HELENA — Financial disclosures released Wednesday by the state's congressional delegation and candidates for U.S. House and Senate give a little insight into the assets of each.
U.S. Rep. Denny Rehberg listed assets, mostly ranching properties, worth between $12 million and $57 million.
Rehberg also listed outstanding loans with the Stockman Bank worth between $1.1 million and $5.25 million. He holds various positions in Rehberg Ranch companies.
Unearned income on the assets was reported at between $26,000 and $81,000. Unearned income includes such things as interest from investments.
Republican Sen. Conrad Burns, facing a strong challenge for re-election this year, lists assets worth be-tween $121,000 and $340,000, according to financial disclosures released Wednesday.
Democratic Sen. Max Baucus lists assets worth between $30,000 and $284,000.
Baucus, Burns and Rehberg each made a congressional salary of $162,100. Neither Burns nor Baucus reported any major debts.
Burns said his major assets were a credit union account and mutual fund, both valued between $50,001 and $100,000. Unearned income on assets was reported at between about $7,000 and $24,000.
Burns also lists a position outside of Congress with the Billings-based Foundation for Scholastic Excellence, a nonprofit corporation. Burns is listed as the group's trustee/director.
Baucus lists a number of individual stock holdings, including Bozeman's RightNow Technologies, Target Corp. and Exxon Mobil Corp. Most of the holdings are valued at under $15,000. He also gets a mineral royalty of $15,247 from an interest in his family's Sieben Ranch, and unearned income of between roughly $5,000 and $17,000.
Baucus reported owning U.S. Treasury Bonds worth between $15,000 and $50,000, and a royalty from his family's Sieben Ranch of $15,247.
Democrat Jon Tester, challenging Burns, reported the legislative salary of $7,677 he gets for being in the state Senate. He also earned between $15,000 and $52,000 from assets mostly linked to the family farm that he runs. Assets, mostly agricultural land, were valued between about $500,000 and $1 million.
Monica Lindeen, a state lawmaker challenging Rehberg, listed stock, mutual funds, or accounts with 52 companies. The values were listed as being worth between $334,000 and $1.3 million. Unearned income was reported at $95,000 and $252,000. Lindeen reported earning a salary of $7,677 for her role as a state lawmaker.
Some of her holdings included certificates of deposit worth between $50,000 and $100,000 with the First Bank of Beverly Hills, Sovereign Bank and First Bank. Some of her larger stock holdings, valued each between $15,000 and $50,000 included Conoco Phillips and Growth Fund America Inc.