HELENA- Republican U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte’s first campaign TV ad, which began airing last week, sharply criticizes Democratic challenger Kathleen Williams on immigration and foreign policy.
BILLINGS- In a short ceremony Friday at Montana Peterbilt in Billings, the executive director of the northwest region of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Chris Eyler, delivered the chamber’s official nomination of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Matt Rosendale.
HELENA – In Montana’s U.S. Senate race, health care will be a key issue – and the latest broadcast ad from Democratic incumbent Jon Tester takes some hard shots at Republican Matt Rosendale, accusing him of “making health care less affordable.”
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.