Court Halts “Racist” Farm Program


Mountain States Legal Foundation General Counsel William E. Trachman  cheered a federal judge’s order halting the Department of Agriculture from proceeding with a post-pandemic farm loan relief program that expressly excludes white farmers and ranchers. MSLF and the Southeastern Legal Foundation challenged the constitutionality of race-based loan relief on equal protection grounds, on behalf of Tennessee farmer Rob Holman and Wyoming rancher Leisl Carpenter. One of those suits, Holman v. Vil...

Mountain States Legal Foundation General Counsel William E. Trachman  cheered a federal judge’s order halting the Department of Agriculture from p...
By Nicole Rolf and Rachel Cone, Montana Farm Bureau Federation As we review the official first half of the Montana Legislative session, it’s sa...
By Nicole Rolf and Rachel Cone, Montana Farm Bureau Federation New bills are arriving rapidly in the 2021 Montana State Legislative Session, an...
By Daniel Brooks, Billings Chamber of Commerce Today is legislative day 37 of a 90-day session, placing us within act two of this three-act sho...
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The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), a business advocacy organization,endorsed Matt Rosendale for election to the US House of R...
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The Montana Contractors’ Association (MCA) Board of Directors has announced its support for Greg Gianforte as Governor. MCA President Bob Warren s...