In 2018, the campaigns for and against I-185 made it the most expensive ballot measure race in Montana history. Who was pouring cash into the campaign to defeat the ballot?
Altria Client Services, the lobbying arm of the parent company Altria, made up 98 percent of all the contributions to Montanans Against Tax Hikes, the committee formed to defeat the ballot measure. That was the largest amount of money the company ever spent on any proposed ballot measure nationwide! Why?