OCCUPATION: Executive Director, Court-Appointed Special Advocates of Missoula
HOMETOWN: Missoula, Mont.
FAMILY: Wife, Beth O’Halloran; two children
EDUCATION: B.A., Political Science, University of Montana, 2006 (attended Carleton College in Northfield, Minn. for three years, finished degree at UM); Polson High School, 1983
POTITICAL OR PUBLIC SERVICE: Seeking third term in Montana House, current House minority whip
CAMPAIGN WEB SITE: http://www.davemcalpin.com//
Health care tops McAlpin's re-election agenda
By MIKE WEBSTER
After introducing legislation in 2005 that urged physical activity to enhance health, then freshman legislator Rep. Dave McAlpin received some interesting hate mail.
“I got hate mail from my niece when I introduced that bill,” McAlpin said. His niece wasn’t wild about the additional years of physical education the bill required in Montana schools. MORE