Missoula, MT (KGVO-AM News) - After the widely publicized floor fight in Washington, D.Cto choose a new Speaker of the U.SHouse of Representatives, the nation learned more about a group called the Freedom Caucus that stands for deeply conservative principles. Now, in Montana, State Senator Theresa Manzella introduced the newly created Montana branch, called the Montana Freedom Caucus, all members of the state legislature, to the KGVO Talk Back audience. Senator Manzella introduced the new Montana Freedom Caucus “Congressman Matt Rosendale reached out to me in September, and asked if I would be interested in spearheading an effort to create a Montana Freedom Caucus, which basically parallels the efforts that they have going on at the congressional level with their House Freedom Caucus there,” began Senator Manzella.
There are also 10 other states that have already got their state legislators on board with establishing a Freedom Caucus in their states.” Manzella was highly complimentary of the new Montana Freedom Caucus. Manzella said the Freedom Caucus is a Good Representation of State Government “I'm very excited about the members that we have in the state Freedom Caucus,” she said.
“The quality of the members is outstanding.
“We compared their voting records and reconciled that with their characters.
“Representative Caleb Hinkle (District 68) is the Secretary, Barry Usher (HD 40) is the treasurerThen we have Representative Mark Noland (District 10), Representative Steven Galloway (District 24), and Steven Gunderson (District 1).
She represents Senate District 44 in Hamilton.