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Took a quick break from working on our bipartisan infrastructure bill to meet with the next generation of Montana leaders from Grass Range High School. They grilled me with some tough questions—these kids are smart! It was great to have them here in Washington.
Great morning visiting with students from Grass Range High School today. It always brightens up my day when I get the chance to meet with young Montanans and answer their questions about issues important to Montana.
The US admitted five states—Wyo. Montana, Idaho, N. Dakota & S.Dakota—to Union in 1889-90. The explicit aim was to give the GOP ten new senators. It’s a little rich watching senators from those lightly populated states argue that opposing DC statehood is a matter of principle.
Some states, like Montana and Nebraska, are getting more than $300,000 in federal stimulus money per reported COVID-19 case. New York is the hardest-hit state and yet we are getting only about $12,000 per case. We need a fair federal stimulus bill that is distributed by need.