Latest September Updates from the Montana Republican Party




Senator Steve Daines

Fox & Friends Live From Bozeman, Montana – Montana’s US Senator Steve Daines (R-MT) also joined Fox & Friends from his hometown of Bozeman. When it comes to a potential government shutdown, he says if members of Congress can’t get the budget done, they shouldn’t get paid. Read more at →

‘Compare That For A Moment To Joe Biden’: Steve Daines Speaks At Trump Rally In South Dakota – On Friday night, Sen. Steve Daines (R-MT) praised the tenure of former President Trump at the Trump rally in Rapid City, South Dakota. Watch it on Forbes YouTube →


Congressman Ryan Zinke

Republicans discuss impeachment inquiry into President Biden – Rep. Michael Waltz, R-Fla., and Rep. Ryan Zinke, R-Mont., on the impeachment inquiry, Iran prisoner swap, and GOP holding calls to avert government shutdown. Watch on →

Rep. Zinke to Newsmax: What Is Biden’s Objective With Ukraine? – Montana Republican Rep. Ryan Zinke spoke with Newsmax on Monday to discuss Congress’s ongoing debate about funding the government and the proxy war in Ukraine. Read more at →

House funding bill aims to ‘remove the woke’ at DHS and restart border wall construction – “We said we’d do two things: We’d curb the spending, and we would remove the woke,” Rep. Ryan Zinke, R-Mont., told Fox News Digital in an interview this week. Read more at →


Congressman Matt Rosendale

Rep. Rosendale Releases Statement Opposing D.C. Cartel Funding Schemes – “In January, I fought hard for regular order to be restored to Congress,” said Rep. Rosendale.”Part of that fight was resolved when Kevin McCarthy promised to stop kicking the can down the road and develop the 12 appropriations bills, and bring non-defense discretionary spending levels down to $1.47 trillion or less to put us on a path toward fiscal responsibility.” Read more at Rep. Rosendale’s Website →

Looming gov. shutdown is due to ‘failure of leadership’: Rep. Matt Rosendale – Rep. Matt Rosendale, R-Mont., puts pressure on his fellow Republicans to avoid a government shutdown.Watch at →

US’s national debt will become a ‘financial disaster’ in just five years: Rep. Matt Rosendale – Rep. Matt Rosendale, R-Mont., joined ‘Cavuto: Coast to Coast’ to discuss the GOP’s ongoing struggles to pass a defense spending bill as a government shutdown looms. Watch at →

Freedom Caucus Republican rails against McCarthy’s spending deal as ‘extension’ of Pelosi, Biden policies – Freedom Caucus member Rep. Matt Rosendale, R-Mont., is among the House GOP members opposing the continuing resolution (CR) stuck late Sunday. He told FOX News Tuesday he is concerned that the spending echoes that from the Democratic side of the aisle. Read more at →


Governor Greg Gianforte

Governor Gianforte Leads 25-State Effort Pressing President Biden for Data on Illegal Migrants – Leading a group of 25 Republican governors, Governor Greg Gianforte today called on President Joe Biden to provide governors with accurate and detailed information on who is entering the country illegally, where they are relocating, how the federal government is processing their asylum applications, and whether they are being deported. Read more at Gov. Gianforte’s website →


Attorney General Austin Knudsen

Complaint against Knudsen a partisan attack – It is shameful that the Office of Disciplinary Council, which is appointed by the liberal-dominated Montana Supreme Court, is pursuing a meritless, ethical complaint against Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen for simply doing his job representing the Legislature in a legitimate constitutional dispute between the Legislature and the court. Read more at →

Biden admin quietly consulted left-wing eco groups on plan to block off millions of acres: Montana AG – The Biden administration’s recently-announced plan to establish the largest-ever conservation zone was developed in collaboration with left-wing eco groups, according to Montana’s attorney general. Read more at →

Knudsen petitions Supreme Court to reverse rulings in homelessness cases – Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen joined several of his colleagues on Monday in asking the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a lower court’s decisions that place restrictions on local governments’ efforts to crack down on homeless encampments. Read more at →

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Secretary of State Christi Jacobsen

Montana students invited to 2023 Constitution Contest – Montana Secretary of State Christi Jacobsen announced the 2023 U.S. Constitution Contest Monday during a Constitution Day celebration in the rotunda of the State Capitol. Read more at →


Superintendent Elsie Arntzen

Superintendent Elsie Arntzen Celebrates American Indian Heritage Days – In 1997, the Montana Legislature designated the fourth Friday in September as American Indian Heritage Day and stated that “all districts shall conduct appropriate exercises during the school day.” Read more on the Montana Office of Public Instruction website →

Superintendent Arntzen Releases 2022-2023 Montana State Assessment Results for Math and Reading – “It is gratifying that more students took all of the tests, which recognizes the importance of getting back to the basics,” said Superintendent Elsie Arntzen. “These scores are promising but we have more to do. The success noted in the high school ACT indicates more students are focused on Montana Ready, which is college and career readiness.” Read more on the Montana Office of Public Instruction website →

Superintendent Arntzen Celebrates Montana’s 2023 National Blue Ribbon School Awardees – Superintendent Elsie Arntzen congratulates Anderson School, Amsterdam Elementary School, and Deer Park School as Montana’s 2023 National Blue Ribbon School awardees. Read more on the Montana Office of Public Instruction website →


Commissioner Troy Downing

Havre hears presentation on financial fraud – Montana Auditor Troy Downing was at North Central Senior Citizens Center Thursday to give a presentation on common forms of financial fraud, part of a 14-stop tour aiming to promote awareness, improve prevention and reduce the stigma around people who are victimized by fraudsters, especially senior citizens. Read more at →