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  • Down the Middle: Net Carbon Neutral

    BRAD MOLINAR, Montana State Senator|Mar 23, 2022

    As the Russian blitzkrieg against the Ukrainian people enters its fourth week it is now more of an oozing “sitzkrieg”. In that time span lessons have already been forgotten and embarrassing questions go unanswered that will play center stage in the next energy-funded conflict. Six days after Russia invaded Ukraine the European Union (EU), Canada, Britain, and the U.S. agreed to sanction Russian banks by excluding them from the SWIFT messaging system. SWIFT allows the fast transference of funds. Ten days later they disconnected 70% of the Rus...

  • Montana Legislature: Bow and Deliver

    BRAD MOLINAR, Montana Senator, R Dist 28|Mar 9, 2022

    A tip of my Stetson to Ukranian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and U.S. Senator Joe Manchin for reminding me what political courage and a love of democracy looks like. The frontal attack on Montana’s 200,000 sportsmen and women has been unrelenting for over a year. The first legislative salvo was SB 143 which attempted to negate the Sportsman’s Initiative (I-161) passed by 189,000 sportsmen in 2010. I-161 removed the outfitter set aside for elk licenses. SB 143 expanded the number of outfitted clients to all who had applied but were not dra...