"If you vote yes on this bill and yes on these amendments, I hope the next time there's an invocation, when you bow your heads in prayer, you see the blood on your hands." -Rep. Zooey Zephyr (D-Missoula)
I knew I had to reach out to former Missoula City Council member Jesse Ramos. Here was the headline that caught my eye earlier this morning: "Missoula Mayor Needs Legislatures Help to Reduce Property Taxes."
"Pretty wild to see the homeless camps in Portland...err...Missoula, Montana." Turns out, the story I wrote in response to the Missoula homeless camp ended up being my top story for 2022 based on local page views here in Montana.
When I saw the photo below showing security inside of a homeless camp, I thought it was a photo from Portland, Oregon. Nope. That's not Portland, it's Missoula, Montana.
Check out the photo below of the armed, masked men dressed mostly in dark clothing...
A Montana pastor and real estate agent is now being targeted for his Christian beliefs and faces a $5,000 fine by the realtors association in Missoula, Montana. This, as Montana lawmakers sign onto a bill being referred to as "Brandon's Law" to protect realtors like Pastor Brandon Huber.
The bottom line: Quentin Rhoades says the latest count included two additional boxes of votes that were not provided to them when they conducted their audit. Here's some of the basic questions he is now asking. Specifically, he wants to see the chain of custody documents. Full audio.