(Guest Post) Politicians and Horse Pucky

By Brenda Wahler from Wahler Law Blog Are Politicians familiar with horse manure? Or…are they full of – it? Greg Gianforte, the tech billionaire who lost the 2016 Montana gubernatorial race  in a year that otherwise went well for the GOP, is well on his way to becoming…




Helena City Candidates Give Us Something to Get Excited About

If you are in need of something good to look toward given the depressing and lackluster nature of the Montana legislature, some of the candidates running for Helena city races will certainly cheer you. Popular city commissioner Andres Haladay is filing re-election, and Helena favorites Heather…


Jon Tester on his farm near Big Sandy, MT

TESTER: NO MINING ON THE DOORSTEP OF YELLOWSTONE PARK

Senator Jon Tester is joining local businesses and sportsmen to permanently end the threat that two proposed mines have on Yellowstone National Park and the region’s economy. In a letter to cabinet officials, Tester wrote that he is considering introducing legislation to prohibit the federal…



BREAKING: Gianforte Fired Someone for Having MS-Multiple Sclerosis

Republican Montana Congressional candidate Greg Gianforte settled a lawsuit from an employee that alleged he was fired after revealing he had multiple sclerosis. According to the court filings from 1991, John Cardinale of New Jersey sued Brightwork Development, Inc. and Gianforte along with it. Brightwork…




Greg Gianforte: Sales Tax an “IDEAL SOLUTION” in Montana

“IDEAL SOLUTION”  – Greg Gianforte in his own words “What I would consider an ideal solution, from a high-tech perspective… would be to replace the current income capital gains rate with a sales tax,” Gianforte told the Council. “I know that there are a few…


Greg Gianforte Campaigning with Montanans’ Tax Dollars$$?

  Yesterday, the Billings Gazette Editorial Board blasted Republicans for their hypocritical fiscal irresponsibility. No, they were not writing about republicans killing the mail ballot special election that would save the taxpayers nearly a million dollars. The Billings Gazette was talking about the enormous expense…