Montana’s top political cop sued over ethics complaint

Who’s watching the watcher? That’s the question a Helena attorney hopes to pose with a legal brief filed Wednesday against Montana’s chief political regulator, one that accuses Commissioner of Political Practices Jonathan Motl of unlawfully dismissing, and failing to publicly disclose, a formal ethics complaint filed against him in December. Motl — who serves as Read More…

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Former HD 3 Rep. Jerry O’Neil endorses Taylor Rose

COLUMBIA FALLS, Montana—Yesterday, former House District 3 Republican legislator Jerry O’Neil endorsed Taylor Rose, the young Republican running for the Montana House of Representatives in the same district. “Taylor is a very intelligent and perceptive young man” O’Neil said in a meeting yesterday between himself and Rose. O’Neil added that “Taylor has very original ideas Read More…

Bullock Gives $1.2 Million lease to Company of Budget Director’s wife

From the Helena Independent Record “…Montana officials signed a 19-year lease at the 38,000-square-foot former federal juvenile placement facility in Galen — terms that squeaked just under square footage and lease term requirements that would have triggered mandatory legislative review of the deal. There was no competitive bidding process to award the Galen lease. In Read More…


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