Montana Politics

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GOP Senate primary heats up in Montana

Montana’s GOP Senate primary is ramping up in the final stretch, as candidates jockey to face Sen. Jon Tester (D) in November. State Auditor Matt Rosendale, who was recruited by the GOP after several top-tier contenders passed on the race, is still seen as the front-runner, with national outside groups putting up more than $1.8 Read More…

Montana’s ‘Disclose Act’ Remains Intact After Ninth Circuit Opinion

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals released an opinion this week in a longstanding debate over Montana Political Practices law. Montana Attorney General’s office spokesman Eric Sell explains. “The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an opinion yesterday [May 22] upholding Montana’s campaign disclosure laws, these were laws passed by the 2015 legislative session called Read More…

Regional Politics

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ND ballot measure commission wraps work, forwards four proposals

BISMARCK — A panel examining North Dakota’s ballot measure system forwarded four proposals Tuesday, May 22, but efforts to amend the policy-by-petition process may just be getting started. The Initiated and Referred Measures Study Commission wrapped up its work at the state Capitol Tuesday. Its recommended changes now move to Legislative Management, the committee that Read More…

U.S. Senate democratic candidate visits Rawlins

RAWLINS— Trying to gain momentum for his U.S. Senate run, Democratic candidate Gary Trauner visited with folks at the Jeffrey Memorial Community Center Thursday. There were less than 10 people in attendance. Despite this, main issues Trauner highlighted were education, health care and public lands. Regarding school safety, Trauner said communities need to focus more Read More…

National Politics

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Sweet Win For Religious Freedom as California Judge Rules in Favor of Christian Baker

Recently, there was a huge win for religious liberty in Left-leaning California. Superior Court Judge David Lampe ruled in favor of baker Cathy Miller, owner of Tastries Bakery in Bakersfield, who had declined services based on her own beliefs as a Christian. LifeSite News reports: Last August, Mireya and Eileen Rodriguez-Del Rio sought a wedding cake Read More…