And the winner is…

  The new Yellowstone County Democrats Chair is… Joe Splinter The night didn’t stop there. With Joe Splinter leading the Yellowstone County Democrats, it left his State Committeeman position open on the executive board. The new Yellowstone County Democrats State Committeeman is… Jhevon McMillan I look forward to working with both of these individuals. Thank […]

Chair Kelly McCarthy to step down

Chair Kelly McCarthy to step down

The Yellowstone County Democratic Central Committee has called a special election to replace outgoing Chair Kelly McCarthy.  The election will be held on 18 October at 510 North 29th Street.  Kelly McCarthy has been Chair of the Yellowstone County Democrats for four years.  He took over the role from Billings attorney Joe Raffiani When asked […]

City of Billings Municipal Primary Election Quick Reference Guide

The City of Billings Municipal Primary Elections are quickly approaching. All ballots are due on Sept 12, 2017. The Yellowstone County Dems created this quick reference guide to help you understand the process! About the Election: The election office in Billings, MT is located at the Yellowstone County Courthouse, 217 N 27th St, Room 101. […]

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders to Speak at the Truman Dinner

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders to Speak at the Truman Dinner

Billings, Mont. – The Yellowstone County Democrats will hear U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I) of Vermont speak at their annual fundraiser known as the Truman Dinner. Since late April, it has been known that Sanders would be traveling to Montana to assist Democrat Rob Quist in Quist’s election for Montana’s lone congressional seat. Sanders will […]

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 […]

About Harry S Truman

Join us this spring as we explore the life and times of Harry S Truman. First up, “Give ’em Hell, Harry”. Watch for more information about the 2017 Truman Dinner. More about Harry S Truman.

Give ’em Hell, Harry!

Give ’em Hell, Harry!

Give ’em Hell, Harry! is a staged theater monologue starting James Whitmore that was filmed in 1975.  The producer Bill Sargent, was a huge fan of Truman and the writer of the play Samuel Gallu. Sargent raised the money to film the play during a live production on Broadway.  He then took the film on a “whistle stop” […]

Who Had a Worse Week: Daines or Essmann?

At a time when the Montana Republican Party is floundering over the Special Congressional Election, two Montana Republicans couldn’t shake the bad headlines this week. Senator Steve Daines attempted to dodge protesters who are demanding a meeting with him by changing his schedule at the last minute. And GOP Chairman Jeff Essmann was raked over […]

What will be the future of the Pryor Mountains?

Custer Gallatin National Forest is revising the Forest Management Plan for the entire forest – including the Pryor Mountains. The current Management Plan was drafted in 1986. The new Management Plan will guide future management decisions in the Pryors for many years. Custer Gallatin National Forest has scheduled a series of meeting in ten towns to get public […]

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 […]