HELENA- Money raised by U.S. Senate candidates will be easier to track, thanks to passage of a bill in which both Montana senators played a role.
HELENA – Land surveyor and Libertarian U.S. Senate candidate Rick Breckenridge says the media pretty much ignore his candidacy – so he does his campaigning one-in-one, meeting voters in grocery stores, on the street, or wherever he can.
HELENA – Supporters of Initiative 185, which raises state tobacco taxes and extends Medicaid expansion in Montana, rolled out a campaign ad Wednesday featuring a prominent backer: Gov. Steve Bullock.
HELENA – A package of bills to fight opioid and methamphetamine abuse in Montana and across the nation has passed the U.S. Senate, in what observers are calling a rare instance of bipartisan cooperation in Congress.
HELENA – A poll by CBS News gives U.S. Sen. Jon Tester a two-point lead over his Republican challenger, Matt Rosendale, in the state’s marquee race this fall, 47 percent to 45 percent.
HELENA — A fundraising letter has spiced up the low-profile race for Montana Supreme Court clerk, as Democrats say the letter suggests Republican Bowen Greenwood would improperly inject partisan politics into the document-filing office.
HELENA – Republican U.S. Senate candidate Matt Rosendale appears to have illegally coordinated his campaign with National Rifle Association, Democratic groups alleged this week, citing a recorded statement by the candidate.
HELENA – Tobacco industry-financed TV ads attacking Initiative 185 say it doesn’t entirely fund Montana’s Medicaid expansion, potentially blows a hole in the state budget, and finances other new and existing programs.
HELENA – Congressional candidate Kathleen Williams held the first of three public forums on Social Security, Medicare and health care in Bozeman on Wednesday.
HELENA – Two tobacco firms have put another $7.7 million into their campaign to defeat Initiative 185, which would increase state tobacco taxes and make permanent Montana’s expanded Medicaid program.
HELENA – A new TV ad from U.S. Sen. Jon Tester makes strong charges against Republican challenger Matt Rosendale, accusing him of “money laundering” and “stuffing his own pocket” with campaign cash.
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.
HELENA – The first phase of a long-proposed silver and copper mine in the northwest corner of Montana has been approved by the U.S. Forest Service – but developers say they need to settle a legal issue with the state before proceeding.
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.
HELENA- MTN News has learned that President Trump is coming to Montana, again, next week – this time in Billings.