Category - Montana Legislature


I have often been at odds with my fellow legislators, including Democrats, and occasionally with the governor, when it comes to doling out tax credits. More often than not I struggle to find a legitimate public purpose for proposed credits, I doubt...

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In the waning hours of Montana’s 66thLegislative Session, good public policy squeaked through, including Medicaid expansion and an infrastructure bill. But, public works can’t fix the deferred maintenance of the outdated way these bills made it...

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There are more than a few social media posts on legislative leadership muzzling Montana women representatives and senators. Why am I the only senator instructed to “be brief” about my comments on Medicaid expansion on the senate floor...

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Pete Talbot

'Papa’ Pete Talbot is first and foremost a grandfather to five wonderful grandchildren. Like many Montanans, he has held numerous jobs over the years: film and video producer, a partner in a marketing and advertising firm, a builder and a property manager. He’s served on local and statewide Democratic Party boards. Pete has also been blogging at various sites for over a decade. Ping-pong and skiing are his favorite diversions. He enjoys bourbon.

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