After failing to reach a resolution, Red Lodge state senator Jason Priest — who is accused of throwing his 4-year-old daughter through a doorway and trying to push his wife down some stairs — is scheduled to go to trial.
HELENA — The trial of a state senator charged with assaulting his young daughter, estranged wife and her boyfriend has been delayed from August to January.
If a candidate for public office in Montana raised $900,000, he would have to report the funding sources, identifying donors by name.
A secretive nonprofit connected to a pair of conservative Montana state senators, which spent heavily during the state’s contested 2012 Supreme Court race, raised more than $900,000 in 2012, according to a tax filing obtained by the Center for Public Integrity.
The trial for State Sen. Jason Priest — who is charged with assaulting his daughter, estranged wife and her boyfriend — has been set for mid-August.
The State released Jon Trapp's call to Red Lodge police officer Matthew Grieshop regarding Jason Priest's behavior.
HELENA — State Sen. Jason Priest's estranged wife feared her husband's anger would turn to violence when she picked up their young daughter last month, prompting her boyfriend to call for police assistance, according to a recording of the call released in a public records request.
A state senator pleaded not guilty to felony assault on a minor. Jason Priest, R-Red Lodge, was charged in Carbon County District Court with throwing his 4-year-old daughter, causing the child to suffer a bump on the head when she hit the floor. Priest would face a maximum penalty of 5 years…
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State Senator Jason Priest appears in Carbon County District Court in Red Lodge with his attorney, Vern Woodward, for his initial appearance before Judge Blair Jones on assault charges on Thursday.
State Senator Jason Priest appears in Carbon County District Court in Red Lodge for his initial appearance on assault charges on Thursday.
Legislator Priest denies all charges in domestic incident; wife's court filing alleges history of abuse
RED LODGE — State Sen. Jason Priest pleaded not guilty Thursday to four criminal charges, including an allegation that he attacked his wife, who states in court records that her husband’s abuse has been going on since before he took office four years ago.
Prosecutors filed charges Wednesday accusing state Sen. Jason Priest of throwing his 4-year-old daughter, shoving his estranged wife and breaking her boyfriend’s rib and then struggling with an officer who intervened in the incident.
HELENA — State Sen. Jason Priest, R-Red Lodge, pleaded not guilty Monday to allegations that he pushed his wife and then fought a police officer who tried to arrest him.
Yellowstone County Detention Facility officials have confirmed that Jason Sheller Priest, a Republican state senator representing District 30 in Red Lodge, was housed at the jail on Sunday morning.
HELENA — In the campaign for Eastern Montana’s Senate District 20 this year, Republican Duane Ankney of Colstrip knows he’ll be facing an opponent — from within his own party.
HELENA – While the “Obamacare” online health insurance marketplace in Montana is still hardly functioning, supporters say public interest remains high.
HELENA — Republican legislators left the legislative session that ended this week even more divided than when they arrived, with warring factions promising a protracted fight for control of the direction of the Montana GOP.
HELENA — Montana’s 2013 Legislature came to its expected close Wednesday, but not before a conservative core of Senate Republicans staged a brief revolt that delayed the final gavel for three hours.
HELENA — In a tense Senate Republican caucus Monday, a conservative leader asked senators to publicly show whether they would be standing with him or against him on an motion to blast a Democrat’s Medicaid expansion bill onto the floor.