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Stacia Dahl


Stacia Dahl is the Managing Editor of the AARP Montana State Blog.

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Tell Congress to Protect Older Workers from Age Discrimination!

Posted on 06/26/2014 by | AARP Montana | Comments

Help stop unfair age discrimination for older workers. No older American on the job or looking for work should be judged on anything other than how well they can do their job – but in a recent AARP study, nearly 2 in 3 workers said they had seen or experienced discrimination based on their age. Right now, Congress has a chance to help change that. Employees should be judged on their skills and abilities, not their age, and a new bill …

Montana Securities Commissioner Monica J. Lindeen Shuts Down Massive Ponzi Scheme; Perpetrator to Serve Decades in Prison

Posted on 06/19/2014 by | AARP Montana | Comments

Justice: 20 Years, $5 Million Fine Financial Fraudster Richard Reynolds sentenced in Bozeman   BOZEMAN –Convicted felon Richard Reynolds will serve 20 years in prison and was ordered to pay almost $5 million in restitution and fees for bilking more than 140 victims out of nearly $5.4 million through a massive Ponzi scheme that defrauded investors in Montana, the U.S. and four foreign countries. Gallatin County District Judge Holly Brown sentenced Reynolds to a total of 60 years in prison …

Montana U.S. Senate and House Candidates set to square off in Debate

Posted on 06/12/2014 by | AARP Montana | Comments

Montana Newspaper Association Hosts June 14th U.S. Senatorial and House Debate during its Annual Convention; Event will broadcast on Montana PBS on Sunday, June 15, 2014 Helena, Mont., June 12, 2014 — The Montana Newspaper Association and Montana PBS have joined together to sponsor the first United States Senate and United States House of Representatives candidate debates of the political season. The debates will be held in the Library Auditorium at Montana Tech in Butte on Saturday afternoon, June 14, …

Preserve Your Freedom to Vote on Election Day!

Posted on 06/3/2014 by | AARP Montana | Comments

This November you will vote on LR 126, a ballot issue to repeal Montana’s Election Day Voter registration law.  AARP is fighting to defeat this bad idea. LR 126 tries to fix an election system that isn’t broken  For the last ten years, Montanans have followed the law and registered to vote, changed their address, and cast a ballot on Election Day.   The last thing we need is to trade this fair system for a bureaucratic one that denies …

Know an extraordinary volunteer age 50 or older? Nominate him or her for the 2014 AARP Montana Andrus Award- Deadline July 1

Posted on 05/10/2014 by | AARP Montana | Comments

AARP Montana Seeks Nominees for its Most Prestigious Volunteer Award – the ‘Andrus Award for Community Service’  AARP’s commitment to volunteer service can be traced back to the life and vision of its founder – Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus AARP Montana is seeking nominations for its 2014 Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors Montanans who volunteer their experience, talent and skills to enrich the lives of others.  Although AARP membership is not a requirement, nominees must be 50 or …

New E-Mail Scam Targeting Montanans

Posted on 04/24/2014 by | AARP Montana | Comments

Montana Department of Revenue Warns of Email Scam The Montana Department of Revenue is warning people about a new email scam that could potentially harm computer systems, and steal identities and financial information. These email messages target people in and out of state. They are not from the department and the department recommends that people delete these fraudulent email notifications. Taxpayers are receiving email messages with a variety of subjects, one that claims they owe money to the Montana Department …