Montana Growth Network
A secretive nonprofit connected to a pair of conservative Montana state senators, which spent heavily during the state’s contested 2012 Supreme Court race, raised more than $900,000 in 2012, according to a tax filing obtained by the Center for Public Integrity.
HELENA — In a tense Senate Republican caucus Monday, a conservative leader asked senators to publicly show whether they would be standing with him or against him on an motion to blast a Democrat’s Medicaid expansion bill onto the floor.
HELENA — Conservative opponents of expanding Medicaid coverage for poor Montanans have launched a public-relations counter-attack, including mailers criticizing the expansion as a plan to put more people on “government-controlled health plans.”
HELENA — State Sen. Brad Hamlett, D-Cascade, has filed a complaint against a political group run by Sen. Jason Priest, R-Red Lodge, contending that it sent fliers supporting his opponent without listing its treasurer as the law requires.
HELENA — In the race for Montana’s open Supreme Court seat, a pro-business group is financing a radio ad attacking Missoula attorney Ed Sheehy as an activist against the death penalty — a charge Sheehy says is false. Sheehy, a public defender, has asked his opponent, District Judge Laurie Mc…