HELENA — Since the launch of the federal government’s online health insurance “marketplace” in Montana last October, a net 30,000 Montanans have gained new health coverage, the state auditor’s office said Tuesday.
HELENA — State Auditor Monica Lindeen announced Thursday that her office levied a $250,000 fine on the “old” pre-merger Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana for market-conduct violations from 2006-2010.
HELENA — Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana and its prospective buyer agreed Friday to create at least 100 new jobs in Montana and keep health insurance costs relatively low, in exchange for a state recommendation to approve their merger.
HELENA — State insurance officials said this week that they’re not yet convinced the proposed merger of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana with an Illinois health insurance giant is good for Montana consumers — and are asking the companies for commitments that might lead them to change their mind.
HELENA – A bill giving the state insurance commissioner power to review increases in health insurance premiums — a proposal related to federal health care reform – easily won support of a House committee Wednesday.
Monica Lindeen and Jesse Laslovich announce the settlement of a class action lawsuit against Farmers Group Inc. that resulted in $1.2 million being donated to the Montana Justice Foundation.
By refusing to accept a class-action insurance settlement against Farmers Group Inc., Montana will receive $1.2 million in the next month to spend on legal charity.
Montana Comissioner of Securities and Insurance Monica Lindeen, right, and chief legal counsel Jesse Laslovich announce a $1.2 million to the Montana Justice Foundation during a press conference at the Crowne Plaza on Thursday.
Helena attorney Pam Bucy emerged as the winner in the Democratic primary for Montana attorney general on Wednesday, managing a slim victory over former state lawmaker Jesse Laslovich.
Republican voters gave Tim Fox another shot to become Montana's attorney general by delivering a victory over state Sen. Jim Shockley in Tuesday's primary.
HELENA — After a mostly quiet primary campaign, Montanans on Tuesday will choose their matchups for a November general election that promises to be anything but sleepy.
HELENA — Pam Bucy and Jesse Laslovich, the Democrats running for attorney general, agree on a wide range of policy issues, leaving much of their primary campaign a battle over who has the experience and background to best serve as Montana’s top law enforcement officer and head of the Departm…
HELENA — For both Republican candidates for attorney general, federal health care reform — commonly known as Obamacare — is a top issues, right up there with gun rights.
HELENA -- Former Democratic state Sen. Jesse Laslovich continues to raise more money than anyone else from either party in the attorney general’s race.
HELENA — Contested battles on each side for attorney general give both Republican and Democratic primary voters distinct choices as they move down a ballot full of statewide races.
HELENA — Former state Sen. Jesse Laslovich leads the fundraising race for attorney general over rival Pam Bucy in the Democratic primary.
HELENA — Dozens of candidates slipped in under the filing-deadline wire Monday, the final day to become a candidate in Montana's 2012 election —including six people running for an open governor's seat.
HELENA -- Promising to fight "federal intrusion into Montana state sovereignty," Helena lawyer Tim Fox filed his candidacy papers Thursday in the race for attorney general.
HELENA -- There are registries for sex offenders and for tracking prescription drugs.
HELENA -- Jesse Laslovich of Helena holds a narrow fundraising lead over Pam Bucy in their race for the Democratic nomination for attorney general.