HELENA — The state’s attorney general and political practices commissioner have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a 2012 federal appeals court decision that struck down Montana’s ban on political party endorsement of candidates in the state’s nonpartisan juridical races.
HELENA — A federal court judge has set a hearing on a legislative candidate's request to temporarily block enforcement of a new state election law.
An East Helena man will remain in a federal prison for the next 40 years after an appeals court upheld his 2012 child pornography conviction.
Using helicopters to drive bison back into Yellowstone National Park may resume this spring after a federal court judge ruled against a conservation group that believes hazing harms grizzly bears.
HELENA — A Republican lawmaker is arguing it will take more money — not less — in politics to beat back the tidal wave of so-called dark money.
HELENA - A federal judge says he won't intervene in a state lawsuit between two gubernatorial candidates over a $500,000 donation.
HELENA — A state district judge on Wednesday temporarily ordered Republican governor candidate Rick Hill to stop spending a disputed $500,000 donation and cancel all pending ads bought with this money, while she reviews the contribution’s legality.
HELENA — Conservative groups and individuals seeking to dismantle Montana's campaign contribution limits are trying to force Democrat Steve Bullock to drop a lawsuit against Rick Hill, his Republican opponent in the race for governor.
HELENA — Back-and-forth court decisions striking and reinstating Montana laws that regulate campaign contributions have set this election cycle roiling, resulting in candidates showered by unexpected cash and a flurry of legal challenges ahead of Election Day. Conservative groups and busines…
HELENA — A North Carolina man who pleaded guilty to coercing two Montana girls into sending him nude photographs of themselves has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.
HELENA — The judge who struck down Montana's campaign contribution limits has upheld his own decision after state attorneys asked him to reconsider.
HELENA — As state lawyers Thursday asked federal courts to temporarily block a ruling that wiped out Montana’s dollar limits on campaign donations, at least one candidate was already telling donors they can contribute unlimited funds — for now.
HELENA – A federal judge on Wednesday struck down Montana’s dollar limits on campaign contributions to state candidates, dealing another blow to longstanding state laws that attempt to limit the role of money in politics.
HELENA — A convicted Montana medical marijuana provider with a history of serious illness died Thursday after his transfer to a federal prison that could give him proper medical care was delayed for months.
HELENA — The commissioner of political practices on Tuesday tossed out four complaints alleging misrepresentation of a candidate’s record after a judge’s decision that the underlying state laws unconstitutionally restrict free speech, the latest development in the ongoing battle over Montana…
HELENA — A federal judge Tuesday refused to block Montana’s law forbidding political parties from endorsing a nonpartisan judicial candidate, saying their involvement could transform judicial contests into partisan races.
HELENA — A federal judge Friday indicated he may strike down a long-standing Montana campaign law that bans political parties from spending money on or endorsing nonpartisan judicial candidates.
HELENA - A federal judge on Monday blocked Montana officials from driving wild bison back into Yellowstone National Park with a helicopter after wildlife advocates argued hazing from the air could harm grizzly bears in the area.
HELENA — Federal prosecutors say a North Carolina man has pleaded guilty to sexually exploiting two Helena girls by coercing them to send nude photographs of themselves.