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Anti-democratic behavior on full display in House Judiciary

By: - January 22, 2023

We would like to publicly call out the action in the House Judiciary Committee during the Jan. 13 hearing of Representative Ed Stafman’s House Bill 202. This bill advocated for the establishment of Extreme Risk Protection Orders that would provide procedures for family members and law enforcement to temporarily remove firearms from the possession of […]

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It’s time to bring Big Medicine home

By: - June 20, 2022

The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes held their Bison Range Restoration Celebration May 20-22, 2022, which was a monumental day that represented the righting of a terrible time in our U.S. history by restoring and honoring a broken treaty and returning the land and bison back to the CSKT. This monumental day was a day […]

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Montanans deserve world-class healthcare

By: - May 31, 2022

In June, we will graduate from Montana’s medical school and begin our careers as resident-physicians in training. For the past 50 years, WWAMI, Montana’s public medical school partnership, has been growing the next generation of physicians to serve local communities. We want all Montanans to take pride in this homegrown approach and say thank you […]

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The minority must listen to the majority when it comes to gun violence

By: - December 7, 2021

Oxford High School is the newest addition to the national list of mass school shootings. This time, even the worn phrase “thoughts and prayers” was not uttered by politicians beholden to a gun lobby while our children and educators face the continuing trauma of drills and living on edge for the next mass shooting event. […]