Gianforte Votes with Washington to Allow Bikes in Wilderness Areas, Now Wishes He Could Take It Back

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Helena—In December, Multimillionaire Congressman Greg Gianforte put his Washington party bosses before Montana when he voted to allow bikes in Montana’s 11 wilderness areas. At the time, he said his vote “restores the original intent of the Wilderness Act.” Now, after Montanans spoke out against his vote, Gianforte says he wishes he could take it back. But Gianforte’s decision to side with Washington … Read More

Maryland Millionaire Rosendale Helped Kill Montana Paycheck Fairness Act

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Olszewski Has Joined Rosendale in Voting Against Closing Montana’s Wage Gap – Fagg Thinks It’s Not Necessary Helena – Nine years ago today, the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act was signed into law in an effort to help prevent pay discrimination and give workers more avenues to receive equal pay for equal work. Working families in Montana, and across the country, … Read More

Tim Fox Still Silent on FCC Net Neutrality Ruling

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Helena—Yesterday, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to repeal net neutrality provisions that help ensure a free and open-internet for all Americans. More than 24 hours later, Montana’s chief law enforcement officer and consumer protection advocate, Attorney General Tim Fox, has remained silent on the FCC’s decision. Fox’s silence is particularly noticeable in contrast to a letter that 18 Attorneys General … Read More

Desperate for Accomplishments & Their Own Tax Breaks, Daines and Gianforte Say Tax Proposal is “do-or-die”

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After almost 10 months with no major accomplishments besides multiple failed attempts to destroy the health care system, Senator Steve Daines and Congressman Greg Gianforte are desperate. In interviews over the past week, each acknowledged that if their tax proposal is not passed into law by the end of the year, they should be held responsible for Washington’s lack of action on the most important issues facing Montana.

Gianforte Friend Says She “would have shot” Ben Jacobs

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Karen Marshall, Vice President of Programs for the Gallatin County Republican Women and friend of Congressman Greg Gianforte, called into the radio program Voices of Montana yesterday to share some thoughts on Gianforte’s assault of Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs: the “media reporter at Greg’s barbeque, I was there. I’m a friend of Greg’s. If that kid had done to me what he did to Greg, I would have shot him.”