Stanford University economics professor Frank Wolak argued in an interview published this week that coal exports from the Powder River Basin of Montana and Wyoming would reduce world greenhouse gas emissions.
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Montana Democratic U.S. House candidate John Lewis takes a moderate tone and touts “fiscal responsibility” in his first television ad of the general election campaign.
Media Trackers dug through the video diaries and compiled notable quotes and statements by Curtis on issues important to Montanans. This time we focus on the expansion of Medicaid as part of Obamacare and her comments about America’s national debt.
Rasmussen Reports has released the first post Walsh poll of the Montana U.S. Senate race, and it shows that Democrats have a lot of work to do, with newly minted Democratic candidate State Rep. Amanda Curtis of Butte trailing Republican Congressman Steve Daines by 20 points.
Media Trackers dug through the video diaries and compiled notable quotes and statements by Curtis on issues important to Montanans, and we begin with the issue of guns and the Second Amendment.
Montana Commissioner of Political Practices (COPP) Jonathan Motl has apologized to two state legislative candidates after including them in last week’s broad ruling against 42 candidates for failing to submit campaign finance reports.
Brian Schweitzer, Montana’s Democrat former governor and likely the Montana Democratic Party’s last best hope for holding its U.S. Senate seat, has declined to enter the race despite John Walsh’s withdrawal today.
Montana Governor Steve Bullock has spent much of his summer advocating free access to pre-kindergarten for all of the state’s 4-year-olds, although many questions remain about the efficacy of taxpayer-funded preschool.
More than two dozen non-highway projects across Montana are slated to retrieve federal Highway Trust Fund (HTF) money despite HTF shortfalls and a serious need for actual highway improvements in the state.
Montana’s estimated 103,000 former military service members have become fodder for both parties in recent weeks in a series of escalating attacks which threatens to trivialize military sacrifice as yet another political battleground.