Elected officials take an oath to uphold and defend the constitution of the state of Montana. Unfortunately, that oath is being cast aside when it comes to upholding the Montana Constitution and our public lands.
Former Billings Head Start director Kathy Kelker is the new Democratic candidate in House District 47.
BUTTE — Conventional wisdom says 2014 looks like a rough political year for Democrats in Montana, but party stalwarts see a bright spot beckoning: Their chances for making gains this election at the state Legislature, particularly the state Senate.
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.
Eastern Montanans have been chosen for state boards and councils. State Sen. Greg Jergeson of Havre and State Rep. Mary McNally of Billings were chosen as legislative non-voting members of the Agriculture Land Valuation Advisory Council, and Shadra Robison of Billings is now on the Board of …
HELENA — State Sen. Kendall Van Dyk, a Billings Democrat, announced Friday he won’t run for re-election this year, saying he wants to spend more time with his expanding family.
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The long campaign to replace Montana State University Billings' outdated Science Building got its biggest boost ever this weekend when the House approved a bill that would appropriate $10 million from the general fund toward the $15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.
Montana lawmakers have the opportunity to let local voters decide on improvements for pedestrian and bicyclist safety.
HELENA — The House Taxation Committee endorsed a bill Monday to extend to all new future electrical generating facilities —including coal and natural gas — the current tax breaks offered only to alternative-energy facilities such as wind.
HELENA — The House Taxation Committee heard rival property tax bills Friday, one by Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock for a $400-per-homeowner rebate and the other a Republican plan to reduce taxes for homeowners and businesses alike.
A Hardin woman was sentenced to 15 years in prison for the death of a 3-year-old foster child who was left alone in a hot car for several hours.
HELENA — No one at a hearing Wednesday opposed Gov. Steve Bullock’s bill to eliminate the property tax on business equipment for more than 10,000 Montana businesses.
HELENA — Gov. Steve Bullock's proposal to lower or eliminate the business equipment tax for small businesses is getting its first legislative hearing.
When Yellowstone County legislators gathered Monday to get information from constituents, they heard a plea for more information from state government.
Democrats gained seven seats in the state House of Representatives on Tuesday, including two regional pickups.
The decennial redrawing of Montana legislative districts must reflect changes in our state population so that all residents can receive equal representation.
I want to express my appreciation to MSUB, the Downtown Billings Alliance and the Yellowstone Valley Citizen's Council for putting together the conversation about coal trains earlier this month. I was impressed with the diversity of viewpoints presented and the opportunity for attendees to a…
A day after the Legislature adjourned its biennial session, House Speaker Mike Milburn, R-Cascade, still had 51 bills to sign and send to the governor, according to legislative information. Senate President Jim Peterson, R-Buffalo, had 22 bills to sign and have delivered to the executive off…