Tim Fox and Al Olszewski debated at Carroll College this week, while Greg Gianforte raised funds at the Montana Club with Donald Trump Jr.
Montana utility commissioner Randy Pinocci took the stage at a right-wing conference in Mesquite, Nevada, Nov. 9, capping a two-day event where speakers railed against sustainable development, touted alarmist theories about childhood vaccinations, and argued that Americans need to “take our country back.”
The study, billed as the first of its kind, concludes that the communities’ collective business operations contribute $365.3 million annually to the Montana economy.
Poor record-keeping makes it hard to tell if tourism grants are actually drawing out-of-state dollars into the Montana economy, state auditors told lawmakers Oct. 30.
Solar advocates have argued that Montana’s elected Public Service Commissioners, all Republicans, have created a hostile environment for solar development by setting rates too low for solar farms to be economically viable.
For districts in agricultural towns on the state’s eastern plains, a decades-long trend toward larger farms and fewer ag families means there are fewer students to go around.