RELEASE: Tester Pushes for Bipartisan, Deficit-Reducing Legislation to Cut Health Care Costs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 26, 2017 Marneé Banks | 202.604.5521 Dave Kuntz | 202.224.8544 Luke Jackson | 406.702.5484 Tester Pushes for Bipartisan, Deficit-Reducing Legislation to Cut Health Care Costs Senator Defends Montanans from Rising Health Care Costs (U.S. Senate)– U.S. Senator Jon Tester is demanding the Senate take up the Bipartisan Health Care Stabilization Act […]

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 […]

YELLOWSTONE DEMOCRATIC CLUB DINNERS/FORUMS FOR CANDIDATES IN THE BILLINGS CITY ELECTIONS:

YELLOWSTONE DEMOCRATIC CLUB DINNERS/FORUMS FOR CANDIDATES IN THE BILLINGS CITY ELECTIONS:

YELLOWSTONE DEMOCRATIC CLUB DINNERS/FORUMS FOR CANDIDATES IN THE BILLINGS CITY ELECTIONS: 1) Dinner/Forum for the Primary Election Candidates for Mayor – Tuesday, July 18th. RSVP before July 8th. 2) Dinner/Forum for the General Election Candidates for Billings City Council – Tuesday, September 19th. RSVP before September 9th. 3) Dinner/Forum for the General Election Candidates for […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 — […]

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), […]

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 […]