Kelly McCarthy for Congress 2017

Kelly McCarthy for Congress 2017

Kelly McCarthy Announcement Seeking the Democratic Party’s nomination for the US House seat in 2017 It’s with a great deal of excitement and humility that I announce my decision to seek the Democratic Party’s nomination for Montana’s lone Congressional seat should Congressman Zinke clear the confirmation process for Secretary of the Interior.  It would be […]

Rob Quist for Congress 2017

Rob Quist for Congress 2017

Rob Quist grew up as a farmer/rancher’s son in Glacier Country, Mt, attending school in Cut Bank and U of M. Quist has served on the Montana Arts Council for 11 years promoting arts in Montana communities; served on the Board of the Crown of the Continent Guitar Foundation of America for six years; has […]

Amanda Curtis for Congress 2017

Amanda Curtis for Congress 2017

Biography for Amanda Curtis Amanda Curtis is a math teacher at Butte High School.  She holds a biology degree from Montana Tech and a master’s in Educational Leadership from the University of Montana.  Amanda is on the NEA Board of Directors, is a state-wide officer of MEA-MFT (Montana’s largest union), and is a trustee of the […]

Big Sky Rising Talks to Yellowstone Democratic Club

The Yellowstone Democratic Club met on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at the Fortin Culinary Center. The program included speakers Danny Choriki from the YC Democrats about their website, Kari Kaiser from Big Sky Rising, and three speakers from the Billings chapter of The Citizen’s Climate Lobby. Among the speakers was Kari Kaiser. She talked about […]

YELLOWSTONE DEMOCRATIC CLUB UPDATE

YELLOWSTONE DEMOCRATIC CLUB UPDATE JANUARY, 2017 First, the Yellowstone Democratic Club is NOT the Yellowstone County Democratic Central Committee.  The Yellowstone County Democratic Central Committee is a body created by Montana Law and as such is the legal Democratic Party for Yellowstone County.  By law it is composed of two Precinct Committee Persons from each […]

House Bill 153 to remove energy drinks from SNAP.

Rep Jessica Karjala reports from the House Human Services committee that Rep Vince Ricci from Laurel believes that people on SNAP (commonly known as food stamps) should not be able to use the benefits to purchase energy drinks. Way to take on the serious issues facing Montana Rep Ricci. http://leg.mt.gov/bills/2017/billhtml/HB0153.htm Here is the USDA’s list […]

Rep. Katharin Kelker to Reintroduce HB 309 Creating a Commission to Study Child Abuse and Neglect

By Rep Katharin Kelker When I was at Head Start, one of the teachers brought a little girl to my office. The child, I’ll call her Mary, had just turned four, but she was thin and small for her age. Her teacher urged Mary to tell me why she was eating sand from the playground […]