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Montana Republicans Once Again Attempt to Pass a Statewide General Sales Tax

Sales Tax Benefits the Wealthy and Would Hurt Hard Working Montana Families  HELENA -- Once again Montana Republicans tried to force a statewide general sales tax onto hard working Montana Families. HB 620, carried by Rep. Kerry White, was debated on the MT House floor today and would have added a 2% sales tax on everything Montanans …

NEW VIDEO: Greg Gianforte Hoppin’ Onboard the Trump Train? That’s New

  HELENA – Ahead of Donald Trump Jr.’s controversial visit where he’ll attend closed-door fundraising events for New Jersey multimillionaire Greg Gianforte, the Montana Democratic Party released a new video highlighting Gianforte’s evolving support for President Trump. WATCH: “Flip Flop Forte&#…

ICYMI: MT House speaker kills mail-ballot bill with parliamentary power

   HELENA – With only days remaining in the legislative session, Republican House Speaker Austin Knudsen has killed the bipartisan proposal to save Montana taxpayers money by allowing counties to conduct May’s special election by mail.   With New Jersey multimillionaire Greg Gianforte also refusing to stan…

New Jersey Multi-Millionaire Greg Gianforte Wants to Privatize Social Security, Opposes Retirement

GOP candidate says concept of retirement "not biblical" HELENA -- As Rob Quist travels across Montana to outline his strong support for Social Security and Medicare, here's a reminder that New Jersey multi-millionaire Greg Gianforte wants to privatize Social Security and even opposes the very idea of retirement. Let's take a look: Said…

With Hours Remaining...Knudsen Uses Speaker Role to Play Politics with Mail-In Ballot Bill

Purposefully Stalls Floor Vote on Important, Fiscally-Responsible Legislation HELENA -- With only a few days left in the 65th Legislative session, Republican House Speaker Austin Knudsen appears to be fully intent on killing bipartisan legislation that would save Montana taxpayers more than $750,000. Governor Bullock issued an amendatory …

SHOT/CHASER: Greg Gianforte complains about price gouging/profits from price gouging

SHOT: In a recent interview with Montana Public Radio, New Jersey multi-millionaire Greg Gianforte complained about price gouging by pharmaceutical companies. Take a listen... [7:24] "They're very high and we've seen gouging by prescription drugs. If we're gonna give a pharmaceutical company a monopoly on a drug, they have an …

ICYMI: AP: Greg Gianforte “Campaigns By Staying Out of Sight”

HELENA – Montanans continue to wonder why New Jersey multimillionaire Greg Gianforte isn’t out on the campaign trail, instead employing a strategy that’s been seen across the country as Republican members of Congress avoid town halls and constituent meetings to keep their distance from protesters.  Over the weekend, …

ICYMI: Speaker Knudsen actively supporting voter suppression

Republican is delaying action on Gov. Bullock’s amendatory veto for mail ballot special election HELENA -- A new article in the Bozeman Daily Chronicle has Republican House Speaker Austin Knudsen nearly admitting he supports voter suppression by failing to schedule House Bill 83, with an amendatory veto by Governor Bullock, to the fl…

Dark Money Pours into Gianforte Campaign, Small Donors Step Up for Quist

  HELENA – National Republicans are scared. After an independent Democrat nearly managed to pull off an upset in deep-red Kansas – in a district that voted for Donald Trump by 27 points – dark money donors are pouring in cash to bail out their pal, New Jersey multimillionaire Greg Gianforte.  Here’s the l…

Do Montanans really have to wait ANOTHER day for a jobs bill?

  HELENA -- Montanans have been waiting 100 days for a jobs bill and now Republicans on the House Appropriations committee are going to make sure they wait at least one more. The House Appropriations committee has had the bipartisan Senate Bill 367 in front of them since April 1, but has yet to take action. SB 367 promises to create…

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