The left-leaning Center for Public Integrity (CPI) released the results of its 2015 “State Integrity Investigation” earlier this week. No state fared better than a C- minus grade, and, while Montana manged to rank in the top half of states in its overall integrity score, the state pulled a solid “F” grade on public access to information.
In a humorous social media mess up Montana Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock’s official Twitter account posted an article earlier today lauding the governor’s recent trade mission to Taiwan and “North” Korea.
A model of state level public opinion from the Yale University Project on Climate Change Communication is being reported as finding that 61 percent of Montanans support the controversial EPA Clean Power Plan, despite no actual surveys of Montanans being included in the data.
Both the U.S. Supreme Court and a Montana District Court have ruled in recent years tax credits do not amount to an “appropriation” of public funds.
The Montana AFL-CIO has launched a new advocacy organization called the “Montana Union Sportsmen Alliance” (MUSA), and the group takes direct aim at conservative efforts to give the state more say over federally controlled public land.
Montana Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock took a shot at Republican lawmakers last week over an August letter to the Montana Congressional delegation, asking U.S. Sens. Tester and Daines and U.S. Rep. Zinke to reject $40 million in federal grant money for pre-kindergarten.
A poll sanctioned by the anti-gun group Mom’s Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and carried out by a left-wing political consulting firm is claiming that a vast majority of Missoulians support a controversial — and legally questionable — background check proposal that is currently before the city council. The poll claims that 82 […]
Montana Republican Attorney General Tim Fox broke his silence today on a proposed Missoula city ordinance that would make every gun purchase within city limits subject to a federal background check. Fox stated his opinion that the ordinance would violate state law.
The Bozeman Daily Chronicle argued against giving university students with concealed carry permit the right to carry firearms on campus in an editorial last week stating that the campus should remain, for the most part, a gun free zone.
Taylor Rose, a political activist from with a past that has taken him from Montana, to Washington, D.C., to Europe is gaining attention in a Northwest Montana state house district for his unorthodox style and views on everything from economics, to culture, to the labor movement.