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Nearly 200 Jobs Eliminated as Obama’s War on Coal Impacts Montana

On January 13, 2016, Posted by , In News,Press Releases, By , , With No Comments

Nearly 200 Montana workers had their good-paying jobs eliminated in the last two weeks because of the devastating impact of Obama’s job-killing energy agenda. President Obama’s commitment to end the use of Montana’s affordable, clean, and reliable energy is bringing great harm to our workers and their families. A Montana…

Bullock Shrugs Off Loss of 7,000 Montana Jobs as Congress Blocks Obama’s Job-Killing Energy Regs

On December 3, 2015, Posted by , In News,Press Releases, By ,, , With No Comments

The Republican-led Congress passed two bills to block implementation of Obama’s job-killing energy regulations on existing and new coal power plants– protecting Montana jobs and the livelihoods of our workers and families. It’s absolutely critical we stop Obama’s regulations that will cripple our economy and eliminate thousands of Montana jobs….

Bullock Abandons Workers, Surrenders to Obama’s Job-Killing Energy Regulations

On November 16, 2015, Posted by , In News,Press Releases, By , , With No Comments

Governor Bullock has surrendered to Obama’s job-killing energy regulations that threaten to eliminate thousands of Montana jobs and cut off tens of millions of dollars in critical funding for our communities. Bullock believes implementing Obama’s job-killing energy regulations “has to be done”– despite the great harm and devastation it will…

Why is Bullock Silent on Coal Jobs during Trade Trip?

On October 28, 2015, Posted by , In News,Press Releases, By ,, , With No Comments

Governor Bullock is spending time this week in South Korea and Taiwan to promote trade opportunities for Montanans but has so far been silent on the issue of getting Montana’s clean coal to open markets. Montana has a tremendous opportunity to provide South Korea and Taiwan with our clean coal…

Bullock Won’t Say He Supports Lawsuit to Protect Montana Coal Workers

On October 26, 2015, Posted by , In News,Press Releases, By , , With No Comments

Governor Bullock refuses to directly support the lawsuit filed by Attorney General Tim Fox on Friday to protect our coal workers and families from President Obama and the EPA’s job-killing energy regulations.  Bullock didn’t directly say whether he supports the lawsuit. (KXLH, 10/23/2015) Governor Bullock had the opportunity on Friday…

AG Fox Fights to Protect Coal Workers; Why Won’t Bullock?

On October 23, 2015, Posted by , In Chairman Statements,News, By ,, , With No Comments

Helena, MT – Chairman Jeff Essmann of the Montana Republican Party issued the following statement praising Attorney General Tim Fox for filing a lawsuit against the Obama-EPA job-killing energy regulations: “I am deeply appreciative of Attorney General Tim Fox for filing this lawsuit to protect Montana coal workers and their…

MTDEMS Support War on Coal; Bullock Plays Both Sides

On September 23, 2015, Posted by , In News,Press Releases, By , , With No Comments

If you want more proof Montana Democrats have turned their backs on working-class Montanans just look to the 34 Democrat lawmakers who wrote a letter to Governor Bullock supporting President Obama’s War on Coal that will shut down our coal industry and eliminate thousands of good, high-paying jobs– including union…

Bullock Marches Forward with Obama’s War on Coal

On August 3, 2015, Posted by , In News,Press Releases, By , , With No Comments

President Obama announced today even tougher EPA job-killing energy regulations that were designed with one purpose in mind: Shut down Montana’s coal industry. These regulations mark the next battle in the War on Coal. Every Montanan should know that Governor Bullock supports the EPA’s job-killing energy regulations and is already…