Six candidates will compete for two seats on the Helena City Commission in the November municipal elections. Monday evening was the deadline for candidates to get their names on the ballot for the Nov. 5 election.
At their meeting Tuesday morning, Commissioners Jim McCormick and Susan Good Geise gave initial approval to asking voters Nov. 5 whether county elections should be partisan or nonpartisan.
HELENA-Governor Steve Bullock’s presidential campaign says he has qualified for the second Democratic candidate debate, in July.
The closest vote came on Senate Bill 71, sponsored by Republican Sen. Al Olszewski of Kalispell. The bill, strongly supported by State Auditor Matt Rosendale’s office, was aimed at reducing prescription drug costs by putting restrictions on pharmacy-benefit managers.
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK – Vice President Mike Pence continued his visit to the west on Thursday, spending the day in Yellowstone National Park. The focus of his visit was taking care of the park.
BILLINGS – Karen Pence, the wife of United States Vice President Mike Pence, visited a business run by a military spouse on Wednesday afternoon as she visited Billings with her husband.
GREAT FALLS – Malmstrom Air Force Base will not house unaccompanied migrant children, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
MISSOULA – Senator Jon Tester says if the newly re-introduced Blackfoot Clearwater Stewardship Act is going to become law, it will need firmer support from Montana’s other political leaders, and bi-partisan work in Washington, D.C.
Elsie Arntzen, a Republican from Billings, said one of her priorities will be ensuring students are ready for college or careers.
BILLINGS – Police Chief St. John held a press conference Tuesday morning to address expected delays and closures for Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to Billings.
BILLINGS – The head of the Rimrock Foundation says she hopes Vice President Mike Pence’s upcoming visit to Billings will shine a spotlight on the problem of drug abuse in the area.
MISSOULA – Calling for supporters, including Montana’s Congressional delegation, to be more “aggressive”, Sen. Jon Tester will re-introduce the Blackfoot Clearwater Stewardship Act.
HELENA — In a dispute over a vetoed bill that redefines “wild bison” in Montana, a state judge Wednesday said Secretary of State Corey Stapleton
BILLINGS – Vice President Mike Pence will be in Billings on Wednesday to talk about combating illegal drugs.
HELENA — Republican Congressman Greg Gianforte late Thursday made his 2020 run for Montana governor all but official, filing campaign fundraising paperwork with the state Political Practices Office.