By Greg Markle | | Jun 10, 2015 3:20 PM
By Greg Markle | Watchdog Opinion A farmer named Lorenzo Ayala saved up $16,000 and was on his way to spend it on tractor parts. Unfortunately, he never got those tractor parts. The money was confiscated by Montana police. The police say they smelled cologne and other strong smells in the cluttered car, which they know can [...]
By Dustin Hurst | | Jun 09, 2015 9:51 AM | 6
The Campaign for Accountability’s assault on Utah state Rep. Ken Ivory last week felt so familiar.
By Dustin Hurst | | Jun 05, 2015 2:09 PM
It’s high political drama in America’s West and it’s peppered with high-dollar deception.
By Michael Mattson | | May 27, 2015 10:38 AM
Montana is following the trend of decreased statehouse reporting as as two well-known reporters of state government and politics are leaving.
By Michael Mattson | | May 07, 2015 10:57 AM
Given Gov. Steve Bullock's veto record this legislative session, his passage of civil asset forfeiture was a welcomed surprise among property rights and privacy advocates.
By Jason Hart | | May 05, 2015 5:00 AM
Obamacare supporters in Montana had fallen short in their efforts to expand Medicaid — and then Ohio Gov. John Kasich came to town.
By Michael Mattson | | May 04, 2015 12:55 PM | 126
Montana's largest newspaper labels Gov. Steve Bullock a "winner," glossing over his veto of a bill giving special needs students Education Savings Accounts.
By Michael Mattson | | Apr 28, 2015 11:28 AM
The national concern over police accountability has found its way in Montana, whose governor signed a bill limiting military equipment for police into law.
By Kenric Ward | | Apr 08, 2015 5:00 AM
Salt Lake City and New York City are more than 2,173 miles apart, but they are polar extremes for economic growth, according to a national study released Wednesday.
By Eric Boehm | | Feb 16, 2015 5:00 AM | 215
Part 33 of 33 in the series Nanny State of the Week By Eric Boehm | Another Republican lawmaker is proving he’s a champion for limited government. Okay, not really. In fact, Montana state Dave Moore, R-Missoula, believes government should be big enough to control your clothing choices. He proposed legislation that would outlaw almost any skin-tight clothing [...]