Jon Bennion has been Republican Attorney General Tim Fox’s #2 at the Montana Department of Justice for more than six years. Now he wants the top job.
Researcher James D’Angelo thinks transparency is bad for the legislative process. Could he be right?
Four-term Rep. Kimberly Dudik was the first Democrat to throw her hat into the ring to replace outgoing Republican Attorney General Tim Fox. Hear her take on why she thinks she’s the right person for the job.
Poet and performer Regie Gibson and John Adams discuss the powerful role art and words can play in a democratic society.
House Majority Whip Derek Skees reflects on conservative losses in the 2019 Legislature. “Democrats got everything they wanted.”
Their admirers see them as pragmatic problem solvers. Their detractors say they abandon conservative principles to work with Democrats. How do Republican Reps. Llew Jones and Nancy Ballance view the outcomes of the 2019 Legislature?
MT Lowdown – Episode 16: “Political Hellraiser: The Life and Times Senator Burton K. Wheeler of Montana”
Burton K. Wheeler was an original maverick. A “Political Hellraiser,” according to a new full-length biography of the former Montana Senator by historian Marc Johnson.
Few lawmakers in the capitol have as much legislative experience as Butte Democratic Sen. Jon Sesso. In a wide-ranging interview, Sesso reflects on his 16 years serving in the House and Senate and explains why he thinks finding the middle ground is the way to advance Democratic priorities.
Longtime conservative lawmaker weighs-in on the “solutions caucus,” the budget process, and the influential state representative from Conrad.
Copper made Butte the “Richest Hill,” and its also the reason the historic city is home to the nation’s largest Superfund site. Hosted by Montana Public Radio report Nora Saks, and set in what was once the copper mining capital of the world, Montana Public Radio’s “Richest Hill” podcast explores Butte’s history, culture and environmental calamity.