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February 28, 2019

Montana is a state with a proud history of firsts.

We were the first state to elect a woman to Congress: our very own Jeannette Rankin. We were also the first state in the nation to enact sweeping anti-corruption legislation in the Copper King era, after wealthy business interests in our state used their influence to buy a Senate seat.

But in some measures, Montana’s first place status is not always worthy of celebration.

According to a 2018 study by the Center for Disease Control, Montana ranks first in the nation for death by suicide — and the epidemic is only growing. Our state fa...

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