In a Monday morning news release, Montana Senator Max Baucus is helping to renew the Rural Education Achievement Program (REAP), which provides about $5 million each year that 420 Montana schools rely on to keep teachers on the job. The REAP program is included in the major education bill Congress will debate this year, bringing it one step closer to being signed into law.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Two Montana Democrats who could play a big role in the U.S. Senate's debate on gun control are not immediately closing the door on new restrictions.
But both U.S. Sens. Max Baucus and Jon Tester are taking a more cautious approach than some other pro-gun members of Congress who have expressed a willingness to bend on the issue.
Hamilton High School student Candice Dunagan has been accepted to the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, New York. Dunagan is one of Senator Max Baucus’ 2011 academy nominees. A Congressional nomination is the first step for students looking to attend the U...