In Major Departure From Bipartisan Mainstream, Downing Signals Support for Gender Discrimination

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, September 24, 2020 CONTACT [email protected] In Major Departure From Bipartisan Mainstream, Downing Signals Support for Gender Discrimination   Helena, MT – In an interview early this week, Republican candidate for State Auditor Troy Downing — seemingly unprompted — indicated that he would work to reverse Montana’s long standing laws abolishing gender discrimination in the insurance industry. Montana was the first state … Read More

ENDORSEMENT ALERT: Scandal-Plagued Public Service Commissioner Endorses Downing, Then Deletes Tweet

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, September 18, 2020 CONTACT [email protected] ENDORSEMENT ALERT: Scandal-Plagued Public Service Commissioner Endorses Downing, Then Deletes Tweet   Helena, MT – Reporting from the Billings Gazette details a toxic culture of bullying, spying, and harassment at the Montana Public Service Commission, with Commissioner Randy Pinocci at the center. The Gazette reports, among other things: “Randy Pinocci began reading through … Read More

Downing Doubles Down on Attacks on Pre-Existing Conditions

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, September 11, 2020 CONTACT [email protected] Downing Doubles Down on Attacks on Pre-Existing Conditions Helena, MT – In a debate airing on MTN stations last weekend, Republican candidate for State Auditor doubled down on his opposition to quality affordable health care and protections for Montanans with pre-existing conditions. Asked by the moderator if he would continue current State Auditor Maryland … Read More

Downing Continues Assault on Affordable Health Care

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, August 26, 2020 CONTACT [email protected] Downing Continues Assault on Affordable Health Care   Helena, MT – Last week, the Supreme Court announced it will hear oral arguments for the partisan lawsuit to overturn the Affordable Care Act the week after the November election. If the lawsuit is successful: 112,000 Montanans will have their health coverage ripped away; 152,000 Montanans with pre-existing … Read More

Downing Attempts to Rewrite Record on Public Lands  

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, August 12, 2020 CONTACT [email protected] Downing Attempts to Rewrite Record on Public Lands   Helena, MT – In a Montana Standard op-ed, Republican candidate for State Auditor Troy Downing wrote off defending public access as an afterthought of service on the Land Board, and said that Montanans don’t need people “looking to secure a career in politics by … Read More

Downing Can’t Be Trusted to Protect Public Lands

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, July 24, 2020 CONTACT [email protected] Downing Can’t Be Trusted to Protect Public Lands Downing Was Charged with Nine Hunting Violations   Helena, MT – This week, the Montana Land Board approved two projects to expand and protect hunting and fishing access for future generations — so long as out-of-staters like Troy Downing abide by Montana’s hunting licensing laws. In 2017, … Read More

ICYMI: Downing Violated Montana Campaign Finance Law Seven Times

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, July 22, 2020 CONTACT [email protected] ICYMI: Downing Violated Montana Campaign Finance Law Seven Times   Helena, MT – The Montana Commissioner of Political Practices has found Troy Downing violated Montana campaign finance law on seven separate counts. Downing’s campaign described the violations as “administrative at best,” demonstrating a clear disregard for Montana’s campaign fairness and transparency laws. It’s not … Read More

Troy Downing Supports Junk Insurance in a Pandemic

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, July 10, 2020 CONTACT [email protected] Troy Downing Supports Junk Insurance in a Pandemic   Helena, MT – As the COVID-19 pandemic stretches on, candidate for State Auditor Troy Downing continues to support junk insurance — despite the fact that the plans could “reject Montanans who have pre-existing health conditions.” Recently, a new report revealed that many consumers have been … Read More

Troy Downing Supports Overturning Protections for 152,000 Montanans With Pre-Existing Conditions

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, July 8, 2020 CONTACT [email protected] Troy Downing Supports Overturning Protections for 152,000 Montanans With Pre-Existing Conditions Downing Has Called for Outright Repeal of the Affordable Care Act   Helena, MT – In the midst of a public health and economic crisis, Republican candidate for State Auditor Troy Downing continues to support repealing the Affordable Care Act, which … Read More

Troy Downing Lied to Montanans, Violated Hunting Licensing Laws

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, July 3, 2020 CONTACT [email protected] Troy Downing Lied to Montanans, Violated Hunting Licensing Laws   Helena, MT – As Montanans head into the Fourth of July weekend ready to take advantage of our pristine public lands, candidate for State Auditor Troy Downing will be enjoying regained privileges after having to forfeit his improperly acquired hunting and fishing licenses in … Read More