Ravalli County Commission

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Race to the Bottom

Right-wing Republicans elected to county offices have been much in the news lately, providing frightening examples of what happens when you put TEA party Republicans in charge of, well, anything. It’s hard to say which Republican county officials have exhibited the most incompetence and bad…

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Political Quick Hits

Unanimous No Interesting doings at the Hamilton City Council this week. Every single member of the city council voted against allowing embattled TEA Party Republican Suzy Foss,

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Montana Supreme Court to Decide Voting Rights Case

In the United States of America today, it is illegal to allow only wealthy property owners to vote.  But in 2011, the Republican Flathead County Commissioners did the next best thing, and the case is going to the Montana Supreme Court on April 11. Flathead County…

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More to Come Out on Ravalli Commission Scandal

Ravalli County’s Money Problems Snowball; TEA Party Commissioners Call Disaster “Nothing Unusual” Old fashioned investigative journalism and public records research by the Bitterroot Star have uncovered some troubling new information in Ravalli County’s ongoing TEA Party financial mismanagement scandal.  It turns out there is an…

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A TEA Partier Goes Fact Finding

A recent meeting of the Ravalli County Commission ended with the chair of the county planning board, TEA Partier Jan Wisniewski, offering his observations from a “fact-finding” trip he took across the state, the Ravalli Republic reports. Wisneiwski said he had a conversation with law enforcement…

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TEA Party Fact Check: 8 Imbecilic Arguments Used to Justify Eliminating Women’s Health Care in Ravalli County

On Friday, GOP county commissioners Suzy Foss, Jeff Burrows, Ron Stolz, J.R. Iman, and Greg Chilcot eliminated all women’s health services from Ravalli County, including breast and cervical cancer screening and even birth control, men’s testicular cancer screening, mammograms, breast cancer screenings, birth control, STD…

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The Montana GOP Hypocrite of the Week Award Goes to..

…Ravalli County Commissioner Suzy Foss.  For ranting against abortion after saying she’d had one herself; and for then eliminating all women’s health services from a county health clinic, a clinic which doesn’t even provide abortions. Foss and her fellow Republicans eliminated all women’s health services from the…

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Ravalli County: Women Don’t Deserve Cancer Screening

The Ravalli County Commissioners seem to have only one thing on their minds and they are at it again this week. The world class thinkers voted to refuse free federal funds for breast and cervical cancer screening, saying the “social costs” of such screenings were…

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Ravalli County Republicans Confess Budget Incompetence

Ravalli County Commissioner Suzy Foss has written a tell-all opinion piece this week confessing the budget incompetence of the County Commission, all Republicans. The Ravalli Republicans’ budget failures remind one of the fiasco created by GOP-ers in the Montana Legislature, who ginned up a fake budget crisis…

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