| ProPublica and Frontline are the folks who's documentary "Big Sky Big Money" aired nationally just before November's election on PBS. Now the ProPublica reporters have turned their attention to the Dark Money groups that supported Dems this last election cycle.
Check out just what ProPublica's in-depth investigation uncovered here http://www.propublica.org/arti...
Snips: "No one from Montana Hunters and Anglers returned calls for comment." Many liberal groups active in Montana, including Montana Hunters and Anglers, were connected through Hilltop Public Solutions, a Beltway consulting firm. Barrett Kaiser, a former aide to Montana's other Democratic senator, Max Baucus, is a partner at Hilltop and runs its office in Billings....Kaiser was on the board of the Montana Hunters and Anglers dark money group. Another Hilltop employee in Billings served as the treasurer for the Montana Hunters and Anglers super PAC. Hilltop partners in Washington also helped run two other dark money groups that spent money on the Montana race: the Citizens for Strength and Security Fund and the Partnership to Protect Medicare....No one from Hilltop returned calls...."
Additional information about "Montana Hunters and Anglers Action" is below.
SNIPS: "Land Tawney of Missoula, president of the newly formed group.....Tawney, a senior manager for the National Wildlife Federation , wouldn't reveal the cost of the buy, but sources told the Lee Newspapers State Bureau that it's between $200,000 and $250,000....In addition to Tawney, its officers include Democratic state Sen. Kendall Van Dyk of Billings; Barrett Kaiser, a Billings communications consultant and former aide to U.S. Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont.; and George Cooper, a senior vice president for a Washington, D.C., lobbying firm and former news producer for CNN."