Monthly Newsletter

March Newsletter

1. Save the date for our Statewide Candidate Forum Roadshow! 2. Join us as a Community Organizing Fellow!  3. Learn to roller skate with Izzy in Missoula!  What’s happening at Forward Montana? Candidate Forum Roadshow Save the date for our Statewide Candidate Forum Roadshow from May 3rd through the 6th! That’s right, Forward Montana is hitting the road with some incredible candidates for…

Power Play 2022

Power Play

February 2022 edition What is the PSC and why do we need it?  (Total estimated read time ~6 min. 40 sec.) Companies, corporations, and elected officials have moved the pieces determining Montana’s energy landscape for over a century. Today, NorthWestern Energy (NWE) supplies power to two-thirds of Montana’s energy consumers. NWE could transform our state into…

Monthly Newsletter

February Newsletter

1. Lucia has joined our team as our Missoula Field Manager and Greg has joined as our Development Coordinator!
2. Montanans won – On February 3rd, it was ruled that last minute changes to a bill during the 2021 legislative session violates the state constitution.
3. Don’t miss our new series: Signs with Izzy💫

Monthly Newsletter

January Newsletter

Welcome to our first monthly newsletter! We will send out a monthly email with all things Forward Montana, but don’t worry, you can update your email preferences here if you don’t want to receive this! 
Yesterday, the Senate failed to pass the Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act. This is extremely disappointing.
We are hiring a Flathead Field Manager and a Civic Engagement Organizer! 

Notes from the Field

FMT’s SB319 Litigation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Raph Graybill, Graybill Law Firm, (406) 403-2811 ** Forward Montana sues to challenge recent unconstitutional lawmaking ** [HELENA, MONTANA] Forward Montana, Montana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Lewis & Clark County Attorney Leo Gallagher, and a group of prominent members of the bar who represent both plaintiffs and defendants, have filed…

Notes from the Field

2021 Legislative Session Statement

As an organization that advocates for the safety and well-being of all Montanans, the last few months of the 2021 Legislative Session have been tough. If you weren’t able to keep up, here are some key policy takeaways from the 67th Montana Legislative session.

Notes from the Field What the Helena 2021

What the Helena – Week 17

*May 2, 2021* Friends, it has been a long session. We feel like we’ve aged ten years in the last four months. We have seen good bills die, bad bills pass, and legislators representing special interests — NOT their constituents. Through it all, one thing has been constant: Montanans like you have shown the f**k…

Notes from the Field What the Helena 2021
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What the Helena – Week 16

*April 25, 2021* The final day of the legislative session — known as sine die — inches closer by the day, though lawmakers seems to be speeding up before they slow down. One hateful bill down, two to go Put on your party pants, people! This week, the Senate voted to indefinitely postpone HB427, which…