All of Rosendale’s Campaign Trips to DC Must Be Paying Off

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Rosendale Gets Another Out-of-State Endorsement, While Snubbed By Group Actually in Montana Helena – It looks like all the time Matt Rosendale has spent off in Washington, DC campaigning and neglecting his job in Montana has finally started to pay off (in addition to all that outside special interest money). After failing to get the Montana Chamber of Commerce’s usual endorsement … Read More

FLASHBACK: Rosendale Bought and Paid for by Developers, Largest Private Landowners in Montana

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Helena – Developers like Matt Rosendale, who have vested interests in selling off public lands, are “filling in Rosendale’s coffers,” along with Montana’s largest private landowners – the out-of-state billionaire Wilks brothers who bought hundreds of thousands of acres of land in Montana. The wealthy anti-public lands family gave hundreds of dollars to Rosendale’s 2014 campaign, while at the same time … Read More

Billings Gazette Schools Rosendale on His Harmful Health Care Policies: He “should know that the policies he supports do opposite of what he promised”

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Rosendale-backed short-term plans threaten Montanans with pre-existing conditions Helena – After Matt Rosendale’s misleading op-ed where he claimed he would “always protect those Montanans with pre-existing conditions,” the Billings Gazette published an editorial to make clear that the policies Rosendale supports would “do opposite of what he promised.” The Gazette highlighted: Rosendale’s vote against legislation to expand Montana’s Medicaid program … Read More

Rosendale-Supported Transfer of Public Lands Would Cripple Montana’s $7.1 Billion Outdoor Economy

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Helena – Montana’s outdoor recreation economy is thriving, bringing in $7.1 billion in revenue to our state annually and creating 71,000 jobs in Montana. That wouldn’t be possible without Montana’s public lands, which make up nearly one-third of the state, nor would it be possible without Montanans’ commitment to protecting those public lands. Unfortunately, East Coast developer and State Frauditor Matt … Read More

Gianforte: “Everybody’s voice needs to be heard,” Holds Meeting Closed to Public Comment

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Helena—Today, in response to months of grassroots pressure from Montanans across the state, multimillionaire Congressman Greg Gianforte finally held a meeting to discuss his deeply unpopular proposal to remove protections from nearly 700,000 acres of Montana’s public lands. He told Lee newspapers: “Everybody’s voice needs to be heard on this issue.”  There was only one problem: everybody’s voices were not heard … Read More

When Rosendale isn’t too busy campaigning to do his job, he’s voting against Montanans and our public lands on the Land Board – a job he said “doesn’t matter”

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Helena – Lately, Matt Rosendale has been sounding a little defensive about his anti-public lands record, probably because he’s been called out for his repeated calls to transfer federal public lands and for voting consistently against measures that would increase or protect public access. But the East Coast developer and State Frauditor admitted himself that he doesn’t think his job matters, … Read More

FLASHBACK—Gianforte on Social Security: “There’s nothing in the Bible that talks about retirement”

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Helena—Today is the 83rd Anniversary of the creation of Social Security, the bedrock safety net that ensures older Montanans receive the benefits they were promised and have earned over a lifetime of hard work. Unfortunately, multimillionaire Congressman Greg Gianforte believes Montana seniors have an “obligation to work” because “retirement is not biblical.” While speaking at the Montana Bible College in 2015, Gianforte … Read More

Gianforte: Antiquities Act Resulted in “Large Land Grabs,” Voted to Endanger Monuments

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Helena—While multimillionaire Congressman Greg Gianforte has spent the majority of the last few years attempting to convince Montanans he supports protecting Montana’s public lands, his record tells a very different story. Back in October, Gianforte voted to gut the Antiquities Act, weakening one of our nation’s most important public lands protections and endangering our greatest natural treasures like Montana’s Upper Missouri … Read More

Rosendale supports eliminating protections for more than half a million acres of public lands; pretends otherwise

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Helena – Recently, East Coast developer and State Frauditor Matt Rosendale has been trying desperately to convince Montanans to forget his anti-public lands record. Last week, Rosendale claimed on the radio that he is “100 percent supportive” of Montanans who don’t want to see federal public lands transferred and want to increase public access to and protections for public land. … Read More

In Rosendale’s own words: “I have long been on the record as an advocate for the transfer of federal public lands”

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Helena – Despite continued misleading claims made by East Coast developer and State Frauditor Matt Rosendale, his record on public lands is clear: he’s pushed repeatedly for the transfer of our public lands. He even touted his support for land transfers, saying that, “I have long been on the record as an advocate for the transfer of federal public lands to … Read More