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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Montana Newsletter for Sunday April 21, 2024 ( 6 items )  

Alliance for the Wild Rockies: Sage Grouse 'Collaborative Conservation Effort' an on-Going Disaster
HELENA, Montana, April 17 -- The Alliance for the Wild Rockies issued the following statement on April 15, 2024, by Executive Director Mike Garrity: * * * The numbers don't lie -- and the sage grouse "collaborative conservation effort" is a total and on-going failure. There were 16 million Greater Sage Grouse before Europeans arrived and began the destruction of the "sagebrush sea" in the Great Plains. The iconic birds were down to 400,000 in 2015 when Obama's Secretary of Interior, Sally Jewe  more

PETA Statement Re Elephant Escape
BUTTE, Montana, April 16 -- People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals issued the following statement: * * * An elderly elephant, Viola, who escaped from Jordan World Circus today was supplied by Carson & Barnes Circus, which has been cited for more than 100 violations of the federal Animal Welfare Act. She has escaped at least twice before--in 2010 and in 2014 --and in 2021, a PETA investigation revealed that she was being forced to perform daily despite having chronically swollen feet and s  more

PETA Statement: Elephant Escaped From Jordan World Circus
BUTTE, Montana, April 16 -- People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals issued the following statement: * * * An elderly elephant, Viola, who escaped from Jordan World Circus today was supplied by Carson & Barnes Circus, which has been cited for more than 100 violations of the federal Animal Welfare Act. She has escaped at least twice before--in 2010 and in 2014--and in 2021, a PETA investigation revealed that she was being forced to perform daily despite having chronically swollen feet and si  more

SBA AND SMALL BUSINESS MAJORITY ANNOUNCE NEW PARTNERSHIP TO ENGAGE ENTREPRENEURS ON CURRENT TOPICS OF CONCERN
DENVER, Colorado, April 17 -- Small Business Majority issued the following news release on April 16, 2024: On Tuesday, April 23, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and Small Business Majority will launch The EDGE--a new six-part webinar series for small businesses in Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming. This partnership will deliver small business resources on some of the most pressing issues affecting small business owners, including access to capital in   more

Society of Professional Journalists: Region 10 Mark of Excellence Awards 2023 Winners Announced
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, April 20 -- The Society of Professional Journalists issued the following news: The Society of Professional Journalists recognizes the best collegiate journalism in Region 10 with 2023 Mark of Excellence Awards winners. SPJ's Region 10 comprises Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington. First-place winners will compete at the national level among other MOE winners from the 12 SPJ regions. National winners will be notified in the late spring. MOE Awards entries are   more

VOTEVETS: NEW WASHINGTON POST STORY RAISES EVEN MORE QUESTIONS ABOUT TIM SHEEHY ACCOUNTS OF HIS MILITARY SERVICE
PORTLAND, Oregon, April 18 -- VoteVets issued the following statement on April 17, 2024: * * * VoteVets issued the following statement today in response to fresh Washington Post reporting that raises even more questions about Tim Sheehy's accounts of his military service. Statement of Travis Tazelaar, Marine Corps veteran and Political Director of VoteVets: "The new Washington Post report detailing Tim Sheehy's inconsistencies in describing his military service raises even more serious quest  more