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Voices of Montana is MT's original statewide, daily, radio talk show. The show is a platform for Montanans to share their opinions on issues that matter to MT.


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Voices of Montana is MT's original statewide, daily, radio talk show. The show is a platform for Montanans to share their opinions on issues that matter to MT.






Sustainable: The WAR on Free Enterprise, Private Property and Individuals – Tom DeWeese

Tom DeWeese is a leading property rights activist, author, and founder and president of the American Policy Center. His latest book, Sustainable: The WAR on Free Enterprise, Private Property and Individuals looks at ways the government is systematically usurping property […]


Regulation Over Bodies of Water – with Mark Stermitz and Nicole Rolf

A landmark Supreme Court decision has reigned-in an unconstitutional use of authority by the Environmental Protection Agency over regulation of bodies of water. The decision is heralded by major industries, agriculture, property rights groups, and many others. Mark Stermitz, of […]


EPA rule on Waterways in the United States with Attorney Charles Yates

A unanimous U.S. Supreme Court has overturned the Biden Administration’s EPA rule that gave the federal agency unprecedented, and unconstitutional authority over waterways in the United States. The Pacific Legal Foundation successfully argued the case before the Supreme Court, and […]


From Housing to Tax Rebates, Healthcare to Government Transparency with Senator Greg Hertz

He was one of the busiest, and most effective legislators at the 68th Montana legislative session. State Senator Greg Hertz of Polson carried around 60 bills, 33 of which were passed into law. From housing to tax rebates, healthcare to […]


Economic Development in Big Sky Country – Broadcasting LIVE from the MT Economic Developers Association Conference

As a place for doing business, Montana has much to offer. But lately, the state faces new challenges in economic development, such as labor shortages, high interest rates, and even higher inflation. How will Montana answer those challenges? Today we […]


New Policy to Allow for Conservation Groups to Lockup Public Land Leases for Non-use

The Biden administration is pushing a new policy to allow for conservation groups to lockup public land leases for non-use. The plan challenges the established law under the Taylor Grazing Act. Multiple-use land advocates, agriculture interests, and local government officials […]


Cookin’ Up a Fundraiser for Mental Health

It’s Grillin’ Time …. So, we’re going to have some fun with a little cookin’ — stir in a little history, add a good helping of an honest day’s work, and then top it off with a generous portion of […]


Denny DeLaittre , the father of the late Trooper Davide DeLaittre, who lost his life in the line of duty in Montana in 2010.

Denny discusses the impact of that loss on the family, but focuses on the remembrance of his son and all those who have sacrificed to serve. Click on to learn more about how you can support the Trooper David DeLaittre […]


AARP Montana’s Mike Batista joins us – 68th Montana Legislative session

There’s much to evaluate in looking back at the outcomes of the 68th Montana Legislative session. AARP Montana’s Mike Batista joins us to look at the work on the ground, and what’s still left on the table from the age-friendly […]


Catherine Matthews – Montana’s 2023 Teacher of the Year.

Educators have a special place in a person’s life. As children, young adults, and often as parents, we interact throughout our lifetime with teachers and educators. Those interactions shape the future. As part of Teacher Appreciation Week, it was an […]


MT Attorney General Austin Knudsen on the 68th Montana legislature

Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen, a former state legislator, went to work early, and his team stayed busy throughout the 68th Montana legislature convincing lawmakers the state needed to up it’s game on public safety. The result is several measures […]


World Trade and Investment Day – Missoula May 18.

We’ll explore Montana’s place in the world when it comes to national and international trade. Brigitta Miranda-Freer is Executive Director of the Montana World Trade Center at the University of Montana. The MWTC is hosting a large trade event – […]


Malta State Senator Mike Lang

We hear from Malta State Senator Mike Lang who carried SB 442 to redistribute marijuana tax dollars to better meet local needs. The bill had strong support in the Capitol except in the Governor’s office. We’ll also find out if […]


National Nurses Week with Jason Gleason

Jason Gleason will help us honor our frontline nurses as it’s National Nurses Week. Jason is a Montana Nurse Practitioner with 20 years of service in the military, founder of the Rocky Mountain Stroke Conference, and currently provides care at […]


68th MT Legislature Conclusion-Senate President Jason Ellsworth

From tax rebates to Huckleberries and everything in between – the 68th Montana legislature has concluded a very busy biennial session. Senate President Jason Ellsworth had a front row seat, and a gavel, and will join us to talk about […]


Montana Governor Greg Gianforte – 68th legislative session.

Montana Governor Greg Gianforte will be alongside to discuss the impact of the 68th legislative session.


Montana Eastern District Congressman Matt Rosendale

Stopping by the studio is Montana Eastern District Congressman Matt Rosendale.


4-H Member Spotlight – MAY

Willing, reliable, leads by example, service and leadership… all words synonymous with Montana 4-Her’s! Join us on this podcast where Tom is joined by Northern Ag Network’s Colter Brown to talk with youth nominated for this month’s Montana 4-H Member […]


Energy Needs and Resources with John Hines, NorthWestern Energy

John Hines, NorthWestern Energy VP of Supply, discusses the newly released and updated Integrated Resource Plan that lays out a vision for energy needs and resources over the next 20 years. It shows some concerns for energy affordability and reliability. […]


Impact of Montana School Choice Bills

Two school choice bills that would expand public education opportunities through Community Choice and Public Charter schools have been approved by the Montana legislature and likely to be signed Governor Gianforte in the near future. Henry Kriegel, Legislative Director for […]