July 2024

Thursday, July 18

6:30 a.m.

Press interview

7:05 a.m.

Press interview

7:25 a.m.

Press interview

10:30 a.m.

Hosted event in support of the Major Richard Star Act

11:30 a.m.

Met with representatives from the Billings Chamber of Commerce and small business owners

12:30 p.m.

Met with Billings Fire Department Chief Pepper Valdez and members of the department

1:15 p.m.

Met with local Billings residents

Thursday, July 11

9:30 a.m.

Attended Appropriations Committee Markup

10:00 a.m.

Attended Banking Committee hearing

10:05 a.m.

Attended Commerce Committee hearing

10:15 a.m.

Met with students from Montana 4-H representing Glasgow

11:00 a.m.

Met with representatives from Future Farmers of America: Jayla Wise; Ella Lund (Chapter Vice President); Krista Corpron (advisor); as well as students representing Missoula, Big Timber, and Kalispell FFA

11:45 a.m.

Press interview

12:00 p.m.

Senate floor session

12:30 p.m.

Met with representatives from Northrop Grumman: Kathy Warden (CEO); Lesley Kalan and Erin Pierce

1:00 p.m.

Phone call with Billings Assistant Police Chief Neil Lawrence

1:15 p.m.

Phone call with Terry Baker (Vice President, NW Montana Vietnam Veterans of America)

1:30 p.m.

Phone call with Audrey Wharton (rising senior majoring in Political Science at Montana State University)

1:45 p.m.

Senate floor session

Wednesday, July 10

8:15 a.m.

Montana Constituent Coffee

9:00 a.m.

Attended Steering Committee Roundtable Discussion with Tribal Leaders

9:15 a.m.

Press interview

11:00 a.m.

Delivered remarks urging passage of the Major Richard Star Act with the Wounded Warrior Project

11:30 a.m.

Senate floor session

12:45 p.m.

Met with Senate Leadership

2:15 p.m.

Met with representatives from the Montana Farm Bureau Federation: Cyndi Johnson (President) and Nicole Rolf (Senior Director of Government Affairs)

2:30 p.m.

Attended Indian Affairs Committee Legislative hearing

2:43 p.m.

Senate floor session

2:45 p.m.

Met with representatives from the Montana School Superintendents: Joel Grave (Superintendent, Lincoln County); Brad Moore (Superintendent, Lewistown); Hannah Nieskens (Superintendent, Whitehall); Dale Olinger (Superintendent, Lolo); Mike Perry (former Superintendent, Arlee); Rob Watson (Executive Director, School Administrators of Montana and former Superintendent, Missoula)

3:30 p.m.

Met with representatives from the Space Nuclear Power Corporation: Andy Phelps (CEO); Patrick McClure (COO); and Katie Cullen

4:15 p.m.

Senate floor session

Tuesday, July 9

10:00 a.m.

Attended Banking Committee hearing

11:30 a.m.

Attended classified briefing

12:00 p.m.

Senate floor session

12:30 p.m.

Met with representatives from Charles Schwab: Rick Wurster (President); Peter Crawford (CFO); Peter Morgan (General Counsel); Peter Roberson MD (Legislative and Regulatory Affairs); Anna Harrington (Managing Director, Deputy Chief Counsel, and Chief Regulatory Counsel) and Shannon Finley

12:45 p.m.

Attended Democratic Caucus

2:15 p.m.

Senate floor session

3:00 p.m.

Met with representatives from PennyMac Financial Services: David Spector (Chairman & CEO); Oliver Rubinstein (Chief of Staff); William Chang (Chief Investment Officer); and Brad Cheney

5:45 p.m.

Senate floor session

Monday, July 9

5:30 p.m.

Senate floor session

6:00 p.m.

Attended reception in honor of the Canada-U.S. Relationship hosted by Ambassador of Canada to the U.S. Kirsten Hillman and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau