- 1 Fruit sold at Costco, Sam's Club recalled after listeria found at packing company
- 2 Massive industrial fire shuts down state highway, causes flight cancelations
- 3 45 cows killed by single lightning strike near Darby
- 4 Hail-hit homeowners struggle with mortgage companies over insurance money
- 5 Daphne Nicole Sellers
House Bill 13
HELENA — Some state employees and officials asked a Senate committee on Tuesday to pass a pay increase bill for state workers, but not before restoring it to the original level agreed to by unions and then-Gov. Brian Schweitzer last summer.
HELENA — A state motor vehicle title and registration worker from Deer Lodge pleaded with legislators Wednesday to raise her pay.
HELENA — An unfair-labor-practice complaint filed against the 2011 Legislature for rejecting negotiated pay raises for state employees is without merit and should be dismissed, a legislative attorney said Wednesday.
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 -- A bill to raise the state employees' pay wasn't part of the budget deal Friday night, but House will take up the stalled measure again next week, possibly tying the salary increases to an improved economy, House Speaker Mike Milburn, R-Cascade, said Friday night.
HELENA — The House on Wednesday rejected a proposed pay raise for state employees, a move that Gov. Brian Schweitzer criticized as breaking a deal he struck with workers.
HELENA — The presiding officers of the Montana Senate and House said they were a little more pessimistic Tuesday about chances of the 2011 session adjourning by Friday.
HELENA — By a large margin, the House rejected an attempt Wednesday to blast a pay raise bill out of committee to be debated on the floor.
HELENA — The House Appropriations Committee on Tuesday rejected and then tabled the bill containing proposed pay raises for 11,600 state employees, on a mostly party-line vote with Republicans against the bill.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A joint Wyoming House-Senate conference committee reached a compromise on the Education Accountability Act.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Small schools can be exempted from Hathaway Scholarship Program requirements for good cause, the Wyoming Senate agreed Thursday.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A bill to inject more "rigor" into Hathaway scholarship requirements to give students a better chance of getting through college passed its first test on the floor of the Senate Wednesday.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming House on Tuesday passed a bill that modifies the Hathaway Scholarship Program's “success curriculum” after stripping it of four course options tacked on a day earlier.