Today Senator Steve Daines took to the Senate floor to urge his colleagues to join him in standing up for American energy independence.

“Coal keeps the lights on. It will continue to power the world for decades to come. In Montana, it provides more than half our electricity,” Daines stated. “Rather than dismissing this reality, the United States should be on the cutting edge of technological advances in energy development. We should be leading the way in powering the world, not disengaging. Unfortunately, President Obama’s out-of-touch regulations take us in the opposite direction. It’s exciting to see bipartisan effort in the Senate to stop the President’s job-killing regulations on affordable energy.”

Daines is an original cosponsor of both bipartisan resolutions of disapproval. The resolutions only require a simple majority to pass.