MISSOULA — Sunday’s shooting of an unarmed teenager in a Missoula man’s garage has ignited a firestorm over Montana’s self-defense laws, specifically the state’s so-called “castle doctrine.”
MISSOULA — A bill approved by the Montana Legislature gives victims of domestic violence – both physical and emotional – the power to choose whether they want mediation in family law cases.
HELENA — Republicans on a pair of legislative committees voted Wednesday evening to kill proposals to expand Medicaid, which would provide health coverage for 70,000 uninsured, low-income Montanans starting next year.
Representative Ellie Hill, the sponsor of HB235, spoke to Montana sportsmen after the bill was voted down recieving only 45 or the 60 votes needed to pass.
Rep. Ellie Hill of Missoula asks a question Friday, Feb. 15, 2013 in Helena during legislative committee discussion on a proposal to expand the state's parental notification law for abortions.
BUTTE — A coalition of sporting groups from throughout the state is heading to Helena en masse Monday to rally for a bill that would allow access for corner crossings.
MISSOULA — Taxi companies won’t answer to the Montana Public Service Commission if a bill being drafted in Helena ends up on the books.
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…
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.
HELENA — Legislative officials agreed Friday to a Gazette State Bureau request to release the names of all legislators accepting health insurance benefits from the state, revealing that all but seven of the 150 lawmakers chose to receive the health benefits, worth up to $733 a month.
HELENA — A crowd of people, many from Missoula, showed up Monday to oppose a bill that would nullify the city's 2010 ordinance that protects residents from discrimination because of their sexual orientation, gender and gender expression.
HELENA — Law enforcement officials on Thursday supported a bill to overturn Missoula County's 2006 initiative that declared marijuana to be local law enforcement's lowest priority.
HELENA — Women seeking abortions would be required to first undergo an ultrasound under a bill approved by the House Judiciary Committee Friday on a party-line vote.
HELENA — The House Human Services Committee voted 10-5 Friday to repeal Montana's 2004 voter-passed bill legalizing the use of medical marijuana.