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Guest opinion: Bullock vetoes freedom of religious speech bill

The first and most important amendment to our Bill of Rights says, “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech.” Montana’s Constitution states, “The state shall make no law respecting an est…

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Bullock vetoes several Republican tax measures, bill allowing guns on campus

Bullock vetoes several Republican tax measures, bill allowing guns on campus

HELENA — Unlike former Gov. Brian Schweitzer, Gov. Steve Bullock didn’t have a ceremony in front of the Capitol to symbolically veto bills with specially made branding irons.

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Bullock’s `dark money’ disclosure proposal, church campaign bill collide – and both die

Bullock’s `dark money’ disclosure proposal, church campaign bill collide – and both die

HELENA — Gov. Steve Bullock’s last-ditch effort to pass disclosure requirements for political “dark money” in Montana failed this week, as Republican legislative leaders refused to allow a vote on a heavily amended bill enacting the new rules.

April 25, 2013 4:48 pm Photos

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Montana Senate OKs plan to restrict illegal labor

Montana Senate OKs plan to restrict illegal labor

HELENA — The state Senate moved forward with a plan Monday that would penalize companies that hire workers who live and work in the U.S. illegally.

April 22, 2013 4:58 pm Related Loading…

Gazette opinion: Covering Montanans: Medicaid must be reformed

The debate this week in Helena about offering Medicaid coverage to Montanans making less than $15,400 a year should be about reform and jobs.

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Gazette opinion: Good bill for safer streets, local control

Montana lawmakers have the opportunity to let local voters decide on improvements for pedestrian and bicyclist safety.

March 20, 2013 12:10 amLoading…

Horse Sense: Medical-marijuana bills face tough time at Legislature

HELENA — So far, the 2013 Legislature appears to be no more receptive to medical marijuana than the 2011 session was.

February 16, 2013 8:08 pm Related Loading…
House committee rejects, tables 4 medical-pot bills

House committee rejects, tables 4 medical-pot bills

HELENA — In short order, a House committee on Friday rejected and then tabled four bills intended to fix parts of the 2011 medical-marijuana law that a district judge has temporarily blocked.

February 15, 2013 6:45 pmLoading…

House endorses ban on 'immigration sanctuaries'

HELENA — The Montana House is endorsing a bill that backers say will make sure Montana cities never adopt policies contrary to federal immigration law.

January 21, 2013 4:07 pmLoading…
City enforcement of immigration laws before panel

City enforcement of immigration laws before panel

HELENA - Montana lawmakers on Monday looked at a proposal that would require cities to help enforce anti-immigration laws, which supporters argue is necessary to prevent what has happened in other states.

January 14, 2013 2:49 pm Related Loading…
Rep. David Howard, R-Park City

Rep. David Howard, R-Park City

Howard

January 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Guest opinion: Vote for discouraging illegal immigrants in Montana

On Nov. 6, Montana voters can demonstrate their concern about illegal immigration by voting for Legislative Referendum 121 to deny many state-taxpayer funded benefits and services to illegal aliens.

October 09, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

GOP primary voters favoring return of past leaders

HELENA — Former House Speaker Scott Sales of Bozeman cleared his Republican primary, paving the way for his return to the Legislature, but the GOP's legislative incumbents faced mixed results after Tuesday's vote.

June 06, 2012 6:00 pmLoading…
David Howard

David Howard

HOWARD

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David Howard (R)

David Howard (R)

Incumbent.

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Montana legislative races fill up

Montana legislative races fill up

And they're off.

March 12, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…
Mixed results for tea party-fueled revolution

Mixed results for tea party-fueled revolution

HELENA — The sound and fury of the tea party-fueled conservative revolution that swept into power of the Montana House was only able to advance core issues after running headlong into a headstrong governor who labeled the agenda "bat-crap crazy," an increasingly skeptical public and the toug…

April 30, 2011 5:00 pm Photos

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House OKs bills aimed at illegal immigrants

House OKs bills aimed at illegal immigrants

HELENA — The House on Wednesday passed a pair of bills targeting illegal immigrants who are seeking jobs with Montana employers and trying to obtain state government services.

February 23, 2011 7:30 pmLoading…

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