Cross-posted from State Senator Dick Barrett’s blog: Barrett for SD 45 By Dick Barrett and Isabelle Earl Last week, when I presented a bill to the Judiciary Committee providing for primary enforcement of the state’s seat belt law, Isabelle Earl, who’s 15, showed up to…Read More
2017 MT Legislature
An ultimatum has been issued. Either Montana legislators do as the Koch Brothers’ minions demand or they will be punished. The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports AFP staffer David Herbst threatened legislators while testifying on a proposed minimum wage increase. Herbst told legislators that if…
Written By Norma Duffy This is my Personal opinion since this election. I, apologize up front to all Moderate Republicans that are not this way, the ‘Never Trump” crowd.. you know who you are. Just like Dylan Roof has been found competent to stand trial…
The Republican leadership in the Montana Legislature has just announced that Fred Thomas has been named Majority Leader of the state Senate.
When Senator Thomas announced his intended candidacy for returning to the State Senate way back in 2011, he was quoted as saying, “My campaign platform is simple… Let’s learn from recent mistakes. As they say, those who don’t learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” (Bitterroot Star, 11/30/2011).
On the TPP, whether Austin Knudsen has released his dress code for the 2017 legislature yet, the legislature’s use of private emails for official state business, and Standing Rock.
by Mary Ann Dunwell
Finding the inner strength, resilience and forgiveness to move forward together as Montanans, Americans and communities of good will, may seem insurmountable after Tuesday’s Presidential election. I ask for your resolve to do just that.