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Political practices commissioner accused of using questionable tactics to get results

Political practices commissioner accused of using questionable tactics to get results

HELENA — As Montana’s new political practices commissioner, attorney Jonathan Motl is cranking out decisions at a red-hot pace and taking on what he sees as illegal campaign activity by “dark money” groups and their favored candidates.

January 26, 2014 3:00 am Photos

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Commissioner calls for removal of state rep from office for campaign violations

Commissioner calls for removal of state rep from office for campaign violations

HELENA — State Rep. Mike Miller, R-Helmville, should be removed from office or fined for accepting illegal campaign help from several secretive conservative groups, the state political practices commissioner said in court filings Friday.

January 24, 2014 4:42 pm Photos

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Demos, GOP continue to tangle over procedural blowup

Demos, GOP continue to tangle over procedural blowup

HELENA — Senate Democrats accused Republicans Saturday of trampling their legal rights during a tumultuous standoff at the Legislature the previous day, but GOP leaders insisted they had operated fully within the law and rules.

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Sen. Scott Sales, R-Bozeman

Sen. Scott Sales, R-Bozeman

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Bozeman-area Senate seat gets another unlikely candidate

UPDATE: 1:25 P.M.: HELENA -- A Bozeman-area state Senate race keeps collecting unlikely candidates, with a former Republican saying Wednesday that he is running as a Democrat so he can change the "would-be communists" from within.

February 15, 2012 12:37 pmLoading…

Candidate not deterred by wife's embezzlement plea

HELENA — Former Montana House Speaker Scott Sales of Bozeman said Thursday that he plans to keep running for the state Senate even though his wife has pleaded guilty to embezzling from her mother in a case that the elderly woman says left her broke.

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Energy for America Tour stops in Billings

Energy for America Tour stops in Billings

Montana state legislators and Americans for Prosperity join together for an Energy for America Tour event in Billings.

October 20, 2011 5:30 pmLoading…
Scott Sales, regional director for Americans for Prosperity

Scott Sales, regional director for Americans for Prosperity

Scott Sales, regional director for Americans for Prosperity and former Montana House speaker, speaks during an energy tour Thursday in Billings. The tour promoted natural-resource development.

October 20, 2011 2:05 pmLoading…
Many Montanans scoping out 2012 political races

Many Montanans scoping out 2012 political races

HELENA -- While Republican state Sen. Jim Shockley has been campaigning for attorney general for the past year, the Democratic side of the 2012 race remains in flux.

June 12, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Report: Budget-cutting plan works

HELENA — Gov. Brian Schweitzer’s budget office’s proposed $40.5 million in spending cuts, when combined with its revenue projections, provides “a viable framework” for addressing a state revenue shortfall, a legislative analysis concludes.

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Oops: Lawmaker incorrectly quotes Lincoln

HELENA - In his opening speech Monday, House Minority Leader Scott Sales read eight quotations attributed to Abraham Lincoln - but it turns out the former president never uttered the words.

January 08, 2009 11:00 pmLoading…

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