Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Negotiated By Tester Passes Through U.S. Senate

Today, the U.S. Senate passed the bipartisan infrastructure bill fostered by five Republican and five Democratic Senators, including Montana’s Jon Tester, and it will now go the U.S. House of Representatives for a vote. The bill would invest billions of dollars into Montana infrastructure by replacing and repairing bridges and highways, expanding broadband access to…

House Redistricting Raises Concerns About Future Political Outcomes

2020 Census data will be released Thursday which the District and Apportionment Commission will use to determine both congressional and state legislative districts. One contentious idea for drawing districts is their competitiveness which Democrats have pushed for while Republicans say the process shouldn’t create specific political outcomes. University of Montana political professor Rob Saldin says…

Former Governor Endorses Ballard

Former Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer today announced his endorsement of Jack Ballard as Montana’s House Representative for its only current district. Ballard is the first and only candidate thus far to challenge current Representative Matt Rosendale. In a statement, Schweitzer said Jack has found solutions for problems with people who had differing opinions while serving…