Tuesday, October 23, 2018



It always amazes me how people who profess to be motivated by a deep concern for the poor, the disenfranchised, the forgotten, the maligned, or suffering –  can almost always stand adamantly opposed to the most effective means and protections ever devised to serve such people.
Not only that, but they seem to universally succeed in making it appear that people who advocate for the systems and processes that are effective in achieving those things, are uncaring,

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018


By Emil Ramirez, Director of United Steelworkers
Since its founding in 1942, the United Steelworkers has worked together to ensure safer workplaces, better wages and brighter futures for our children. We fight every day for good jobs and a clean environment because we know that we do not have to choose one over the other.
This fight continues today. Montana communities have been built on products Steelworkers make and the elements we mine.  But our communities are

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018


Out-of-state environmental groups are using litigation as a tool to stop future mining in our state and I-186 does nothing but make it easier for them to do just that.
What these misleading, out-of-state activists ignore, is the fact that Montana has some of the strictest environmental protections in the world when it comes to permitting new mines. Permits approved in Montana have made it through years of review and scrutiny, but environmental activists don’t want to

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018


A.M. Welles, Inc. of Norris, Montana is a business that has grown and expanded as each new generation of the Hokanson family has taken up the reins. They have been recognized as the winner of the 2018 Montana Family Business the year in the large business category (more than 50 employees), by the Montana State University Jake Jabs College of Business and Entrepreneurship State Farm Insurance Family Business Day

Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Bamboozled?  Vote no on I-186