MISSOULA – Kathleen Williams is the Democratic candidate for Montana’s lone U.S. House seat, but on Wednesday she appeared at the University of Montana not as a congressional candidate, but a concerned citizen.
MISSOULA – It’s not just the memories of Monday night’s Missoula concert sparking discussion of Pearl Jam.
HELENA – The Montana Supreme Court Wednesday unanimously rejected a request to change the ballot wording on an initiative that would increase state tobacco taxes and extend Montana’s expanded Medicaid coverage for poor people.
GLASGOW – Valley County Undersheriff Luke Strommen withdrew his name from the sheriff’s race on Monday, according to the Valley County Clerk and Recorder.
HELENA – On August 14 the Lewis and Clark County Commission unanimously agreed to join a class action lawsuit to recover additional sums under the Payments in Lieu of Taxes Act (PILT Act).
HELENA – The state Board of Investments, which manages $18 billion in state assets, has offered its top administrative job to Gov. Steve Bullock’s budget director, Dan Villa.
HELENA – In an attempt to get its candidates back on the Montana ballot this fall, the Montana Green Party has sued the state in federal court, seeking to void part of Montana’s requirements for political parties to qualify for the ballot.
GREAT FALLS – President Donald Trump signed the National Defense Authorization Act on Monday afternoon and Senator Steve Daines stopped in Great Falls to talk with officials about how the Act will affect the military.
HELENA – U.S. Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., said Monday he’s signing onto a Democrat’s bill to permanently authorize and fully fund the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund.
The award-winning documentary opened this week at several theaters in the state. It focuses on Montana reporters and political leaders as they investigate the sources of “dark money” campaign spending.
MISSOULA – Washington Grizzly Stadium will be filled with Pearl Jam fans on Monday evening.
The state auditor, Montana’s insurance commissioner, must review the rates insurance companies propose. However, Rosendale’s office emphasized in a statement they can’t reject those rates unless they are found to be unfairly discriminatory.
MISSOULA – GOP U.S. Senate candidate Matt Rosendale kicked off his campaign tour through Western Montana Thursday, starting off at Anchor Electric to showcase how he says tax cuts have been helping small businesses in the area.
HELENA – “Dark Money,” the award-winning documentary film focusing on Montana’s battle over disclosure of campaign funds, hits local theaters this weekend.
HELENA – A Democrat hasn’t won Montana’s lone U.S. House seat for 24 years, but political prognosticators are saying in this unusual year, Democratic challenger Kathleen Williams could make things interesting.