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CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The state House Agriculture Committee has endorsed a resolution calling on Congress to address the over population of wild horses in Wyoming and other western states.
WASHINGTON — The Republican-controlled Senate on Thursday approved a bipartisan bill to construct the Keystone XL oil pipeline, defying a presidential veto threat and setting up the first of many battles with the White House over energy and the environment.
Oil pipeline accidents have become increasingly frequent in the U.S. as Congress presses the Obama administration to approve the Keystone XL pipeline — a project that would pass near the spot where 30,000 gallons of crude spilled into Montana's Yellowstone River earlier this month.
GREAT FALLS — Legislation has been proposed to levy stiffer state fines on Montana landowners who illegally gate roads and require that they show proof of ownership before blocking access.
HELENA — Certain welfare applicants would be required to take drug tests under proposed legislation in Montana.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi will co-chair a working group focusing on reforms to individual income taxes.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Legislature this week will start what promise to be contentious hearings about whether to expand the federal Medicaid program in the state.
HELENA — Montana Supreme Court Chief Justice Mike McGrath told lawmakers Thursday the state's court system will start seeing a backlog of cases if its budget is further reduced during the legislative session.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming Republican U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi has been formally elected chairman of the Senate Budget Committee.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — People worried about booming oil development in the Cheyenne area will get a chance to air their concerns with state regulators and oil industry officials.
CHICAGO — If you haven’t cut the cord on your landline phone service, pretty soon you may not have a choice.
BISMARCK, N.D. — The abrupt decline in oil prices stands to be bad news in North Dakota, a state that has reaped billions in tax revenue as new drilling techniques made it the second-leading producer in the U.S. behind Texas. But a lot of factors will determine how great that impact is.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The federal agency in charge of environmental protection at surface mines including Wyoming's huge open-pit coal mines has agreed to work toward regulating the toxic chemicals that sometimes get ejected into the air during blasting.
FILE - In this March 22, 2103 file photo, the exterior of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building is seen in Washington. House Republicans are moving to pass a one-year extension of temporary tax breaks affecting millions of businesses and individuals. Most of the more than 50 tax breaks…
BOZEMAN — The Montana Department of Revenue says same-sex married couples in the state now will have to begin filing joint income tax reports.
WASHINGTON — Consumers across most of America will see their health insurance premiums go up next year for popular plans under President Barack Obama’s health care law.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A legislative committee has endorsed the idea of the state taking over sole regulation of uranium mining in Wyoming, the largest producer of uranium in the country.
LARAMIE, Wyo. — A University of Wyoming poll finds that Wyoming residents continue to strongly disapprove of the President Barack Obama's federal health care law.
Gov. Steve Bullock on Tuesday sought to enlist the business community to help him promote to skeptical lawmakers a $300 million plan to upgrade state buildings, sewers, roads and other infrastructure across Montana.
At last, America’s military veterans seem to have a Secretary of Veterans Affairs who gets it.