Legislative contact info 2013

IMPORTANT! Public employees should not use work computers, phones, or FAX machines to contact legislators

E-mailing legislators:
Use the legislative e-mail system. Quick and easy. Messages are printed and delivered to legislators several times a day. You can e-mail an individual legislator or an entire committee. Click here to e-mail legislators. 

Keep your e-mails brief! That's the best way to make sure they get read.

Not sure who your legislator is? Find out here.
 

Phoning legislators:
Call 406.444.4800 to leave a message for up to 5 legislators or all members of a committee. You'll be asked for your name, home address, phone number, and a brief message.

 

FAXing legislators:
Representatives: 444-4825 Senators: 444-4875

 

Writing legislators:
Representative [name], PO Box 200400, Helena, MT 59620-0400

Senator [name], PO Box 200500, Helena, MT 59620-0500

 

Tips for contacting legislators:

  • Address your letter or e-mail to a specific legislator.

  • Be sure to state in the opening sentence your position "for" or "against" a bill. THEN give the reasons.

  • Include the number and title of the bill you are concerned about.

  • Include your name and home address.

  • Include your name, address, and a little about who you are (for example, where you work or what school you attend).

  • Keep it brief & polite.

  • THANK legislators for considering your view.

  • Proofread carefully in all written correspondence!