The following candidates vying to represent Billings and Eastern Montana in the 2015 Legislature filed for office by this week.
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.
Billings-area residents living at or near the poverty level desperately need the improved medical access offered by Medicaid expansion, RiverStone Health officials told Montana’s governor Thursday.
Montana lawmakers have the opportunity to let local voters decide on improvements for pedestrian and bicyclist safety.
Democrats gained seven seats in the state House of Representatives on Tuesday, including two regional pickups.
Arson is the suspected cause of a fire at a vacant house in north Billings on Thursday morning.