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Montana lawmakers consider political practices bill

Montana lawmakers consider political practices bill

HELENA — An interim legislative panel considered a bill Thursday that would require the governor to choose a commissioner of political practices from a list of nominees.

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Senate OKs 2 pension bills

Senate OKs 2 pension bills

HELENA — The Senate on Wednesday endorsed the two major bills seeking to repair Montana’s financially troubled pension funds for teachers and public employees.

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Gazette opinion: A crime-fighting team for Yellowstone County kids

Prosecuting crimes against children requires special skills and techniques that will gather evidence without causing further harm to the young victims.

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Most referendum measures find approval

Most referendum measures find approval

HELENA — The Senate and House endorsed all but one of the referendums before them Thursday, but not without some controversy.

April 04, 2013 8:47 pm Photos

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Gazette opinion: Time grows short for child abuse legislation

Last year, Montana’s Child and Family Service Division completed 8,060 investigations of child abuse and neglect reports involving 11,835 children. Abuse or neglect was substantiated in 2,037 investigations, including:

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Jent drops out of governor's race, leaving Bullock as lone Democrat

Jent drops out of governor's race, leaving Bullock as lone Democrat

HELENA — Democratic state Sen. Larry Jent said Thursday he’s shutting down his campaign for governor, leaving Attorney General Steve Bullock as the lone announced Democrat for the post.

March 08, 2012 6:00 pm Photos

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9 gubernatorial hopefuls make case to Montana Economic Developers Association

9 gubernatorial hopefuls make case to Montana Economic Developers Association

HELENA — Nine candidates for governor spoke at the Montana Economic Developers Association conference in Helena on Tuesday and Wednesday.

February 29, 2012 7:05 pmLoading…

Miller picks PSC's Gallagher as running mate

HELENA — Republican candidate for governor Ken Miller on Wednesday named state Public Service Commissioner Bill Gallagher of Helena as his running mate for lieutenant governor.

February 01, 2012 9:30 pmLoading…
Essmann drops out of GOP race for governor

Essmann drops out of GOP race for governor

HELENA — State Sen. Jeff Essmann of Billings said that he is dropping out of the crowded Republican primary, indicating his presence in the race could detract from the GOP effort to take back the governor’s office.

January 27, 2012 4:29 pmLoading…
Gallik to resign from political practices commissioner post

Gallik to resign from political practices commissioner post

HELENA -- State Political Practices Commissioner Dave Gallik said Tuesday that he will resign from his job after employees called the police to come to the office earlier in the day.

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Democratic governor candidates back pipeline

HELENA -- State Sen. Larry Jent on Tuesday challenged his Democratic opponent for governor, Attorney General Steve Bullock, to join him in urging President Barack Obama to approve the Keystone XL pipeline.

January 10, 2012 6:21 pmLoading…
Horse sense: A deeper look at governor candidates' finances

Horse sense: A deeper look at governor candidates' finances

HELENA -- Once candidates file their campaign finance reports, the documents are scrutinized like a doctor examining a patient.

January 07, 2012 9:45 pmLoading…

Horse Sense: Who's on first in GOP governors race?

HELENA -- Another week, another Republican candidate for governor.

October 15, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…

Bullock leads fundraising in governor campaign

HELENA — Democratic Attorney General Steve Bullock bolted to the fundraising lead in the governor's race, collecting more money this quarter and stockpiling more cash in the bank than any of his rivals in either party, reports filed Wednesday showed.

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3 more GOP candidates running for governor

3 more GOP candidates running for governor

HELENA — Three more Republicans have jumped into the party’s already packed 2012 primary for governor, including state Senate Majority Leader Jeff Essmann of Billings, to bring the total field to eight candidates.

October 04, 2011 8:15 pm Photos

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Bullock announces candidacy for governor through Internet

Bullock announces candidacy for governor through Internet

HELENA -- Attorney General Steve Bullock has announced his candidacy for governor through the Internet.

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AG Steve Bullock prepares to announce candidacy for governor next week

AG Steve Bullock prepares to announce candidacy for governor next week

HELENA — Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock has scheduled several “campaign kickoff” events around the state next week, where the Democrat is expected to launch his campaign for governor in 2012, the Gazette State Bureau has learned.

August 29, 2011 10:15 pmLoading…

Hill, Bullock have biggest campaign war chests

HELENA — Former former Republican U.S. Rep. Rick Hill and Democratic Attorney General Steve Bullock have stockpiled the most money of any 2012 gubernatorial candidates, although Bullock hasn't said whether he'll run for that office or for re-election.

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Bohlinger, Essmann eye governor's race

Bohlinger, Essmann eye governor's race

HELENA -- Some new potential candidates are surfacing for the 2012 governor's race, including Lt. Gov. John Bohlinger, a former Republican lawmaker who's considering running as a Democrat or even as an independent, and state Senate Majority Leader Jeff Essmann, R-Billings.

June 12, 2011 12:20 am Photos

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