Greg Gianforte turns back on Montana’s voters, but plans to hobnob with Donald Trump Jr.

Laura Parvey-Connors2019, Gianforte, News, Republicans

HELENA – Montana Democratic Party Executive Director Monica Lindeen today released the following statement on Congressman Greg Gianforte’s upcoming fundraiser with Donald Trump Jr.: “Greg Gianforte turned down a chance to publically debate GOP opponents in the race for Governor but has plenty of time for a private fundraiser with the political elite,” Lindeen said. “What chance do Montanans have … Read More

Steve Daines Wants Anti-Public Lands Zealot to Head BLM

Laura Parvey-Connors2019, Daines, News, Republicans

HELENA – Montana Democratic Party Executive Director Monica Lindeen today released the following statement on Republican Senator Steve Daines’ backing of anti-public lands zealot William Perry Pendley for the permanent role of U.S. Bureau of Land Management director: “Every public lands user in Montana has been betrayed by Steve Daines,” Lindeen said. “Supporting William Perry Pendley, one of our country’s … Read More

Tim Fox Slams Greg Gianforte in latest example of GOP Discord

Laura Parvey-Connors2019, Fox, Gianforte, News, Republicans

HELENA – Montana Democratic Party Executive Director Monica Lindeen today released the following statement on the divisive campaign ads between GOP gubernatorial candidates Tim Fox and Greg Gianforte: “The Republicans running to govern our state are showing just how out of step they are if this is what they think every-day Montanans care about,” Lindeen said. “Montanans deserve a governor … Read More

Matt Rosendale Charged with Illegal Campaign Coordination in FEC Complaint

Laura Parvey-Connors2019, News, Republicans, Rosendale

HELENA – Montana Democratic Party Executive Director Monica Lindeen today issued the following statement calling attention to the week-old Federal Elections Commission (FEC) complaint filed against failed U.S. Senate candidate Matt Rosendale for illegal campaign coordination. “Matt Rosendale and his never-ending pursuit of a Washington, D.C. Congressional gig has once again let Montana down,” Lindeen said. “Rosendale has a history … Read More

Daines: Montanans Should Cut Services to Pay for Tax Giveaways to Millionaires

Laura Parvey-Connors2018, News

Helena—Last week, when Steve Daines was confronted with the fact that the unpaid-for, $1.4 trillion Tax Scam he helped ram through Congress could cost Montana taxpayers tens of millions of dollars, he responded that Montanans should pay for it by further cuts to important programs that help families survive: “I’ll tell you what, if you can’t find ways to cut [the state budget], … Read More

Will Matt Rosendale Distance Himself From Bannon? Who Knows…But It Doesn’t Seem Like It

Laura Parvey-Connors2018, News

Helena – Wealthy real estate developer Matt Rosendale has been “keeping quiet” the last couple days, according to Yellowstone Public Radio, doing nothing to distance himself from former White House strategist Steve Bannon after Bannon’s vicious attacks on President Trump. After Bannon attacked Trump, Trump pushed back, saying Bannon was fired and “lost his mind” and had “nothing to do with me … Read More

Will Matt Rosendale Distance Himself From Bannon? Who Knows…But It Doesn’t Seem Like It

Laura Parvey-Connors2018, News

Helena – Wealthy real estate developer Matt Rosendale has been “keeping quiet” the last couple days, according to Yellowstone Public Radio, doing nothing to distance himself from former White House strategist Steve Bannon after Bannon’s vicious attacks on President Trump. After Bannon attacked Trump, Trump pushed back, saying Bannon was fired and “lost his mind” and had “nothing to do with me … Read More

Montana Democrats’ Statement on Passage of the Tax Scam

Laura Parvey-Connors2017, News

Helena—Today, Montana Democratic Party Executive Director Nancy Keenan released the following statement regarding the passage of Congress’s tax scam: “This week, multimillionaires Steve Daines and Greg Gianforte voted to put the profits of huge corporations and the wealthy before the needs of Montana’s working families. This tax scam will raise health care premiums, cut Medicare for Montana seniors, and add … Read More

Millionaire Daines Supports Last Minute Tax Carve Out to Benefit Himself

Laura Parvey-Connors2017, News

Helena—Steve Daines stands to benefit handsomely from a last minute provision added to the tax bill currently being rammed through Congress, which carves out a deduction for income Daines earns through so-called “pass-through” entities such as real-estate partnerships. Steve Daines reported the second highest income from these entities among Republican Senators, earning as much as $4.2 million last year from eight properties managed … Read More

Reminder As Health Care Exchanges Close – Rosendale Rubber Stamped Higher Costs for Montanans

Laura Parvey-Connors2017, News

Helena – Today is the last day for Montanans to sign up for health care through the exchange. Remember, Insurance Commissioner Matt Rosendale played political games with Montanans’ health care this summer as he rubber stamped higher health care costs for Montanans. Rosendale, a wealthy real estate developer, has also refused to support a bipartisan health care bill that would reduce the deficit while bringing … Read More