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Caron Cooper, Independent Candidate for Montana Public Service Commissioner

GUEST POST: Troubling trends on Montana’s PSC

By Caron Cooper, PhD

Caron Cooper is an independent candidate for the Montana Public Service Commission District 3 seat in southwest Montana. She is not accepting PAC or corporate funding. Find her on Facebook or at www.caroncoopermtpsc.com

My morning routine typically involves coffee and NPR in the kitchen. In 2014, I began to hear stories about…

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The Montana GOP Hypocrite of the Week Award Goes to…

…Roger Koopman and Bob Lake. For voting in the legislature to repeal the privacy rights of women and then for voting in the PSC to make the salaries of utility company CEO’s a secret (citing privacy concerns), Lake and Koopman are this week’s clear winners.

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GOP Legislator Junkets Exposed

Today, new evidence of the extent to which Montana’s legislature has been corrupted by out-of-state corporate interests has come to light.  Citizen advocates have released documents showing that several Montana legislators received all-expense paid junkets where they were wined and dined by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC)….

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Jon Arnold is running for legislature

We’ve Got a Screamer

Anti-intelligence candidate Jon Arnold has filed for office on the Republican ticket.  He says he wants voters to send him “kicking and screaming” to Helena.  I will go kicking and screaming into Helena, pushing our leaders to try to take back our powers that have…

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Oops, Republican Files for Wrong Seat

A Montana Republican is in the Lee Newspapers this week saying he’s running to be “a stabilizing influence” on the Public Service Commission.  If that’s true, he appears to be running in the wrong district. Montana state legislator Bob Lake, R-Hamilton, announced he’s running for…

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