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Gazette opinion: Unprecedented spending on Supreme Court seat

Gazette opinion: Unprecedented spending on Supreme Court seat

Two weeks before Election Day, at least $730,000 had been spent to influence the Montana Supreme Court race between incumbent Justice Mike Whe…

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Curtis will serve Montana well in D.C.

Amanda Curtis is the person that the people of Montana should send to the U. S. Senate. She will represent us fairly, equally, excellently and…

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Wheat's experience far exceeds VanDyke's

The Supreme Court race between Justice Mike Wheat and Lawrence VanDyke concerns me. At first my concerned opposition to VanDyke was his lack o…

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Republicans go low with comparisons to Detroit

I am very disappointed and ashamed that the organization "Republicans For Montana" produced a despicable radio ad which first laid all the bla…

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Take responsibility to register to vote

Who is being denied the opportunity to vote? I am baffled by those who say veterans, senior citizens and farmers/ranchers are being denied the…

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Wyoming GOP lawmakers support Ceballos

We support Mike Ceballos, who is running for Wyoming superintendent of public instruction. We are both lifelong Republicans who have served as…

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Daines deserves praise for Sidney debate time

I am writing in regard to the article on the recent debate in Sidney titled "Daines goes after Curtis' oil infrastructure votes; bashes federa…

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Daines has nothing to offer Montana

Last year, as everybody ought to know, Congress Steve Daines abused his public trust and voted to shut down the government of the United State…

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Ceballos represents a break from the past

As a school board trustee, I have found the conflicts between the governor, the current superintendent of public instruction and the Legislatu…

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Daines understands agricultural water issues

We are voting for Steve Daines for senator on Nov. 4. As a fifth-generation Montanan, Daines understands the importance of our state's number …

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Daines voted against benefits for Montanans

It's hard to conceive of anyone who would not want better health care, better wages and better educational opportunity for their fellow citize…

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Daines worked for every penny of his wealth

This is in response to Bonnie Eldredge, Mary Fitzgerald and everyone else I see who keeps throwing up the fact that Steve Daines is a milliona…

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Those who are profiting should pay for development

Steve Daines’ approach to the infrastructure problem in Eastern Montana contrasts vividly with the Amanda Curtis’ approach. Both are concerned…

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Ceballos will bring change to education department

The office of Superintendent of Public Instruction needs new leadership to recover from the mess of the last four years. Mike Ceballos is the …

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Gazette opinion: Nonpartisan research veers into election influence

Gazette opinion: Nonpartisan research veers into election influence

Montanans received a rude introduction to questionable political science research methods last week.

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Guest opinion: Barack Obama plays bewildered bystander

Guest opinion: Barack Obama plays bewildered bystander

WASHINGTON — The president is upset. Very upset. Frustrated and angry. Seething about the government's handling of Ebola, said the front-page …

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Guest opinion: GOP needs to support funding for better public health

Health issues were big news in The Billings Gazette recently, even before the Ebola and enterovirus D68 outbreaks. In October a front page hea…

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Democrats campaign by listening to voters

There are many distinctions between the values of Democrats and Republicans — on public lands, women's rights, affordable health care and publ…

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Vote for Elliot for state Senate seat

I'm writing to express my support for Susan "Ellie" Elliot for state Senate representing Carbon, Stillwater and Sweetgrass counties. Elliot is…

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LR-126 will streamline the voting process

In my opinion, Election Day should be just that: Election Day, not Registration Day. LR-126 will not deny people their right to vote; it will …

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