Blair Miller

Blair Miller

Blair Miller is a reporter based in Helena who covers government, climate and courts. He's been a journalist for more than 12 years, previously based in Denver, Albuquerque and mid-Missouri.

Minnesota AG Ellison sues Montana company’s officers, alleging predatory lending

By: - November 2, 2023

Fort Belknap’s short-term lending operations might not be able to do business with anyone in Minnesota for much longer after Attorney General Keith Ellison sued their CEO and board chairman this week, alleging the companies have been violating state and federal law by handing out, and collecting on, loans with exorbitant interest rates. Those companies […]

Judge sides with youth in Montana climate change trial, finds two laws unconstitutional

By: - August 14, 2023

Montana’s failure to consider greenhouse gas emissions from energy and mining projects violates the state constitution because it does not protect Montanans’ right to a clean and healthful environment and the state’s natural resources from unreasonable depletion, a judge ruled Monday in a victory for 16 youth plaintiffs who sued the state. Lewis and Clark […]