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  • Letter to the Editor

    Casey Knudsen, Representative for Montana House District 33|Jan 23, 2019

    Dear Editor, Snow is starting to fall, cattle are being fed, and the legislature is back in Helena for the 66th Legislative Session. Fifty-eight Republicans and 42 Democrats have pulled up stakes and moved to Montana’s capitol for the next approximately three and a half months to try and make our state a better place to live. There has been many bills heard so far over the past two weeks, but where they lack in number, they make up in substance. In the House Judiciary Committee, we have heard bills concerning the board of pardons and parole,...

  • A Representative's 'First Bill'

    Casey Knudsen, Legislative Update|Feb 15, 2017

    It is week five for the Montana Legislature, and I apologize I have not written home earlier in the session. We have passed several good bills through the House, including providing inflationary funding for our public schools, electronic communication privacy, and a few bills that expand our 2nd amendment rights. I had the opportunity to be Chair of the Day on Feb. 6, which entails running the floor debate for bills up for second readings. It was a great learning experience, and with 13 bills on the docket, there was a lot of learning to do. I... Full story

  • Knudsen Replies to 'Tasteless Mailer'

    Casey Knudsen, Political Opinion|May 18, 2016

    When I began my campaign for the Montana House of Representatives District 33, I planned on running a clean campaign, because if I have learned one thing growing up on the Hi-Line, it is that a man’s handshake is his word.  My opponent and I agreed the very first time we met to be civil, to focus on the issues important to this district and not to found our campaigns on baseless attacks.  My opponent, however, has recently sent out a mailer full of lies and deceit aimed at defaming me in the eye of the public.   I am writing today to tell...