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

Rosendale’s Disturbing Record of Misleading Montanans and Lacking Transparency, Accountability

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Helena – If Montana voters are looking for someone with ethics in Matt Rosendale, we’ll have to look elsewhere, because the State Frauditor just hasn’t been honest with Montanans about what he’s done since he moved to Montana – and he is seemingly incapable of doing so. Rosendale has misled Montanans on just about everything, from details as simple as his biography … Read More

Rosendale Continues to Mislead: Montana’s Largest Insurer Would’ve Lowered 2019 Rates if Not for Rosendale-Backed Policies

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Helena – In yet another misleading interview this week, East Coast developer and State Frauditor Matt Rosendale touted Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana proposing a zero percent average increase in its insurance rates for 2019. However, in a blow to Rosendale’s agenda, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana said in a report that it actually would have cut … Read More

Rosendale (Yet Again) Campaigns for Himself on a Work Week Instead of Working for Montanans

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Helena – It’s summer, yes, and it’s apparently vacation time for Montana’s State Frauditor Matt Rosendale. Why does he act like he gets time off from his official job to campaign? Surprisingly, Rosendale is in Montana today, but he’s still not doing his job. Instead, he’s campaigning and posting about it in a social media frenzy. And Rosendale is slated to … Read More

Montanan With Cancer, a Pre-Existing Condition: “Health Care Costs Are On the Rise … Rosendale Has Made Things Worse”

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Helena – Today, Paula McGarvey of Butte, who has been fighting cancer for 11 years, called out State Frauditor Matt Rosendale for failing to do his job and failing to stand up for Montana families against increasing health care costs. Paula also notes that although it’s rate review season, and it’s Rosendale’s job to review health care rates in Montana, Rosendale … Read More