Sen. Steve Fitzpatrick’s efforts to reform the laws governing county central committees is another battlefront in the longstanding struggle for the heart and soul of the Montana Republican Party.
In a Montana Lowdown podcast extra, Chuck Johnson reflects on the life and legacy of legendary Hi-Line lawmaker Francis Bardanouve.
Retired Lee Newspapers capitol bureau chief Chuck Johnson discusses the current state of journalism, the “gross abuse” of the legislative process over the past few legislative sessions, and the untold news stories he hopes to read about in the coming months.
Republican Rep. Eric Moore is leading a GOP effort to come up with a long-term solution to the state’s infrastructure funding problem. Can a new Republican plan to reshape the way the state funds infrastructure survive Gov. Steve Bullock’s veto pen?