Budget, retirement, friendship and getting hosed – all on Capitol Talk

Johnson, Mauk & DennisonSMALLOn this edition of “Capitol Talk”, our weekly legislative analysis program, News Director Sally Mauk talks with Lee newspaper reporters Chuck Johnson and Mike Dennison about the House’s unusual unanimous passage of the state budget, the fate of Medicaid expansion, the competing plans to bail out state pensions, and the rift between two long time political allies, over remarks about the conduct of some University of Montana football players…

Sally Mauk talks with UM President Royce Engstrom about the sexual assault investigations

UM President Royce Engstrom

The U.S. Department of Education has joined the Justice Department in investigating how the University of Montana has handled several sexual assault allegations over the last year and a half. In this interview, Engstrom talks with News Director Sally Mauk about that – and about some controversial e-mails UM administrators exchanged. Engstrom tells Mauk the Education Department investigation will look at many of the same issues that Justice is investigating…