The start of the 2015 Montana Legislature is more than nine months and two elections away, but the list of potential legislation is already 76 bills long.
HELENA — A crowd gathered in the Capitol rotunda as Gov. Steve Bullock signed a bill that strikes an obsolete Montana law still on the books that makes gay sex a crime.
HELENA — The Montana House is set to give final approval to two Republican referendums that sparked uproar in the Senate two weeks ago when Democrats failed in an attempt to block the passage of the bills.
HELENA — A House panel heard a bill Tuesday that would require companies to divulge the personal information they glean from consumers and to which entities they sell the information.
HELENA — The House, on a mostly party line vote Monday, approved a major Republican bill to overhaul Montana campaign-finance laws by increasing the amount of allowable contributions made directly to candidates.
HELENA — The House on Wednesday backed a proposal to require parental permission before students can attend sex-education classes in schools, a measure supporters said is necessary to deal with an increasingly controversial curriculum.
HELENA — House Republicans pushed through a bill Thursday to end same-day voter registration and cut off registration at 5 p.m. on the Friday before Election Day.
HELENA — On a straight-party line vote Friday, Republicans on a House committee approved a bill to cut off voter registration on Election Day and to cut it off at 5 p.m. on the previous Friday.
HELENA — Nearly three dozen Montana delegates and Democratic state officials are attending this week’s Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., including state Superintendent of Public Instruction Denise Juneau, who’s addressing the convention on Wednesday. Juneau, running for re-e…
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HELENA — The state House has voted down a plan to make judiciary elections in Montana partisan.
HELENA — A House panel has killed a bill that would require “megaloads” of industrial equipment on Montana highways to obtain a new type of special-use permit.