Art Wittich

GUEST POST: Testimony Winds Down in Corruption Trial

By John S. Adams, Montana Free Press

The Montana Free Press is a statewide, independent, nonprofit source for in-depth Montana news, information, and analysis. Visit montanafreepress.org for more information.  

HELENA — State Rep. Art Wittich, the man accused of accepting illegal in-kind contributions and services from conservative nonprofit groups during his 2010 Senate race, took the witness stand in his own defense Thursday in Lewis and Clark County District Court.

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GUEST POST: Motl Takes the Stand in Wittich Corruption Trial

By John S. Adams, Montana Free Press The Montana Free Press is a statewide, independent, nonprofit source for in-depth Montana news, information, and analysis. Visit montanafreepress.org for more information.   HELENA — Montana Commissioner of Political Practices Jonathan Motl took the witness stand Wednesday in the jury trial of…

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Art Wittich on trial for corruption.

GUEST POST: Wittich Corruption Trial Underway

By John S. Adams, Montana Free Press The Montana Free Press is a statewide, independent, nonprofit source for in-depth Montana news, information, and analysis. Visit montanafreepress.org for more information. A highly anticipated civil trial to determine whether Bozeman Republican Rep. Art Wittich violated campaign practice laws during…

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GUEST POST: Wittich Corruption Trial Begins Today

By John S. Adams, Montana Free Press The Montana Free Press is a statewide, independent, nonprofit source for in-depth Montana news, information, and analysis. Visit montanafreepress.org for more information After more than two years of allegations, counter-claims, investigations, and back-and-forth legal maneuverings, the high-profile campaign practices lawsuit…

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GUEST POST: A Recap of the Wittich Corruption Trial

by John S. Adams, Montana Free Press
The Montana Free Press is a statewide, independent, nonprofit source for in-depth Montana news, information, and analysis. Visit montanafreepress.org for more information.  

Rarely does a civil lawsuit garner the level of statewide attention as the ongoing legal battle between Commissioner of Political Practices Jonathan Motl and Republican State Rep. Art Wittich.

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Wittich Charges Spring from Complaints by Other Republicans

As Justin Robbins wrote on Monday, Tea Party legislator Art Wittich is now on trial for campaign finance violations.  This prosecution could result in his being removed from office.  The prosecutors are representing the commissioner of political practices, Jon Motl. Wittich is not the first…

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Moderate Republican Files Challenge to Art Wittich

A Bozeman Republican who served 12 years on the Bozeman School board has filed to run in the legislative seat currently held by the embattled TEA Party legislator, Rep. Art Wittich, which is House District 68.  As the Bozeman Chronicle reported of Republican Bruce Grubb’s announcement, he’s running against…

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Art Wittich, sick and tired of pretending to serve the public.

Wednesday Quicktakes

Wittich Corruption Case

The Helena IR reported yesterday that the commissioner of political practices has uncovered documents that show TEA Party state legislator Art Wittich “participated in quid pro quo corruption by

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Gallatin GOP Invites Convicted Felon D’Souza to Keynote Fall Fundraiser

The Gallatin County Republican Party has booked convicted felon and discredited author Dinesh D’Souza to headline a “spectacular” $60 per person Republican “Fall Roundup” in Bozeman on October 17. On their website, the Gallatin GOP said they were “excited and honored” to have D’Souza at their event and promise that…

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Wittich Seeks Postponement

The Trial of the Century might be moved back several weeks. Tea Party leader and state legislator Art Wittich, of Bozeman, has made a motion in court, asking the judge to delay by a few weeks his civil prosecution by Jon Motl, the Campaign Practices…

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