A pair of freshman state lawmakers from Billings — a Democrat and a Republican — are proposing changes to the state’s civil asset forfeiture law and expect to bring legislation forward during the next legislative session.
In addition to shaping language on the proposed nondiscrimination ordinance and learning more about a possible levy for police and fire departments, the Billings City Council heard a pair of reports during Monday’s work session that could also shape the city’s future.
Before Carol Kraft could demolish a dilapidated property she owns at 115 N. 22nd St., she needed to evict some unwanted tenants — a group of about five or more people who’d been squatting in the house, apartment and garage located there.
BUTTE — The subjects of climate change and environmental policy evoked another lively discussion at the state Democratic Party’s platform convention here Saturday, as delegates debated how and where they should be emphasized in the platform.
Billings legislator Mary McNally will replace Kendall Van Dyk as the Democratic candidate in Senate District 24.
A group of state Democratic legislators spent Thursday in the East Billings Urban Renewal District talking about ways to fix blighted neighborhoods.
In the coming weeks, the State Department will rule on whether or not to allow a Canadian firm to build the Keystone XL pipeline across the United States to transport Alberta tar sands crude to refineries along the Gulf Coast.
Kelly McCarthy has joined the staff of the Billings Industrial Revitalization District as the team’s development director and joins Director of Operations Patty Nordlund in working with the board and property owners to advance revitalization efforts in the East Billings Urban Renewal Distric…
The idea of setting up a state-owned bank in Montana to invest at home and offer low-interest loans to small businesses and farmers was debated Tuesday night in Billings.
It was a sort of homecoming for Kelly McCarthy.
It’s not often that a Billings school board meeting attracts a standing-room-only crowd to comment on English literature. Rarer still are meetings when everybody leaves feeling that they have triumphed.
A group of faith leaders spent an hour Wednesday night talking about the importance of a new immigration reform bill under consideration in the U.S. Senate.
A group of Billings faith leaders is planning a forum on immigration reform at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday at MSUB Downtown, 214 N. Broadway.
The biggest Montana school funding changes in decades are headed for Gov. Steve Bullock’s desk.
The long campaign to replace Montana State University Billings' outdated Science Building got its biggest boost ever this weekend when the House approved a bill that would appropriate $10 million from the general fund toward the $15 million project.
As the Legislature winds down, bills significant to Billings remain unsettled, lawmakers told residents during a Wednesday video conference.
Montana lawmakers have the opportunity to let local voters decide on improvements for pedestrian and bicyclist safety.
HELENA — So far, the 2013 Legislature appears to be no more receptive to medical marijuana than the 2011 session was.
HELENA — In short order, a House committee on Friday rejected and then tabled four bills intended to fix parts of the 2011 medical-marijuana law that a district judge has temporarily blocked.