Ed Buttrey


GUEST POST: Thank the unsung heroes of Medicaid expansion 

This Thanksgiving, let’s thank the folks who won’t get much credit when thousands of Montanans are finally able to access healthcare come the New Year. These are the dedicated public servants in state government at the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services and…

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House Rules Battle on Medicaid Expansion Compromise: Explained

TEA Party Speaker of the House Austin Knudsen tries to end MT legislative session rather than even debate GOP Medicaid expansion compromise bill There has been some confusing reporting out about the TEA Party battle to block Sen. Buttrey’s compromise Medicaid expansion alternative from getting a full…

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GUEST POST: In Praise of Moderation

by Anonymous The Cowgirl Blog welcomes guest posts and bloggers.  If you’re interested in submitting a guest post, email me at the tipline at mntnacowgirl (at) gmail.com You can even choose to remain anonymous, as this author has done.  *** Those of us on the…

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The Mind Boggles

Those eagerly awaiting the next important idea to emante from the GOP legislature need only go to the Flathead Memo to see what much-needed policy advancement Sen. Edward Buttrey (R-Great Falls) has come up with this time.

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Dumb and Dumber

If you want to know why the Montana Republican Empire has been on a sure and steady decline in the last several years, all you need to do is see a few of the GOP’s leading legislators in action, trying to hatch a plot against…

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