MEDIA ADVISORY: Daines, Gosar to Outline Vision for Senate and Congressional Western Caucuses
Washington, D.C. — On Thursday, March 9, U.S. Senator Steve Daines (R-MT), Chairman of the Senate Western Caucus and U.S. Representative Paul Gosar (R-AZ), Chairman of the Congressional Western Caucus will host a press conference to outline their vision for the Caucus.
The event will be Chairman Daines and Chairman Gosar’s first public appearance together since taking the reins of the Western Caucus.
Daines was elected as the new Senate Western Caucus Chairman on February 3, 2017.
Gosar was elected as the new Congressional Western Caucus Chairman on November 30, 2016.
The Senate Western Caucus was founded in 2009 by outgoing Chairman John Barrasso (R-WY). Barrasso will remain Chairman Emeritus. The Senate Western Caucus is made up of Senators from Western and rural states who are committed to upholding the fundamental principles of the West and will help advance priorities important to Western and rural states.
The Congressional Western Caucus was founded during the 103rd Congress in 1993 by Rep. Jim Hansen (R-UT), Rep. Bob Stump (R-AZ), Rep. Joe Skeen (R-NM), and Rep. Barbara Vucanovich (R-NV). The Congressional Western Caucus is comprised of 64 members representing over 31 states in addition to the American Samoa. Members of the Caucus place a high priority on coordinating with state and local governments, support a multi-use approach for federal lands, and look forward to achieving great successes for land use reforms and those who know that economic growth and conservation are not mutually exclusive goals.
WHAT: Daines and Gosar to outline vision for the Caucus.
WHEN: Thursday, March 9th, 2017, 2:00pm
WHERE: U.S. Capitol, Senate Visitors Center, Room 209-08