Action Center

Legislature Year

It is more important than ever that we defend our ideas and passions during the current MT legislative session. Use these resources to take action and subscribe to alerts from key organizations!

Look up bills, watch meetings

Look up proposed maps and comment

Send your legislators a message

Calling Legislators

Calls are perhaps what all the congresspeople pay attention to. Historically, in Washington, the Senior Staff and the Senator get a report of the 3 most-called-about topics for that day at each of their offices (in DC and local offices), and exactly how many people said what about each of those topics. They’re also sorted by zip code and area code. 

Historically, Republican callers generally outnumber Democrat callers 4-1, and when it’s a particular issue that single-issue-voters pay attention to (like gun control, or planned parenthood funding, etc…), it’s often closer to 11-1, and that’s recently pushed Republican congressmen on the fence to vote with the Republicans.

When you call:

More than ever, we need to stay active during the current Montana legislative session.

When we receive an alert on the need for timely action on one of these issues, we will notify you to contact Rep. Seth Berglee, Sen. David Howard, Gov. Gianforte or others in the legislature. We may provide a script for you to either use or modify.

To stay generally aware, we also urge you to sign up for the daily legislative news from the State Democratic party, “Under the Rotunda“, or the weekly newsletter from ForwardMontana.org

Latest News from Yellowstone County Democrats

Rep. Katharin Kelker to Reintroduce HB 309 Creating a Commission to Study Child Abuse and Neglect

By Rep Katharin Kelker When I was at Head Start, one of the teachers brought a little girl to my office. The child, I’ll call

Events for December 5, 2016

Seasons Greetings Everyone! We are working hard to prepare for the upcoming legislature and putting plans together for the 2018 election cycle.  If you have

Connecting with Local Government Conference: December 1-2, 2016 League of Women Voters.

Yellowstone County citizens are invited to “Connecting with Local Government” conference at the Billings Public Library Community Room with Dan Clark from MSU Local Government

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