Timothy Adams

Trial of Refugee Accused of Molesting Child Underway in Bozeman

As the country and state struggle with questions of allowing Syrian refugees into the country, the trial of a self-identified refugee from Colombia facing charges of molesting a 7 year-old girl in a grocery store bathroom got underway this week in Bozeman. The Barreiro-Guerrero case highlights the difficulties faced in vetting refugees from anywhere — […]

Motl Dismisses Complaint Against Gianforte, Clarifies Reporting Requirements

Montana Commissioner of Political Practices Jonathan Motl dismissed a complaint filed by a union activist this week against probable Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Gianforte after finding that Gianforte had not violated any laws in traveling the state promoting technology and telecommuting for months before filing official paperwork exploring a run for governor.

IRS Docs Show Baucus Order Played Role in Targeting of Conservative Groups, Donors

Newly released documents obtained by the conservative non-profit Judicial Watch show that former Montana Democratic Senator Max Baucus may have had a large part in initiating IRS targeting of conservative non-profit groups. Letters dating back to 2010 show that then Senate Finance Committee chair Baucus sent a letter to then IRS chairman Douglas Shulman urging him […]