Minimum Wage http://mtpr.org en Democratic House candidates Lewis and Driscoll on fossil fuels, gun control and more http://mtpr.org/post/democratic-house-candidates-lewis-and-driscoll-fossil-fuels-gun-control-and-more <p>Montana Democrats next month will choose one of two candidates who hope to become Montana's next representative in the U.S. House. Republican Congressman Steve Daines is leaving the House to run for the U.S. Senate seat vacated by former Senator Max Baucus and now held by John Walsh.<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; John Lewis and John Driscoll are competing for their party's nomination to advance to November's general election.<br />&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Edward O'Brien has more on the Democratic House race featuring two men with backgrounds that each says would serve Montanans well:</p> Wed, 21 May 2014 15:31:45 +0000 Edward O'Brien 19373 at http://mtpr.org Democratic House candidates Lewis and Driscoll on fossil fuels, gun control and more Can Montana afford to provide “living wages” to low wage workers? http://mtpr.org/post/can-montana-afford-provide-living-wages-low-wage-workers <p>Authors of a new study say it clearly illustrates what so many Montanans already know; that there are precious few well-paying jobs in the state. Tue, 03 Dec 2013 21:07:31 +0000 Edward O'Brien 11924 at http://mtpr.org Can Montana afford to provide “living wages” to low wage workers?