Montana Democrats’ Statement on Matt Rosendale Running for Congress

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Helena, Mont. – Montana Democratic Party Executive Director Monica Lindeen today issued the following statement after current Montana State Auditor Matt Rosendale announced he will run for Montana’s at-large congressional seat: “Matt Rosendale in Congress is not a risk Montanans can afford to take,”Lindeen said. “Rosendale greenlighted insurance rate increases on Montana families, advocated for the return of a junk health care … Read More

Montana Democrats on Corey Stapleton Running for the House of Representatives After Failure to Do His Job as Secretary of State

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Helena, Mont. — Montana Democratic Party Executive Director Monica Lindeen released the following statement after current Secretary of State Corey Stapleton today announced he will drop his attempt at the governor’s office and instead run for Montana’s at-large congressional seat: “In just the few months Stapleton has been vying for the governor’s office, he’s been fined for misusing state resources to … Read More

Failed Gubernatorial Candidate Gianforte Would Fail Everyday Montanans in the Governor’s Office

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Helena, Mont. — Montana Democratic Party Executive Director Monica Lindeen today issued the following statement after Rep. Greg Gianforte formally announced his run for the Montana gubernatorial race: “Greg Gianforte is asking Montanans to vote for an anti-health care, anti-public access, anti-privacy, failed candidate,” Lindeen said. “Over the last two years, Montanans have watched Gianforte vote repeatedly against affordable health care, only to … Read More

Daines Misses Six Senate Votes to Attend Political Fundraiser

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Helena, Mont. – Sen. Steve Daines today missed a total of six roll call votes in order to attend a mid-week political fundraiser. According to local news reports, Daines was in Billings today to attend a campaign fundraiser. “I can’t imagine anything more important for Sen. Daines to be doing than the job Montanans sent him to Washington, D.C. to do,” said Montana … Read More

Montana Democrats’ Statement on Elsie Arntzen Running for Superintendent of Public Instruction

Sam Offerdahl2019, News, Republicans

Helena, Mont. – Montana Democratic Party Executive Director Monica Lindeen today issued the following statement after the announcement that Elsie Arntzen will run for Superintendent of Public Instruction: “Elsie Arntzen has failed to support our students, teachers and public schools since taking office,” Lindeen said. “Arntzen was absent at the Capitol when our children’s education was under attack. Montanans deserve someone at the … Read More

Montana Democratic Party’s Statement on Failed Gubernatorial Candidate Greg Gianforte Entering 2020 Gubernatorial Race

Sam Offerdahl2019, Gianforte, News, Republicans

Helena, Mont. – Montana Democratic Party Executive Director Monica Lindeen today issued the following statement after failed gubernatorial candidate and Montana’s current at-large representative in the U.S. House of Representatives Greg Gianforte filed for the 2020 gubernatorial race: “Montanans already rejected Greg Gianforte for governor once – and it’s no surprise why,” Lindeen said. “Gianforte poured millions into his own failed campaign while … Read More

Corey Stapleton’s Failure to Correctly Interpret State Law Costs Montana Taxpayers More Money

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Helena, Mont. – Current secretary of state and gubernatorial candidate Corey Stapleton lost another battle yesterday over legal issues waged on Montana taxpayers’ dime. Stapleton lost a case against Gov. Steve Bullock after Stapleton took steps to codify HB 132, an act to clarify the definition of bison, into law. District Judge Mike McMahon ruled that Bullock vetoed the bill and delivered it to … Read More

Daines Voted in Favor of Major Cuts to Medicare, Medicaid and Transportation Funding

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Helena, Mont. – U.S. Senator Steve Daines last night voted in favor of considering trillions of dollars in cuts to funding for programs that tens of thousands of Montanans rely on, including Medicare and Medicaid. Daines joined only 21 other senators in voting for the Senate to consider a budget resolution introduced by Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., that – if signed into law – would result intrillions of … Read More

Rep. Greg Gianforte Again Voted Against Protecting Montanans with Preexisting Conditions

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Helena – For the second week in a row, Rep. Greg Gianforte voted against protecting Montanans with preexisting conditions by voting “no” last night on legislation that would limit the sale of ‘junk’ insurance plans, which can deny health coverage to people with preexisting conditions. The U.S. House of Representatives passed the “Strengthening Health Care and Lowering Prescription Drug Costs Act,” a package of … Read More

Rep. Greg Gianforte Today Voted Against Protecting Montanans with Preexisting Conditions

Sam Offerdahl2019, Gianforte, News, Republicans

Helena – Rep. Greg Gianforte today voted against a bill to protect Montanans with preexisting conditions, on the same day Montana’s Governor Steve Bullock signed into law legislation to protect access to affordable health care for Montanans. The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the Protecting Americans with Preexisting Conditions Act, H.R. 986. The bill would block recent efforts to allow … Read More