m.- Senate Energy Committee Hearing
  • 4:00 p.m.- Meeting with Denise Cofer with Montana Women in Timber
  • 4:30 p.m.- Meeting with Richard Owen and Chris Owen of Geraldine, MT with CHS
  • 4:30 p.m.- Democratic Policy Committee Meeting on Infrastructure Advancement

March 11, 2008

  • 8:00 a.m.- Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 8:45 a.m.- Meeting with FEMA Administrator Harvey Johnson
  • 10:00 a.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 12:45 p.m.- Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:30 p.m.- Meeting with Dan Fry, Ken Woosley, and Bill Kennedy with the Better Billings Foundation
  • 2:30 p.m.- Meeting with Bob Sandoval of Butte, MT with United Transit Union Local 381
  • 3:00 p.m.- Meeting with Steve Turkiewicz, of Helena, MT; Wayne Hirsch of Billings, MT; Bruce Gerlach of Bozeman, MT; Don Bennett of Columbia Falls, MT; and Tom Welch of Dillon, MT
  • 3;00 p.m.- Meeting with Close-Up Students from Harrison High School, Columbia Falls High School, and Fort Benton High School
  • 3:30 p.m.- Meeting with Peter Formaz of Helena, MT with the Montana Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors
  • 3:45 p.m.- Meeting with Doug Neil of Great Falls, MT; Chas Perkins of Great Falls, MT; and Kurt Bushnell of Bozeman, MT with the Montana State Council of Professional Fire Fighters
  • 4:00 p.m.- Meeting with Steve Earle of Missoula, MT with Mountain Line Transportation
  • 4:00 p.m.- Meeting with Jay Fishman and Brian MacLean with Travelers Insurance
  • 4:15 p.m.- Meeting with Mica Slaven-Lamothe, President of Montana ASPIRE and Delegation
  • 4:30 p.m.- Meeting with Tom Barnett, Tom Huntley, Herb Sand, and Al Thiessen, Montana Members of the Mid-West Electric Consumers Association
  • 4:45 p.m.- Meeting with City Manager Jim Patrick of Kalispell, MT
  • 4:45 p.m.- Meeting with Harold Jackson with Buffalo Supply

March 10, 2008

  • 5:00 p.m.- Meeting with Legislative Staff

March 9, 2008

  • No Public Events

March 8, 2008

  • No Public Events

March 7, 2008

  • 9:00 a.m.- Meeting with Montana Department of Livestock Executive Officer Christian Mackay, Helena, MT
  • 1:00 p.m.- Meeting with Justice John "Skeff" Sheehey, Helena, MT
  • 1:30 p.m.- Press Conference, Helena, MT

March 6, 2008

  • 10:30 a.m.- Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 11:00 a.m.- Senate Floor Session
  • 12:15 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 12:45 p.m.- Meeting with Johan van't Hof Robert van Beers, Peter Hiebert, Charles Kinney, and Bob Rowe of Livingston, MT
  • 1:00 p.m.- Meeting with Richard Simms of Helena, MT
  • 1:15 p.m.- Meeting with North Central Montana Regaional Water Authority Delegation
  • 1:30 p.m.- Meeting with National Young Leaders Conference Delegates Kelly Borden of Stevensville, MT and Tracy Bragg of Havre, MT
  • 1:45 p.m.- Meeting with Darla Kuntz of Havre, MT and Jeff Twohig of Missoula, MT with Edward Jones
  • 2:00 p.m.- Meeting with Doug Rauthe, Executive Director of Northwest Montana Human Resources of Kalispell, MT
  • 2:15 p.m.- Meeting with Mike Lewis, Steve George, and Jim Cox with Universal Technical Resource Services of Helena, MT
  • 2:30 p.m.- Meeting with Susan Humble, President of Anderson Steel of Great Falls, MT and Steve Holland with the Montana Manufacturing Center
  • 2:45 p.m.- Meeting with Montana Nature Conservancy Delegation
  • 3:00 p.m.- Meeting with DeeAnn Hartman, Roberta Brekhus, Teresa Pattyn, and Leon Pattyn of Billings, MT
  • 3:15 p.m.- Meeting with Jim Sayer, Virginia Sullivan, Spencer Stone, Greg Hood, and Linda Tracy of Missoula, MT with the League of American Bicyclists
  • 3:30 p.m.- Meeting with Senator Baucus
  • 4:55 p.m.- Senate Floor Session

March 5, 2008

  • 8:15 a.m.- Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 11:15 a.m.- Meeting with Icelandic Minister of Energy and Industry Ossur Skarphedinson
  • 11:45 a.m.- Meeting with Jeff Jacobsen with Montana State University
  • 12:00 p.m.- Lunch with Yellowstone County Commissioner Bill Kennedy'
  • 1:00 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 1:30 p.m.- Meeting with Federal Affairs Coordinator Bruce Putnam, City Administrator Tina Volek, and City Council Members Jani McCall, Joy Stevens, Vince Ruegamer, and Dennis Pitman of Billings, MT
  • 1:30 p.m.- Meeting with Donald Bradshaw of Fort Benton, MT with the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission
  • 1:45 p.m.- Meeting with Delegation from the Inter-Tribal Bison Cooperative
  • 2:00 p.m.- Meeting with Yellowstone County Commissioner Bill Kennedy, Chairman of the National Association of Counties Rural Action Caucus
  • 2:10 p.m.- Senate Floor Session
  • 2:15 p.m.- Meeting with Montana Credit Union Network Delegation
  • 3:00 p.m.- Meeting with Mark Peterson, Marcia Hollandsworth, and Jim Knight with the Montana Agricultural Experiment Station
  • 3:30 p.m.- Meeting with Mark Calcaterra of Missoula, MT and Bob Sherman of Stevensville, MT
  • 3:30 p.m.- Meeting with Kelly Bruggeman, Carol Lewis, and State Senator Lynda Moss of Billings, MT
  • 3:45 p.m.- Meeting with Israel Policy Forum Delegation
  • 4:00 p.m.- Meeting with Students from West Yellowstone, MT and Senator Baucus
  • 4:30 p.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 4:50 p.m.- Senate Floor Session
  • 5:00 p.m.- Meeting with Crystal Kuntz of Billings, MT and Roger Millar of Missoula, MT with the American Society of Civil Engineers
  • 5:15 p.m.- United States Senate Youth Program Reception to Visit Montana Students Nicholas Corn of Florence, MT and Tyler Dugger of Billings, MT

March 4, 2008

  • 8:00 a.m.- Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 8:45 a.m.- Meeting with Delegation from the Seattle District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • 9:00 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m.- Meeting with Carolyn Harper of Bozeman, MT
  • 10:00 a.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 12:35 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 12:45 p.m.- Senate Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:30 p.m.- Meeting with Montana Association of Counties Delegation
  • 3:00 p.m.- Meeting with Delegation from the Omaha District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • 3:15 p.m.- Meeting with Kathleen Dent of Missoula, MT with the Elementary and Middle School Principals Association
  • 3:30 p.m.- Meeting with Alvy Chapman of Helena, MT and Keith Beach of Ekalaka, MT with Disabled American Veterans Department of Montana
  • 3:45 p.m.- Meeting with Col. Paul Grimstad and Lt. Col. Michael Tooley with the Montana Highway Patrol for the International Association of Chiefs of Police Day
  • 4:00 p.m.- Meeting with Postmasters Kathy Lewis of Trego, MT; Cynthia Lofthus of Circle, MT; and Julie Witt of Sheridan, MT
  • 4:15 p.m.- Meeting with Dr. Peter Degel of Billings, MT, Executive Director of Youth Dyanimics, Inc.
  • 4:30 p.m.- Meeting with Fort Peck Councilmembers Tommy Christian, Jose Figuero, and Louis Peterson
  • 5:00 p.m.- Meeting with Joint Action Committee Delegation
  • 5:45 p.m.- Montana Meth Project Reception

March 3, 2008

  • 5:30 p.m.- Senate Floor Session
  • 6:30 p.m.- United States Senate Youth Program Opening Banquet
  • 7:15 p.m.- Dinner with Mike and Leslie Halligan of Missoula, MT

March 2, 2008

  • No Public Events

March 1, 2008

  • 9:00 a.m.- Breakfast with Community Leaders, Missoula, MT
  • 10:30 a.m.- Meeting with Staff, Missoula, MT
  • 1:05 p.m.- Tour of the Poverello Center, Missoula, MT
  • 1:45 p.m.- Tour of the Missoula Food Bank, Missoula, MT
  • 2:45 p.m.- Missoula Aging Services Meeting, Missoula, MT
  • 3:30 p.m.- Roundtable Discussion on Mining Reform, Missoula, MT
  • 5:45 p.m.- Hellgate Hunters and Anglers Annual Banquet, Missoula, MT
  • 6:45 p.m.- Westslope Trout Unlimited Banquet, Missoula, MT
  • 7:30 p.m.- American Civil Liberties Union of Montana Banquet, Missoula, MT

February 2008

February 29, 2008

  • 2:30 p.m.- Press Interviews, Missoula, MT
  • 3:00 p.m.- Flagship Afterschool Program, Missoula, MT
  • 4:00 p.m.- Listening Session on Energy Conservation and Sustainability at the University of Montana, Missoula, MT
  • 5:00 p.m.- Missoula Office Open House, Missoula, MT
  • 6:15 p.m.- Dinner with Judge Molloy and Patrick Duffy, Missoula, MT

February 28, 2008

  • 8:15 a.m. - Speaking Engagement at the Organic Trade Association Conference
  • 9:00 a.m. - Meeting with Steve Doherty, Chairman of the Montana Fish, Wildlife, & Parks Commission
  • 9:30 a.m. - Meeting with Montana Alliance for Arts Education Delegation
  • 9:30 a.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 11:00 a.m. - Senate Banking Committee Hearing
  • 11:30 a.m. - Meeting with Col. Paul Tweden, Wing Commander for the Montana Wing of the Civil Air Patrol
  • 12:00 p.m. - Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 2:00 p.m. - Meeting with Jacque Dolberry, Director of Nursing for Salish Kootenai College
  • 2:15 p.m. - Meeting with Scott Billadeau, Chief Executive Officer of Liquid Planet of Missoula, MT
  • 2:30 p.m. - Meeting with Fred Matt, Executive Director of the Native American Fish and Wildlife Society and Delegation
  • 2:45 p.m. - Meeting with Fred Thomas of Stevensville, MT, National Director and Board Member of the Professional Insurance Agents Association
  • 3:00 p.m. - Meeting with Dr. Nick Wolters, Chief Executive Officer of the Billings Clinic
  • 3:15 p.m. - Meeting with Dee Maclean, Beth Verlanic, D.L. Ferris, and Sandy Pepos with the Montana PTA
  • 3:30 p.m. - Meeting with Senator Baucus

February 27, 2008

  • 8:15 a.m. - Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m. - Press Interviews
  • 10:00 a.m. - Senate Homeland Security Committee Hearing
  • 11:30 a.m. - Meeting with Senior Vice President Shirley Bloomfield and Chief Executive Officer Ed Mueller with Qwest
  • 11:45 a.m. - Roundtable Discussion with Delegations from Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks, Montana Association of Land Trusts, the National Wildlife Federation, and The Nature Conservancy of Montana
  • 12:00 p.m. - Indian Health Care Improvement Act Rally
  • 12:30 p.m. - Senate Democratic Caucus
  • 1:15 p.m. - Meeting with Presidential Classroom Students Madeline Felts of Red Lodge, MT and Kelly Muth of Bozeman, MT
  • 2:00 p.m. - Meeting with Granger Cobb
  • 2:30 p.m. - Meeting with Bozeman, MT Mayor Kaaren Jacobsen and Delegation
  • 3:00 p.m. - Meeting with Fergus County Commissioner Carl Seilstad and Chouteau County Commissioner Harvey Worrall
  • 3:15 p.m. - Meeting with Montana Department of Agriculture Delegation
  • 3:30 p.m. - Meeting with Jason Adams, Terry Tanner, and Tari Shaw with the Salish Kootenai Housing Authority
  • 3:45 p.m. - Meeting with Gregory McDonald, Executive Director of the Montana Broadcasters Association
  • 4:00 p.m. -Meeting with Montana National Guard Delegation
  • 4:30 p.m. - Meeting with Gerry Berry, President of Covenant Aviation Security
  • 4:30 p.m. - Meeting with Brett Harris of Great Falls, MT with KFC, A & W, and Taco Bell
  • 5:30 p.m. - Meeting with Freshman Senate Colleagues and Senator Baucus

February 26, 2008

  • 8:00 a.m.- Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 8:45 a.m.- Meeting with Dr. Howard Knapp, Vice President of Research at the Billings Clinic
  • 9:00 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 11:45 a.m.- Meeting with Montana Delegates for Northern Uganda Lobby Day
  • 12:00 p.m.- Meeting with Reid Lund of Dillon, MT and Montana National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program Cadets
  • 12:15 p.m.- Meeting with Enrico Arguelles, MD, of Billings,MT; Larissa Bates of Kalispell, MT; and Vickie Merrell with the American College of Rheumatology
  • 12:45 p.m.- Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:30 p.m.- Meeting with Mark Sherouse and Ellen Crain with Humanities Montana
  • 2:30 p.m.- Meeting with Penny Denning of Glendive, MT with the Montana Association of Physician Assistants
  • 2:45 p.m.- Meeting with Tim Descamps, Executive Director of the International Heart Institute Foundation and St. Patrick's Hospital in Missoula, MT
  • 2:55 p.m.- Senate Floor Session
  • 3:00 p.m.- Meeting with Tom Sapp of Kalispell, MT and Stephanie Morrow of Missoula, MT with the National Court Reporters Association
  • 3:15 p.m.- Meeting with Randy Heinz and Tom Landry of Billings, MT with the Society of St. Vincent de Paul
  • 3:30 p.m.- Meeting with Ed Meece and delegation from Livingston, MT
  • 4:00 p.m.- Meeting with Nancy Skinner and Pat Torgerson with the Montana Women Involved in Farm Economics
  • 4:15 p.m.-Meeting with Jeff Faycosh with the Montana Narcotics Officers Association
  • 5:00 p.m.- Meeting with Theresa Keaveny, Executive Director of the Montana Conservation Voters

February 25, 2008

  • 5:30 p.m.- Senate Floor Session

February 24, 2008

  • No Public Events

February 23, 2008

  • No Public Events

February 22, 2008

  • 8:00 a.m.- Tour of MSU-Northern Applied Technology Center Havre, MT
  • 9:00 a.m.- Small Business Listening Session Havre, MT
  • 12:30 p.m.- Speaking Engagement at Montana Rural Water Users Convention Great Falls, MT
  • 1:15 p.m.- Press Interviews Great Falls, MT
  • 2:15 p.m.- Small Business Listening Session Great Falls, MT
  • 4:00 p.m.- Great Falls Office Open House Great Falls, MT

February 21, 2008

  • 9:00 a.m. - Small Business Listening Session, Polson, MT
  • 1:00 p.m. - Small Business Listening Session, Kalispell, MT
  • 3:00 p.m. - Cline Mine Listening Session with Senator Baucus and Governor Schweitzer, Kalispell, MT
  • 7:00 p.m. - Tour of Glacier VA Community Health Center, Cut Bank, MT
  • 7:45 p.m. - Meeting with Glacier County Commissioners and Community Leaders, Cut Bank, MT

February 20, 2008

  • 8:00 a.m. - Tour Billings VA Clinic, Billings, MT
  • 9:15 a.m. - Veterans Listening Session with VA Secretary James B. Peake, Billings, MT
  • 1:45 p.m. - Roundtable Discussion with VA Secretary James B. Peake and Representative Rehberg, Fort Harrison, MT
  • 3:10 p.m. - Tour of Fort Harrison VA Regional Office, Fort Harrison, MT
  • 4:05 p.m. - Tour of Fort Harrison VA Hospital, Fort Harrison, MT

February 19, 2008

  • 1:30 p.m. - Billings Senior High School Visit, Billings, MT
  • 2:30 p.m. - Tour of Billings Career Center, Billings, MT
  • 3:30 p.m. - Montana-Wyoming Tribal Leaders Council Annual Meeting, Billings, MT
  • 4:30 p.m. - Meeting with Sharon Peterson, Rob Bargatze, and Toni Tease, Billings, MT
  • 7:00 p.m. - Yellowstone Public Radio Call-In, Billings, MT
  • No schedule posted

February 18, 2008

  • No Public Events

February 17, 2008

  • No Public Events

February 16, 2008

  • No Public Events

February 15, 2008

  • No Public Events

February 14, 2008

  • 9:30 a.m. - Senate Energy Committee Hearing
  • 10:00 a.m. - Senate Banking Committee Hearing
  • 11:45 a.m. - Lunch with Staff
  • 12:15 p.m. - Senate Floor Speech on Indian Health Care Act
  • 1:30 p.m. - Senate Homeland Security Committee Hearing
  • 2:00 p.m. - Meeting with John Goodnow with Benefis Healthcare
  • 2:00 p.m. - Meeting with Shauna Farver of Scobey, MT and Delegation with the USA Dry Pea & Lentil Council
  • 3:00 p.m. - Meeting with Undersecretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Paul Zanowski
  • 3:10 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 3:30 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 3:30 p.m. - Meeting with Senator Baucus
  • 4:30 p.m. - Senate Floor Session

February 13, 2008

  • 8:15 a.m. - Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.Steering Committee Hearing
  • 9:30 a.m. - Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 10:00 a.m. - Senate Banking Committee Hearing
  • 11:00 a.m. - Meeting with Bruce Farling of Missoula, MT with Montana Trout Unlimited
  • 11:15 a.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 11:15 a.m. - Meeting with Eric Hyyppa and Yvonne Gritzner with Friends of Montana PBS
  • 11:30 a.m. - Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 2:00 p.m. - Meeting with Carol and Stan Juneau of Browning, MT with the National Indian Education Association
  • 2:15 p.m. - Meeting with Sealaska Corporation Delegation
  • 2:30 p.m. - Meeting with Steve Wright and Sonya Baskerville with the Bonneville Power Administration
  • 3:00 p.m. - Meeting with Greg Bafalis with Green Earth Fuels
  • 3:30 p.m. - Meeting with Mayor Jim Smith and Delegation from Helena, MT
  • 4:00 p.m. - Meeting with Keith Olson with the Montana Logging Association and Ellen Engstedt with the Montana Wood Products Association
  • 4:30 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 4:30 p.m. - Briefing with Legislative Staff
  • 5:25 p.m. - Senate Floor Session

February 12, 2008

  • 8:00 a.m. - Briefing with Legislative Staff
  • 8:30 a.m. - Corps Network 2008 Project of the Year Award Ceremony for the Montana Conservation Corps
  • 9:00 a.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:15 a.m. - Meeting with Art Taft of Great Falls, MT
  • 9:30 a.m. - Meeting with Darcy Trant of Missoula, MT
  • 10:00 a.m. - Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 11:30 a.m. - Meeting with Jono McKinney and Wendy Wigert with the Montana Conservation Corps
  • 11:30 a.m. - Meeting with Allan Peterson with the Montana Blind and Low Vision Council
  • 11:45 p.m. - Senate Floor Session
  • 12:45 p.m. - Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:15 p.m. - Meeting with Wendy Raney with the Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation
  • 2:15 p.m. - Meeting with Bob Sivertson of Havre, MT with the Ports and Plains Group
  • 2:30 p.m. - Meeting with Flathead Valley Community College Delegation
  • 3:00 p.m. - Meeting with Montana Tech of the University of Montana Delegation
  • 3:45 p.m. - Meeting with Miles Community College Delegation
  • 4:15 p.m. - Meeting with Bruce Henderson, President of AFGE Local 3570 of Fort Harrison, Montana
  • 5:00 p.m. - Meeting with Donald Harr of Billings, MT with the American Psychiatric Association
  • 5:30 p.m. - Senate Floor Session

February 11, 2008

  • No Public Events

February 10, 2008

  • No Public Events

February 9, 2008

  • 7:30 a.m.- Briefing with Staff, Glendive, MT
  • 8:00 a.m.- Press Interviews, Glendive, MT
  • 9:00 a.m.- Press Interviews, Wibaux, MT
  • 11:00 a.m.- Small Business Listening Session, Glendive, MT
  • 12:00 p.m.- Press Interviews, Glendive, MT
  • 12:30 p.m.- Tour of Boys and Girls Club, Glendive, MT
  • 1:30 p.m.- Meeting with Eastern Montana Sheriffs Hosted by Dawson County Sheriff Craig Anderson, Glendive, MT
  • 3:15 p.m.- Tour of Prairie Community Health Center, Terry, MT
  • 6:30 p.m.- Glendive Agricultural Trade Exposition Social Hour, Glendive, MT

February 8, 2008

  • 4:00 p.m.- Tour of Old VA Hospital, Miles City, MT
  • 4:45 p.m.- Tour of Miles Community College, Miles City, MT
  • 5:30 p.m.- Dinner with Community Leaders, Miles City, MT

February 7, 2008

  • 9:15 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m.- "The Second Amendment: An Individual Right" Event at the Heritage Foundation
  • 11:00 a.m.- Meeting with Kim Liles and Dean Skaja with Smurfit-Stone of Missoula, MT
  • 11:15 a.m.- Meeting with Michael Quade, President of the First National Bank of Ekalaka
  • 12:00 p.m.- Funeral Service for Sgt. Michael Reuben Sturdivant
  • 1:30 p.m.- Meeting with Cyndy Rigler, President of the Western Home Mortgage Corporation of Livingston, MT
  • 2:00 p.m.- Meeting with Jim Larsen of Billings, MT and General President James P. Hoffa with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters
  • 3:30 p.m.- Meeting with Senator Baucus and Members of the St. Mary Rehabilitation Working Group and Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation Delegation
  • 4:15 p.m.- Senate Floor Session

February 6, 2008

  • 8:00 a.m.- Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff; Steering Committee Meeting
  • 10:00 a.m.- Senate Energy Committee Hearing
  • 11:30 a.m.- Meeting with Lisa Ranes of Havre, MT and Minkie Medora of Missoula, MT
  • 12:00 p.m.- Meeting with Donna Bosch, Beth Putnam, and Maggie Darlington with Montana Hospice and Palliative Care Services
  • 1:00 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 1:30 p.m.- Meeting with Montana Tribal College Delegation
  • 2:00 p.m.- Meeting with Cathy Costakis of Bozeman, MT
  • 2:30 p.m.- Meeting with Ron de Young, Director of the Montana Department of Agriculture
  • 3:00 p.m.- Meeting with Anna Gustina
  • 3:15 p.m.- Senate Floor Session
  • 3:30 p.m.- Meeting with John DiPeri, United States Postal Service District Manager for the Big Sky Region
  • 3:45 p.m.- Meeting with Dan Ellis
  • 5:00 p.m.- Signing Ceremony for Compact between the Crow Nation and the State of Montana
  • 5:45 p.m.- Senate Floor Session

February 5, 2008

  • 8:00 a.m.- Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 9:00 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m.- Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 10:00 a.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 11:30 a.m.- Meeting with Colleen Wulf of Billings, MT with the Montana Chapter of the National Association of Realtors
  • 11:45 a.m.- Senate Floor Session
  • 12:15 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 12:45 p.m.- Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:00 p.m.- Reception Hosted by Senator Kyl with Jimmie Johnson of NASCAR
  • 2:30 p.m.- Meeting with Montana Delegation with the United Auto Workers
  • 3:00 p.m.- Meeting with Rebecca Moore of Bozeman, MT with the Montana ALS Association
  • 3:45 p.m.- Meeting with Montana School Boards Association Delegation
  • 4:15 p.m.- Meeting with Chairman Carl Venne, Vice-Chairman Cedric Black Eagle, Secretary Scott Russell, Vice-Secretary Darrin Old Coyote, and Del Laverdure with the Crow Nation Executive Branch
  • 5:00 p.m.- Meeting with Basin Electric Power Cooperative Delegation
  • 9:00 p.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session

February 4, 2008

  • 9:00 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 11:00 a.m.- Meeting with Susan and Wilbur Miles of Helena, MT
  • 1:00 p.m.- Desk Time
  • 2:00 p.m.- Meeting with Senator Wyden
  • 2:40 p.m.- Senate Floor Session
  • 3:30 p.m.- Meeting with Montana Grain Growers Association Delegation
  • 4:00 p.m.- Meeting with Bob McSwain, Nominee to Serve as Director of the Indian Health Service
  • 5:30 p.m.- Senate Floor Session

February 3, 2008

  • No Public Events

February 2, 2008

  • 'No Public Events

February 1, 2008

  • 8:30 a.m.- Senate Democratic Issues Conference

January 2008

January 31, 2008

  • 8:30 a.m. - Meeting with Mike Smith, Jim Smith, and Geoff Gonella
  • 9:00 a.m. - Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m. - Senate Democratic Caucus
  • 11:00 a.m. - Senate Banking Committee Hearing
  • 12:00 p.m. - Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 2:00 p.m. - Senate Energy Committee Hearing
  • 3:30 p.m. - Meeting with Senator Baucus

January 30, 2008

  • 8:15 a.m.- Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m.- Meeting with John O'Donnell of Bozeman, MT with TechRanch
  • 10:00 a.m.- Meeting with Kathi and Paul Hooper of Libby, MT
  • 11:30 a.m.- Meeting with Ronald Davis of Butte, MT with Butte Broadcasting
  • 11:30 a.m.- Senate Energy Committee Business Meeting
  • 1:00 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 1:30 p.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 2:00 p.m.- Meeting with Mike Anderson of Havre, MT and Roland Mena of Helena, MT with the Montana Board of Crime Control

January 29, 2008

  • 8:00 a.m.- Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 9:00 a.m.- Meeting with Senator Reid
  • 10:00 a.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 11:30 a.m.- Meeting with Spook Staing with the Montana Motor Carriers Association and Delegation from the American Trucking Association
  • 11:30 a.m.- Meeting with Bob Ream of Helena, MT
  • 12:15 p.m.- Press Interviews
  • 12:45 p.m.- Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:15 p.m.- Meeting with Jacob Cowgill of Centerville, MT
  • 2:30 p.m.- Meeting with Bart Dzivi
  • 3:00 p.m.- Legislative Briefing
  • 3:45 p.m.- Meeting with Todd Knowles of Great Falls, MT with the National Air Traffic Controllers Association
  • 4:30 p.m.- Meeting with Chris Viehnbacher
  • 4:45 p.m.- Meeting with Dan Burke and Ted Robbins with the Montana Association for the Blind

January 28, 2008

  • 9:00 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 11:00 a.m.- Meeting with Delegation from the University of Montana
  • 3:00 p.m.- Briefing with Legislative Staff
  • 4:45 p.m.- Senate Floor Session
  • 5:15 p.m.- Senate Democratic Progressive Media Summit Reception
  • 6:30 p.m.- Senate Secretary's Supper
  • 9:00 p.m.- State of the Union Address

January 27, 2008

  • No Public Events

January 26, 2008

  • No Public Events

January 25, 2008

  • 2:00 p.m.- Tour Northwest Montana Veteran's Food Pantry, Evergreen, MT
  • 3:00 p.m.- Tour of Nomad Technologies, Kalispell, MT
  • 5:00 p.m.- Meeting with Mayor Mike Jenson, Whitefish, MT

January 24, 2008

  • 8:30 a.m.- Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 9:00 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m.- Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Hearing
  • 9:30 a.m.- Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 12:00 p.m.- Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 1:45 p.m.- Meeting with Tim Baker with the Montana Wilderness Association, Sherm Anderson with Sun Mountain Lumber, Bruce Farling with Montana Trout Unlimited, Ed Regan with R-Y Timber, Bob Boschee with Smurfit-Stone, and Delegation
  • 2:05 p.m.- Senate Floor Session
  • 2:30 p.m.- Meeting with Enrique Salem with Symantec
  • 3:00 p.m.- Meeting with Land Tawney with the National Wildlife Federation, Former U.S. Forest Service Chief Mike Dombeck, and Delegation
  • 3:45 p.m.- Meeting with Chairman Earl Old Person with the Blackfeet Nation
  • 4:00 p.m.- Meeting with Senator Baucus and Montana Reserved Water Rights Compact Commission Delegation
  • 4:00 p.m.- Reception Honoring Senator Wicker
  • 5:00 p.m.- Meeting with Mayor Alan Bernholtz and John Belkin with the Town of Crested Butte, CO
  • 5:30 p.m.- Briefing with Legislative Staff

January 23, 2008

  • 8:15 a.m.- Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.- Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m.- Meeting with Jerry Leichtling
  • 11:15 a.m.- Meeting with Leo McDonnell of Columbus, MT; Tony Belcourt of Rocky Boy, MT; Hugh Broadus of Forsyth, MT; and Dave Grimaldi
  • 12:45 p.m.- Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:30 p.m.- Meeting with Bill Orchow and Eric Williams
  • 3:00 p.m.- Meeting with Catherine Roedel of Three Forks, MT
  • 3:15 p.m.- Meeting with Legislative Staff

January 22, 2008

  • 8:00 a.m. Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 12:15 p.m. Meeting with U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary James Peake
  • 5:30 p.m. Senate Floor Session

January 21, 2008

  • No Public Events

January 20, 2008

  • No Public Events

January 19, 2008

  • No Public Events

January 18, 2008

  • 7:00 a.m. Press Interviews, Missoula, MT
  • 9:00 a.m. Veteran's Listening Session, Hamilton, MT
  • 10:00 a.m. Meeting with Ravalli County Commissioners, Hamilton, MT
  • 1:00 p.m. Small Business Listening Session, Missoula, MT
  • 2:00 p.m. Press Interviews, Missoula, MT
  • 2:45 p.m. Affordable Housing Briefing, Missoula, MT
  • 3:20 p.m. Low Income Housing Tour, Missoula, MT
  • 6:00 p.m. Meeting with Rick Wishcamper and Justin Metcalf, Missoula, MT
  • 6:15 p.m. Montana Human Rights Network Martin Luther King Day Event, Missoula, MT

January 17, 2008

  • 9:00 a.m. Press Interviews, Helena, MT
  • 10:15 a.m. Tour of St. Peter's Hospital, Helena, MT
  • 12:00 p.m. Veteran's Listening Session, Helena, MT
  • 1:30 p.m. Press Interviews, Helena, MT
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Montana Association of Realtors, Helena, MT
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with Judy Edwards, Helena, MT
  • 4:00 p.m. Meeting with Helena Peace Seekers, Helena, MT
  • 7:00 p.m. Speaking Engagement at the Montana Chamber of Commerce Business Days, Helena, MT

January 16, 2008

  • 8:30 a.m. Helicopter Tour of Sector Havre, U.S.-Canada Border, Great Falls, MT
  • 2:30 p.m. Tour of Great Falls VA Primary Care Clinic, Great Falls, MT
  • 3:30 p.m. Reception Honoring the Installation of Bishop Michael Warfel, Great Falls, MT

January 15, 2008

  • No schedule posted

January 14, 2008

  • No schedule posted

January 13, 2008

  • No schedule posted

January 12, 2008

  • 7:30 a.m. Farm Service Agency Closure Listening Session, Livingston, MT
  • 9:45 a.m. Meet and Greet Breakfast, Molt, MT
  • 11:15 a.m. Tour of Self Help Law Center, Billings, MT
  • 12:00 p.m. Speak at Mountain States Sugar Beet Growers Association Convention, Billings, MT
  • 2:00 p.m. Small Business Listening Session, Billings, MT
  • 3:30 p.m. Tour of Northern Plains Resource Council, Billings, MT
  • 4:00 p.m. Retirement Party for Jim Gransberry, Billings, MT

January 11, 2008

  • 7:00 a.m. Press Interviews, Bozeman, MT
  • 8:00 a.m. Breakfast with Yellowstone Park Superintendent Suzanne Lewis, Bozeman, MT
  • 9:00 a.m. Tour of Bozeman VA Clinic, Bozeman, MT
  • 9:45 a.m. Award Medal to World War II Veteran Bob McGray, Bozeman, MT
  • 12:00 p.m. Small Business Listening Session, Big Sky, MT
  • 1:00 p.m. Tour of Big Sky Area, Big Sky, MT
  • 4:15 p.m. Montana Outfitters and Guides Association Convention, Bozeman, MT
  • 5:00 p.m. Press Interviews, Bozeman, MT
  • 7:00 p.m. Dinner with John Grant, Livingston, MT

January 10, 2008

  • 10:30 a.m. Small Business Listening Session, Butte, MT
  • 12:30 p.m. Meeting with Big Hole Watershed Committee, Butte, MT
  • 1:40 p.m. Meeting with Butte Local Development Corporation, Butte, MT
  • 3:00 p.m. Tour Community Health Center, Butte, MT
  • 4:10 p.m. Meeting with North American Indian Alliance, Butte, MT
  • 6:15 p.m. Dinner with Bozeman Mayor Kaaren Jacobson and City Manager Chris Kukulski, Belgrade, MT

January 9, 2008

  • No schedule posted

January 8, 2008

  • No schedule posted

January 7, 2008

  • No schedule posted

January 6, 2008

  • No schedule posted

January 5, 2008

  • No schedule posted

January 4, 2008

  • No schedule posted

January 3, 2008

  • No schedule posted

January 2, 2008

  • No schedule posted

January 1, 2008

  • No Public Events

December 2007

December 31, 2007

  • No Public Events

December 30, 2007

  • No Public Events

December 29, 2007

  • No Public Events

December 28, 2007

  • No Public Events

December 27, 2007

  • No Public Events

December 26, 2007

  • No Public Events

December 25, 2007

  • No Public Events

December 24, 2007

  • No Public Events

December 23, 2007

  • No Public Events

December 22, 2007

  • No Public Events

December 21, 2007

  • No Public Events

December 20, 2007

  • No Public Events

December 19, 2007

  • No Public Events

December 18, 2007

  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Hearing
  • 12:15 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 12:45 p.m. Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:45 p.m. Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 3:00 p.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 5:20 p.m. Senate Floor Session -- Votes Until 11:00 p.m.

December 17, 2007

  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 12:20 p.m. Senate Floor Session

December 16, 2007

  • No Public Events

December 15, 2007

  • No Public Events

December 14, 2007

  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:15 a.m. Meeting with Senator Feingold
  • 11:45 p.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 12:00 p.m. Senate Carpenters Holiday Party
  • 1:00 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 1:25 p.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 5:15 p.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session

December 13, 2007

  • 8:30 a.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:50 a.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 12:00 p.m. Meeting with Richard Sangrey, Tribal Adiministrator of the Chippewa Cree Tribe of the Rocky Boy's Reservation, State Representative Jonathan Windy Boy, Dan Belcourt, and George Sangrey
  • 12:45 p.m. Democratic Policy Committee Lunch
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 2:15 p.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Peter Bulger of Missoula, MT
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with Senator Baucus
  • 4:15 p.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 5:00 p.m. Briefing with Legislative Staff
  • 5:15 p.m. Senate Floor Session -- Votes Until 9:05 p.m.

December 12, 2007

  • 8:15 a.m. Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m. Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 11:45 a.m. Delegation Lunch with Senator Baucus and Representative Rehberg
  • 12:25 p.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Neal Egan, Don Peoples, and Jeff Ruffner with MSE of Butte, MT
  • 3:00 p.m. Homeland Security Briefing
  • 5:30 p.m. Meeting with Communications Staff
  • 6:15 p.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 8:20 p.m. Senate Floor Session

December 11, 2007

  • 8:00 a.m. Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m. Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations and Senate Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy Joint Hearing
  • 10:30 a.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 11:40 a.m. Meeting with Blackfeet Tribal Councilwoman Betty Cooper and Delegation
  • 12:15 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 12:45 p.m. Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:30 p.m. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Hearing
  • 4:00 p.m. Meeting with Tom Acevedo, CEO of S & K Technologies

December 10, 2007

  • No Public Events

December 9, 2007

  • No Public Events

December 8, 2007

  • No Public Events

December 7, 2007

  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:45 a.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 9:50 a.m. DPC Hearing on Safeguarding American Taxpayer Dollars in Iraq
  • 1:00 p.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session

December 6, 2007

  • 10:00 a.m. Press Interviews
  • 11:30 a.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 1:00 p.m. Meeting with Chip Halverson of Polson, MT
  • 1:15 p.m. Meeting with Scott Crichton of Helena, MT, Executive Director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Montana
  • 1:45 p.m. Meeting with Amelia Perrone of Helena, MT and Senator Don Steinbeisser of Sidney, MT
  • 2:00 p.m. Energy Bill Briefing with Montana Conservation Community
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Wendy Ninteman and Lynn Sherrod with the Land Trust Alliance
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Larry Nielsen and Sherry McMaster with MEA-MFT
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with Senator Baucus
  • 4:00 p.m. Meeting with Senator Baucus and Under Secretary of Defense David Chu
  • 6:30 p.m. Senate Floor Session

December 5, 2007

  • 8:15 a.m. Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m. Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 9:30 a.m. Meeting with Mary Hanson of Billings, MT with Montana Land Reliance
  • 12:30 p.m. Meeting with Senator Trudi Schmidt of Great Falls, MT
  • 1:00 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with Angela Nordstrom
  • 4:00 p.m. Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 5:00 p.m. Meeting with Senator Enzi, Senator Barrasso, and Brent Wahlquist, Director of the Office of Surface Mining
  • 5:15 p.m. Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony and Reception

December 4, 2007

  • 8:00 a.m. Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m. Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Subcommittee on Investigations Hearing
  • 10:00 a.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Chairman Carl Venne
  • 12:15 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 2:15 p.m. Meeting with Ed Gulick of Billings, MT
  • 2:45 p.m. Meeting with Michael Punke, Harp Cote, Don Peoples, Paul Babb, Ellen Crain, Larry Simkins, and Rep. Jim Keane of Butte, MT
  • 3:15 p.m. Meeting with Cyndy Rigler, President of the Montana Association of Mortgage Bankers
  • 3:30 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 4:00 p.m. Meeting with Darryl Olson and Rep. Kendall Van Dyk of Billings, MT
  • 4:45 p.m. Meeting with Kevin Kaufman and Zak Andersen with BNSF

December 3, 2007

  • No Public Events

December 2, 2007

  • No Public Events

December 1, 2007

  • No Public Events

November 2007

November 30, 2007

  • 6:00 a.m., Press Interviews, Baghdad, Iraq
  • 7:30 a.m. Begin Travel to Iskandariyah, Iraq, Baghdad, Iraq
  • 8:00 a.m. Meeting with Brigadier General Edward Cardon and Delegation, Iskandariyah, Iraq
  • 10:00 a.m., Begin Travel to Green Zone, Iskandariyah, Iraq
  • 12:00 p.m., Meeting at U.S. Embassy, Baghdad, Iraq
  • 4:15 p.m. Begin Travel to Kuwait City, Kuwait, Baghdad, Iraq
  • 6:00 p.m. Kuwait Naval Base Visit, Kuwait Naval Base, Kuwait
  • 11:00 p.m. Begin Travel to Washington, D.C., Kuwait City, Kuwait

November 29, 2007

  • 8:15 a.m. Begin Travel to Ramadi, Iraq, Ali al Salem Air Base, Kuwait
  • 12:00 p.m. Joint Security Station Visit, Ramadi, Iraq
  • 2:30 p.m. Ramadi Provincial Government Center Visit, Ramadi, Iraq
  • 3:30 p.m. Begin Travel to Camp Victory, Iraq, Ramadi, Iraq
  • 5:15 p.m. Meetings at Camp Victory, Camp Victory, Iraq
  • 6:45 p.m., Begin Travel to Green Zone, Camp Victory, Iraq
  • 7:30 p.m. Dinner with General Petraeus and Lt. General Dubik, Baghdad, Iraq
  • 9:30 p.m. Press Interviews, Baghdad, Iraq

November 28, 2007

  • 6:50 p.m. Briefings by Embassy and Military Personnel, Kuwait City, Kuwait

November 27, 2007

  • 7:45 p.m. Begin Travel to Kuwait City, Kuwait

November 26, 2007

  • No Public Events

November 25, 2007

  • No Public Events

November 24, 2007

  • No Public Events

November 23, 2007

  • No Public Events

November 22, 2007

  • No Public Events

November 21, 2007

  • No Public Events

November 20, 2007

  • 10:00 a.m. Press Conference with Governor Schweitzer and Senator Baucus, Helena, MT
  • 11:00 a.m. Speaking Engagement at Helena Middle School, Helena, MT

November 19, 2007

  • 8:45 a.m., Press Interviews, Great Falls, MT
  • 9:30 a.m., Tour of U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air & Marine Operations, Great Falls, MT

November 18, 2007

  • 8:00 a.m. Meeting with Jim McGarvey, Executive Secretary of the Montana AFL-CIO, Bozeman, MT
  • 10:15 a.m. Meeting with Bill Avey, District Ranger of the Big Timber National Forest, Big Timber, MT
  • 11:30 a.m. Constituent Meet and Greet, Columbus, MT
  • 1:00 p.m. Holiday Food Fair, Billings, MT
  • 2:00 p.m. Press Interviews, Billings, MT
  • 5:00 p.m. Meeting with Students at Hobson School, Hobson, MT

November 17, 2007

  • 8:30 a.m. Speak at Conference for Montana Chapter of National Association of Social Workers, Helena, MT
  • 10:30 a.m. Tour of Graymont Lime Plant, Townsend, MT
  • 1:00 p.m. Bobcat-Griz Football Game, Bozeman, MT

November 16, 2007

  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 2:30 p.m. Begin Travel

November 15, 2007

  • 8:30 a.m. Meeting with Administrative Staff
  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m. Press Interviews
  • 10:30 a.m. Senate Energy Committee Hearing
  • 11:15 a.m. Meeting with John Grant and Laurie Francis of Livingston, MT with Community Health Partners
  • 11:45 a.m. Meeting with Randall Knowles of Great Falls, MT with the Society for Human Resource Managers
  • 12:00 p.m. Meeting with Jonathan Foxman, CEO of Chinook Wireless
  • 1:00 p.m. Meeting with Matthey McGady of Bigfork, MT
  • 1:30 p.m. Meeting with John Jones with the Montana State Auditor's Office
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with Senator Baucus and Major General Paul Selva with the United States Air Force
  • 6:00 p.m. Birthday Celebration for Senator Byrd
  • 6:00 p.m. 2007 Professors of the Year Reception

November 14, 2007

  • 8:15 a.m. Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m. Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Meeting
  • 10:00 a.m. Senate Homeland Security Committee Meeting
  • 10:15 a.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 1:00 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 1:30 p.m. Meeting with Kent Knutson with Home Depot
  • 2:00 p.m. Senate Homeland Security Committee Hearing
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Gerry Jennings of Great Falls, MT
  • 2:00 p.m. Senators Only Briefing
  • 4:30 p.m. Senate Floor Session

November 13, 2007

  • 8:00 a.m. Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 12:00 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 12:45 p.m. Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Bill Woody of Missoula, MT, President of Nightingale Nursing and Caregiving
  • 2:30 p.m. Senate Energy Committee Hearing
  • 4:00 p.m. Meeting with Dr. Charles Rinker of Bozeman, MT
  • 4:30 p.m. Meeting with Ed Jones of Lake County, MT

November 12, 2007

  • 7:00 a.m. Montana Farm Bureau Federation Event, Missoula, MT
  • 8:00 a.m. Press Interviews, Missoula, MT
  • 8:30 a.m. Tour of St. Patrick's Hospital, Missoula, MT
  • 10:00 a.m. Groundbreaking at Missoula Veterans' Cemetery, Missoula, MT
  • 10:45 a.m. Meeting with Mayor John Engen, Missoula, MT
  • 12:00 p.m. Meeting with Dick King with Missoula Area Economic Development Missoula, MT
  • 2:00 p.m. Begin Travel

November 11, 2007

  • 1:00 p.m. American Legion Post 101 Veterans Day Event Missoula, MT
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Granite County Commissioners Drummond, MT
  • 4:00 p.m. Veterans Day Pancake Dinner Drummond, MT

November 10, 2007

  • No Public Events

November 9, 2007

  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:15 a.m. Meeting with Joe Whittinghill with the University of Montana and Microsoft
  • 10:30 a.m. Begin Travel

November 8, 2007

  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 11:45 a.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 12:00 p.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 1:45 p.m. Meeting with Delegation from Oxfam
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Tom Boland and Katie Boland of Great Falls, MT
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Montana Educators and Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings
  • 4:00 p.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 4:30 p.m. Meeting with Jill Slayter
  • 11:05 p.m. Senate Floor Session

November 7, 2007

  • 8:15 a.m. Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:15 a.m. Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 9:30 a.m. Senate Small Business Committee Markup
  • 10:15 a.m. Meeting with Judge Michael Mukasey, Nominee to Serve as Attorney General of the United States
  • 10:30 a.m. Joint Meeting of Congress for Address by Nicholas Sarkozy, President of France
  • 12:15 p.m. Lunch with Specialist Aharon Scribner of Laurel, MT
  • 1:30 p.m. Meeting with Steve Crosby, Sue Coliton, and Marie Kurose with the Paul Allen Family Foundation
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Canadian Consul General Dale Eisler
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with L. Gordon Flake and Delegation with the Mansfield Foundation
  • 3:45 p.m. Meeting with Senator Webb
  • 4:15 p.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 4:30 p.m. Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 4:45 p.m. Meeting with General Bob Kehler, Commander of the U.S. Air Force Space Command
  • 5:00 p.m. Senate Floor Session

November 6, 2007

  • 7:45 a.m. Farm Bill Briefing with Legislative Staff
  • 8:30 a.m. Technology Trade Association TechNet Meet and Greet Event
  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 11:45 a.m. Meeting with Carl Borgquist of Absaroka Energy and Lorry Wilson of Rocky Mountain Power
  • 12:20 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 12:45 p.m. Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Tony Preite, Director of the Montana Department of Commerce
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Thomas Kim
  • 3:15 p.m. Meeting with Bill Bullard, President of R-CALF USA
  • 3:45 p.m. Meeting with Lt. General James Peake (ret.) Nominee to Serve as Secretary of the Veterans Administration
  • 4:30 p.m. Meeting With Legislative Staff
  • 6:15 p.m. Senate Floor Session

November 5, 2007

  • 3:00 p.m. Begin Travel to Washington, D.C.

November 4, 2007

  • No public events

November 3, 2007

  • No public events

November 2, 2007

  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m. Meeting with Delegation with Rolling Thunder International
  • 10:00 a.m. Briefing with Legislative Staff
  • 11:30 a.m. Press Interviews
  • 2:45 p.m. Begin Travel to Big Sandy, MT

November 1, 2007

  • 8:30 a.m. Press Interviews
  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m. Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 10:30 a.m. Meeting with Senator Blanche Lincoln
  • 11:00 a.m. Meeting with Gus Coldbella, Nominee to Serve as General Counsel for the Department of Homeland Security
  • 11:30 a.m. Briefing with Legislative Staff
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Scheduling Staff
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Senator Baucus
  • 4:45 p.m. Senate Floor Session

October 2007

October 31, 2007

  • 8:15 a.m. Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m. Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 11:00 a.m. Briefing with Legislative Staff
  • 12:00 p.m. Meeting with Dave Weelihan of Great Falls, MT with the Montana Electric Cooperatives Association
  • 1:00 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 1:30 p.m. Meeting with Jon Marchi of Polson, MT with Big Sky Airlines
  • 1:45 p.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Dr. Patrick Cobb of Billings, MT
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Marijka Wessner of Missoula, MT with the Missoula County Weed District
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Todd Knowles of Great Falls, MT with the National Air Traffic Controllers Association
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with Dr. Jeffrey Runge, Nominee to Serve as Assistant Secretary for Health Affairs at the Department of Homeland Security
  • 3:45 p.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 4:00 p.m. Meeting with Bruce Ward and Matt Hyde
  • 4:30 p.m. Briefing with Staff

October 30, 2007

  • 7:45 a.m. Briefing with Staff
  • 8:30 a.m. Meeting with Fmr. Senator Tom Daschle
  • 10:00 a.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Bill Geer with the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership
  • 11:45 a.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 12:45 p.m. Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:30 p.m. Briefing with Eric Chivian, Director of the Center for Health and the Global Environment at Harvard Medical School
  • 4:00 p.m. Meeting with Shellye Archambeau and Carl Guardino with the Silicon Valley Leadership Group
  • 4:15 p.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 4:30 p.m. Meeting with Maureen Jewell, Jason Porch, and Delegation with the Montana Procurement and Technical Assistance Center
  • 5:00 p.m. Meeting with Robert Bargatze, Montana BioScience Alliance Chairman
  • 5:30 p.m. Press Interviews

October 29, 2007

  • 8:00 a.m. Begin Travel to Washington, D.C.

October 28, 2007

  • No Public Events

October 27, 2007

  • 9:00 a.m. Begin Travel to Missoula, MT
  • 11:00 a.m. Tour of Bee Alert Technology
    • Missoula, MT
  • 1:00 p.m. Begin Travel to Superior, MT
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Mineral County Commissioners and Mineral County Search and Rescue
    • Superior, MT
  • 3:00 p.m. Begin Travel to Plains, MT
  • 4:00 p.m. Tour of Clark Fork Hospital
    • Plains, MT
  • 4:35 p.m. Tour of Lilja Precision Rifle Barrels
    • Plains, MT

October 26, 2007

  • 8:30 a.m. Begin Travel to Great Falls, MT
  • 2:00 p.m. Speaking Engagement at Montana Farmers Union Convention
    • Great Falls, MT

October 25, 2007

  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 11:00 a.m. Meeting with Rob van Beers with Tonbridge Power
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Arturo Rodriguez, President of the International Farm Workers Union
  • 12:00 p.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 12:15 p.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 1:00 p.m. Lunch with Staff
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Geoff Feiss of Helena, MT
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Dave Strohmaier, Missoula City Council Member
  • 3:15 p.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with Senator Baucus

October 24, 2007

  • 8:15 a.m. Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m. Steering Committee Meeting
  • 11:00 a.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 11:45 a.m. Lunch with Senator Baucus and Representative Rehberg
  • 12:30 p.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 1:00 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Carol Marsh of Missoula, MT
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Patrick Dolberg with Holcim Cement
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Stuart Reese, Frank Keating, and Kim Dorgan
  • 4:30 p.m. Meeting with Chris Padilla, Nominee to Serve as Undersecretary of Commerce for International Trade
  • 5:00 p.m. Meeting with Former Congressman Jim Greenwood
  • 5:30 p.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session

October 23, 2007

  • 8:00 a.m. Briefing with Legislative Staff
  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m. Meeting with Nick Lawyer of Plains, MT
  • 10:00 a.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 12:00 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 12:20 p.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 12:45 p.m. Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:15 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Arnie Fishbaugh, Director of the Montana Arts Council
  • 6:00 p.m. Senate Floor Session

October 22, 2007

  • No schedule posted

October 19, 2007

  • 10:00 a.m. Begin Travel to Helena, MT

October 18, 2007

  • 8:30 a.m. Meeting with Juliana Crowley with NARAL Pro-Choice Montana and Anita Keunnan with the Blue Mountain Clinic of Missoula, MT
  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m. Meeting with Mike Garrity with Alliance for the Wild Rockies of Helena, MT
  • 10:00 a.m. Senate Small Business Committee Roundtable Discussion
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Teresa Lassater, Director of the Farm Service Agency
  • 12:00 p.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 1:00 p.m. Meeting with Danielle Braby of Missoula, MT and Dixie Hooper of Helena, MT with CYLC
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Debra Donovan, Director of Montana March of Dimes Big Sky Chapter and Delegation
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Steve Knight and Matt Lucke
  • 2:45 p.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Senator Baucus
  • 3:45 p.m. Senate Floor Session

October 17, 2007

  • 8:15 a.m. Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m. Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 10:00 a.m. Senate Banking Committee Markup
  • 12:30 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 1:30 p.m. Briefing with Legislative Staff
  • 4:00 p.m. Meeting with Robert Jamison, Nominee to Serve as Undersecretary for National Protection and Programs at the Department of Homeland Security
  • 5:00 p.m. Meeting with National Resources Defense Council Delegation

October 16, 2007

  • 8:00 a.m. Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Dan Gallagher and Brian Gallagher of Missoula, MT with American Legion Post #101
  • 12:00 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 12:15 p.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 12:45 p.m. Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:15 p.m. Meeting with Michelle Belknap and Laurie Mohney with Easter Seals-Goodwill Northern Rocky Mountain
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Montana Secretary of State Brad Johnson
  • 3:30 p.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 6:00 p.m. Senate Floor Session

October 15, 2007

  • 8:45 a.m. Begin Travel to Washington, D.C.
  • 6:00 p.m. Senate Floor Session

October 14, 2007

  • No Public Events

October 13, 2007

  • 10:00 a.m. Veterans' Listening Session, Miles City, MT
  • 11:30 a.m. Tour of Holy Rosary Hospital, Miles City, MT
  • 12:30 p.m. Miles City Oktoberfest, Miles City, MT
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Rosebud County Commissioners and Community Leaders, Forsyth, MT
  • 7:00 p.m. St. Vincent Hospital SAINTS Benefit, Billings, MT

October 12, 2007

  • No schedule posted

October 11, 2007

  • No schedule posted

October 10, 2007

  • No Public Events

October 9, 2007

  • No Public Events

October 8, 2007

  • 5:00 p.m. Meeting with Courtney Lowery

Missoula, MT

October 7, 2007

  • No Public Events

October 6, 2007

  • 8:00 a.m. Briefing with Staff, Red Lodge, MT
  • 8:45 a.m.Tour of Beartooth Hospital, Red Lodge, MT
  • 9:35 a.m. Red Lodge Area Economic Development Corporation Meeting, Red Lodge, MT
  • 10:30 a.m.St. John's Nursing Home Visit, Red Lodge, MT
  • 11:00 a.m. Purple Heart Celebration for Joe Papez, Red Lodge, MT
  • 12:00 p.m. Beartooth Highway Meeting and Luncheon, Red Lodge, MT
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with Mayor John Peccia, Harlowton, MT
  • 5:00 p.m. Tour of NEXUS Corrections Program, Lewistown, MT
  • 6:30 p.m. Press Interviews

October 5, 2007

  • No Public Events

October 4, 2007

  • 9:00 a.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 10:00 a.m. Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 11:00 a.m. Meeting with Senator Baucus
  • 12:00 p.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 1:00 p.m. Briefing with Legislative Staff
  • 1:45 p.m. Meeting with with Dr. Brad Black and delegation with the Center for Asbestos Related Disease of Libby, MT
  • 2:30 p.m. Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Hearing
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Helen Dollan of Kalispell, MT
  • 3:00 p.m. Hispanic Task Force Forum with Small Business Leaders
  • 5:45 p.m. Begin Travel to Big Sandy, MT

October 3, 2007

  • 8:15 a.m. Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:15 a.m. Meeting with Senator Harkin
  • 9:30 a.m. Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 10:30 a.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 1:30 p.m. Meeting with Montana Banking Association delegation
  • 2:15 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with National Indian Impact Schools Delegation
  • 5:30 p.m. Parkinsons Action Network Event

October 2, 2007

  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Casey Felz of Three Forks, MT
  • 12:45 p.m. Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:15 p.m. Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with State Representative Sue Dickenson of Great Falls, MT
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Leslie Southwick, nominee to serve on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and Harold Kim with the White House
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with Montana Indian Impact Schools Delegation
  • 5:00 p.m. Meeting with Tyler Kruzich with the Congressional Budget Office
  • 7:00 p.m.Blog Conference Call

October 1, 2007

  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m. Meeting with Nick Kirwan of Bozeman, MT
  • 10:30 a.m. Desk Time
  • 1:00 p.m. Meeting with Scheduling Staff
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Dave Irion with St. Vincent Health Care of Billings, MT
  • 2:30 p.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 5:35 p.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 7:00 p.m. Dinner with State Senator Greg Lind of Missoula, MT

September 2007

September 30, 2007

  • 1:00 p.m. Biofuels and Bioproducts Innovative Laboratory Event at the University of Minnesota with Senator Klobuchar St. Paul, MN

September 29, 2007

  • No Public Events

September 28, 2007

  • No Public Events

September 27, 2007

  • 8:30 a.m. Meeting with Steve Belinda with the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership
  • 9:00 a.m. Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 11:15 a.m. Meeting with Cyndi Andrus of Bozeman, MT; Betsy Baumgart of Bozeman, MT; Homer Staves of Whitefish, MT; and Ed Bartlett of Helena, MT
  • 11:30 p.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 12:45 p.m. Democratic Policy Committee Lunch
  • 1:30 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 1:45 p.m. Meeting with Kodie Kunsman of Bigfork, MT
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Erik Nylund and George Heisler with the Montana State Association of Letter Carriers
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Salish Kootenai Tribe Delegation
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Crow Tribe Delegation and Senator Baucus
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with Dirk Kempthorne, Secretary of the Interior and Senator Baucus
  • 4:30 p.m. Desk Time
  • 8:00 p.m. Senate Floor Session

September 26, 2007

  • 8:15 a.m. Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 10:00 a.m. Senate Energy Committee Hearing
  • 12:00 p.m. Meeting with Tom Tidwell, U.S. Forest Service Northern Regional Forester
  • 12:15 p.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 1:30 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Ross Ashley III, Nominee to Serve as Deputy Administrator of the Office of Grants Management within the Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Casey Ryan of Billings, MT and Suzie Keenan of Bigfork, MT with the Montana Restaurant Association
  • 3:00 p.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 3:15 p.m. Meeting with Bob Ekey of Bozeman, MT with the Montana Wilderness Society
  • 4:00 p.m. Meeting with Mike Calcaterra of Missoula, MT with Norco, Inc. and Linda Iverson of Kalispell, MT with Applied Health Services
  • 4:30 p.m. Meeting with Amber Kelleher of Bigfork, MT with the Secular Coalition of America
  • 4:45 p.m. Meeting with National Congress of American Indians, American Higher Education Consortium, and National Indian Education Association Delegations

September 25, 2007

  • 8:00 a.m. Big Sky Chapter of the Air Force Association Congressional Breakfast
  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m. Meeting with Carissa Guess and Maxx Caffyn, Montana Delegates to Health Occupations Students of America
  • 9:45 a.m. Press Interviews
  • 10:00 a.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Ray Kuntz of Helena, MT with the American Truckers Association
  • 12:00 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 12:45 p.m. Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:00 p.m. Funeral Burial of Staff Sgt Yance Gray of Ismay, MT
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Mike Brown, John Kirkham, and Elton Chorney with Graymont
  • 3:30 p.m. Unveiling of Leadership Portrait of Senator Robert C. Byrd
  • 4:00 p.m. Meeting with American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network representatives Karen McKay of Florissant, MT; Diane Geisen of Great Falls, MT; Phillip Rattler of Browning, MT; and Kimberly Rose Smith of Miles City, MT
  • 4:30 p.m. Meeting with Major General Roger Burg
  • 5:00 p.m. Meeting with Tim Baker with the Montana Wilderness Association and David Dreher with Campaign for America's Wilderness

September 24, 2007

  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 1:00 p.m. Meeting with Senate Parliamentarians
  • 3:00 p.m. Senate Energy Committee Hearing
  • 4:30 p.m. Meeting with Warren Wenz and Greg Schwandt of Great Falls, MT with the Committee of 80
  • 5:00 p.m. Meeting with Legislative Staff

September 23, 2007

  • No Public Events

September 22, 2007

  • No Public Events

September 21, 2007

  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 10:30 a.m. Desk Time
  • 11:30 a.m. Call with Canadian Ambassador Michael Wilson
  • 2:00 p.m. Desk Time

September 20, 2007

  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m. Capitol Dome Tour
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Brad Heckerman with Arcomac Surface Engineering of Missoula, MT
  • 12:00 p.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 12:30 p.m. Democratic Policy Committee Lunch
  • 1:30 p.m. Meeting with Moke Eaglefeathers
  • 2:00 p.m. Desk Time
  • 3:00 p.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 4:30 p.m. Meeting with Peter Prowitt Jr.
  • 5:00 p.m. Meeting with Chris Tweeten of Helena, MT
  • 5:30 p.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session

September 19, 2007

  • 8:15 a.m. Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m. Steering Committee Meeting
  • 9:30 a.m. Senate Indian Affairs Commitee
  • 10:00 a.m. Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee Markup
  • 10:30 a.m. Press Interviews
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Frank McAllister, Steve Lang, and Steve Wood with Stillwater Mining Company of Columbus, MT
  • 12:00 p.m. Meeting with John Sinclair, Chairman of the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Montana
  • 12:30 p.m. Meeting with Laurie Oki and Rob Bakenmier with the Children's Hospital of Seattle
  • 1:00 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 1:30 p.m. Meeting with Don Herzog and John Rauser with the Montana Pork Producers Council
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with John Emley, Deputy Director of Legislative Affairs with the White House
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Jesse Huffman of Busby, MT and Dan Teigen of Teigen, MT with the Northern Plains Resource Council
  • 3:00 p.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 5:00 p.m. Meeting with Senator Baucus

September 18, 2007

  • 8:00 a.m. Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 9:45 a.m. Speech Addressing the National Council of Urban Indian Health
  • 11:00 a.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Jan Jamruszka-Wilson, President of the Montana Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
  • 12:00 p.m. Press Interviews, Senate Floor Session
  • 12:30 p.m. Meeting with Al and Debbie Boehm of Belgrade, MT
  • 12:45 p.m. Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 1:30 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Lori Wallach, Bruce Olsen, Evette Pina-Lopez, and Bruce Burton
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Peter Wolfgram of Belgrade, MT, Senate Floor Session
  • 3:00 p.m. Legislative Briefing
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with Richard Allen, Darren Kuck, Christopher Deavila, Randolph Siles, and Jared Sharp, Montana Delegation with Veterans for Freedom
  • 4:00 p.m. Meeting with Ted Dick of Helena, MT; Brad Boyer of Hamilton, MT; and Heidi Hanchett of Victor, MT with SEIU
  • 5:00 p.m. Meeting with Tom Knapp, Dave Gates, Curt Pohl, and Pat Corcoran with Northwestern Energy
  • 6:00 p.m. National Farmers Union 2007 Golden Triangle Award Ceremony

September 17, 2007

  • 4:00 p.m. Begin Travel to Washington, D.C.

September 16, 2007

  • No Public Events

September 15, 2007

  • No Public Events

September 14, 2007

  • No Public Events

September 13, 2007

  • No Public Events

September 12, 2007

  • 8:15 a.m. Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m. Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee Meeting
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Dick Brown, President of the Montana Hospital Association
  • 12:30 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 1:30 p.m. Indian Health Care Improvement Act Rally
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Ed Holland of Polson, MT
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Marilyn Olsen, Executive Vice President and Delegation with the Montana Auto Dealers Association
  • 3:00 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with Tom Fredericks
  • 4:45 p.m. Begin Travel to Billings, MT

September 11, 2007

  • 8:00 a.m. Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Dave Gibson, Shirley Bloomfield, and Dorothy Walsh
  • 12:00 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 12:45 p.m. Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Steve Turkiewicz and Delegation from the Montana Bankers Association
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Montana Delegation from the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Robyn King with the Yaak Valley Forest Council and Tim Mahoney with the Campaign for America's Wilderness
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with Jim Caron, Executive Director of Missoula Children's Theatre
  • 4:00 p.m. Meeting with Scot Schermerhorn of Billings, Tony Hoyt of Arlee, Sean McMahon, and Shoren Brown with the National Wildlife Federation and Chris Wood with Trout Unlimited
  • 4:15 p.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 4:30 p.m. Meeting with Cheryl Nelson of Kalispell with Express Personnel Services
  • 5:10 p.m. Senate Floor Session

September 9, 2007

  • No Public Events

September 8, 2007

  • No Public Events

September 7, 2007

  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:15 a.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 10:30 a.m. Desk Time
  • 1:30 p.m. Press Interviews

September 6, 2007

  • 8:30 a.m. Stan Kimmit Breakfast Series with Montana Delegation
  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 10:45 a.m. Press Interviews
  • 11:10 a.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 12:00 p.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 1:00 p.m. Meeting with William Anderson, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, Environment, and Logistics.
  • 1:30 p.m. Meeting with Senator Baucus
  • 2:15 p.m. Meeting with Assistant Secretary Julie Myers and Director Judy Rogers with Immigration and Customs Enforcement
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Bob Liston of Missoula, MT, Executive Director of Montana Fair Housing
  • 5:45 p.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 8:00 p.m. Senate Floor Session

September 5, 2007

  • 8:15 a.m. Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m. Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 11:00 a.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 11:45 a.m. Lunch with Senator Baucus and Representative Rehberg
  • 12:30 p.m. Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Linda Miller with the National Air Traffic Controllers Association
  • 4:30 p.m. Meeting with Alex Lee, Director of Canadian Affairs and Jim Hagan with the U.S. Department of State
  • 5:00 p.m. Meeting with Yellowstone County Commissioner Bill Kennedy of Billings, MT
  • 7:00 p.m. Senate Floor Session

September 4, 2007

  • 7:30 a.m. Begin Travel to Washington, D.C.
  • 5:35 p.m. Senate Floor Session

September 3, 2007

  • No Public Events

September 2, 2007

  • No Public Events

September 1, 2007

  • No Public Events

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August 2007

August 31, 2007

  • No Public Events

August 30, 2007

  • No Public Events

August 29, 2007

  • No Public Events

August 28, 2007

  • 10:00 a.m. Press Interviews

August 27, 2007

  • 10:00 a.m. Tour of Bonneville Power Administration Facilities, Various Locations

August 25, 2007

  • 11:15 a.m. Tour of Critical Care Unit at the Billings Clinic, Billings, MT
  • 12:00 p.m. Meeting with Bruce Williams and Gary Forrester, Billings, MT
  • 1:30 p.m. Tour of Exxon Refinery and Meeting with Geoffrey Craft, Billings, MT
  • 2:30 p.m. Briefing with Fire Officials, Billings, MT
  • 3:00 p.m. Tour of Ford Fire, Lockwood, MT
  • 6:00 p.m. Deaconess Billings Classic, Billings, MT

August 24, 2007

  • 6:30 a.m. Breakfast at Brush Creek Fire Camp, Near Whitefish, MT
  • 9:30 a.m. Community Roundtable Discussion Regarding National Park Service, Whitefish, MT
  • 11:00 a.m Virtual Town Hall Meeting Regarding Energy Issues, Columbia Falls, MT
  • 11:45 a.m. Tour of Columbia Falls Aluminum, Columbia Falls, MT
  • 2:00 p.m. Tour of Plum Creek Plywood, Columbia Falls, MT

August 23, 2007

  • 7:00 a.m. Press Interviews, Missoula, MT
  • 9:00 a.m. Tour and Presentation at Rehabilitation Institute of Montana at Community Medical Center, Missoula, MT
  • 11:00 a.m. Tour of Milltown Cleanup Project, Milltown, MT
  • 12:45 p.m. Lunch with Banking Community, Missoula, MT
  • 2:00 p.m. Press Interviews, Missoula, MT
  • 3:00 p.m. Beaverhead Deer Lodge Partnership Meeting, Missoula, MT
  • 5:00 p.m. Meeting with Steve Running of University of Montana, Missoula, MT

August 22, 2007

  • 8:30 a.m. Tour of Anaconda Job Corps Center, Anaconda, MT
  • 10:00 a.m. Veterans Listening Session, Anaconda, MT
  • 12:00 p.m. Virtual Town Hall Regarding Veterans/Military Affairs, Anaconda, MT
  • 1:15 p.m. Meeting with Community Leaders Regarding Superfund Site, Anaconda, MT
  • 2:30 p.m. Tour of Superfund Site, Anaconda, MT
  • 4:00 p.m. Tour of Proposed Eastside Stewardship Forest Project, Deer Lodge, MT
  • 7:00 p.m. Tour of Black Cat Fire Camp, Near Frenchtown, MT

August 17, 2007

  • 8:10 a.m. Border Issues Meeting, Havre, MT
  • 10:00 a.m. Meeting with Liberty County Commissioners for Biodiesel Plant Tour, Chester, MT
  • 12:00 p.m. Lunch, Shelby, MT
  • 1:30 p.m. Meeting with Pondera County Commissioners, Valier, MT
  • 2:20 p.m. Tour of Four Horns Reservior and Pondera Irrigation District with Pondera County Commissioners, Pondera County, MT

August 16, 2007

  • 9:30 a.m. Public Water Meeting, Wolf Point, MT
  • 10:30 a.m. Tour of Intake Facility and Water Treatment Plant, Wolf Point, MT
  • 11:30 a.m. Press Interviews, Wolf Point, MT
  • 11:45 a.m. Flyover of Fort Peck Dam, Fort Peck, MT
  • 12:30 p.m. Meeting with Army Corps of Engineers and Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks, Glasgow, MT
  • 3:15 p.m. Meeting with Phillips County Commissioners, Malta, MT
  • 4:00 p.m. Press Interviews, Malta, MT
  • 4:40 p.m. Press Interviews, Fort Belknap Agency, MT
  • 5:45 p.m. St. Mary's Rehabilitation Group Meeting, Chinook, MT
  • 7:30 p.m. Dinner with Paul Tuss, Havre, MT

August 15, 2007

  • 8:00 a.m. Press Interviews, Billings, MT
  • 9:00 a.m. American Indian Health Care Virtual Town Hall, Billings, MT
  • 12:30 p.m. Senate Indian Affairs Committee Field Hearing, Crow Agency, MT
  • 2:30 p.m. Visit Department of Health and Human Services Bus Tour, Crow Agency, MT
  • 5:00 p.m. Meeting with Fort Belknap Tribal Council, Billings, MT
  • 5:45 p.m. Meeting with Blackfeet Tribal Council, Billings, MT

August 14, 2007

  • 2:30 p.m. Press Conference with Senator Baucus, Helena, MT
  • 5:00 p.m. Meeting with Geoff Gamble, President of Montana State University, Bozeman, MT
  • 6:00 p.m. Small Business Roundtable, Bozeman, MT

August 7, 2007

  • 6:00 p.m. Staff Meeting, Big Sandy, MT

August 6, 2007

  • 6:00 p.m. Staff Meeting, Virgelle, MT

August 4, 2007

  • 6:30 a.m. Begin Travel to Helena, MT
  • 12:30 p.m. Speech at Montana Democrats Convention, Helena, MT

August 3, 2007

  • 9:00 a.m. Staff Meeting
  • 9:45 a.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 11:30 p.m. Democratic Caucus
  • 5:30 p.m. Meeting with Senate Colleagues
  • 9:15 p.m. Senate Floor Session

August 2, 2007

  • 8:15 a.m. Stan Kimmit Breakfast Series with Montana Delegation
  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:15 a.m. Press Interviews
  • 10:30 a.m. Meeting with Andi Newman, Sally Veith, and Jeff Forbes with Northwest Airlines
  • 11:00 a.m. Staff Meeting
  • 12:00 p.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Senator Baucus
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Tucker Walker of Helena, MT
  • 3:00 p.m. 21st Century Democrats Summer Speaker Series
  • 3:30 p.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 4:45 p.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 5:00 p.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session

August 1, 2007

  • 8:15 a.m. Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m. Senate Banking Committee Markup
  • 10:30 a.m. Senate Homeland Security Committee Hearing
  • 11:00 a.m. Senate Energy Committee Hearing
  • 11:45 a.m. Lunch with Senator Baucus and Representative Rehberg
  • 1:30 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 2:30 p.m. Senate Water and Power Subcommittee Hearing
  • 3:30 p.m. Photo with Interns from Senator Enzi's Office
  • 3:45 p.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 6:00 p.m. Senate Floor Session

July 2007

July 31, 2007

  • 8:00 a.m. Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m. Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 10:00 a.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Pelah Hoyt of Missoula, MT
  • 12:00 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 12:45 p.m. Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:30 p.m. Senate Energy Subcommittee Hearing
  • 4:00 p.m. Meeting with Col. Sandy Finan of Malmstrom AFB
  • 4:30 p.m. Meeting with Dan Flynn of Helena, MT and Bruce Miller and Dave Rosman of Colstrip, MT with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
  • 5:20 p.m. Senate Floor Session

July 30, 2007

  • 8:00 a.m. Begin Travel to Washington, D.C.
  • 5:35 p.m. Senate Floor Session

July 28, 2007

  • 6:00 a.m. Meeting with Fire Officials at Incident Command Post, Augusta, MT
  • 6:05 a.m. Travel to Scoutana Base Camp, Near Augusta, MT
  • 6:45 a.m. Breakfast with Firefighters, Near Augusta, MT
  • 7:00 a.m. Morning Briefing with Firefighters, Near Augusta, MT
  • 7:30 a.m. Tour of Scoutana Base Camp, Near Augusta, MT
  • 8:00 a.m. Tour of Helicopter Base, Near Augusta, MT
  • 8:45 a.m. Travel to Augusta, MT, Augusta, MT
  • 9:30 a.m. Tour of Incident Command Post, Augusta, MT
  • 11:00 a.m. Helicopter Tour of Ahorn and Fool Creek Fires, Near Augusta, MT

July 27, 2007

  • 9:00 a.m. Begin Travel to Big Sandy, MT

July 26, 2007

  • 8:30 a.m. New Democratic Network Breakfast
  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m. Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 10:30 a.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 11:00 a.m. Meeting with Former Congressman L.F. Payne, Bruce McKay, and Heather Martin
  • 11:35 a.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 12:00 p.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 1:00 p.m. Meeting with American Legion Boys Nation and American Legion Auxiliary Girls Nation Delegates
  • 1:15 p.m. Meeting with Jeanette Comstock of Missoula, MT; Sam Hodges of Big Timber, MT; and Martina Wilson of Poplar, MT
  • 1:30 p.m. Meeting with Senator Baucus
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Darrell Rud, Executive Director of the School Administrators of Montana and delegation of Montana Elementary and Secondary School Principals
  • 3:00 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 3:30 p.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 4:00 p.m.Desk Time
  • 6:15 p.m.Senate Floor Session

July 25, 2007

  • 8:15 a.m. Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m. Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 11:30 a.m. Senate Energy Committee Hearing
  • 12:00 p.m. Meeting with Brent Wahlquist, Nominee to Serve as Director of the Office of Surface Mining in the Department of the Interior
  • 12:30 p.m. Meeting with Governor Tulafono of American Samoa
  • 1:00 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 2:00 p.m. Desk Time
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Senate Chaplain, Dr. Barry Black
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with Kathryn Robison
  • 4:00 p.m. Meeting with Senator Reid and Jim Hughes, Acting Director of the Bureau of Land Management
  • 4:45 p.m. Meeting with Luke Kobold of Billings, MT
  • 5:15 p.m. Senate Floor Session

July 24, 2007

  • 8:00 a.m. Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m. Senate Homeland Security Committee Hearing
  • 12:00 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 12:20 p.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 1:00 p.m. Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Ed Tinsley of Helena, MT and Bonnie Gestring of Missoula, MT
  • 3:00 p.m. Desk Time
  • 4:00 p.m. Meeting with Taiwanese Congressional Delegation
  • 4:30 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 4:45 p.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 5:00 p.m. Staff Briefing

July 23, 2007

  • 9:00 a.m. Begin Travel to Washington, D.C.
  • 5:30 p.m. Senate Floor Session

July 19, 2007

  • 8:30 a.m. Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m. Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Moke Eaglefeathers of Butte, MT and Geoffrey Rush
  • 12:00 p.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 1:00 p.m. Democratic Policy Committee Lunch
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Jeff Bornstein and Peter Prowitt
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Denis Painchaud, Dwain Lingenfelter, and Tim Richardson
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with Senator Baucus
  • 4:30 p.m. Desk Time
  • 6:30 p.m. Senate Floor Session

July 18, 2007

  • 5:00 a.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 8:15 a.m. Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m. Steering Committee Meeting
  • 10:00 a.m. Legislative Staff Meeting
  • 11:00 a.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 12:00 p.m. Meeting with Chairman Earl Old Person of the Blackfeet Tribe
  • 12:30 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 2:00 p.m. Press Conference
  • 2:30 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 4:00 p.m. Desk Time

July 17, 2007

  • 9:30 a.m. Call with Senator Baucus and Senator Levin
  • 10:00 a.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 11:30 a.m. Staff Meeting
  • 12:00 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 12:15 p.m. Meeting with Chris Oien
  • 12:45 p.m. Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:50 p.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 3:00 p.m. Desk Time
  • 4:00 p.m. Meeting with Neal Johnson of Lewistown, MT
  • 4:30 p.m. Meeting with Sally Miller of Bozeman, MT
  • 5:00 p.m. Meeting with Pam Langley of Helena, MT

Overnight Senate Floor Session

July 16, 2007

  • 2:00 p.m. Begin Travel to Washington, D.C.

July 13, 2007

  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 11:00 a.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 2:30 p.m. Begin Travel to Great Falls, MT

July 12, 2007

  • 7:30 a.m. Meeting with Fred Krupp
  • 8:15 a.m. Stan Kimmit Breakfast Series with Montana Delegation
  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m. Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 10:15 a.m. Senate Energy Committee Hearing
  • 11:00 a.m. Staff Meeting
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Crow Tribe delegation including Chairman Carl Venne, Vice Chairman Cedric Black Eagle, Secretary Scott Russell, Vice Secretary Darin Old Coyote, and Donald Lavedure
  • 12:00 p.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 1:30 p.m. Meeting with James Kiser and Don Peoples of Butte, MT and John Nordwick of Bozeman, MT
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Amanda Frickle and Kyle Halstvedt of Billings, MT
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Gardiner Hill
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Dr. John Cliffords, Deputy Administrator of Veterinary Services with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with Senator Baucus
  • 4:15 p.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 4:30 p.m. Meeting with Friends of the Missouri Breaks Monument Delegation including Dennis Tighe of Great Falls, MT; Dave Mari of Lewistown, MT; and Mark Goode of Great Falls, MT
  • 5:00 p.m. Senate Floor Session

July 11, 2007

  • 8:15 a.m. Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m. Steering Committee Meeting
  • 10:30 a.m. Staff Meeting
  • 11:40 a.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 12:00 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Bob Williams
  • 3:30 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 4:00 p.m. Meeting with Grant Parker, Buddy Smith, and Ron Marcoux with the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
  • 4:25 p.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 5:00 p.m. Meeting with Dan Mudd
  • 5:30 p.m. Staff Meeting
  • 6:20 p.m. Senate Floor Session

July 10, 2007

  • 8:00 a.m. Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 12:00 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 12:45 p.m. Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Cedric Jacobson of Missoula, MT
  • 4:30 p.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 5:30 p.m. Desk Time

July 9, 2007

  • 9:00 a.m. Begin Travel to Washington, D.C.
  • 5:45 p.m. Senate Floor Session

July 8, 2007

No public events today.

July 7, 2007

No public events today.

July 6, 2007

No public events today.

July 5, 2007

No public events today.

July 4, 2007

  • 8:00 a.m. Laurel Jaycees Pancake Breakfast, Laurel, MT
  • 11:00 a.m. Fourth of July Parade and Celebration, Roundup, MT
  • 1:00 p.m. Meeting with Roundup Memorial Hospital Board of Directors, Roundup, MT

July 3, 2007

  • 10:00 a.m. Small Business Administration New Patriot Express Initiative Announcement, Helena, MT
  • 11:00 a.m. Address: "Moving Forward in Iraq", Helena, MT
  • 1:00 p.m. Geothermal Energy Listening Session, Butte, MT
  • 6:00 p.m. Red Lodge Rodeo, Red Lodge, MT

July 2, 2007

  • 12:30 p.m. Senate Agriculture Committee Field Hearing, Great Falls, MT

July 1, 2007

No public events today.

June 2007

June 30, 2007

  • 1:00 p.m. American Legion of Montana Annual Convention, Kalispell, MT
  • 2:30 p.m. Flathead Valley Community College Ribbon Cutting, Kalispell, MT
  • 4:30 p.m. Meeting with Local Elected Officials, Libby, MT
  • 5:25 p.m. Visit to the Center for Asbestos Related Diseases Clinic, Libby, MT

June 29, 2007

  • 10:30 a.m. Begin Travel to Big Sandy, MT

June 28, 2007

  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:00 a.m. Presentation for George Washington University Semester in Washington Students
  • 9:30 a.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 11:00 a.m. Meeting with Angela Perkey
  • 11:00 a.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 11:15 a.m. Press Interviews
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Former Congressman Jim Nussle, Nominee to Serve as Director of the Office of Management and Budget
  • 11:45 a.m. Meeting with Former Congressman Bob Barr
  • 12:00 p.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 1:45 p.m. Meeting with Lieutenant General Frank Klotz
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Senator Baucus
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Whitney Williams
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with Sharon Burke and Matt Bennett
  • 4:00 p.m. Meeting with Parents of Abducted and Sexually Assaulted Children Delegation
  • 4:10 p.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 4:30 p.m. Meeting with German M.P. Werner Hoyer
  • 4:45 p.m. Senate Floor Session

June 27, 2007

  • 8:15 a.m. Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m. Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 10:00 a.m. Intelligence Briefing on Iraq and Iran with Senate Colleagues
  • 12:30 p.m. Meeting with Mike Leavitt, Secretary of Health and Human Services
  • 1:00 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 1:30 p.m. Call with Dirk Kempthorne, Secretary of the Interior
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Montana Representative Mary Caferro
  • 3:05 p.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 3:30 p.m. 2007 Summer Intern Lecture Series Speaking Engagement
  • 3:55 p.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 4:35 p.m. Desk Time
  • 5:35 p.m. Senate Floor Session

June 26, 2007

  • 7:45 a.m. Canadian-American Business Council General Meeting
  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 10:00 a.m. Senate Energy Committee Hearing
  • 10:00 a.m. Senate Small Business Committee Hearing
  • 11:00 a.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 11:30 a.m. Staff Briefing
  • 12:00 p.m. Meeting with Close-Up Students from Colstrip, MT
  • 12:30 p.m. American Library Association Event
  • 12:45 p.m. Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting Dr. Eugene McAllister, President of the University of Great Falls
  • 2:30 p.m. Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development Hearing
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with Close-Up Students from Stevensville, MT
  • 4:45 p.m. Meeting with Craig Gilchrist of Glasgow, MT with the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen
  • 5:00 p.m. Reception for Senator Barrasso

June 25, 2007

  • 2:00 p.m. Begin Travel to Washington, D.C.

June 24, 2007

No public events today.

June 23, 2007

No public events today.

June 22, 2007

  • 9:00 a.m. Begin Travel to Great Falls, MT
  • 3:00 p.m. Press Interviews, Great Falls, MT

June 21, 2007

  • 9:00 a.m.Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m. Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Delegation from PPL Corporation
  • 11:45 a.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 12:00 p.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 1:00 p.m. DPC Lunch with Tom Brokaw
  • 1:45 p.m. Meeting with Dave Henderson, Lola Raska, and Dan Kidd, Montana Representatives from the National Barley Growers Association
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Jack McAllister, NYLC Student from Gardiner High School
  • 2:00 p.m. 25th Annual Ice Cream Party, Hosted by Senator McConnell
  • 2:15 p.m. Meeting with Helen Burns and Virginia Smith, Montana Participants in the Sterling Medicare Advantage Plans
  • 2:45 p.m. Meeting with Elizabeth Ross, Montana State Winner of the National Peace Essay Contest
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Dionne Davies with the American Bankers Association
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with Senator Baucus
  • 11:00 p.m. Senate Floor Session

June 20, 2007

  • 8:15 a.m. Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m. Senior Staff Meeting
  • 9:45 a.m. Press Interviews
  • 10:10 a.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 10:30 a.m. Meeting with Terry Sauvain and Chuck Keiffer with the Senate Appropriations Committee
  • 11:00 a.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 12:30 p.m. Meeting with Rhonda Whiting and Bruce Measure, Montana Members of the Northwest Power and Conservation Council
  • 1:00 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 1:30 p.m. Meeting with Aidan Myhre with the Gallatin Group
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Dennis Schrader, Nominee to Serve as Deputy Administrator of the National Preparedness Directorate/FEMA in the Department of Homeland Security
  • 2:15 p.m. Meeting with Scott Yohe with Delta Air Lines
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Montana Families from the Gillette Children's Hospital and staff Margaret Perryman and Molly Snyder
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Senator Harkin
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with Stacy Bannerman with the Veterans and Families Sanctuary
  • 4:00 p.m. Meeting with delegations from National Environmental Trust, the Natural Resources Defense Council, and the League of Conservation Voters
  • 5:35 p.m. Senate Floor Session

June 19, 2007

  • 8:00 a.m. Legislative Staff Meeting
  • 9:00 a.m. Staff Meeting
  • 9:30 a.m. Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 10:30 a.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Gordon Hutchinson of Ronan, MT; Karl Tyler of Missoula, MT; and Automotive Industry Delegation
  • 12:00 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 12:45 p.m. Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:15 p.m. Meeting with Mike Jackson
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Alison Trent of Missoula, MT with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Childrens' Caucus
  • 3:20 p.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 3:50 p.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 4:15 p.m. Meeting with Kaye Stone of Helena, MT with the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees
  • 4:30 p.m. Meeting with Mike Zeher of Missoula, MT with Nutritional Laboratories International
  • 5:00 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 5:30 p.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 6:00 p.m. Senate Floor Session

June 18, 2007

  • 7:00 a.m. Begin Travel to Washington, D.C.

June 17, 2007

No public events today.

June 16, 2007

No public events today.

June 15, 2007

  • 6:30 a.m. Begin Travel to Big Sandy, MT

June 14, 2007

  • 9:00 a.m. Senior Staff Meeting
  • 9:30 a.m. Senate Small Business Committee Hearing
  • 11:00 a.m. Briefing with Legislative Staff
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Elizabeth Smith with Montana FFA
  • 11:45 a.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 12:00 p.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 1:00 p.m. Lunch with Montana Representative Bob Ebinger, Charles Ebinger, and Walker Stole
  • 1:30 p.m. Meeting with John Houle, Chairman of the Tribal Council of the Chippewa Cree Tribe, Montana Representative Jonathan Windy Boy, Kelly Eagleman, Tony Belcourt, and Dan Belcourt
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Anna McCracken of Billings, MT
  • 2:15 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Dale Hall, Director of the Fish and Wildlife Service
  • 3:00 p.m. Roundtable Meeting with Senator Baucus and Montana Drug Treatment Court Delegation
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with Senator Baucus
  • 5:30 p.m. Senate Floor Session

June 13, 2007

  • 8:00 a.m. Meeting with Hugo and Judy Tureck of Coffee Creek, MT
  • 8:15 a.m. Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m. Senior Staff Meeting
  • 9:30 a.m. Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Detlev Engel
  • 11:45 a.m. Lunch with Senator Baucus and Representative Rehberg
  • 12:05 p.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 1:00 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 1:30 p.m. Meeting with Susan Hunter and Ann Comstock with Girl Scouts of America
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Larry Schweiger
  • 2:20 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Former Sen. John Breaux and Steve Feinberg
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Steve Wright and Sonya Baskerville
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with Chris Bowers of Bozeman, MT
  • 4:00 p.m. Meeting with Walker Stole and Tandy Riddle of Livingston, MT
  • 4:30 p.m. Meeting with Alan Reuther
  • 6:00 p.m. Meeting with Jim Foley and David Aronofsky of Missoula, MT with the University of Montana

June 12, 2007

  • 8:00 a.m. Meeting with Legislative Staff
  • 9:00 a.m. Senior Staff Meeting
  • 10:00 a.m. Preside on Senate Floor Sessio
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Montana Delegation from the Youth Tour
  • 12:00 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 12:45 p.m. Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:15 p.m. Meeting with Aaron Chatten of Nashua, MT
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Chuck Bushey of Billings, MT
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Cynthia Schulz, Joe DeBalzo, and John Goglia of Great Falls, MT
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with Sherry Cladhous and Mark Burzynski of Helena, MT
  • 4:00 p.m. Meeting with Dick Roehm of Bozeman, MT
  • 4:30 p.m. Meeting with Tom Rogers
  • 5:00 p.m. Scheduling Meeting
  • 5:45 p.m. Meeting with Freshman Members
  • 6:00 p.m. Senate Floor Session

June 11, 2007

  • 2:00 p.m. Energy Bill Briefing
  • 5:00 p.m. Scheduling Meeting
  • 5:30 p.m. Senate Floor Session

June 10, 2007

No public events today.

June 9, 2007

  • 3:00 p.m. Funeral of Senator Craig Thomas - Casper, WY

June 8, 2007

  • 8:30 a.m. Meeting with Randy Gray of Great Falls, MT
  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m. Meeting with Bart Dzivi
  • 11:00 a.m. Staff Briefing
  • 2:00 p.m. Begin Travel

June 7, 2007

  • 8:30 a.m. Stan Kimmit Breakfast Series with Montana Delegation
  • 9:00 a.m. Senior Staff Meeting
  • 10:00 a.m. Taiwan Agricultural Mission Reception
  • 10:30 a.m. Meeting with FFA Students from Colstrip High School
  • 11:00 a.m. Meeting with Tracy Velazquez of Bozeman, MT and Esther Creamer of Scobey, MT with the Montana Mental Health Association
  • 11:00 a.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 11:15 a.m. Meeting with Jennifer Haugland of Deer Lodge, MT with FFA
  • 11:30 a.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 12:00 p.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 1:00 p.m. Desk Time
  • 2:45 p.m. Meeting with Dr. Thomas Trebon, President of Carroll College of Helena, MT
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with Peter Lowy
  • 4:00 p.m. Meeting with Senator Baucus
  • 8:00 p.m. Senate Floor Session

June 6, 2007

  • 8:15 a.m. Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m. Senior Staff Meeting
  • 10:00 a.m. Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Paul Zambernardi, Rob Wallace, and Michael Cary with the Yellowstone Park Foundation of Bozeman, MT
  • 12:00 p.m. Meeting with Montana Delegation of the National Association of Homebuilders
  • 12:00 p.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 12:30 p.m. Meeting with Jason Swanz with the Montana Stockgrowers Association and the National Young Cattlemen's Conference
  • 12:00 p.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 1:15 p.m. Steering Committee Manufacturing Summit
  • 1:30 p.m. Meeting with Deputy Secretary of the Interior Lynn Scarlett
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Bart Dzivi
  • 2:00 p.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 2:30 p.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Close Up Students from Glendive, MT
  • 3:45 p.m. Meeting with Ambassador Michael Wilson of Canada
  • 4:30 p.m. Meeting with Kelsen Young of Helena, MT with the Montana Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
  • 6:30 p.m. Meeting with Senator Schumer
  • 7:00 p.m. Preside on Senate Floor Session
  • 10:00 p.m. Senate Floor Session

June 5

  • 8:00 a.m. Legislative Staff Meeting
  • 9:00 a.m. Senior Staff Meeting
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Dan Bucks of Helena, MT, Director of the Montana Department of Revenue
  • 12:00 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 12:45 p.m. Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Brett Doney, Warren Wenz, Mati Kon, Ben Morgan, Mayor Donna Stebbins, and Commissioner Joe Briggs of Great Falls, MT
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Senator Reid and Freshman Colleagues
  • 3:30 p.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 4:00 p.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 4:30 p.m. Meeting with Montana Representative Jon Sonju of Kalispell, MT
  • 5:00 p.m. Meeting with Sue Ciscke with Ford Motor Company
  • 7:15 p.m. Senate Floor Session
  • 7:45 p.m. Senate Floor Session

June 4

  • 1:00 p.m. Begin travel to Washington, D.C

June 3

  • No public events today.

June 2

  • 11:30 a.m. Hugh O'Brien Youth Leadership Conference, Missoula, MT
  • 1:15 p.m. Salish Kootenai College Graduation, Ronan, MT

June 1

  • 9:00 a.m. Tour of Mike Horse Dam, Near Lincoln, MT
  • 11:30 a.m. Energy Forum, Missoula, MT
  • 1:00 p.m. Briefing with U.S. Forest Service, Missoula, MT
  • 2:30 p.m. Briefing with Northern Rockies Fire Coordination Center and Montana DRNC, Missoula, MT
  • 3:45 p.m. Tour of Smurfit-Stone Container, Frenchtown, MT
  • 5:30 p.m. First Friday Art Walk, Missoula, MT

May 2007

May 31

  • No public events today.

May 30

  • 7:30 a.m. Staff energy briefing, Billings, MT
  • 8:30 a.m. UPS facility tour, Billings, MT
  • 9:15 a.m. Staff meeting, Billings, MT
  • 10:00 a.m. Press interviews, Billings, MT
  • 11:00 a.m. Meeting with St. Vincent's Hospital Delegation, Billings, MT
  • 12:15 p.m. Lunch with First Interstate Bank Delegation, Billings, MT
  • 1:30 p.m. Press interviews, Billings, MT
  • 2:00 p.m. Energy forum, Billings, MT
  • 3:00 p.m. Shiloh Road Project Tour, Billings, MT
  • 3:45 p.m. Billings Fire Station # 1 Tour, Billings, MT
  • 5:30 p.m. National Association of Security Dealers Forum, Billings, MT

May 29

  • 8:00 a.m. Breakfast with community leaders, Glendive, MT
  • 9:30 a.m. Tour of Eastern Montana Veterans' Home and VA Clinic, Glendive, MT
  • 12:00 p.m. Glendive Office Open House, Glendive, MT
  • 2:00 p.m. Veterans Listening Session, Glendive, MT
  • 3:30 p.m. Tour of Glendive Medical Center, Glendive, MT
  • 5:30 p.m. Meeting with Miles City Hospital Foundation, Miles City, MT

May 28

  • 10:00 a.m. Memorial Day Service, Great Falls, MT
  • 5:00 p.m. Freedom Days, Polson, MT

May 27

  • No public events today.

May 26

  • No public events today.

May 25

  • No public events today.

May 24

  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Jerome Kohlberg
  • 9:30 a.m. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing
  • 10:30 a.m. Press Interviews
  • 11:00 a.m. Preside on Senate floor session
  • 12:15 p.m. Senate floor session
  • 12:45 p.m. Senate floor session
  • 12:45 p.m. Meeting with Terri and Les Torgerson of Browning, MT
  • 1:00 p.m. Meeting with Jeff Fee of Missoula, MT with St. Patrick Hospital
  • 1:30 p.m. Meeting with Kraig Naasz and David Finkenbinder
  • 2:00 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 2:15 p.m. Senate floor session
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Pat Llwellyn of Missoula, MT; Twyla Costigan of Helena, MT; and Eric Varnosky of Miles City, MT
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with Jeffrey Smith
  • 4:00 p.m. Meeting with Webb Brown of Helena, MT with the Montana Chamber of Commerce and Steve Holland of Bozeman, MT with the Montana Manufacturing Center
  • 5:00 p.m. Meeting with Julia Horn of Missoula, MT with the University of Montana
  • 5:30 p.m. Senate floor session
  • 6:00 p.m. Senate floor session
  • 8:25 p.m. Senate floor session

May 23

  • 8:00 a.m. Meeting with Sarah Smith of Glen, MT
  • 8:15 a.m. Montana Constituents Breakfast featuring Montana Beef with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m. Steering Committee Briefing
  • 9:30 a.m. Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee hearing
  • 11:30 a.m. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing
  • 1:00 p.m. Call to Anaconda High School American Government class
  • 1:30 p.m. Desk time
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Crow Tribe Legislative Branch delegation
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Close-Up students from Lockwood, MT
  • 2:45 p.m. Senate floor session
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Susan Cottingham of Helena, MT with the Montana Reserved Water Rights Compact Commission
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with Charles Hopkins, Presidential Nominee to serve as Assistant Secretary for Operations, Preparedness, Security, and Law Enforcement at the Department of Veterans Affairs
  • 3:45 p.m. Meeting with Hugo Tureck of Coffee Creek, MT
  • 4:00 p.m. Meeting with Mike Halligan and Michael Punke of Missoula, MT
  • 4:30 p.m. Meeting with John Robbins, Chairman of the Mortgage Bankers Association
  • 5:30 p.m. Meeting with Representative Peterson and Representative Pomeroy
  • 6:00 p.m. Desk time

May 22

  • 8:00 a.m. Legislative Staff Meeting
  • 10:00 a.m. Senate Small Business Committee hearing
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Susan Carroll, Kent Landvatter, Preston Jackson, Julie Boyle, Ray Messina, Lou Costantino, Kate Moss, and Bobby Thompson
  • 12:00 p.m. Meeting with Senator Kennedy
  • 12:45 p.m. Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Carl Ross and Waorani delegation
  • 2:30 p.m. Chair Senate Energy and Water Subcommittee hearing
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with Sharon Manyx of Kalispell, MT and Karen Dean of Hamilton, MT with the Montana Rural Letter Carriers Association
  • 4:00 p.m. Desk time
  • 5:00 p.m. Meeting with Senator Brown, Senator Cardin, Senator Casey, Senator Klobuchar, Senator McCaskill, Senator Sanders, Senator Webb, and Senator Whitehouse
  • 5:45 p.m. Senate floor session
  • 6:00 p.m. Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee markup
  • 6:30 p.m. Senate Spouses Dinner

May 21

  • 8:00 a.m. Begin travel to Washington, D.C.
  • 5:30 p.m. Senate floor session
  • 6:00 p.m. Senate Homeland Security Committee Business Meeting

May 20

  • no schedule captured

May 19

  • no schedule captured

May 18

  • no schedule captured

May 17

  • 9:30 a.m. Preside on Senate floor session
  • 9:30 a.m. Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing
  • 10:30 a.m. Senate floor session
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Montana delegation from the National Association of Realtors
  • 11:30 a.m. Reception with Super Bowl Champion Indianapolis Colts
  • 11:45 a.m. Preside on Senate floor session
  • 1:00 p.m. Desk time
  • 1:30 p.m. Preside on Senate floor session
  • 2:30 p.m. Subcommittee on Securities, Insurance, and Investment hearing
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Bob Ekey of Bozeman, MT
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with Senator Baucus
  • 4:15 p.m. Senate floor session
  • 5:00 p.m. Meeting with President Bush and Congressional colleagues

May 16

  • 8:15 a.m. Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 9:30 a.m. Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee hearing
  • 10:00 a.m. Senate Veterans Affairs Committee hearing
  • 10:45 a.m. Senate floor session
  • 11:00 a.m. Preside on Senate floor session
  • 11:30 a.m. Masonry Industry Legislative Conference Luncheon
  • 11:45 a.m. Preside on Senate floor session
  • 1:00 p.m. Press interviews
  • 1:30 p.m. Meeting with Jack Copps and Ken Woolsey of Billings, MT with Billings Public Schools
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Denise Cofer of Kalispell, MT and Holly McKenzie of Columbia Falls, MT with Montana Women in Timber
  • 2:00 p.m. Senate Small Business Committee hearing
  • 3:00 p.m. Desk time
  • 3:15 p.m. Meeting with Guy Cook of Belgrade, MT with Bacterin International
  • 4:00 p.m. Meeting with David Bell and John McCarrick
  • 4:15 p.m. Meeting with Rosella Pongah of Lame Deer, MT
  • 4:30 p.m. Meeting with Cindy Keims of Havre, MT and Bethanie Keims of Billings, MT
  • 4:30 p.m. Preside on Senate floor session
  • 5:15 p.m. Senate floor session
  • 5:30 p.m. Desk time

May 15

  • 8:00 a.m. Legislative staff meeting
  • 9:00 a.m. Staff meeting
  • 10:00 a.m. Preside on Senate floor session
  • 11:30 a.m. Press Interviews
  • 12:45 p.m. Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:15 p.m. Senate floor session
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Arlene Seager and Bill Dodge Graymont of Townsend, MT
  • 2:45 p.m. Meeting with Fmr. Congressman Tom Downey and Joe Violante with the Disabled American Veterans
  • 3:30 p.m. Desk time
  • 4:30 p.m. Meeting with Congressman Earl Pomeroy
  • 5:00 p.m. Meeting with David Hantmann
  • 6:30 p.m. Senate floor session

May 14

  • No scheduled captured.

May 13

  • Weekend; No scheduled captured.

May 12

  • Weekend; No scheduled captured.

May 11

  • No public events today.

May 10

  • 8:30 a.m. Meeting with Steve Silberstein
  • 9:15 a.m. Meeting with Pastor Paul Rowold of Polson, MT
  • 9:30 a.m. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing
  • 9:30 a.m. Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Donna Byerly and Christy Otto of Lewistown, MT
  • 12:00 p.m. Preside on Senate floor session
  • 1:30 p.m. Photo with interns from Senator Enzi's office
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Montana delegation from the National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs
  • 2:45 p.m. Meeting with Close Up Students from Rocky Boy HS and Browning HS
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with Senator Baucus
  • 5:15 p.m. Begin travel to Big Sandy, MT

May 9

  • 8:15 a.m. Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m. Staff meeting
  • 9:30 a.m. Meeting with Dick Kovacevich, CEO of Wells Fargo Banks
  • 9:30 a.m. Senate Veterans Affairs Committee hearing
  • 11:00 a.m. Meeting with Montana Credit Union Network delegation
  • 11:45 a.m. Meeting with Robb Bergeson of Billings, MT
  • 12:00 p.m. Senate floor session
  • 12:00 p.m. Meeting with Kevin Avery
  • 12:30 p.m. Meeting with Montana Hospital Association delegation
  • 1:00 p.m. Press interviews
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Dr. Michael Kussman, Presidential nominee to serve as Undersecretary for Health at the Department of Veterans Affairs
  • 3:15 p.m. Meeting with Close Up students from Will James Middle School of Billings, MT
  • 4:00 p.m. Meeting with Carl Pope and Sierra Club delegation
  • 4:30 p.m. Meeting with Joseph Kelliher, Chair of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
  • 5:00 p.m. Staff meeting
  • 5:30 p.m. Desk time
  • 7:30 p.m. Senate floor session

May 8

  • 8:00 a.m. Legislative Staff Meeting
  • 8:45 a.m. Meeting with Allison Mullins of Stevensville, MT and Kasey Brownell of Conrad, MT
  • 9:00 a.m. Staff Meeting
  • 9:30 a.m. Meeting with Phil Gardner of Missoula, MT
  • 10:00 a.m. Preside on Senate floor session
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Lyle Laverty, Nominee to serve as Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Fish, Wildlife, and Parks
  • 12:00 p.m. Press interviews
  • 12:45 p.m. Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Elaine Taylor of Helena, MT
  • 2:15 p.m. Meeting with Mary Frist with Cobank of Chester, MT
  • 2:30 p.m. Senate floor session
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Montana Electric Cooperatives Delegation
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with Senator Reid
  • 5:00 p.m. Desk time

May 7

  • 5:00 a.m. Begin Travel to Washington, D.C.
  • 6:00 p.m. Staff Meeting
  • 6:30 p.m. Desk time

May 6

  • No public events today.

May 5

  • 7:00 p.m. Gallatin County Jefferson-Jackson Dinner Gallatin Gateway, MT

May 4

  • No public events today

May 3

  • 8:30 a.m. Stan Kimmit Breakfast Series with Montana Delegation
  • 10:00 a.m. Press interviews
  • 10:30 a.m. Senate floor session
  • 11:00 a.m. Meeting with Majel Russell of the Crow Nation
  • 12:00 p.m. Preside on Senate floor session
  • 1:00 p.m. Council of Infrastructure Financing Meeting
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Larry Nielsen of Helena, MT with MEA-MFT and Sherry McMorris of Sidney, MT with NEA
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Chuck Tooley of Billings, MT
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Skip Culver and Dierdre Turner of Helena, MT
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with Senator Baucus and President of Colombia Alvaro Uribe and delegation
  • 4:00 p.m. Meeting with Senator Baucus
  • 4:30 p.m. Meeting with Close Up students from Monforton School
  • 5:30 p.m. Begin travel to Big Sandy, MT

May 2

  • 8:15 a.m. Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m.,br> Meeting with senior staff
  • 9:15 a.m. Legislative staff meeting
  • 10:00 a.m Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing
  • 1:00 p.m. Press interviews
  • 1:30 p.m. Joint Action Committee Luncheon
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Ambassador Ravdan Bold of Mongolia
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Close-Up students from Lewis & Clark Middle School and Loyola Sacred Heart High School
  • 2:30 p.m. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Robert Wilkie, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Legislative Affairs
  • 3:30 p.m. Senate floor session
  • 4:30 p.m. Meeting with Dr. Ron Sugar
  • 4:45 p.m. Senate floor session

May 1

  • 3:30 p.m. Begin travel to Washington, D.C

April 2007

April 30

  • 3:00 p.m. Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Three Bears Alaska Butte, MT
  • 5:00 p.m. Montana Economic Summit Butte, MT
  • 6:00 p.m. Montana Economic Summit Reception Butte, MT

April 29

  • No public events today.

April 28

  • 10:00 a.m. Sletten Cancer Institute Groundbreaking Havre, MT
  • 1:30 p.m. VFW Post 4669 District II Meeting Great Falls, MT
  • 2:00 p.m. Homes for Our Troops Dedication Cascade, MT
  • 5:30 p.m. Military Retirees Appreciation Weekend Great Falls, MT

April 27

  • No public events today.

April 26

  • 8:00 a.m. Meeting with Gene Terland, State Director for the Bureau of Land Management in Montana and the Dakotas
  • 8:30 a.m. Meeting with Dan Kidd of Big Sandy, MT
  • 9:00 a.m. Staff meeting
  • 9:30 a.m. Meeting with Senator Lincoln
  • 10:00 a.m. Press interviews
  • 11:00 a.m. Meeting with Robin Nelson of Ronan, MT; John Menyhart of Miles City, MT; Kristy Longfellow-Hodik of Hobson, MT; Misty Longfellow of Hobson, MT; and John Braut of Scobey, MT with the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers Association
  • 11:15 a.m. Meeting with James Kiser, CEO of St. James Healthcare in Butte, MT
  • 11:30 a.m. Event for Take our Daughters and Sons to Work Day
  • 12:00 p.m. Preside on Senate floor session
  • 1:00 p.m. Meeting with students from Heart Butte High School and the Montana School for the Deaf and Blind
  • 1:30 p.m. Meeting with Montana Commissioner of Labor and Industry Keith Kelly
  • 2:00 p.m. Senate floor session
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with Senator Baucus
  • 5:00 p.m. Begin travel to Big Sandy, MT

April 25

  • 8:00 a.m. Meeting with Thomas Reed and Family of Kalispell, MT
  • 8:15 a.m. Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Tom Jacobson of Great Falls, MT
  • 9:30 a.m. Desk time
  • 10:00 a.m. Meeting with delegation from Montana State University Extension
  • 10:30 a.m. Preside on Senate floor session
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Gallatin County Commissioner Bill Murdock
  • 12:00 p.m. Meeting with Flathead Valley Community College President Jane Karas
  • 12:30 p.m. Meeting with Montana State University-Northern Chancellor Alex Capdeville
  • 1:00 p.m. Press interviews
  • 1:30 p.m. Meeting with William Marcus, General Manager of Montana Public Radio
  • 2:00 p.m. Senate Veterans Affairs Committee hearing
  • 3:00 p.m. Senate floor session
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with Air Force Secretary Michael Wynne
  • 4:00 p.m. All Senators Briefing
  • 5:30 p.m. Senate floor session

April 24

  • 8:00 a.m. Staff meeting
  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with senior staff
  • 9:30 a.m. Meeting with Jessica Grennan of Helena, MT; Jeri Lou Domme of Helena, MT; Lisa Michael of Belgrade, MT; and Kimberly Pappas of Missoula, MT with the American Heart Association
  • 10:00 a.m. Preside on Senate floor session
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Kelly Conde of Missoula, MT
  • 12:00 p.m. Press interviews
  • 12:30 p.m. Meeting with Estella Anderson and Dean David Forbes of Missoula, MT with the University of Montana College of Health Professions and Biomedical Sciences
  • 12:45 p.m. Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with David Rehr
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Close Up Students from Frenchtown, MT
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Don Dulle of Kalispell, MT and delegation from Montana Beer and Wine Wholesalers
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Mark Vandolah of Three Forks, MT and Barbara Lundemo of Sidney, MT
  • 4:00 p.m. Preside on Senate floor session
  • 5:00 p.m. Senate floor session

April 23

  • 8:45 a.m. Begin travel to Washington, D.C.

April 22

  • No public events today.

April 21

  • No public events today.

April 20

  • 6:35 a.m. Begin travel to Big Sandy, MT

April 19

  • 8:00 a.m. Desk Time
  • 8:45 a.m. Meeting with Mary Schell
  • 9:00 a.m. Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee hearing
  • 10:30 a.m. Desk Time
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Former Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell and National Indian Gaming Association delegation
  • 12:00 p.m. Preside on Senate floor session
  • 1:00 p.m. Desk Time
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Carole King
  • 2:30 p.m. Press interviews
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Close Up students from Conrad High School, Sheridan High School, Sidney High School, Dutton High School, Arlee High School, and Alder High School
  • 3:20 p.m. Meeting with Montana delegation from the Young Presidents Organization
  • 3:40 p.m. Meeting with Senator Baucus
  • 4:30 p.m. Meeting with Montana Nature Conservancy delegation

April 18

  • 8:15 a.m. Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m. Steering Committee Meeting
  • 10:00 a.m. Senate Small Business Committee hearing
  • 11:00 a.m. Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee hearing
  • 11:15 a.m. Meeting with Tom Simkins and Brody Simkins of Bozeman, MT
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Col. Gary Sorenson U.S. Army (Ret.) of Missoula, MT and Capt. Pete Wiley U.S. Navy (Ret.) with the Western Montana Military Officers chapter of the Military Officers Association of America
  • 12:00 p.m. Meeting with Neil and Dixie Meyer and Russ and Larrine Abolt of Condon, MT
  • 12:30 p.m. Meeting with delegation from Community Medical Center of Missoula, MT
  • 1:00 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 1:30 p.m. Meeting with Sharon Peterson of Billings, MT with the Montana Bioscience Alliance
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Jon Haufler of Seeley Lake, MT
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Students from Roberts High School, Fromberg High School, and Heart Butte High School
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Montana State Association of Letter Carriers delegation
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with Arvid Hiller of Missoula, MT
  • 4:00 p.m. Meeting with Bob Gilbert of Helena, MT
  • 4:30 p.m. Desk time
  • 5:00 p.m. Preside on Senate floor session

April 17

  • 8:00 a.m. Staff meeting
  • 8:30 a.m. Meeting with Rick Holley with Plum Creek Timber Company
  • 9:30 a.m. Meeting with Northwest Public Power Association delegation
  • 10:00 a.m. Preside on Senate floor session
  • 11:15 a.m. Meeting with Close Up students from Harrison and Dodson, MT
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Mark Sherouse and Bruce Whittenberg with the Montana Committee for the Humanities
  • 12:00 p.m. Press interviews
  • 12:45 p.m. Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:15 p.m. Meeting with Ambassador Dr. Joseph Wu of Taiwan
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Montana Independent Telephone Association delegation
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Larry Duncan with Lockheed Martin
  • 3:15 p.m. Meeting with Montana Snowmobile Association delegation
  • 4:00 p.m. Meeting with Ben Cohen with Business Leaders for Sensible Priorities
  • 4:30 p.m. Meeting with McCall Brandsetter of Bozeman, MT
  • 5:00 p.m. Call with Montana staff
  • 5:45 p.m. Senate floor session

April 16

  • 8:45 a.m. Begin travel to Washington, D.C.
  • 5:30 p.m. Senate floor session

April 15

  • No public events today.

April 14

  • 1:45 p.m. Tour of Proposed Veterans Cemetery Missoula, MT
  • 3:30 p.m. Tour of Rocky Mountain Laboratories Hamilton, MT
  • 5:00 p.m. Meeting with students at Corvallis Middle School Corvallis, MT
  • 6:15 p.m. Ravalli County Democrats Spring Dinner Stevensville, MT

April 13

  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Dr. Geoff Gamble, President of Montana State University Bozeman, MT
  • 3:45 p.m. Meeting with Western Transportation Institute Bozeman, MT
  • 4:30 p.m. Meeting with Montana Indian Education Association delegation Bozeman, MT
  • 5:00 p.m. Tour of new Interstate-90 Interchange with Gallatin County Commissioner Bill Murdock Belgrade, MT
  • 6:00 p.m. Meeting with Three Forks Mayor Gene Townsend and Gallatin County Road Superintendent Lee Provance Belgrade, MT

April 12'

  • 8:30 a.m. Stan Kimmit Breakfast Series with Montana Delegation
  • 9:30 a.m. Senate Armed Services and Veterans Affairs Joint Committee Hearing
  • 9:30 a.m. Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 12:00 p.m. Preside on Senate floor session
  • 1:00 p.m. Meeting with Debbie Funk with TriWest Health Care Alliance
  • 1:15 p.m. Meeting with Chris and Peggy Phelps of Helena, MT
  • 1:30 p.m. Meeting with Tom Tidwell with the U.S. Forest Service
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Senator Baucus
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Senator Baucus and Senate Colleagues
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with Close-Up Students from Billings and Shepherd, MT
  • 4:30 p.m. Begin travel to Big Sandy, MT

April 11

  • 8:15 a.m. Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 8:30 a.m. Alliance to Save Energy Breakfast
  • 10:00 a.m. Desk Time
  • 11:00 a.m. Staff Meeting
  • 12:00 p.m. Meeting with Senator Bingaman
  • 12:45 p.m. Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with David Sandalow and Melissa Skofield with the Brookings Institute
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with Jim Brown of Billings, MT
  • 4:00 p.m. Staff Meeting
  • 5:00 p.m. Meeting with Chairman James Steele, Brian Upton, and Clayton Matt with the Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Nation
  • 5:30 p.m.Meeting with Dr. Nick Wolter with the Billings Clinic

April 10

  • 10:45 a.m. Begin Travel to Washington, D.

April 9

  • No public events today.

April 8

  • No public events today.

April 7

  • No public events today.

April 6

  • 7:00 p.m. Meeting with constituents regarding Port of Wild Horse Great Falls, MT
  • 8:00 p.m. Committee of Eighty Annual Dinner Great Falls, MT

April 5

  • 9:00 a.m. Montana Tribal College Summit Browning, MT
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Salish-Kootenai Tribe Chairman James Steele, Jr. Browning, MT

April 4

  • No public events today.

April 3

  • 11:45 a.m. Tour of MSU-Billings College of Technology Billings, MT
  • 12:45 p.m. Lunch at Grains of Montana Billings, MT
  • 1:30 p.m. Tour of new Trauma Center at the Billings Clinic Billings, MT
  • 2:30 p.m. Press Interviews Billings, MT
  • 3:00 p.m. Tour of the Billings Gazette Billings, MT
  • 3:30 p.m. Stop By Downtown Billings Businesses Billings, MT
  • 5:30 p.m. Veterans Listening Session Billings, MT
  • 7:00 p.m. Meeting with Jeremy Seidlitz with the Montana Cattleman's Association Billings, MT
  • 7:15 p.m. Montana-Wyoming Tribal Leaders Council Health Conference Reception Billings, MT

April 2

  • No public events today.

April 1

  • No public events today.

March 2007

March 31

  • No public events today.

March 30

  • No public events today.

March 29

  • 8:30 a.m. Press Interviews
  • 9:15 a.m. Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing
  • 9:30 a.m.,Senate Small Business Committee hearing
  • 12:00 p.m. Children's Miracle Network Reception
  • 1:00 p.m. Preside on Senate floor session
  • 2:00 p.m. Staff meeting
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Montana Close Up Students
  • 2:45 p.m. Meeting with President Olafur Grimmson of Iceland
  • 4:00 p.m. Begin travel to Big Sandy, MT

March 28

  • 8:00 a.m. Meeting with Diann Erickson of Condon, MT
  • 8:15 a.m. Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Leaders of Veterans Groups
  • 10:00 a.m. Legislative staff meeting
  • 11:00 a.m. Meeting with delegation of Montana Land O' Lakes dairy farmers
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with delegation from Montana Funeral Directors Association
  • 12:30 p.m. Preside on Senate floor session
  • 2:15 p.m. Meeting with Jeffrey Miller of Missoula, MT with National Association of Royalty Owners
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Fred Thomas, Montana representative of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents
  • 2:45 p.m. Meeting with Greg Gianforte, CEO of RightNow Technologies of Bozeman, MT
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Dwight Minton with the National Parks Conservation Association
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with Kevin Knobloch and Frances Beinecke with the Union of Concerned Scientists and the Natural Resources Defense Council
  • 4:00 p.m. Meeting with delegation from the Montana Stockgrowers Association
  • 4:30 p.m. Meeting with delegation of Montana 4-H students

March 27

  • 8:00 a.m. Senate National Guard Caucus Breakfast
  • 9:30 a.m. Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Hearing
  • 11:00 a.m. Meeting with Leo Hindry
  • 12:00 p.m. Meeting with Dr. Claudette Morton of Helena with the Montana Small Schools Alliance
  • 12:45 p.m. Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with St. Mary's Rehabilitation Working Group
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Montana Farmers Union Delegation
  • 2:45 p.m. Meeting with students from Billings, MT
  • 3:00 p.m. Senate floor session
  • 3:45 p.m. Preside on Senate floor session
  • 5:00 p.m. Senate floor session

March 26

  • 2:00 p.m. Begin Travel to Washington, D.C.

March 25

  • No public events today.

March 24

  • No public events today.

March 23

  • 9:30 a.m. Meeting with Montana Deputy State Auditor Gordon Higgins of Helena, MT
  • 9:45 a.m. Meeting with Alan Reuther with the United Auto Workers
  • 10:00 a.m. Senate floor session
  • 10:30 a.m. Meeting with Montana Close Up students from Columbia Falls HS, C. M. Russell HS, Hellgate HS, and Geraldine HS
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Jilyn Oliveira of Helena, MT
  • 12:00 p.m. Preside on Senate floor session
  • 5:00 p.m. Begin travel to Big Sandy, MT

March 22

  • 9:45 a.m. Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing
  • 12:00 a.m. Preside on Senate floor session
  • 1:30 p.m. Meeting with Jack Fisher and Duane Mellinger of Great Falls, MT with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
  • 2:15 p.m. Press interviews
  • 2:30 p.m. Senate Energy Committee hearing
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Montana Close Up students from Fairfield HS and Fergus HS
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with Senator Baucus
  • 3:45 p.m. Senate floor session
  • 4:30 p.m. Meeting with Harp Cote and Jeff Ruffner of Butte, MT with MSE
  • 4:45 p.m. Senate floor session

March 21

  • 8:15 a.m. Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m. Senate Banking Committee hearing
  • 9:30 a.m. Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee hearing
  • 11:15 a.m. Meeting with Montana Close Up students
  • 12:00 p.m. Meeting with Debbie Mackaman of Hamilton, MT and Michelle Daniels of Great Falls, MT with the American Health Information Association
  • 12:30 p.m. Desk time
  • 1:30 p.m. Meeting with Arthur Frost, President of the Benevolent & Protective Order of Elks
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Jane Holzer of Conrad, MT and Michael Wendland with the Montana Association of Conservation Districts
  • 2:15 p.m. Meeting with Northwest Farm Credit Services Director Karen Schott and delegation
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Aron Ralston
  • 2:45 p.m. Meeting with Providence Health Services delegation
  • 4:00 p.m. Staff meeting
  • 7:00 p.m. Dinner with Canadian Ambassador Michael Wilson and colleagues

March 20

  • 8:30 a.m. Meeting with Amy Climburg of Missoula, MT with the Avian Science Center
  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Montana Indian Impact Aid Schools Delegation
  • 9:30 a.m. Meeting with Royal Canadian Mounted Police Delegation
  • 10:00 a.m. Preside on Senate floor session
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Christine Paige of Stevensville, MT with Ravenworks Ecology
  • 12:00 p.m. Meeting with Linda Masin, Joni Gilstrap, and Susie Zanto of Billings, MT with the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science
  • 12:15 p.m. Meeting with Greg and Laguna Taylor of Great Falls, MT
  • 12:30 p.m. Meeting with Mayor Donna Stebbins of Great Falls, MT
  • 12:45 p.m. Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Delegates from the Montana Nursing Association
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Deborah Hayden of Helena, MT
  • 3:15 p.m. Meeting with Montana Close Up students
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with Montana Primary Care Association delegation
  • 4:00 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 4:15 p.m. Meeting with Susanne Lewis, Yellowstone National Park Superintendent
  • 4:30 p.m. Meeting with Patrick Forrey and Ken Montoya with the National Air Traffic Controllers Association
  • 5:00 p.m. Meeting with Senior Staff
  • 5:45 p.m. Women's Commission for Refugee Women and Children Reception

March 19

  • 11:00 a.m. Begin Travel to Washington, D.C

March 18

  • No public events today.

March 17

  • 10:00 a.m. St. Patrick's Day Parade Butte, MT
  • 2:00 p.m. St. Patrick's Day Parade Anaconda, MT
  • 6:00 p.m. Walleye Dinner Havre, MT

March 16

  • 6:30 a.m. Begin travel to Great Falls, MT
  • 11:00 a.m. Press Interviews Great Falls, MT
  • 11:15 a.m. Begin travel to Dillon, MT Great Falls, MT
  • 12:15 p.m. Tour of University of Montana-Western Dillon, MT
  • 1:30 p.m. Veterans Listening Session Dillon, MT
  • 3:30 p.m. Tour of Great Harvest Bread & Bakery Dillon, MT
  • 6:00 p.m. Friendly Sons of St. Patrick Banquet Butte, MT

March 15

  • 8:00 a.m. Meeting with a wounded Montana soldier at Walter Reed Medical Center
  • 10:30 a.m. Desk time
  • 11:00 a.m. Meeting with Estee Bulltail of Lodge Grass, MT with NYLC
  • 11:00 a.m. Meeting with Robert and Chris Owen with CHS
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Joan Miles of Helena, MT, Director of the Montana Department of Health and Human Services
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Jim Sayer of Missoula, MT with Adventure Cycling
  • 11:45 a.m. Meeting with Jay Preston with Ronan Telephone Company and Todd Graetz with TransAsia
  • 12:00 p.m. Preside on Senate floor session
  • 1:00 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 1:30 p.m. Meeting with Robert Gray and Kathy Hadley of Butte, MT with NCAT
  • 2:15 p.m. Meeting with Joe McClure with Big Sky Economic Development Authority and Chancellor Ron Sexton of Billings, MT with Montana State University-Billings
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Chris Christensen of Helena, MT with the Montana Public Safety Bureau
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Senator Baucus
  • 4:00 p.m. Meeting with Craig Purser with the National Beer and Wine Wholesalers Association
  • 4:00 p.m. Senate floor session

March 14

  • 8:15 a.m. Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:10 a.m. Meeting with Sy Stenberg, John McKenna of Bozeman, MT, Les March of Great Falls, MT, and Harp Cote of Butte, MT with New York Life Insurance
  • 9:30 p.m. Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee meeting
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Patti Jensen of Bozeman, MT with the Multiple Sclerosis Society
  • 11:30 p.m. Meeting with Jim Nys of Clancy, MT with the Society for Human Resource Management
  • 12:00 p.m. Lunch with Senator Evan Bayh
  • 1:00 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 1:20 p.m. Meeting with Sally Cerny of Great Falls, MT with the National Industries for the Severely Handicapped
  • 1:30 p.m. Meeting with U.S. Attorney for the District of Montana Bill Mercer
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with delegation from the Billings, MT City Council
  • 2:15 p.m. Meeting with Brian Pierson, Gerald Fritts of Kalispell, MT, and Tim Birk of Kalispell, MT
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Steve Turkowicz and Mike Grove of Helena, MT with the Montana Bankers Association
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with students from Fort Benton High School and Drummond High School
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with Steve Snezek of Helena, MT with Pfizer
  • 5:00 p.m. Meeting with delegation from the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association and the Association of American Railroads

March 13

  • 9:30 a.m. Meeting with Marc Goldman
  • 10:00 a.m. Preside on Senate floor session
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with representatives of Montana ASPIRE programs
  • 12:00 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 12:30 p.m. Meeting with Ariel Barrett of Missoula, MT, James Ellis of Billings, MT, Andrea Helling of Victor, MT, and Adair Kanter of Missoula, MT
  • 12:45 p.m. Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:15 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Rick Ryan of Butte, MT, Keith Simendinger of Great Falls, MT, and Chas Perkins of Great Falls, MT with the Montana State Firefighters Association
  • 2:45 p.m. Meeting with Doug Steenland, CEO of Northwest Airlines
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Steve Earle of Missoula, MT with Mountain Line
  • 3:15 p.m. Meeting with Aundrea Cormier of Billings, MT and representatives of the ATRA Medicare Project
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with Kerri Fairbrother of Helena, MT with the Dermatology Nurses Association
  • 4:00 p.m. Member briefing
  • 5:30 p.m. Staff meeting

March 12

  • 8:30 a.m. Begin travel to Washington, D.C.

March 11

  • No public events today.

March 10

  • 9:00 a.m. Helena Field Office Open House Helena, MT
  • 10:45 a.m. Meeting with Stacy James of Montana Planned Parenthood Helena, MT
  • 11:30 a.m. Montana Business and Professional Women District Meeting Helena, MT
  • 12:00 p.m. Montana Conservation Voters Annual Meeting Helena, MT
  • 1:45 p.m. Tour of Fort Harrison VA Montana Health Care System Fort Harrison, MT
  • 5:00 p.m. Mansfield Metcalf Dinner Events Helena, MT

March 9

  • 8:45 a.m. Meeting with Dan Teigen of Grass Range, MT
  • 9:00 a.m. Call to Lt. Danny Psonius of Shelby, MT
  • 10:00 a.m. Meeting with Senator Kennedy
  • 10:30 a.m. Meeting with Don Bradshaw of Fort Benton, MT with the Montana Board of Oil and Gas Conservation
  • 11:00 a.m. Desk time
  • 11:30 a.m. Begin travel to Helena, MT

March 8

  • 8:00 a.m. Meeting with Colonel McCormick with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • 9:30 a.m. Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing
  • 11:00 a.m. Meeting with Philip Bradley of Billings, MT with NYLC
  • 11:15 a.m. Meeting with Ed Deal with the Montana Bureau of Mines
  • 12:00 p.m. Lunch with Veterans' Affairs Secretary Jim Nicholson
  • 1:30 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 1:45 p.m. Democratic Caucus briefing
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Mark and Debbie Swanson with John Deere Equipment Sales
  • 2:30 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Doug Rauthe of Kalispell, MT with the Human Resources Development Council
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Former Senator Gary Hart and John Isaacs with Council for a Livable World
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with Senator Baucus
  • 4:30 p.m. Meeting with Jarrod Musick with Paralyzed Veterans of America
  • 4:30 p.m. Meeting with Lincoln County Commissioner Marianne Ross
  • 5:00 p.m. Meeting with Dr. Enrico Arguelles of Billings, MT
  • 5:30 p.m. Senate floor session

March 7

  • 8:00 a.m. Meeting with J.P. Crowley of Helena, MT, Betsy Scanlin of Red Lodge, MT, and Bruce Brensdal of Helena, MT with the Montana Board of Housing
  • 8:15 a.m. Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Chancellor Frank Gilmore of Butte, MT with Montana Tech
  • 9:30 a.m. National Association of Counties Legislative Conference Breakfast
  • 9:45 a.m. Meeting with Commissioner Bill Kennedy of Billings, MT
  • 10:00 a.m. Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee hearing
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Tom McCoy of Bozeman, MT with Montana State University
  • 11:45 a.m. Meeting with John Riley of Missoula, MT with TASA
  • 12:00 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 1:00 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 1:45 p.m. Senate floor session
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Richard Riley, Former Secretary of Education with NAMM
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Department Bob Kimmitt
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Colonel David Press, Erik Blechinger, and William Mulligan with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Omaha District
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with State Rep. Rosie Buzzas of Missoula, MT
  • 4:00 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 4:45 p.m. Meeting with Senator Harkin
  • 5:15 p.m. Meeting with Dee Maclean with the Montana PTA
  • 5:30 p.m. Meeting with Senator Durbin
  • 6:00 p.m. U.S. Senate Youth Program Annual Reception
  • 6:30 p.m. Senior staff meeting
  • 7:00 p.m. Desk time

March 6

  • 9:30 a.m. Meeting with staff
  • 10:00 a.m. Preside on Senate floor session
  • 11:00 a.m. Meeting with Dr. George Watson of Bozeman, MT with the Montana Psychological Association
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Jack Mitchell with the American Legion
  • 12:00 p.m. Stop by to meet Senator Melcher and delegation from the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges
  • 12:45 p.m. Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Jack Mahan and delegation from the Veterans of Foreign Wars
  • 5:00 p.m. Desk time
  • 5:30 p.m. Senate floor session

March 5

  • 8:45 a.m. Begin travel to Washington, D.C.
  • 5:30 p.m. Senate floor session

March 4

  • No public events today.

March 3

  • 9:00 a.m. Tour of Downtown Bypass with Kalispell Mayor Pam Kennedy Kalispell, MT
  • 10:30 a.m. Kalispell Field Office Open House Kalispell, MT
  • 12:30 p.m. Lunch with Kalispell business leaders Kalispell, MT
  • 1:30 p.m. Meeting with downtown Kalispell businesses regarding Kalispell Downtown Bypass Kalispell, MT
  • 3:00 p.m. Veterans' Listening Session Columbia Falls, MT
  • 4:00 p.m. Tour of Montana Veterans Home Columbia Falls, MT
  • 6:00 p.m. Class B Basketball tournament Polson, MT
  • 7:00 p.m. Meeting with Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Pablo, MT

March 2

  • 8:00 a.m. Desk time
  • 9:00 a.m. Senate floor session
  • 10:00 a.m. Press Interviews
  • 1:00 p.m. Preside on Senate floor session
  • 2:00 p.m. Desk time
  • 3:30 p.m. Begin travel to Kalispell, MT

March 1

  • 8:00 a.m.Meeting with General Mosley of the Montana National Guard
  • 8:30 a.m.Stan Kimmit Breakfast
  • 9:30 a.m.Senate Energy Committee hearing
  • 11:00 a.m. Meeting with Representative Kucinich
  • 11:00 a.m. Meeting with Julia Williamson of Whitefish, MT
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Bill Arthur with the Sierra Club
  • 12:00 p.m. Preside on Senate floor session
  • 1:00 p.m. Meeting with Linda Tracy with Montana Child Care Resource and Referral
  • 1:30 p.m. Staff meeting
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Glenn McFarlane and Loren Soft with Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch of Billings, MT
  • 3:00 p.m. Policy Briefing
  • 3:45 p.m. Meeting with Paul Tweden with the Montana Civil Air Patrol
  • 4:00 p.m. Meeting with Mayor Jim Smith and Tim Burton and John Lundquist of Helena, MT
  • 4:30 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 5:00 p.m. Members meeting

February 2007

February 28

  • 8:00 a.m. Meeting with Tim Baker of Helena, MT
  • 8:15 a.m. Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Greg MacDonald with the Montana Broadcasters Association
  • 9:45 a.m. Senate Energy Committee Hearing
  • 11:00 a.m. Press interviews
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Janet Harper of Helena, MT with the Montana Credit Union Association
  • 12:00 p.m. Press interviews
  • 1:00 p.m. Meeting with delegation from the Crow Tribe
  • 1:30 p.m. Meeting with Mike Schweitzer of Laurel, MT with the Rocky Mountain Health Network
  • 2:30 p.m. Desk time
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Land Tawney of Missoula, MT with the National Wildlife Federation, Rich Day with Montana Wildlife Federation, Bill Geer with the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, and Mike Aderhold with the Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks
  • 3:15 p.m. Meeting with Bill Mills of Billings, MT
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with Mark Peterson of Havre, MT and Marcia Hollandsworth of Brady, MT
  • 4:00 p.m. Meeting with Montana delegation from the National Treasury Employees Union
  • 4:30 p.m. Meeting with Reid Lund and recent graduates of the Montana Youth Challenge Program
  • 5:00 p.m. Meeting with Congressman Pat Williams of Missoula, MT

February 27

  • 8:20 a.m. American Federation of Government Employees Annual Legislative Conference
  • 9:15 a.m. Meeting with Montana members of the American College of OB-GYNs
  • 9:30 a.m. Meeting with Fred de Leeuw of Big Sky Airlines
  • 10:00 a.m. Preside on Senate floor session
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Kristin Juliar with the Montana Office of Rural Health and Rebekah Brown with the Montana Area Health Education Center
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Women Involved in Farm Economics delegation
  • 12:00 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 12:45 p.m. Democratic caucus lunch
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Kathy Lewis of Trego, MT and Cynthia Lofthus of Circle, MT with the Montana Postmasters
  • 2:00 p.m. Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee hearing
  • 2:30 p.m. National Congress of American Indians Executive Council Winter Session
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with Bruce Henderson of Helena, MT and Dave Chandler of Great Falls, MT with the American Federation of Government Employees
  • 4:00 p.m. Meeting with the Montana Preservation Alliance
  • 4:30 p.m. Meeting with Caroline Frederickson with the American Civil Liberties Union
  • 5:00 p.m. Meeting with Bob Bartholomew and Tom Altmaier with AARP of Montana
  • 5:00 p.m. Meeting with Dave Schultz, Madison County Commissioner
  • 5:30 p.m. Meeting with Shirley Ball of Nashua, MT with Ethanol Producers and Consumers

February 26

  • 2:00 p.m. Begin travel to Washington, D.C.

February 25

  • Weekend; no schedule captured

February 24

  • Weekend; no schedule captured

February 23

  • No official events today

February 22

  • 3:00 p.m. Chippewa Cree Tribal Council Rocky Boy Agency, MT
  • 4:00 p.m. Tour of Stone Child College Rocky Boy Agency, MT
  • 4:40 p.m. Meeting with Chippewa Cree Veterans -- American Legion Rocky Boy Agency, MT
  • 5:45 p.m. Meeting with Mayor Bob Rice Havre, MT
  • 6:00 p.m. Bear Paw Economic Development Annual Meeting Havre, MT

February 21

  • 7:25 a.m. Call to Yellowstone County Democratic Club Breakfast Big Sandy, MT

February 20

  • 7:00 a.m. Malmstrom Air Force Base Tour Great Falls, MT
  • 2:30 p.m. Press Conference Great Falls, MT
  • 3:00 p.m. Great Falls Field Office Open House Great Falls, MT
  • 5:30 p.m. Dinner with Cascade County Commissioner Peggy Beltrone Great Falls, MT
  • 7:00 p.m. Meeting with Citizens for Clean Energy Great Falls, MT

February 19

  • 8:30 a.m. Tour National Center for Appropriate Technology Butte, MT
  • 10:15 a.m. Tour REC Silicon Butte, MT
  • 12:00 p.m. Butte Field Office Open House Butte, MT
  • 2:00 p.m. Listening Session with Montana Tech Students and Faculty Butte, MT
  • 2:30 p.m. Tour of Montana Tech Butte, MT
  • 4:00 p.m. Tour of Basin Creek Power Services Butte, MT
  • 6:00 p.m. New IDEAs Panel Discussion Butte, MT

February 18

  • 11:30 a.m. Tour Enerplus USA Oil Fields Sidney, MT
  • 1:00 p.m. Listening Session Sidney, MT
  • 3:00 p.m. Listening Session Plentywood, MT
  • 6:00 p.m. New IDEAs Panel Discussion Glasgow, MT

February 17

  • 9:00 a.m. Desk Time
  • 10:00 a.m. Gym
  • 12:00 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 1:45 p.m. Senate floor session
  • 2:45 p.m. Preside on Senate floor session
  • 3:15 p.m. Call to Billings Field Office Open House
  • 3:45 p.m. Begin travel to Montana

February 16

  • 8:00 a.m. National Council for International Visitors Breakfast with Montana Delegation
  • 9:00 a.m. Desk Time
  • 11:00 a.m. Meeting with Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America delegation
  • 11:45 a.m. Preside on Senate floor session
  • 2:30 p.m. meeting with Earl Hall of Missoula, MT
  • 3:30 p.m. Gym

February 15

  • 8:00 a.m. Meeting with Karen Lauersdorf with the Montana Alliance for Arts Education
  • 8:30 a.m. DSCC Labor Breakfast
  • 9:00 a.m. Senate Homeland Security Committee mark-up
  • 10:30 a.m. Senate floor session
  • 11:30 a.m. Press Conference
  • 12:00 p.m. Preside on Senate floor session
  • 1:00 p.m. Senate Homeland Security Committee hearing
  • 1:30 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 1:45 p.m. Meeting with Salish Kootenai Housing Authority
  • 3:00 p.m. Senate floor speech
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with Teresa Thompson
  • 3:45 p.m. Meeting with David Little
  • 4:00 p.m. Meeting with Scott Johnson and Corbin Johnson of Missoula, MT
  • 4:15 p.m. Meeting with Amy Astin and Dennis Peterson with Benefis Healthcare of Great Falls, MT
  • 4:30 p.m. Meeting with Ambassador Lee of South Korea
  • 4:45 p.m. Meeting with Public Power Council
  • 5:30 p.m. Meeting with The Wilderness Society
  • 6:00 p.m. Preside on Senate floor session

February 14

  • 8:00 a.m. Meeting with Mark Sherrill of Missoula, MT
  • 8:15 a.m. Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m. Steering Committee Meeting
  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Flathead Valley Community College President Jane Karas and Trustees Ralene Sliter and Mark Holson
  • 9:30 a.m. Meeting with Wendy Raney with the Lewis & Clark Trail Heritage Foundation
  • 10:00 a.m. Senate Banking, Housing, & Urban Affairs Committee hearing
  • 1:00 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 1:30 p.m. Meeting with Geoff Sutton of Missoula, MT
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Erik Nylund with the Montana State Association of Letter Carriers
  • 2:15 p.m. Meeting with a Montana delegation from the National Indian Education Association
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Lisa Titus and Kerry Bronson with Montana PBS
  • 4:00 p.m. Meeting with Paige Cottingham-Streeter and Gordon Flake with the Mike and Maureen Mansfield Foundation
  • 4:30 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 5:00 p.m. Senate floor session
  • 6:00 p.m. National Association of Letter Carriers Dinner

February 13

  • 9:00 a.m. Press Interviews
  • 9:30 a.m. Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee hearing
  • 10:00 a.m. Senate Small Business Committee hearing
  • 11:00 a.m. Preside on Senate floor session
  • 11:00 a.m. Meeting with Lee Gault and Jono McKinney of Bozeman, MT with the Montana Conservation Corps
  • 12:00 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 12:45 p.m. Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Carl Mattson of Great Falls, MT, Dave Henderson of Cut Bank, MT, and Dan Kidd of Big Sandy, MT
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Hugh Broadus of Forsyth, MT, Whitney Wankel of Miles City, MT, Dennis McDonald of Melville, MT, and Paul Ringling of Miles City, MT
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with a delegation from the Fort Belknap Tribes
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Dan McGowan, Administrator of the Department of Emergency Services and Homeland Security
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with delegation from the Dry Prairie Rural Water Authority and Representatives of the Fort Peck Tribe
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with Gary Pfister with the Montana Office of Public Instruction
  • 4:00 p.m. Meeting with Jeff Faycosh with the Montana Narcotics Officers Association
  • 4:00 p.m. Meeting with Susan Miles of Helena, MT and Scott McCumber of Hot Springs, MT with the Parkinson's Action Network
  • 4:30 p.m. Meeting with President Eugene Little Coyote of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe
  • 4:30 p.m. Meeting with Paula Wood and Allison Kinney with the Ravalli County Prevention Coalition
  • 5:00 p.m. Meeting with a delegation from the Montana Community Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition
  • 5:30 p.m. Gym

February 12

  • 8:30 a.m. Breakfast with Senator Daschle
  • 9:30 a.m. Meeting with Larry Miers and a delegation from the St. Mary Rehabilitation Working Group
  • 10:00 a.m. Meeting with Dr. Stefani Hicsaw and Tad Torgerson of Miles Community College
  • 10:30 a.m. Meeting with Ambassador Charles Blackwell of the Chicksaw Nation
  • 11:00 a.m. Meeting with Ken Woolsey and Dr. Peter Degel of Youth Dynamics
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Jennifer Lutey and Carl Knudson of WW IDEA
  • 11:45 a.m. Gym
  • 1:45 p.m. Press interviews
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Tom France of Missoula, MT
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Montana Delegation and Bob Johnson and Brenda Burman of the Bureau of Reclamation
  • 3:00 p.m. Preside on the Senate floor
  • 4:00 p.m. Conference call with business leaders in Spokane, WA
  • 4:15 p.m. Meeting with Montana Delegation and Secretary of Agriculture Mike Johanns
  • 5:00 p.m. Meeting with Trevor Neal and Hilary Fairweather of Helena, MT

February 11

  • Weekend; no schedule captured

February 10

  • Weekend; no schedule captured

February 9

  • 8:00 a.m. Meet and greet with colleagues on the Senate Energy Committee and members of the energy community
  • 9:15 a.m. Conference call with rural leaders
  • 10:00 a.m. Meeting with Jackie Johnson of the National Congress of American Indians
  • 10:15 a.m. Press Conference
  • 10:30 a.m. Meeting with Donna Johnson of the Montana Council for Problem Gambling
  • 10:30 a.m. Meeting with Canadian Members of Parliament
  • 11:00 a.m. Meeting with Geoff Feiss of the Montana Telecommunications Association
  • 11:30 a.m. Press Interviews
  • 3:00 p.m. Gym

February 8

  • 6:00 a.m. Gym
  • 8:00 a.m. Call with Jim Cason, Acting Secretary of Indian Affairs
  • 8:30 a.m. Stan Kimmit Breakfast Series with Montana Delegation
  • 9:30 a.m. Senate Energy Committee hearing
  • 9:30 a.m. Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing
  • 11:00 a.m. Meeting with Gene Jarussi of Billings, MT
  • 12:00 p.m. Preside on Senate floor session
  • 1:00 p.m. Democratic Policy Committee Lunch
  • 1:30 p.m. Meeting with Montana Architects Association
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with representatives from Montana Tribal Colleges
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Kim Liles of Billings, MT, Vice Chair of the Pulp and Paperworkers Resource Council
  • 3:15 p.m. Meeting with Pat Simmons of Bozeman, MT, with Montana Business and Professional Women
  • 4:00 p.m. Meeting with Sherry McMorris of Sidney, MT, Montana Director of NEA
  • 4:30 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 5:30 p.m. Meeting with Senator Baucus

February 7

  • 8:15 a.m. Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Senator Conrad and budget groups
  • 9:30 a.m. Senate Energy Committee hearing
  • 10:00 a.m. Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee hearing
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Andy Grant of Grant Family Farms
  • 12:30 p.m. Senate floor session and speech
  • 1:15 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Deputy Secretary of Education Ray Simon
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Universal Technical Resource Services
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Dr. Patrick Cobb of Billings, MT
  • 4:00 p.m. Meeting with Adam Olivas, Junior Vice State Commander for the Montana Military Order of the Purple Heart
  • 4:30 p.m. Meeting with Chippewa Cree Tribe delegation
  • 5:30 p.m. Meeting with Senator Brownback

February 6

  • 7:30 a.m. Breakfast with colleagues and Michael W. Wynne, Secretary of the Air Force
  • 8:45 a.m. Meeting with staff
  • 10:00 a.m. Preside during Senate floor session
  • 12:00 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 12:45 p.m. Democratic caucus lunch
  • 3:20 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with Tom and Peggy Oates of Billings, MT
  • 4:30 p.m. Meeting with Tim McGreevy and Kim Murray of the Dried Pea & Lentil Council
  • 5:00 p.m. Reception for Governor Schweitzer
  • 6:30 p.m. Washington Press Club Foundation Dinner

February 5

  • 8:45 a.m. Meeting with Staff
  • 9:30 a.m. Meeting with David Kelsey of Southern Montana Electric
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Debi Strong, Montana State Coordinator of the Peace Alliance
  • 12:30 p.m. Meeting wtih Tom Bethell and Birdie Emerson originally of Sand Coulee, MT
  • 1:00 p.m. Desk time
  • 3:00 p.m. Gym
  • 5:45 p.m. Senate Floor Session

February 4

  • Weekend; no schedule captured

February 3

  • Weekend; no schedule captured

February 2, 2007

  • 7:00 a.m. Begin travel to Bozeman, MT
  • 1:00 p.m. Meeting with Montana State University Staff and Students Bozeman, MT
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Bozeman Mayor Jeff Krauss Bozeman, MT
  • 2:45 p.m. Meeting with Main Street Businesses in Downtown Bozeman Bozeman, MT
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with owners of Music Villa Bozeman, MT
  • 3:15 p.m. Bozeman Office Open House Bozeman, MT
  • 5:00 p.m. Press Interviews Bozeman, MT

February 1, 2007

  • 8:45 a.m. Meeting with staff
  • 9:30 a.m. Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing
  • 9:45 a.m. Meeting with outgoing Forest Service Chief Dale Bosworth and incoming Forest Service Chief Gail Kimball
  • 10:15 a.m. Press Conference in support of veterans
  • 11:30 a.m. Senate Energy Committee Transportation Biofuels Conference
  • 1:00 p.m. Meeting with Leo Gerard, President of the United Steelworkers and Carl Pope, Executive Director of the Sierra Club
  • 1:45 p.m. Meeting with Bryce Bennett of Montana College Democrats
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Randy Spear of the American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Jane Olson and delegation from Human Rights Watch
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Senator Baucus

January 2007

January 31, 2007

  • 8:00 a.m. Meeting with Turner Graybill and Jessica Crist of Great Falls, MT
  • 8:15 a.m. Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with Steering Committee and Leaders in the Stem Cell Research community
  • 9:30 a.m. Preside during Senate floor session
  • 10:00 a.m. Senate Small Business Committee hearing
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Pat Sweeney and Sara Kendall of the Western Organization of Resource Councils
  • 11:30 a.m. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee meeting
  • 12:00 p.m. Delegation Lunch
  • 1:15 p.m. Press Interviews
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with John O'Donnell with Tech Ranch of Bozeman, MT
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Mike Follett with St. John's Lutheran Ministries of Billings, MT
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with a delegation from the Montana Association of the Blind
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with Dave Pauli with the Montana Chapter of the U.S. Humane Society
  • 4:00 p.m. Meeting with Doug Beck of Great Falls, MT
  • 4:30 p.m. Meeting with Eloise Cobell of Browning, MT
  • 5:00 p.m. Construction Industry Reception
  • 7:30 p.m. Dinner with Senate colleagues

January 30, 2007

  • 8:15 a.m. Breakfast with Senate Colleagues and Secretary of State Rice
  • 9:30 a.m. Meeting with Montana School Boards Association delegation
  • 10:00 a.m. Senate Energy Committee hearing
  • 11:00 a.m. Preside during Senate floor session
  • 12:15 p.m. Meeting with Randy Smith of the Big Hole Watershed Committee
  • 12:30 p.m. Meeting with Tammara Rosenleaf of Helena, MT
  • 12:45 p.m. Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:15 p.m. Interview with Lyndsey Layton of the Washington Post
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Carl Artman, nominee to serve as the Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs
  • 4:00 p.m. Meeting with Representative DeFazio
  • 4:30 p.m. Meeting with Rita Beck from the Young Parents Education Center of Great Falls, MT
  • 5:00 p.m. Reception at the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee honoring the committee's new Finance Director, Tom Lopach of Helena, MT
  • 5:30 p.m. National Air Traffic Controllers Association, AFL-CIO Reception
  • 5:30 p.m. National School Boards Association Reception

January 29, 2007

  • 3:55 p.m. Begin travel to Washington, D.C. with Sharla

January 28, 2007

  • 11:00 a.m. Field Office Open House Missoula, MT

January 27, 2007

  • 9:30 a.m. Honorary Starter for the Frost Fever 5K Run Missoula, MT
  • 11:00 a.m. American Cancer Socity Relay for Life Missoula, MT
  • 1:00 p.m. Veterans listening session Missoula, MT
  • 3:00 p.m. Veterans listening session Hamilton, MT
  • 7:00 p.m. Lady Griz Basketball game Missoula, MT

January 26, 2007

  • 9:30 a.m. Meeting with staff
  • 9:45 a.m. Senate floor session
  • 10:30 a.m. Travel home to Big Sandy, MT with Sharla

January 25, 2007

  • 8:30 a.m. Meeting with Brigadier General Cucolo of the U.S. Army
  • 9:30 a.m. Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing
  • 9:30 a.m. Senate Energy Committee hearing
  • 9:30 a.m. Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing
  • 11:30 a.m. Interview with Ryan Wilson of Montana's News Station/KRTV
  • 12:15 p.m. Meeting with Ambassador Richard Holbrooke
  • 1:00 p.m. Meeting with the Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes of the Fort Peck Reservation
  • 1:00 p.m. Meeting with Bob Jirsa of Plum Creek Timber Company
  • 1:30 p.m. Meeting with Craig Gilchrist of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Shi and Sachin Shaliendra and Rahim Sabadia
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Larry Nichols, President and CEO of Devon Energy
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Marsh Carter, Chairman of the Board of the NYSE Group
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with John J. Donoghue, Chapter Chairman of the Montana Red Cross
  • 4:00 p.m. Preside on Senate Floor
  • 5:00 p.m. Meeting with Senator Baucus

January 24, 2007

  • 8:15 a.m. Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with David Roth of SEIU 775
  • 9:45 a.m. Senate Energy Committee hearing
  • 9:45 a.m. Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee meeting
  • 10:30 a.m. Preside on Senate Floor
  • 12:00 p.m. Meeting with Steve Turkiewicz and Wayne Hirsch of the Montana Bankers Association
  • 12:30 p.m. Gym
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Bob Minto of ALPS and Tom Litjen & Ben McKay of theProperty Casualty Insurers Association
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Olivia Riutta of Working for Equality and Economic Liberation
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with representatives of the Montana Grain Growers Association
  • 4:00 p.m. Meeting with AFL-CIO President John Sweeney and Legislative Director William Samuel
  • 4:30 p.m. Meeting with Kim Falcon and Janice Mattson of Montana Wheat and Barley
  • 5:00 p.m. Reception honoring parents of children with disabilities

January 23, 2007

  • 8:00 a.m. Bipartisan Members Group
  • 9:30 a.m. Senate Veterans Affairs Committee hearing
  • 10:00 a.m. Preside during Senate floor session
  • 11:45 a.m. Meeting with Ken Walsh of Montana Independent Bankers
  • 12:00 p.m. Meeting with representatives of IPAMS, IPAA and U.S. Oil & Gas Association
  • 12:45 p.m. Democratic Caucus Lunch
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Wendy Abrams of Big Timber, MT and Marsha Aronoff
  • 3:15 p.m. Meeting with Jack & Lois McGuire of the Smith River Basin, Kira Finkler of Trout Unlimited and Laura Zeimer, Montana Water Project Director
  • 3:40 p.m. Interview with National Public Radio's Talk of the Nation
  • 4:15 p.m. Meeting with Tule River Tribe of California and Bob harrison
  • 4:45 p.m. Media Availability hosted by the Steering Committee
  • 5:30 p.m. Meeting with communications staff
  • 6:00 p.m. State of the Union Reception at the Library of Congress hosted by the Atlantic Monthly
  • 6:30 p.m. Senate Secretary's Supper preceeding the State of the Union
  • 9:00 p.m. State of the Union Address

January 22, 2007

  • 8:45 a.m. Meeting with staff
  • 9:30 a.m. Return calls to constituents
  • 12:30 p.m. Meeting with legislative staff
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Kenadine Johnson of the Montana Office of Public Instruction
  • 4:00 p.m. Meeting with Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath and Montana Meth Project founder Tom Siebel
  • 4:00 p.m. Press Conference on Senate Energy Committee priorities for 110th Congress
  • 6:00 p.m. Meeting with Kevin Kaufman and Zak Anderson of BNSF
  • 6:30 p.m. Dinner with Senate Colleagues and Admiral Michael Mullen, Chief of Naval Operations

January 21

  • Weekend; no schedule captured

January 20

  • Weekend; no schedule captured

January 19, 2007

  • 9:30 a.m. Meeting with Ben Cohen
  • 10:00 a.m. Meeting with Dr. Nick Wolter of the Billings Clinic and Jim Duncan of the Billings Clinic Foundation
  • 10:30 a.m. Meeting with John Etgen of Project WET (Water Education for Teachers)
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with James Steele, Chairman of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes
  • 12:30 p.m. Meeting with Kirk Miller of the Montana Board of Public Education and the National Association of State Boards of Education
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with Max Richtman of the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare and Terry and Deborah Hanson of Miles City, MT

January 18, 2007

  • 8:45 a.m. Meeting with legislative staff
  • 9:00 a.m. Senate Small Business Committee organizational meeting
  • 9:30 a.m. Senate Energy Committee hearing
  • 10:00 a.m. Senate Banking Committee hearing
  • 10:00 a.m. Senate Indian Affairs Committee organizational meeting
  • 11:00 a.m. Meeting with Senator Warner
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Senator Reid
  • 12:00 p.m. Meeting with Senator Ben Nelson
  • 12:30 p.m. Meeting with Vote Vets
  • 1:30 p.m. Meeting with Northern Cheyenne Tribe
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Tom Huntley of Central Montana Electric Power Cooperative and Tom Graves of Mid-West Electric Consumers Association
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Little Shell Chippewa Tribe
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with Blackfeet Tribe
  • 4:30 p.m. Meeting with Kathleen Gehrke of Cut Bank, MT
  • 5:00 p.m. Meeting with Senator Baucus
  • 6:00 p.m. Dinner with Sharla
  • 7:00 p.m. Preside during Senate floor session

January 17, 2007

  • 7:45 a.m. Meeting with Crow Tribe Chairman Carl Venne and staff
  • 8:15 a.m. Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:30 a.m. Meeting with Montana-Wyoming Tribal Leaders Council
  • 11:00 a.m. Meeting with Inter-Tribal Bison Cooperative
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Kathy Hadley of the National Center for Appropriate Technology
  • 12:00 p.m. Meeting with American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • 12:30 p.m. Caucus Lunch
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with staff regarding legislative business
  • 3:30 p.m. Meeting with Ambassador Lee of South Korea
  • 4:00 p.m. Return phone calls to constituents
  • 4:30 p.m. Meeting with Senator Dorgan
  • 5:00 p.m. Meeting with Todd Johnson of Federal Technology Group
  • 5:30 p.m. Meeting with Steve Wright, Administrator of the Bonneville Power Administration
  • 6:00 p.m. Preside on Senate Floor

January 16, 2007

  • 10:00 a.m. Begin travel to Washington, D.C. with family
  • 5:30 p.m. Senate floor session

January 15, 2007

  • 1:00 p.m. Official speech and visit for a joint session of the Montana Senate and House of Representatives

January 14

  • Weekend; no schedule captured

January 13

  • Weekend; no schedule captured

January 12, 2007

  • 9:30 a.m. Meeting with Brett Doney of Great Falls Development Authority
  • 10:30 a.m. Meeting with Dr. Raj Shah of the Global Development Program
  • 11:00 a.m. Meeting with Senators Reid and Conrad
  • 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Working lunch with Chief of Staff Stephanie Schriock
  • 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Return calls to constituents
  • 3:30 p.m. Begin travel home with family

January 11, 2007

  • 9:00 a.m. Preside on Senate Floor
  • 12:00 p.m. Interview with KTVQ
  • 12:45 p.m. Democratic Policy Committee lunch featuring new Senators
  • 2:00 p.m. Meeting with Ed Hudson and Montana Realtors
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Steve Kelly of Alliance for Wild Rockies
  • 3:00 p.m. Meeting with Christine Reilly, President of CIT Small Business Lending
  • 3:30 p.m. Senate Small Business Committee organizational meeting
  • 6:30 p.m. Dinner at home with family

January 10, 2007

  • 7:00 a.m. Gym
  • 8:15 a.m. Montana Constituents Coffee with Senator Baucus
  • 9:45 a.m. Senate Energy Committee hearing
  • 11:30 a.m. Meeting with John Prinkki and Harold Blattie of Montana Association of Counties
  • 3:15 p.m. American Association for Justice 7th Annual Leaders Forum Legislative Day
  • 4:00 p.m. Meeting with Dr. Tom McCoy and Dr. Dave Dooley of Montana State University
  • 4:30 p.m. Meeting with Chris Ross, Mike Roche and Mark Boback of Anheuser Busch
  • 6:30 p.m. Dinner honoring the 110th Congress at Supreme Court Great Hall

January 9, 2007

  • 7:00 a.m. Gym
  • 9:30 a.m. Senate Homeland Security Committee hearing
  • 11:30 a.m. Floor Speech
  • 12:30 p.m. Meeting with Senator Dodd
  • 12:45 p.m. Caucus Lunch
  • 2:30 p.m. Meeting with Keith Olson of Montana Logging Association and Ellen Engstedt of Montana Wood Products Association
  • 3:00 p.m. Satellite feed to Montana TV Stations
  • 4:00 p.m. Preside on Senate Floor
  • 6:00 p.m. League of Conservation Voters Reception
  • 6:00 p.m. Change to Win Reception

January 8, 2007

  • All Day National Public Radio shadow Senator Tester all day
  • 9:00 a.m. Meeting with C.B. Pearson and Lily Tuholske of M/R Strategic Services
  • 9:30 a.m. Meeting with Senator Bingaman
  • 10:30 a.m. Gym
  • 12:00 p.m. Vote on Senate Res. 19 Celebrating the Life of President Gerald Ford
  • 12:30 p.m. Press Conference Re: Ethics
  • 1:00 p.m. Lunch
  • 2:00 p.m. Senate Indian Affairs Committee organizational meeting
  • 4:45 p.m. Interview with Wolf Blitzer, CNN Live

January 7

  • Weekend; no schedule captured

January 6

  • Weekend; no schedule captured

January 5, 2007

  • 7:30 a.m. Swearing-in Breakfast
  • 8:30 a.m. Meeting with Senator Reid
  • 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Democratic caucus issues conference
  • 3:00 p.m. Tour of Capitol Building with family

January 4, 2007

  • 7:30 a.m. Senator Tester and Senator Claire McCaskill Live with John Roberts, CNN American Morning
  • 8:00 a.m. Tape MSNBC program with Chip Reid, which will air at 9:00 a.m.
  • 8:20 a.m. - 8:40 a.m. Interview with Noelle Straub , Lee Newspapers
  • 9:00 a.m. Joint Caucus
  • 10:00 a.m. - 10:20 a.m. Interview with Matt Austin, Max Media Montana
  • 10:20 a.m. - 10:40 a.m. Interview with David Nolt, Livingston Weekly
  • 10:40 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Record Sound bite for Montana Media
  • 11:35 a.m. Meet Senator Baucus in his office
  • 11:45 a.m. Senator-elect Tester arrives at the Capitol with Senator Baucus
  • 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Official Swearing-In Ceremony for the 110th Congress
  • 1:00p.m. - 1:20 p.m. Interview with Faith Bremner, Gannett
  • 1:20p.m. - 1:40 p.m. Interview with Mary Clare Jalonick, AP
  • 1:50 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Swearing-In Re-enactment Photos
  • 2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Post-Ceremony Interviews
  • 2:40 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Satellite interviews for MTN stations
  • 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Senator Tester's Post Swearing-In Reception
  • 7:30 p.m. Stop by Senator Byrd's swearing in reception
  • 8:00 p.m. Dinner with Family



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