Montana / Policy

Montana | Policy

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 — […]

Montana | Policy

Daines’ Office Denies Support for Obamacare Medicaid Expansion

The office of U.S. Sen. Steve Daines (R-MT) is denying that the senator will no longer oppose Medicaid expansion going forward after a quote appeared in a Capitol Hill news outlet, where the Republican — and noted Obamacare critic — said that he respects “the decision of our Legislature and our governor on Medicaid expansion.”

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CPI Gives Montana “F” Grade in Public Access to Information

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.

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