Member Spotlight: Senator Steve Daines (R-MT)

Steve Daines was elected to represent Montana in the U.S. Senate in 2014 after serving a term in the U.S. House as Montana’s at-large member. Senator Daines was a businessman for 28 years before entering politics, including working in the family construction business. A fifth-generation Montanan, Senator Daines holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from …

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PIA Opposes Proposed Crop Insurance Cuts

On February 10th, President Trump released his FY 2021 budget proposal, which calls for major cuts to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, including the federal crop insurance program. The budget would cut the U.S. Department of Agriculture by 8 percent, and crop insurance specifically would be cut by $25 billion over the next decade. The proposed …

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Member Spotlight: Rep. Kathy Castor (D-FL)

Kathy Castor was elected to the United States House of Representatives in 2006 to represent Florida’s 14th Congressional District, which includes Tampa and parts of Hillsborough County. Before her election to Congress, Rep. Castor served as a Hillsborough County Commissioner and an attorney. Rep. Castor is a graduate of Emory University and Florida State University …

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