HELENA — The Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources has set a Jan. 17 confirmation hearing for U.S. Rep. Ryan Zinke.
President-elect Donald Trump has nominated the Montana Republican to serve as Secretary of the Interior.
If Zinke is confirmed by the Senate he will resign his seat in the U.S. House of Representative and Montana will hold a special election to replace him.
Follow FlatheadBeacon.com for live video and updates from the confirmation hearing.
Stay Connected with the Daily Roundup.
Sign up for our newsletter and get the best of the Beacon delivered every day to your inbox.