Marne Hayes is the director for Business for Montana’s Outdoors, a statewide coalition of over 245 businesses across the state that advocate for the protection of our outdoors and outdoor recreation economy.
U.S. Rep. Matt Rosendale recently introduced four bills that are terribly out-of-step with the needs and wishes of the people of Montana. One can’t help but wonder if he understands his own legislation or if he’s thumbing his nose at his own constituents. Sadly, it would appear that both could be true. Why else would […]
Last month, Gov. Greg Gianforte said that protecting public access and wildlife habitat were key parts of his public lands agenda. This month, he proposed a budget that slashes more than $30 million from the state’s best public access and habitat protection program, even while the state enjoys a historic $2 billion budget surplus. A […]