Representative Powers answered the questionnaire sent to candidates by The Missoulian. Representative Powers’ opponent did not participate.
Representative Debo Powers lives off the electric grid in a solar-powered cabin across the North Fork of the Flathead River from Glacier National Park in grizzly bear country. She has a garden and greenhouse and stores food in a root cellar. In addition, she heats with wood and cross-country skis every day during the winter. In the summer, she hikes on remote trails, mountain bikes, and floats the river when she isn’t staffing a fire lookout. She is a Montanan through and through.
The former Representative for House District 3, Zac Perry, endorsed Rep Debo Powers in a letter to the editor in the Hungry Horse News. Debo Powers replaced Zac Perry last fall when he resigned to attend graduate school.
Representative Debo Powers was interviewed by the editor of the Hungry Horse News, Chris Petersen. Read the article below:
Representative Powers is no stranger to hard work. She thrives on it and will work hard for her constituents during the Montana Legislative session. A letter to the editor in the Hungry Horse News stated that Representative Debo Powers Understands Hard Work.
The new Coram-West Glacier Volunteer Fire Station held an open house on Saturday. Rep Powers attended to show her appreciation for all of the people who work hard to protect our communities.
At a recent Cooney for Governor Rally in Kalispell, Rep Powers spoke to Mike Cooney and Casey Schreiner about their commitment to public lands, public education, and healthcare for Montanans. For those who support these things, the choice could not be more clear. Mike Cooney’s opponent is not a friend of our public lands.
On September 9, candidates participated in a “Meet & Greet” on the lawn of the Issac Walton Hotel in Essex. All Democratic and Republican candidates for House District 3 and Senate District 2 were invited. Participating were: Kyle Waterman (D) and Carl Glimm (R) running for SD2 and Debo Powers (D) running for HD3. Each candidate spoke for 5 minutes followed by questions from the crowd and answers from the candidates. In response to questions, Rep. Powers spoke in strong support of (1) not transferring our federal public lands, (2) funding for public education, and (3) finding ways to provide broadband to rural areas.
Campaign volunteers have been working hard to place large highway signs along Highway 2 in Columbia Falls and the Canyon! Betsey, Debo, Gil, and Steve show off their handiwork.
A number of large highway signs are appearing on Highway 2 in House District 3.