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Notes from the Field / Voicing Our Values / What The Helena 2019

What the Helena: Week 8

March 2, 2019

Halfway, people. That’s right — we’re halfway through the 2019 legislative session. Next week is transmittal, which means all the legislators will go on a short spring break (Panama City Beach, anyone?). But more importantly, it means that bills have to advance through their original body (either the House or the Senate) by Saturday, or…
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What the Helena: Week 7

February 22, 2019

Week seven, y’all. It wouldn’t be the Montana legislative session if we weren’t talking about raw milk. That’s right, folks. THE RAW MILK PEOPLE ARE BACK AT IT. I’m not a nutritionist and truly have no stance on the legalization of raw milk. But I live for the milk discourse!!! A quick history: A bill…
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What the Helena: Week 6

February 17, 2019

Oh hey. I love getting to kick off WTH with good news. I spend 70 percent of this newsletter yelling about how we all need to call our legislators and 20 percent talking shit about bad legislation — but that leaves 10 percent for celebrating. So that’s what we’re doing first. Subscribe to What the…
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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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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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