WORKERS’ COMPENSATION RATE REDUCTIONS ALLOW JOB CREATORS TO INVEST IN THEIR BUSINESS, EMPLOYEES, AND MONTANA’S ECONOMY Governor Steve Bullock announced yesterday that the Montana State Fund Board of Directors recently reduced workers’ compensation rates by 5%. “Montana’s strong fiscal management and efforts by employers to keep workers safe results in more hard-earned dollars to invest […]

SERIES: The MTGOP’s Misplaced Priorities

Republican Legislators Put Political Agenda Ahead of Montana Jobs The Montana Democratic Party today continues “The MTGOP’s Misplaced Priorities” campaign highlighting Republican Legislators’ focus on backward legislation that benefits their political agenda, ahead of legislation that promotes job creation or strengthens our economy. This week saw the introduction of Senate Bill 329, from Sen. Keith Regier (R-Kalispell), […]

Quist Denounces Dangerous D.C. Health Care Proposal; Gianforte Won’t Oppose It

Washington GOP Insiders’ Plan Would Leave 24 Million Uninsured, Give Tax Breaks to Millionaires Like Gianforte Montana U.S. House candidate Rob Quist today denounced House leadership’s health care plan in D.C.–which would leave 24 million Americans uninsured while giving $600 billion in tax breaks to corporations and millionaires. Millionaire Congressional candidate, Greg Gianforte this week refused to publicly oppose the proposal […]

Tester: Russia ‘sought to undermine our privacy and our democracy’

Senator Holds Putin Accountable for Cyberattacks Senator Jon Tester today called for greater sanctions to be placed on Russian officials following their hacking efforts to undermine America’s democracy. Tester’s call for greater oversight comes on the heels of news that the U.S. is indicting two Russian Intelligence officers for hacking the Yahoo accounts of millions of Americans. […]

Tester Slams Bill That Increases Premiums, Kicks Millions off Insurance

Non-Partisan Report: Legislation Will Cause Premiums to Rise up to 20% and Force 24 Million to Lose Health Insurance  Senator Jon Tester released the following statement after the independent, non-partisan Congressional Budget Office revealed that the House of Representatives’ replacement of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) would force 24 million Americans to lose health insurance […]

Greg Gianforte worked against healthcare for Montanans

When it comes to accessing quality healthcare in Montana, you can count on New Jersey multimillionaire and failed gubernatorial candidate Greg Gianforte to block the way. Over the years, Gianforte has contributed thousands of dollars to D.C. special interest groups which have actively worked to kill the bi-partisan HELP Act that has brought healthcare to […]

Quist Slams Gianforte’s D.C. Agenda to Gut Health Care Coverage for Thousands of Montanans 

Today, U.S. House candidate Rob Quist criticized opponent, Greg Gianforte, for standing with special interests and irresponsible Republicans in D.C. who are working to pass legislation that would jeopardize access to health care for thousands of Montanans while giving millionaires like Gianforte $600 billion in tax breaks. “It is the right of every Montanan to have access […]

Week in Review: Quist Rallies Voters, Gianforte Hides

Both Rob Quist and Greg Gianforte earned nominations earlier this week, but both candidates have spent the first week on the trail very differently. Rob Quist hit the road to Missoula, Billings, Lewistown, Great Falls, Bozeman, Livingston, and Butte. Montanans everywhere are rallying behind his message to bring an independent voice to Washington. Greg Gianforte […]

Gianforte Still Supports the Unpopular Citizens United Decision

This week, failed candidate for governor, New Jersey multi-millionaire Greg Gianoforte refused to support a constitutional amendment overturning Citizens United and taking corporate and special interest money out of politics. “New Jersey multimillionaire Greg Gianforte will continue to fight for corporate money in elections,” said Nancy Keenan, Executive Director of the Montana Democratic Party. “As Montanans fight to overturn […]

Tester Calls for Public Disclosure of Executive Branch Ethics Pledge Waivers

Tester Calls for Public Disclosure of Executive Branch Ethics Pledge Waivers

Senator to Trump: Let’s Work Together to Truly “Drain the Swamp” (U.S. Senate) – U.S. Senator Jon Tester today called on President Trump to disclose the names and positions of any executive branch officials who have been granted a waiver to the White House’s ethics pledge.  Tester pushed President Trump to maintain the previous requirement […]