News

Where Was Matt Rosendale Yesterday?

Helena – In the midst of many critical moments that Montanans have needed advocates in keeping health care costs from skyrocketing this year, Insurance Commissioner Matt Rosendale has been absent. He’s supported policies that would increase premiums and kick people off their health care, and he’s been silent as uncertainty…

Daines and Gianforte Refuse to Stand Against Raising Insurance Premiums on Montana Families

Helena – Yesterday, two of Montana’s insurance providers indicated they will be forced to raise insurance rates on tens of thousands of Montanans because of Washington’s cruel decision to end the Cost-Sharing Reduction (CSR) payments last week. While Senator Jon Tester and Governor Steve Bullock de…

Montana Democrats Demand Fagg Immediately Disclose Secret Donors to His Shadow Campaign

Helena – Russell Fagg ran an unethical shadow campaign for U.S. Senate for almost four months, during which he has been raising money from secret donors. During his campaign announcement over the weekend, he said that roughly 400 people donated to his exploratory committee while he was a sitting judge Now, with an FEC complaint p…

Montana Dems: Rosendale Continues to Stand Idly By As Rates Go Up

Helena – Today, Chris Meagher, spokesman for the Montana Democratic Party, released the following statement on Insurance Commissioner Matt Rosendale, who remains silent even as other insurance commissioners speak out to defend consumers: Maybe it’s because he’s an East Coast developer, but Insurance Commissioner …

In Honor of Judge Fagg Retirement on Friday the 13th, Here Are 13 Spooky Facts About Him

Helena – Judge Russell Fagg was supposed to retire today, which just so happens to be Friday the 13th. So here are 13 scary facts about Fagg as he begins a new adventure doing whatever he will do in retirement (hint – he’s announcing a run for U.S. Senate in a few hours): He’s unethical –…

Matt Rosendale on MT Insurance Increases: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Helena – President Trump signed an executive order today that would gut insurance rules and undermine state insurance marketplaces. The order would expand health plans offered by associations to allow individuals to pool together and buy insurance outside their states, something critics – who, according to the Washingt…

Gianforte Votes to Gut Antiquities Act, Breaks Another Promise

Helena – Yesterday, Multimillionaire Congressman Greg Gianforte followed the marching orders of his party bosses and voted to gut the Antiquities Act, which allows for the creation of national monuments. The bill Gianforte supports would allow the president to drastically reduce the size of national monuments, in a…

Steve Bannon Gets Behind Rosendale, But What About Mitch McConnell?

Helena –Marylander Matt Rosendale received the endorsement of the Great America Alliance PAC, an organization linked to former White House strategist Steve BannonWednesday, as Rosendale attempts to show any sort of strength in a lackluster GOP primary. Bannon’s controversial “news” organization Breitbart re…

Would Matt Rosendale Let CHIP Funding Run Dry?

Helena – More than 44,000 Montana children receive care through the Children’s Health Insurance Program, according to a report in the Helena Independent Record last week. CHIP is a federal program that provides low cost health care to children in families that don’t qualify for Medicaid, and Congress failed to re…

Gianforte Votes to Cut More Than $470 Billion from Medicare to Give Himself a Tax Break

Helena – Yesterday, multimillionaire Congressman Greg Gianforte voted to cut more than $470 billion from Medicare over the next decade and turn the health care program into a voucher system in the name of giving himself a tax break. The reduction in Medicare funding will be used in the recently unvei…

Stay Informed

Sign Up to Get News and Action Alerts