A Media Trackers follow-up investigation has learned that the Montana Department of Corrections lists imprisoned illegal immigrants from Mexico as “white,” “Caucasian” and “Native American,” in it’s biennial report to the legislature and the public.
A host of Montana officials and business groups, from Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock to Republican Attorney General Tim Fox to the Montana Chamber of Commerce blasted President Obama and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday in the wake of the announcement of a final rule — or “Clean Power Plan”– on power plant carbon emissions.
Last Friday, we published a piece about U.S. Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT) omitting a New York City fundraiser with President Barack Obama from his public schedule. However, new facts have come to light showing that Tester did not, in fact attend the fundraiser.
U.S. Sen. Steve Daines (R-MT) is once again raising eyebrows by siding with Democrats on the issue of public land management.
After praising a bipartisan compromise which provided Montana veterans who live long distances from the nearest VA facility greater access to care by allowing them to seek treatment outside of the VA system it seems U.S. Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT) is back pedaling on that praise.
In the wake of revelations that U.S. Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT) omitted a Democratic fundraiser with President Barack Obama in New York City from his official schedule, new scrutiny is being applied to how Montana’s congressional delegation discloses activities to the public.
U.S. Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT) stood behind President Barack Obama this week as details emerged regarding the historic nuclear agreement between the Islamic Republic of Iran and a global consortium of nations consisting of the United States, France, China, Russia, the United Kingdom, and Germany.
A Billings pathologist who has lost his position with the state over a “problematic past,” is the ex-husband of the wife of former U.S. Sen. Max Baucus (D-MT), a “friend” of former Montana Attorney General and current state Chief Justice Mike McGrath, and has donated to numerous liberal Montana politicians.
In the wake of the 2015 Montana legislative session, Media Trackers interviewed MPI’s executive director Brent Mead on the highs and lows of the session, as well the largest economic obstacles facing the state, and the best way forward to maximize prosperity in the state.
U.S. Sen. JonTester’s (D-MT) vote in favor of the bill came only a week after the Senator joined fellow Democrats in filibustering the same funding in an attempt to exact concessions on social spending from Republicans who appeared anxious to fund the nation’s military.