Montana Public Media

Your resource for Montana political news

Montana Public Media is a collaboration between MontanaPBS, Montana Public Radio,
Yellowstone Public Radio, and The University of Montana School of Journalism

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“Gun Control: Knee-Jerk or Necessary?”

As part of the “Guns in the Big Sky” series, MTPR aired a live discussion of whether new gun control legislation is necessary, or simply a knee jerk reaction to tragedy.


President Obama’s former campaign manager says fight over gun control not over

Jim Messina talks about his group’s priorities: climate change, gun control and immigration reform.


Congressman Daines on guns, conservation and his political future

Rep. Steve Daines sat down with MTPR News Director Sally Mauk to talk about guns, conservation and his political future.


Capitol Talk April 26, 2013

Republican infighting, Democratic wins and the new Senate race, in the final edition of “Capitol Talk” from Montana Public Radio.


Capitol Talk April 19, 2013

Who’s winning and who’s losing? The status of the big-ticket items a week before adjournment, on this week’s ‘Capitol Talk’.


Capitol Talk April 12, 2013

Desk pounding, gay rights, Missoula College and Medicaid expansion on this week’s “Capitol Talk” from Montana Public Radio.


Capitol Talk April 05, 2013

Senate rejects Williams’ Regents appointment, Republican infighting over Medicaid expansion, and why your next ballot may take awhile to read.


Legislative priorities, gay marriage and guns – a conversation with Governor Steve Bullock

In this feature interview, the governor talks about his legislative priorities – from Medicaid expansion to pay raises for state workers.


Capitol Talk March 22, 2013

The unanimous budget vote, the fate of Medicaid expansion, competing pension plans and fallout over ‘thugs’, on this week’s Capitol Talk from MTPR.


Capitol Talk March 15, 2013

State workers’ pay raises, pensions, Title X funding and Medicaid expansion, this week on ‘Capitol Talk’ from Montana Public Radio