HELENA — A state lawmaker who faces possible impeachment over claims that his campaign took illegal corporate contributions has filed a constitutional challenge to the law he is accused of breaking.
Rep. Mike Miller, R-Helmville, speaks during discussion on the House floor during the 2013 Legislature.
HELENA — A state lawmaker facing a legal complaint that could result in his removal from office said Thursday he will seek another term anyway because it would be a waste of his legislative experience if he didn't run.
HELENA — A Montana legislator who is defending himself against allegations that he took illegal corporate contributions has filed to run for another term.
HELENA — As Montana’s new political practices commissioner, attorney Jonathan Motl is cranking out decisions at a red-hot pace and taking on what he sees as illegal campaign activity by “dark money” groups and their favored candidates.
HELENA — State Rep. Mike Miller, R-Helmville, should be removed from office or fined for accepting illegal campaign help from several secretive conservative groups, the state political practices commissioner said in court filings Friday.
HELENA – State Rep. Mike Miller, R-Helmville, should removed from office or fined for accepting illegal campaign help from several secretive conservative groups, the state political practices commissioner said in court filings Friday.
HELENA — In his ongoing investigation of "dark money" spent by shadowy campaign groups, Montana's political practices commissioner issued new findings Thursday, saying a state legislator from Helmville likely broke state law when he accepted help from such groups.
HELENA — Unlike former Gov. Brian Schweitzer, Gov. Steve Bullock didn’t have a ceremony in front of the Capitol to symbolically veto bills with specially made branding irons.
HELENA -- Only one income tax simplification bill survived Monday, although its Senate sponsor was not happy with a series of House committee amendments that boost the costs of his bill.
HELENA — With Republicans spearheading the effort, legislators are seeking to cut taxes by nearly a half billion dollars.
HELENA — State Deputy Superintendent of Public Instruction Dennis Parman didn’t mince words Friday when he blasted supporters of this session’s major bill creating tax credits to help finance scholarships for kids attending private schools in Montana.
HELENA — The Montana House on Thursday narrowly endorsed a bill to create a statewide database on health care costs, which its supporters said will help the state manage and perhaps reduce rising health-care costs.
HELENA — House Republicans rebuffed four attempts by Democrats to blast bills from committees onto the floor for debate, including Gov. Steve Bullock’s $400-a-taxpayer rebate and his bill increasing the mandatory percentage of Montana workers on public-works projects.
HELENA — The House Taxation Committee on Monday approved and sent to the House floor for debate two Republican bills to cut property taxes by millions of dollars, but it is sitting on Gov. Steve Bullock’s $400-per-homeowner tax rebate plan.
HELENA — Industry representatives lined up Wednesday to a support a proposal to lower the state’s property tax rate on pollution control equipment.
Freshman pitcher Meghan Dahlquist had just beaten one of the top softball teams in the state. So naturally, right after the final out Saturday, Dahlquist left the varsity circle and took the same place in the junior varsity game, which was ongoing on the next field.
Billings West freshman pitcher Meghan Dahlquist held Helena Capital to one run, and the Bears ended their regular season with a 5-1 win over the Bruins.
HELENA -- .Members of the state Environmental Quality Council unanimously agreed Monday to submit a strongly worded letter to Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks requesting a delay in deciding whether to relocate bison until a statewide conservation strategy is adopted.