One hundred and four years ago Montana sent Jeannette Rankin to Congress, the first woman to serve in the U.S. Congress and the only woman Montana has ever sent to Washington.
Let’s send Kathleen Williams to Congress, someone with a proven record of fighting for the things we care about. During three terms in the Montana Legislature, she has demonstrated her leadership on protecting Medicaid, Medicare and Social Security and many other issues.
She will be an asset rather than an embarrassment in Congress. She is polite and normal, smart, and accessible. Unlike her opponent, Kathleen is not a rich person from out of state trying to buy her way into Congress. She hunts and fishes and will protect public access to our public lands and Montana’s outdoor heritage.
Fish, Wildlife and Parks gave her an award for helping to save the Yellowstone, Blackfoot and Smith Rivers.
She is not hitched to any outside ideology. She supports gun rights and the use of firearms for hunting and self protection but wants common sense gun reform to prevent school and mass shootings.
She wants the very wealthy to pay their fair share to the country that made their wealth possible and will work to resolve the national debt, but not on the backs of the poor, hungry or disabled.
Kathleen probably wouldn’t say it this way, but for the good of our state and our country, let’s elect someone we can be proud of, not another Trump lackey.
Jane and Tom Van Dyk,
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