Items by Jeff Milchen

A big win for democracy in Big Sky country – for now
A big win for democracy in Big Sky country – for now
The Montana Supreme Court argues that corporations are not "persons" as it reaffirms the state’s almost-century-old Corrupt Practices Act.
Who will call the shots in Sandy, Utah?
The writer thinks corporations in places like Sandy, Utah, can exert too much influence over ballot questions
Sneak fees stalk our public lands
The writer decries the sneaky rider that extended Fee Demo for a decade
A Colorado corporation throws its weight around in Montana
The writer attacks a mining company for bankrolling a ballot initiative in Montana that would allow cyanide heap-leach mining to resume
Western patriots are rebelling against the Patriot Act
Bozeman, Mont., is one of over 175 communities in the U.S. that have passed resolutions opposing the Patriot Act
Western patriots are rebelling against the Patriot Act
Jeff Milchen says Western patriots are banding together to protest some provisions of the Patriot Act