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In 2018, we had our largest program yet -- and our biggest impact! Learn more about our work and our impact on the electorate in our 2018 Election Impact Report.
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Notes from the Field / Voicing Our Values / What The Helena 2019

What the Helena: Week 2

January 20, 2019

  Hi. It’s me again. We’re through week two of the legislative session. If you’re already feeling a little overwhelmed, WELCOME. This is the space for you. I have like fifteen tabs open on my computer right now. Two of them are the same news story. Three of them are just my email inbox. I…
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Notes from the Field / Voicing Our Values / What The Helena 2019

What the Helena: Week 3

January 25, 2019

Week 3, baby. Let’s start with some good news. Senate Bill 143 took a brief run at ending election-day voter registration before it was tabled in committee on Wednesday, which means it’s more than likely dead. Montanans voted overwhelming in favor of Election Day Registration in 2014, but apparently we have to keep reminding some…
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What the Helena: Week 4

February 3, 2019

Hey friends. I finally made it up to the Helena this week — and let me tell you, that place is popping. The session is in its prime and you should definitely find some time to jump in the figurative deep end. Honestly, the capitol building can be kind of intimidating — at least for…
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Notes from the Field

FMT’s Public Statement on NorthWestern Energy’s Resource Procurement Plan

January 22, 2019

On Friday, January 19th, the Montana Senate & House Energy Committees hosted the Public Service Commission and held a public hearing on Northwestern Energy’s 20-year procurement plan. You can listen to the full meeting here. House and Senate Energy Committee members, Public Service Commissioners, and Northwestern Energy representatives: My name is Caitlin Piserchia, and I’m…
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Notes from the Field / Voicing Our Values

Legislative Tele-Townhall 2019

January 22, 2019

Montana’s 2019 legislative session is upon us, and there are countless issues up for debate that will affect young people in our state. Get educated without leaving your couch with Forward Montana’s statewide tele-townhall. This tele-townhall is for young Montanans by young Montanans with young Montanans. So, you know it’s gonna be great. #YoungPeoplePower We’ve…
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Notes from the Field

It’s beginning to look a lot like Legislative Season!

December 12, 2018

It’s not quite the “Night before Legislative Session” yet but to get into the holiday spirit, we hope you’ll pour yourself an eggnog and read our legislative session update to the poetic beat of the ‘Night before Christmas’… It’s that time of the biennium for the session to start. We’ve researched committees (allies & foes)…
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