HELENA – The Montana Television Network and Yellowstone Public Radio will co-sponsor live, televised debates this fall for the candidates running for Montana’s contested U.S. Senate and House seats.
Montanans Against Tax Hikes, the committee formed to oppose Initiative 185, says the summary of the initiative that voters will see on the ballot is misleading. The group filed a legal challenge, asking the Montana Supreme Court to order changes in the language.
HAMILTON – It’s not often that Ravalli County has the attention of the U.S. House of Representatives, but on Tuesday Hamilton played host to Congressman Greg Gianforte and his field briefing on wildfire management.
HELENA – Patients, health-care providers and others told a legislative panel Monday that state funding for many community-based services for the poor and disabled not only needs restoring, but perhaps some revisions and increases as well.
GREAT FALLS – U.S. Senate Republican candidate Matt Rosendale was all over north-central Montana on Saturday.
HELENA – As expected, outside political groups are spending big money on Montana’s U.S. Senate race to help their chosen candidate, surpassing $10 million this month for the year.
In the past two-and-a-half months, more than 1,200 digital ads on Facebook have mentioned Democratic U.S. Sen. Jon Tester – and it’s no secret who paid for these ads and who they targeted.
Three Republican U.S. senators from coal states are sponsoring a bill to try to clear a regulatory path for a proposed Columbia River dock in Washington state that would handle Montana and Wyoming coal.
GREAT FALLS – Although Wilmot Collins beat four-term incumbent Jim Smith to become Helena’s mayor last November, his story does not begin with the 2017 mayoral election.
They talked about the effects of cuts to things like mental health services, substance abuse assistance and targeted case management. Many said their ability to provide care has already been significantly damaged – and that it will be difficult to reverse that damage.
BILLINGS- Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to Billings last week cost the city $20,000 in overtime for security, Chief Rich St. John said Tuesday.
HELENA – Another group of health-care providers to the poor – and, several low-income consumers – sued the Bullock administration Tuesday over 2018 state budget cuts, asking a judge to void the cuts and order them restored.
BILLINGS – Billings Mayor Bill Cole, Roundup Mayor Sandra Jones and Colstrip Mayor John Williams were among a handful of Montana officials who visited the White House last week as part of Montana State Day in Washington D.C.
HELENA-In a July newsletter sent from the Montana Secretary of State’s office, Corey Stapleton says Russians tried to influence Montana’s election in 2016.
Montana voters will weigh in on proposals this November to increase the state’s tobacco taxes and create new water standards for hard-rock mines.