Upcoming VOM Shows

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Read the below calendar to see what is coming up on Voices of Montana.


< 2019 >
June 06 - June 12
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  • 06
    06.June.Thursday

    Summer is a deadly in Construction Work Zones! MT Contractors Assn Exec David Smith says their members take that very seriously.

    9:00 AM-10:00 AM
    June 6, 2019

    Summer brings “Road Construction Season” in Montana!  Combine that with a few million visiting Tourists and it’s a dangerous time for motorists facing more challenging commutes and increased distractions.  Nationally there are 158,000 work zone crashes a year…one every 5.4 minutes…with nearly 800 deaths,  The new Executive Director of the Montana Contractors Association, David Smith is our Guest, along with Brian Turmail, Executive Director of Public Affairs at Associated General Contractors of America, to discuss new data on how they say we can reduce these preventable accidents.

  • 07
    07.June.Friday

    Who wouldn’t want to win thousands or even millions of dollars? There are plenty of tips to protect your self from Sweepstakes/Lottery Scams, find out more during the AARP Fraud Watch Friday

    9:00 AM-10:00 AM
    June 7, 2019

    Who wouldn’t want to win thousands or even millions of dollars, or the chance to go on a luxury vacation? There are many legitimate sweepstakes and contests out there, and the idea of winning some fabulous prize can be mighty alluring. Con artists get that, and they exploit your eagerness to score that big check or dream trip. Learn tips to protect yourself in this AARP Fraud Watch Friday Segment

    Re-districting. What does this mean and how does it affect you? Jeff Essmann joins VOM to answer your questions.

    9:00 AM-10:00 AM
    June 7, 2019

    It is time for Montana’s ten-year Legislative Re-districting process, meaning that Montana will soon create new boundaries for state Legislative Districts.  The lines are redrawn every 10 years following the U.S. Census because Federal Law stipulates that districts must have nearly equal population.  Drawing the new state legislative district boundaries is done by a Commission comprised of five members, including two Democrats and two Republicans.  This cycle one of those Republican members is Jeff Essmann, who joins us to discuss the process.

     

    Photo Credit: https://leg.mt.gov/legislator-information/roster/individual/4796

  • 08
    08.June.Saturday
    No events
  • 09
    09.June.Sunday
    No events
  • 10
    10.June.Monday

    The People's Compact

    9:00 AM-10:00 AM
    June 10, 2019

    We will be taking your calls and speaking with Catherine Vandemoer, Ph.D. who is the Chair, Montana Land and Water Alliance.  Topics of discussion will include the objectives of The People’s Compact which, according to the website is:

    The People’s Compact is a good faith effort to resolve a difficult problem with  the following objectives:

    To STAY within the confines of federal reserved water rights law and the constitution

    To PROVIDE a simple and final resolution for all of Montana, that benefits people, not governments.

    To PROTECT the water rights of ALL MONTANANS and

    To MEND fences with our friends and neighbors

    Photo Courtesy of: http://dnrc.mt.gov/divisions/reserved-water-rights-compact-commission/approved-compacts

  • 11
    11.June.Tuesday

    Dr Al Olszewski, State Senator, Former State Representative, and Candidate for Governor

    9:00 AM-10:00 AM
    June 11, 2019

    We will be taking your calls and talking with Dr. Al Olszewski is a third-generation Montanan and native of Great Falls.
    He graduated from Carroll College in Helena, completed medical school at the University of Washington.
    He went on to serve in the U.S. Air Force from 1984 to 1997 as a flight surgeon and rapid mobility trauma surgeon, fixing broken and wounded warriors. For the past 20 years, Dr. Al has cared for over 100,000 patients as an independent orthopedic surgeon in Kalispell and was the recipient of the Montana Medical Association (MMA) Award of Merit and Flathead’s Best Orthopedist Award in 2018. Dr. Al is a husband of 31 years, the biological and adoptive father of six
    children, and a grandpa! He has served as a State Representative and is the State Senator for Senate District 6.

    Dr. Al is currently running to be Montana’s next Governor.

    Photo Credit:  Dr. Al Olszewski for Governor

  • 12
    12.June.Wednesday

    We will be catching up with Superintendent of Public Instruction, Elsie Arntzen.

    9:00 AM-10:00 AM
    June 12, 2019

    What is available for teachers and students during the school year. What resources are available for parents. And, how are things going out on the Campaign Trail.

    Photo Credit: The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

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< 2019 >
June 06 - June 12
  • 06

    Summer is a deadly in Construction Work Zones! MT Contractors Assn Exec David Smith says their members take that very seriously.

    9:00 AM-10:00 AM
    June 6, 2019

    Summer brings “Road Construction Season” in Montana!  Combine that with a few million visiting Tourists and it’s a dangerous time for motorists facing more challenging commutes and increased distractions.  Nationally there are 158,000 work zone crashes a year…one every 5.4 minutes…with nearly 800 deaths,  The new Executive Director of the Montana Contractors Association, David Smith is our Guest, along with Brian Turmail, Executive Director of Public Affairs at Associated General Contractors of America, to discuss new data on how they say we can reduce these preventable accidents.

  • 07

    Who wouldn’t want to win thousands or even millions of dollars? There are plenty of tips to protect your self from Sweepstakes/Lottery Scams, find out more during the AARP Fraud Watch Friday

    9:00 AM-10:00 AM
    June 7, 2019

    Who wouldn’t want to win thousands or even millions of dollars, or the chance to go on a luxury vacation? There are many legitimate sweepstakes and contests out there, and the idea of winning some fabulous prize can be mighty alluring. Con artists get that, and they exploit your eagerness to score that big check or dream trip. Learn tips to protect yourself in this AARP Fraud Watch Friday Segment

    Re-districting. What does this mean and how does it affect you? Jeff Essmann joins VOM to answer your questions.

    9:00 AM-10:00 AM
    June 7, 2019

    It is time for Montana’s ten-year Legislative Re-districting process, meaning that Montana will soon create new boundaries for state Legislative Districts.  The lines are redrawn every 10 years following the U.S. Census because Federal Law stipulates that districts must have nearly equal population.  Drawing the new state legislative district boundaries is done by a Commission comprised of five members, including two Democrats and two Republicans.  This cycle one of those Republican members is Jeff Essmann, who joins us to discuss the process.

     

    Photo Credit: https://leg.mt.gov/legislator-information/roster/individual/4796

  • 08
    No events
  • 09
    No events
  • 10

    The People's Compact

    9:00 AM-10:00 AM
    June 10, 2019

    We will be taking your calls and speaking with Catherine Vandemoer, Ph.D. who is the Chair, Montana Land and Water Alliance.  Topics of discussion will include the objectives of The People’s Compact which, according to the website is:

    The People’s Compact is a good faith effort to resolve a difficult problem with  the following objectives:

    To STAY within the confines of federal reserved water rights law and the constitution

    To PROVIDE a simple and final resolution for all of Montana, that benefits people, not governments.

    To PROTECT the water rights of ALL MONTANANS and

    To MEND fences with our friends and neighbors

    Photo Courtesy of: http://dnrc.mt.gov/divisions/reserved-water-rights-compact-commission/approved-compacts

  • 11

    Dr Al Olszewski, State Senator, Former State Representative, and Candidate for Governor

    9:00 AM-10:00 AM
    June 11, 2019

    We will be taking your calls and talking with Dr. Al Olszewski is a third-generation Montanan and native of Great Falls.
    He graduated from Carroll College in Helena, completed medical school at the University of Washington.
    He went on to serve in the U.S. Air Force from 1984 to 1997 as a flight surgeon and rapid mobility trauma surgeon, fixing broken and wounded warriors. For the past 20 years, Dr. Al has cared for over 100,000 patients as an independent orthopedic surgeon in Kalispell and was the recipient of the Montana Medical Association (MMA) Award of Merit and Flathead’s Best Orthopedist Award in 2018. Dr. Al is a husband of 31 years, the biological and adoptive father of six
    children, and a grandpa! He has served as a State Representative and is the State Senator for Senate District 6.

    Dr. Al is currently running to be Montana’s next Governor.

    Photo Credit:  Dr. Al Olszewski for Governor

  • 12

    We will be catching up with Superintendent of Public Instruction, Elsie Arntzen.

    9:00 AM-10:00 AM
    June 12, 2019

    What is available for teachers and students during the school year. What resources are available for parents. And, how are things going out on the Campaign Trail.

    Photo Credit: The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Montana News Headlines

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  • Petroleum Association on President Trump’s Keystone Permit

    Today on Voices of Montana Alan Olson, Executive Director of the Montana Petroleum Association, was asked about the efficacy of the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline now that President Donald Trump has issued a new permit to cross the Montana/Canadian Border. Hear Alan Olson’s response Listen to the Entire Show Here
  • Save Colstrip and the Mueller Report

    Greg Gianforte called us live from the swamp to update us on the Mueller Report. Colstrip United Representatives discussed the “Save Colstrip Bill” Senator Tom Richmond (SD 28), and Senator Duane Ankney (SD 20) joined us. Click To Listen
  • Working through issues on Colstrip Power Plant

    Today, we heard Public Service Commissioner Roger Koopmans’ thoughts on Colstrip. The PSC, NorthWestern Energy and the Montana Legislature are working through some issues that revolve around Colstrip Power Plant. Click To Listen      
  • Does the state of Montana really need to expand Medicaid Insurance?

    We started with John Doran, VP of External affairs and Chief of Staff with Blue Cross Blue Shield as he gave us his ideas on Medicaid expansion. Also joining us on the show was Tom McGillvrey with the Montana State Senate and Senator Dr. Al Olszewski, who also spoke on …
  • The Columbia River Treaty

    The Columbia River Treaty between Canada and the United States is an agreement that was reached in 1964 to manage flood risk and hydropower. Canada was compensated in the agreement by receiving half of the value of the electricity generated from the Libby Dam. Eureka Senator Mike Cuffe was on …