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
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
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
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.
Today, Montana Democratic Party Executive Director Nancy Keenan released the following statement on Senator Steve Daines’ vote to cut almost $500 billion from Medicare and increase the budget deficit by $1.5 trillion:
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.”
Russell Fagg’s campaign slogan is “Jobs First, Montana Always,” which, let’s be real, is pretty hypocritical, considering he left to run for higher office instead of finishing the job Montanans elected him to – costing taxpayer money to replace him.