HELENA – Governor Steve Bullock was joined by Lt. Governor Mike Cooney and Montana Department of Labor & Industry Commissioner Galen Hollenbaugh to present the 2018 Labor Day Report on Tuesday at Blackfoot River Brewing Company in Helena.
BILLINGS – Officials at MetraPark announced Tuesday parking restrictions for President Trump’s upcoming rally in Billings.
LIVINGSTON – At the second annual Last Best Outdoor Fest Friday at the Livingston Civic Center, the focus was on women and their role in Montana’s outdoor economy.
BILLINGS – Members of the National Border Patrol Council gathered Friday at the United Association Labor Hall in Billings with Sen. Jon Tester to announce their endorsement for his re-election.
BILLINGS – U.S. Sen. Jon Tester attended the memorial service Thursday in Arizona to the late Sen. John McCain.
HELENA – The Bullock administration Thursday outlined where it will restore nearly $46 million in state spending this year, thanks to tax revenue that rebounded from low points in 2017.
BOZEMAN – Former Montana U.S. Senator Max Baucus worked with Senator John McCain in Washington, D.C. for nearly three decades. In that time, they got to know each other quite well.
HELENA – President Trump will be in Billings next Thursday for a campaign rally – his second in Montana in as many months, to boost Republican candidates.
BUTTE – Lt. Governor Mike Cooney stopped in Butte to push the administration’s message of encouraging more young people to learn a trade.
BILLINGS – Montana’s U.S. senators, Jon Tester and Steve Daines, will be in Arizona Thursday for the funeral of their colleague Sen. John McCain of Arizona.
HELENA- MTN News has learned that President Trump is coming to Montana, again, next week – this time in Billings.
HELENA – Outside groups intent on defeating Democratic U.S. Sen. Jon Tester are flooding Montana’s TV airwaves with campaign ads, criticizing the two-term incumbent – and, as with most such ads, they don’t tell the whole story.
HELENA – Some of Montana’s top political figures – Democrats and Republicans alike – paid tribute this week to Sen. John McCain, including a governor’s proclamation Monday ordering flags to be flown at half-staff in McCain’s honor.
HELENA – A proposed 320-megawatt wind farm in south-central Montana – including battery storage for its power – is asking state regulators to settle a price dispute with Montana’s largest utility, so it can proceed with the project.
HELENA – This month, the state is holding its first auction of licenses for restaurants and other establishments to sell liquor, beer or wine – and launching a new licensing landscape that creates 54 new licenses in towns where businesses had struggled to acquire them.