Gov. Brian Schweitzer
Gov. Brian Schweitzer has asked President Barack Obama to ignore pleas for an emergency declaration for more water to float barges on the drought-stricken Mississippi River.
As he surveyed two major wildfires from a plane on Wednesday afternoon, Gov. Brian Schweitzer made an ominous observation.
The documentary film “Code of the West,” which tells the story of the state’s medical marijuana political debate, will screen in four Montana communities this month, including Billings on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Alberta Bair Theater.
Friedrick Jozef Schweitzer, the 26-year-old nephew of Gov. Brian Schweitzer, was charged Wednesday with a felony drug crime.
Gov. Brian Schweitzer shows soil sample jars to landowners affected by an oil spill on the Yellowstone River during a meeting on July 8, 2011. Schweitzer encouraged all land owners to take samples of their soils and document the samples with photographs.
In a meeting with landowners Friday morning, Gov. Brian Schweitzer asked those with oil from the Yellowstone River spill on their land to get a soil sample and bring it to his new Billings office.
HELENA — Montana’s 2012 race for an open governor’s seat is the most competitive in the nation, according to the website Politico.
HELENA — Three public employee unions filed an unfair labor practice complaint Wednesday over the 2011 Legislature's refusal to pass the pay raises for state workers they had negotiated with Gov. Brian Schweitzer.
HELENA — The attorney for the Montana Cannabis Industry Association asked the attorney general's office Wednesday to stipulate that the state will not immediately enforce the ban on medical marijuana advertising in a bill expected to become law later this week.
HELENA — The new Montana Cannabis Industry Association said Monday that it raised $50,000 in five days to hire prominent attorney James Goetz of Bozeman to challenge the recently passed medical marijuana law if Gov. Brian Schweitzer lets it become law on Friday.
The United States must take one more step to make things right after the killing of Osama bin Laden, Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer said Monday.
Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer and speaker of the house Mike Milburn, R-Cascade, along with president of the senate Jim Peterson, R-Buffalo, not pictured, sit down briefly in the governor's reception room at the Capitol on Thursday to discuss the importance of coming together after their brea…
HELENA — Gov. Brian Schweitzer and top Republican legislative leaders exchanged pleasantries during a brief meeting Thursday, but they came to no immediate compromises to resolve major differences over the state's proposed budget.
HELENA — The Schweitzer administration says another $80 million will be needed to cover the costs of Medicaid for the next two years, after it re-evaluated caseload numbers for the state-federal program that pays medical bills for the poor.
HELENA — U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, already facing a re-election challenge in 2012, told the Montana Legislature on Friday that he's proud he voted for the 2009 federal stimulus bill, which he said "pulled our nation away from the ledge of a catastrophic depression."
HELENA — Gov. Brian Schweitzer says the 2008 ethics case against him should be dismissed for “inexcusable delay” — but the Montana Republican Party thinks otherwise, and says his request should be rejected.
HELENA — Gov. Brian Schweitzer is challenging Helena city leaders to develop a proposal to keep the Montana Historical Society museum in the Capital City.