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November 9, 2018
Montana

Initiative 185 Would Have Saved Lives, Saved Money and Funded Vital Services Including Medicaid to Improve the Lives of Montanans MISSOULA, Mont.—Nov. 7, 2018—Unfortunately, despite strong grassroots support, Montana’s Initiative 185 was voted down after Big Tobacco poured $18 million into our state in order to keep Montanans addicted. Initiative

September 10, 2018
Montana

Many stakeholders are involved in the health care debate, and often the concerns of patients, consumers and their family caregivers can be underrepresented. Health Votes Montana is a series of six nonpartisan state candidate legislative forums focused on addressing these key issues around cancer and aging, disease prevention and access to quality, affordable health coverage. Health Votes Montana is sponsored by ACS CAN, AARP Montana and the Montana Primary Care Association.

August 13, 2018
Montana

A tobacco industry-funded group wants to change the wording of a citizen's ballot initiative that would significantly raise Montana's tobacco taxes, a legal challenge that is part of the group's expensive effort to defeat the measure when it goes to voters in November. The Montana Standard reports.

Montana Events

March 11, 2019

Join us for our annual Day at the Capitol on Monday, March 11. Mark your calendars for some training opportunities and a celebration reception on Sunday, March 10th. Monday, March 11th we will be at the capitol for educating and lobbying at our citizen's Legislature. More details to follow. To...

State Contacts

Jodi Medlar
Montana Grassroots Manager
Helena
Kristin Page-Nei
Montana Government Relations Director
Stephanie Winn
Director, Region Media Advocacy
Western Region

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