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2018 elections


The latest fundraising reports show that opponents of the ballot initiative proposing increasing Montana’s tobacco tax boosted contributions by $7.7 million in August. That’s nearly eight times what the campaign supporting the ballot issue raised in the same period.

Some Montana farmers are hoping to hear some good news on trade as President Donald Trump brings his campaign to Billings tonight.

Democratic U.S. House candidate Kathleen Williams will host roundtable discussions this month on social security, Medicare, and health care.  

The events are similar to the roundtable Williams held last month on wilderness study areas, and will allow for public comments and questions.

Sen. Jon Tester
U.S. Senate

Senator Jon Tester today had three Montana men who say they’ve long supported the Republican Party on a conference call with journalists, to say that this year, they’re supporting the Democratic senator in his re-election campaign.

“He’s looking out for the little person, and the Republican Party’s stopped doing that,” Mick Ringsak said.

Kathleen Williams speaks at the Labor Day Rally in front of workers picketing Imerys America Talc Mill in Three Forks.
Williams For Montana

State politicians and others from around Montana joined union workers locked out of a talc-milling plant in Three Forks for a Labor Day rally Monday.

The workers are going on their fifth week of picketing outside of the Imerys America Talc Mill after failed contract negotiations.

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