U.s. Senate Finance Committee
Beijing is a world away from Max Baucus’ Montana home. Fortunately, parts of his new job won’t be foreign to the longest serving member of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee.
Ever heard of honey laundering? It’s the practice of secretly dumping millions of pounds of foreign honey, mostly from China, onto the U.S. market, and it really stings Montana beekeepers.
Montana Energy 2012, the first exposition of its kind in Billings, sold out quickly as more than 350 people came seeking a piece of the oil riches flowing out of the Bakken shale formation.
The U.S. Treasury Department announced Thursday an award of $60 million to the Montana Community Development Corporation to help create jobs.
HELENA -- The U.S. Senate Finance Committee voted Tuesday for Chairman Max Baucus' bill to raise money to extend highways programs for two years without raising the federal deficit.