HELENA — The Washington Examiner’s Tim Carney delivers a scathing indictment of Montana U.S. Sen. Max Baucus’ affinity for corporate welfare and he scoffs, shrugs it off and delivers his pre-prepared talking points.
Such is the strategy for an entrenched Beltway insider.Read More →
With the country teetering on the edge of a full-blown meltdown warmly known as the “fiscal cliff,” the White House busily negotiated with Congress to strike a deal, but not without stuffing billions in corporate welfare into the final product.Read More →
Some 22,000 Montanans were likely delighted New Year’s Day, realizing they’d just received an overnight raise in the form of a cost-of-living hike in the minimum wage.
Unfortunately for the state’s lowest-paid workers, the raises won’t mean all the much: the payroll-tax expiration okayed by Congress will eat up all the new money.Read More →
HELENA – With the nation’s microscopic attention span fixed on Kim Kardashian’s womb and the fight over the fiscal cliff, few Americans noticed billions of dollars in New Year’s Day tax hikes to pay for the president’s health care reform.Read More →
By Dustin Hurst | Watchdog.org
HELENA – Republicans in Montana’s Legislature will likely use their majorities in each chamber to pass right-to-work laws next year, but they’ll send them straight to voters — not the Democratic governor.
The revelation comes about a week after Republicans in Michigan, the most unionized state in the union, rushed right-to-work laws [...]