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Stacia Dahl


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

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AARP Urges Montanans to Preserve the Freedom to Vote on Election Day

Posted on 09/2/2014 by | AARP Montana | Comments

Voters urged to reject LR-126 by casting a “NO” vote on their ballots this fall Helena, Mont., Sept 3, 2014 – This fall Montanans will vote on LR 126, a ballot issue to repeal Montana’s Election Day Voter registration law.  AARP is fighting to defeat this measure. If passed, the referendum would repeal sections of law that have allowed more than 29,000 Montanans to vote since it was first passed by a bipartisan majority nearly a decade ago.  Instead, voters would …

Community Shredding Events and Food Drives Headline AARP National Day of Service in Montana

Posted on 09/2/2014 by | AARP Montana | Comments

Challenges facing older Montanans Highlighted by Efforts   Hunger and Fraud Tackled with Local Events throughout the State Helena, Mont., Sept. 2, 2014 — AARP Montana announced today that it will host community shredding events and food drives across Montana as part of its 2014 “National Day of Service” that will be held on Thursday, September 11.  For 12 years now, thousands of AARP staff, members and volunteers have responded to the tragic events of September 11 by volunteering in …

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 …