Rob Quist Rallies with Montanans Across State, Stands Up for Public Lands

Rob Quist Rallies with Montanans Across State, Stands Up for Public Lands

Rob Quist spent a week traveling over 1,100 miles across Montana to meet directly with voters and talk to them about preserving public land access in Montana, a key issue in the race for Montana’s lone U.S. House seat. Quist was joined by hundreds of Montanans who showed up in Helena, Billings, Great Falls, Missoula and Kalispell  to rally for […]

Twenty-Two State Tax Warrants Issued Against Gianforte’s Company

RightNow Technologies owed over $15,000 in taxes to Indiana Greg Gianforte’s company, RightNow Technologies, had 22 state tax warrants filed against them by the Marion County Court in Indiana for failing to pay taxes. The state tax liens against RightNow Technologies dated from 2012-2015 and amounted in $15,373 in owed taxes. See tax warrants here. “From […]

Republican leadership still trying to suppress MT voters

In Thursday’s House Judiciary hearing on Senate Bill 305, Republican leadership dug in their heels about suppressing voter turnout while countless other Republicans, Democrats and everyday citizens voiced their support for voter access. SB 305 is the Republican-sponsored legislation introduced to make sure this spring’s special Congressional election is conducted as a mail-ballot one in […]

Gianforte Wants to Impose Sales Tax on Montana Families

New Jersey multimillionaire Greg Gianforte wants Montanans to pay a sales tax that they don’t want. “Greg Gianforte will never understand that Montanans don’t want a sales tax, because he’s not from here and he has no interest in looking out for our state,” said Nancy Keenan, executive director of the Montana Democratic Party. “We […]

Rob Quist’s Medical Story – He Wants to Hear Your Medical Story

Rob Quist’s Medical Story – He Wants to Hear Your Medical Story

Dear friends and fellow Montanans, I know how worrisome it is to put your life in someone else’s hands and hope for the best. And we all know what it is like dealing with big insurance companies. Montana has some of the best medical professionals in the country, but sometimes things still go wrong. Years […]

Frontiers of Democracy: Exploring the Past and Looking to the Future

The Montana State University Billings Library is pleased to announce its spring lecture series, “Frontiers of Democracy: Exploring the Past and Looking to the Future.” The weekly four-part series takes place Tuesday evenings, at 6:30 p.m., beginning March 21, and are held in Library Room 148 on the University Campus.  The public is invited to attend […]

Montanans not so lucky with Republican budget slashes

Republican House leaders are leaving Montana’s seniors, children and families feeling less than lucky this St. Patrick’s Day after recklessly slashing and approving a whittled down state budget that won’t work for hard-working Montanans. During Thursday’s floor debates, Democratic representatives brought 26 amendments to the floor to try and fix some of the mess Republicans […]

TEACHERS, PARENTS, KIDS AND LEGISLATORS RALLY IN SUPPORT OF GOVERNOR BULLOCK’S EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION PROPOSAL

Alabama Secretary of Early Childhood Education Visits Montana to Tout Benefits of Publicly Funded Preschool “We know this is a strong investment in our state’s future,” said Governor Bullock. “Now is the time Montana finally makes investments into the success of our kids through publicly funded early childhood education.” The “Rally for Montana’s Future Superheroes” […]

Tester Launches Senate Transparency Caucus to Shed More Light on Federal Government

U.S. Senator Jon Tester today is launching the Senate Transparency Caucus to shed more light on federal agencies and hold the federal government more accountable to taxpayers.  Tester has invited all 99 U.S. Senators to join the Transparency Caucus, which will focus on identifying policies to increase public access to information, reduce bureaucratic hurdles to […]

Why isn’t Insurance Commissioner Rosendale stepping up for MT firefighters?

As House Republicans in the Montana Legislature voted down a bill to take care of Montana’s hard-working firefighters yesterday, it begs the question: Where was State Auditor and Insurance Commissioner Matt Rosendale? Rosendale’s job title also includes commissioner of insurance and securities, but the Republican State Auditor has failed to lead on this issue — […]