HELENA — In the war between competing factions of the Montana Republican Party this primary election, two new political-action committees are spending to help their chosen candidates — but it’s not exactly big money.
HELENA — Montana Republican Party Chairman Will Deschamps thinks the GOP did pretty well in the 2012 elections, holding Montana’s sole congressional seat, winning attorney general for the first time in 20 years, maintaining control of the Legislature and sweeping three Public Service Commiss…
Looking east from Montana toward Washington, D.C., the view can be grim at times. Congress and the president are too often bogged down in rancorous bickering while solutions to our nation’s most pressing challenges take a back seat to politics. But when it comes to protecting public safety, …
Montana law just got tougher for some repeat DUI offenders.
HELENA — Gov. Steve Bullock has signed into law a measure that will allow judges to look back 10 years to add penalties for drivers who have multiple drunken-driving convictions.
Throughout the 63rd legislative session, members of both parties have touted their efforts to create jobs and strengthen Montana’s economy. Whether it is reducing tax burdens on small business or making new investments in education, there is good news coming out of the Legislature.
HELENA — House Democrats failed Saturday in their attempt to revive a Bullock administration proposal to require contractors on public-works projects to hire at least 75 percent of their workforce from Montana.
HELENA — The often-divisive stream access issue was back before the Legislature on Wednesday as the House passed a bill sought by private landowners to clarify the state ban on recreational access on ditches.
HELENA — The House on Friday killed a bill that would have switched most Montana elections to a vote-by-mail system, as 15 Republicans switched their votes to "no" after voting "yes" on a preliminary vote Thursday that endorsed the idea.
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