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State delays decision on controversial elk plan

State delays decision on controversial elk plan

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has delayed until November its commission’s consideration of a controversial 2015 elk-brucellosis management plan aimed at disease outbreaks in the Paradise Valley.

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Schweitzer asks Obama not to release Fort Peck water

Schweitzer asks Obama not to release Fort Peck water

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.

November 30, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Letter to President Obama

Letter to President Obama

November 29, 2012 4:40 pmLoading…
Schweitzer gets briefing, surveys fires from the air

Schweitzer gets briefing, surveys fires from the air

As he surveyed two major wildfires from a plane on Wednesday afternoon, Gov. Brian Schweitzer made an ominous observation.

June 27, 2012 4:50 pm Photos

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Documentary about Montana marijuana debate to play at ABT

Documentary about Montana marijuana debate to play at ABT

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.

May 18, 2012 12:15 am Video Photos

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Former medical marijuana caregiver charged with felony drug crime

Former medical marijuana caregiver charged with felony drug crime

Friedrick Jozef Schweitzer, the 26-year-old nephew of Gov. Brian Schweitzer, was charged Wednesday with a felony drug crime.

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Gov. Brian Schweitzer after Yellowstone oil spill

Gov. Brian Schweitzer after Yellowstone oil spill

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.

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Schweitzer encourages landowners affected by oil spill to gather samples

Schweitzer encourages landowners affected by oil spill to gather samples

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.

July 08, 2011 12:15 pm Photos

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Politico: Montana's 2012 governor race is the most competitive

HELENA — Montana’s 2012 race for an open governor’s seat is the most competitive in the nation, according to the website Politico.

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Unions file complaint over pay raise defeat

Unions file complaint over pay raise defeat

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.

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Lawyer asks state to not enforce medical marijuana advertising ban yet

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.

May 11, 2011 6:06 pmLoading…

Medical pot group raises $50k to hire top attorney

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.

May 09, 2011 5:24 pmLoading…

Governors Schweitzer, Martz reflect

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.

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Gov. Schweitzer and Mike Milburn meet

Gov. Schweitzer and Mike Milburn meet

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…

April 14, 2011 6:25 pmLoading…
Schweitzer, GOP leaders meet, but issues remain

Schweitzer, GOP leaders meet, but issues remain

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.

April 14, 2011 6:22 pm Photos

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State says another $80M in Medicaid funding needed for 2012-13

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.

February 15, 2011 5:57 pmLoading…
Tester defends stimulus bill vote; urges Legislature to fund education, infrastructure

Tester defends stimulus bill vote; urges Legislature to fund education, infrastructure

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."

February 11, 2011 4:08 pm Photos

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GOP says Schweitzer's request to dismiss ethics case should be rejected

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.

January 05, 2011 4:35 pmLoading…

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