AARP Montana and Northern Broadcasting Team Up to Keep Montanans up-to-date on State’s Legislative Session

Posted on 02/04/21

Join AARP Montana Director of Government Affairs Mike Batista and Voices of Montana show host Tom Schultz as they break down Montana's Legislature.

As part of our ongoing advocacy work, AARP Montana is collaborating with Montana radio broadcasting powerhouse, Northern Broadcasting, to keep Montanans informed on the latest activity at the 2021 legislative session.

In this weekly radio segment, we break down the Montana Legislature so you don't have to. We dig into what's happening, drill down into the “why” and find out how it affects you.

The Legislature makes the laws, controls the money and creates the rules that govern life in Montana. Each Friday, we ask these questions: What happened this week? How does it affect your life? We look behind the bill numbers and political discussion for the context in the 2021 legislative session.

“AARP Montana brings the ‘voice of the consumer’ to the Capitol in Helena,” said Mike Batista, Director of Government Affairs for AARP Montana. “As one of the state’s largest non-profits, we work to protect Montanans from fraud, support family caregivers, lower prescription drug prices and protect Social Security and Medicare. We fight for all Montanans -- helping people choose how they live -- and how they age. Part of our advocacy work involves keeping people informed about what happens at the capitol in Helena.”

Stay up-to-date on how we’re fighting for you.  Tune-in every Friday morning at 9:00 AM on your local Northern Broadcasting station for the AARP Montana Session Summary radio segment.

The Voices of Montana show airs on local radio stations in communities across the state. Find your local station by clicking here.  Northern Broadcasting station list.

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Listen to Previous AARP Session Summary Segments:

January 8, 2021: Week 1 Session Summary

January 15, 2021: Week 2 Session Summary

January 22, 2021: Week 3 Session Summary

January 29, 2021: Week 4 Session Summary

February 5, 2021: Week 5 Session Summary

February 12, 2021: Week 6 Session Summary

February 19, 2021: Week 7 Session Summary

February 26, 2021: Week 8 Session Summary

March 5, 2021: Week 9 Transmittal Break -- Spotlight on AARP Montana Outreach.

March 12, 2021: Week 10 Session Summary -- spotlight on recap of first half of 2021 session.

March 17, 2021: Week 11 Session Summary -- spotlight on COVID relief package.

March 26, 2021: Week 12 Session Summary -- spotlight on budget and stimulus bills.

April 2, 2021: Week 13 Session Summary -- spotlight on protecting Montana's energy ratepayers.

This story is provided by AARP Montana. Visit the AARP Montana page for more news, events, and programs affecting retirement, health care, and more.

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