HELENA — Two bills introduced this week would give the Montana Legislature more authority over the state's seven-member parole board.
HELENA — Proposals to tweak the state parole board and revise its authority over executive clemency arrive at the Legislature this week — and supporters hope they find bipartisan support.
HELENA — New House Speaker Austin Knudsen, R-Culbertson, said Monday he is in discussions with Democratic leaders on how to modify a controversial new House dress code that has drawn widespread criticism and national media attention.
Gentlemen, please loosen your bolo ties.
HELENA — Some Democratic legislators are critical and social media posters are having a field day ridiculing a strict new dress code for the floor of the 2015 Montana Legislature.
Looking east from Montana toward Washington, D.C., the view can be grim at times. Congress and the president are too often bogged down in rancorous bickering while solutions to our nation’s most pressing challenges take a back seat to politics. But when it comes to protecting public safety, …
Montana’s suicide epidemic is getting some attention in the state Capitol, with at least two bills aimed at better understanding the complex issue and helping suicidal children.
HELENA — An oil-and-gas development impact fund, freezing college tuition in Montana and tax cuts for small business are among the ideas Democratic legislative candidates will be promoting this election — and, at the 2013 Legislature, they said Wednesday.
HELENA -- "Stranger Danger" is not a new concept, but the warning often issued to children is also relevant to young adults and the elderly at risk of scams and financial crimes.