• 2808 bison killed under the Schweitzer Administration In an address to the Montana Stockgrowers Association, Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer boasted that “No governor in Montana history has sent more bison to slaughter than this governor.” During Schweitzer’s administration he has the dubious distinction of presiding over the deaths of 2808 wild bison, 1,616 of which…

  • Scientific survey shows thumbs up for Schweitzer, Tester, Rehberg; big drop for Baucus- Story in the Missoulian. Baucus’ approval rating among Montanans drops by 20 percent. By Matt Gouras. Associated Press In any survey, it is good to look at the actual questions. Here are the full survey results.

  • Schweitzer, however, doesn’t promise any explicit help- The “vultures” are the corporate lobbyists, according to the governor, but he says that his involvement could “complicate things.” AP story on conservation group priorities, the governor, Republicans and corporate lobbyists.

  • Since we’ve been talking about Schweitzer and his setbacks in the legislature- Schweitzer: Don’t Read Too Much Into GOP Legislative Victories.  By Robert Struckman. New West. Democrats swept the elective state offices, but the Republicans have now claimed both chambers of the Montana legislature. Democrats won governor, secretary of state, attorney general, state auditor and…

  • Deal could limit killing of park bison. Purchase of grazing rights from CUT ranch would create corridor for migrating animals. By Matthew Brown. Associated Press. Finally! This is a good thing. The questions is, is it a little bit good or really good?

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