BOZEMAN – Republican voters largely came down against the top two ballot measures on Montana’s 2018 ballot, leading to their defeat, an MTN News-Montana State University post-election poll shows.
This is the first of a three-part series on MTN-MSU’s post-election poll BOZEMAN – Democratic U.S. Sen. Jon Tester defeated Republican challenger Matt Rosendale last
HELENA – State lawmakers unveiled a pair of bills Tuesday to remove any time limits on taking legal action against child molesters, saying it’s time for Montana to bring abusers of children to justice.
HELENA – One of the most significant portions of Governor Steve Bullock’s proposed budget had its first hearing Tuesday at the Legislature – the Montana State University System.
HELENA – The U.S. Supreme Court Monday declined to hear a challenge to Montana’s campaign-contribution limits, letting the 24-year-old law stand.
HELENA – Legislative Democrats said Thursday they’re introducing their own bill to reauthorize expanded Medicaid in Montana, but offered few details on how it may update the program that provides health coverage to 95,000 low-income Montanans.
HELENA – As Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock made a new pitch Tuesday for extending Montana’s $550 million-a-year Medicaid expansion program, a leading Republican told MTN News that he’s hoping to introduce a Medicaid bill in the coming weeks.
HELENA – On the opening day of Montana’s 2019 Legislature, House Republicans Monday agreed to key rule changes they said would lead to a more “open and transparent process” on controversial bills before the body.
BOZEMAN – An internal dispute over the future of a Montana State University science department has gone public, with faculty saying an administration plan will undercut the department’s research mission.
MISSOULA – A Missoula man exonerated on a 2002 rape conviction sued Missoula County and a dozen current or former law-enforcement officials for damages Thursday, accusing them of botching the initial investigation and wrongly prosecuting him.
HELENA – Montana Secretary of State Corey Stapleton announced Wednesday he is running for governor in 2020.
This is the third of a three-part series previewing the 2019 Montana Legislature, which convenes Jan. 7. HELENA – Problems with drugs in Montana, both
HELENA – Gov. Steve Bullock, preparing for his final Legislature, is pitching a familiar set of proposals in his two-year blueprint for state spending: state-funded preschool, money to finance a college-tuition freeze and other student aid, and an ambitious infrastructure plan.
HELENA – When it comes to Montana’s 2019 Legislature, there can be little doubt which issue tops the agenda, in sheer size, impact, and political passion: Medicaid expansion.
BOULDER – Sixteen months ago, Gov. Steve Bullock visited and praised the Riverside Recovery and Re-Entry Program here for women inmates, calling it an example of a successful correctional program helping offenders prepare for release.