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Fall is a beautiful time in Montana. It’s prime time for Montana hunters, anglers, and sportsmen and sportswomen. People come from everywhere to enjoy our outdoor spaces and public lands. It’s incredibly important that we keep public lands in public hands. Our public lands support more than 71,000 jobs and pump $7 billion into our […]

BUTTE – Sen. Jon Tester stopped in Butte Monday to kick off what he’s calling a Blue Collar Jobs Tour. Tester met with labor and education officials Monday afternoon at the Plumber and Pipefitters Union Hall, to hear ways to spur more good-paying blue collar jobs by encouraging more trade programs to encourage high school […]

The thriving state of Montana’s outdoor economy was the talk of the town at the Last Best Outdoors Fest held Tuesday at The Coop in Columbia Falls. The celebration, hosted by Business for Montana’s Outdoors (BFMO) and the Montana Brewer’s Association, focused on celebrating the state’s booming outdoors industry with food, craft beer and music, […]

First, Betsy DeVos tried to withhold funds from the University of Montana because their application wasn’t double-spaced. Now, she’s trying to withhold vital funds from small, rural Montana schools because of more bureaucratic red tape. This is ridiculous. DeVos’s job is to make sure schools have the resources they need to make students successful. Demand […]

You can’t fix a problem by pretending it doesn’t exist. Any farmer or rancher can tell you that climate change is a real thing. It’s affecting crops and herds. It’s affecting folks in communities ravaged by severe storms. And it’s affecting our economy. Congress needs to dig in, find solutions, and take action. That’s what […]