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Private jets, secret “soundproof booths,” and steakhouses, you would think that this is the dream life of a rich movie star — or maybe James Bond — but according to reports, this dream is a reality for EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt. While Pruitt lives the high-life on taxpayers’ dimes, Montana communities wait. And we cannot […]

BILLINGS – Two Montana veterans were honored Tuesday, decades after they served. Sen. Jon Tester hosted a medal presentation ceremony at his Billings office for George Wright, a World War II veteran from Valley County, and Gerald Zelmer, a Vietnam veteran from Bismarck, N.D. Tester has made a point of honoring veterans of past wars […]

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 […]