Failing Montana’s Veterans, Rosendale Repeatedly Voted Against Building the Butte Vets’ Home

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Helena – Wealthy East Coast developer Matt Rosendale must have been disappointed yesterday when Sen. Jon Tester secured much-needed funding for construction of the Southwest Montana Veterans’ Home in Butte since Rosendale voted multiple times against funding it. He voted against a bill to fund the state match for the Butte Veterans’ Home, which will serve the roughly 33,000 veterans in … Read More

Meet Maryland Matt: Montana Democrats Launch New Statewide Digital Ad

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Helena – Today, the Montana Democratic Party is launching a new targeted digital ad buy across Montana calling out Matt Rosendale and his out-of-state values. Even his fellow Republicans agree. At last night’s GOP primary debate, we saw very clearly that wealthy East Coast developer Matt Rosendale doesn’t share our Montana values – he continued to mislead Montana voters about his … Read More

In #MTSEN GOP Debate, Rosendale Continues to Deceive Montanans

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Helena – At tonight’s snoozefest of a first GOP Senate debate, wealthy East Coast developer Matt Rosendale continued to mislead Montana voters on his record. Rosendale deceived Montanans about his terrible record on veterans issues, including his vote against funding for the Butte veterans home, support for privatizing the Columbia Falls veterans’ home, and vote against creating a home loan program … Read More

Five Key Questions Ahead of Tonight’s #MTSEN GOP Debate

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Helena – The Montana GOP Senate candidates finally have their first debate tonight. YES, we know…during the Sweet 16. But if you do decide to watch a debate featuring two out-of-staters and an ethically challenged judge over watching basketball, here are five key questions that need answering: Will any of the four candidates be able to separate themselves from the pack? … Read More

Just Like His Endorser Rand Paul, Rosendale Voted Against Victims of Sex Trafficking

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Rosendale Has Consistently Tried to Thwart Efforts to Combat Sex Crimes Helena – In yet another example of his failure to serve Montanans, wealthy East Coast developer Matt Rosendale has repeatedly opposed efforts to protect victims of sex crimes and human trafficking. Today, Rosendale’s endorser Sen. Rand Paul also voted against victims of sex trafficking, opposing a bipartisan bill to crack … Read More

FLASHBACK: Daines Blocks Gateway Protection Act Unless He Can Remove Protections from 449,500 Acres of Public Land

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Helena—Senator Steve Daines continues to play politics with Montana’s outdoor economy and clean water. Daines has repeatedly held up Senator Jon Tester’s bipartisan Yellowstone Gateway Protection Act for months, refusing to support it unless it is attached to his top-down attempt to eliminate protections for 449,500 acres of Montana’s public lands. But don’t take our word for it— Lee Newspapers: Daines … Read More

Senator Scott Sales: “I would like to see a statewide sales tax”

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Helena—This week, Republican Senate President Scott Sales endorsed a statewide sales tax, telling Voices of Montana: “I would like to see a statewide sales tax and let’s get rid of income [tax] in its entirety.” [Audio can be found here at the 45:14 mark.] Sales’ endorsement comes despite the fact that Montanans have repeatedly and overwhelmingly voted to reject a … Read More

Rosendale Literally Phones It In To His Job, Finds Time to Campaign Instead

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Helena – Yesterday, wealthy East Coast developer Matt Rosendale didn’t show up at the Land Board meeting…you know, part of his job. Instead of facing his constituents in person, Rosendale called in – literally phoning in to the meeting. So where was he? He was in Lewistown campaigning. Of course, Rosendale has failed over and over to do his job instead … Read More

March Madness: #MTSEN GOP Primary Edition

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Helena – As March Madness begins, the madness of the GOP Senate primary is also tipping off. West Coast Recruit. There’s Californian Troy Downing, who claimed a tax break on his primary home in California as recently as last year. Just two weeks before the primary, Downing will head to court for a jury trial for seven misdemeanor charges for illegally … Read More

Despite Opposition from 62% of Montanans, Gianforte Remains Silent on Monument Reductions in Questions to Zinke

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Helena—Today during a committee hearing, multimillionaire Greg Gianforte failed to ask Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke a single question about Zinke’s recommendations to shrink four national monuments and shift management of 10 others, despite deep opposition from Montanans. Gianforte’s continued silence came on the heels of new polling released this week that shows 62% of Montanans are opposed to Zinke’s actions on … Read More