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State legislator challenges campaign law

State legislator challenges campaign law

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.

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Rep. Mike Miller

Rep. Mike Miller

Rep. Mike Miller, R-Helmville, speaks during discussion on the House floor during the 2013 Legislature. 

February 20, 2014 9:01 pmLoading…
Lawmaker to juggle campaign, legal defense

Lawmaker to juggle campaign, legal defense

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.

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Montana legislator seeks new term despite legal challenge

Montana legislator seeks new term despite legal challenge

HELENA — A Montana legislator who is defending himself against allegations that he took illegal corporate contributions has filed to run for another term.

February 19, 2014 3:07 pmLoading…
Political practices commissioner accused of using questionable tactics to get results

Political practices commissioner accused of using questionable tactics to get results

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.

January 26, 2014 3:00 am Photos

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Commissioner calls for removal of state rep from office for campaign violations

Commissioner calls for removal of state rep from office for campaign violations

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.

January 24, 2014 4:42 pm Photos

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Commissioner calls to remove state rep from office for campaign violations; files more complaints

Commissioner calls to remove state rep from office for campaign violations; files more complaints

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.

January 24, 2014 12:39 pm Photos

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Political practices commissioner files new charges in 'dark money' cases

Political practices commissioner files new charges in 'dark money' cases

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.

December 19, 2013 2:05 pm Photos

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Bullock vetoes several Republican tax measures, bill allowing guns on campus

Bullock vetoes several Republican tax measures, bill allowing guns on campus

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.

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One Montana tax simplification bill survives

One Montana tax simplification bill survives

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.

April 15, 2013 9:30 pm Photos

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Some lawmakers say tax cut bills may be whittled down to meet budget needs

Some lawmakers say tax cut bills may be whittled down to meet budget needs

HELENA — With Republicans spearheading the effort, legislators are seeking to cut taxes by nearly a half billion dollars.

March 16, 2013 7:00 pm Photos

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Opponents rip into school choice tax credit bill

Opponents rip into school choice tax credit bill

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.

March 08, 2013 4:45 pm Photos

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Montana House approves bill to establish database of health costs

Montana House approves bill to establish database of health costs

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.

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Blast motions all fail in Montana Legislature

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.

February 26, 2013 7:32 pmLoading…
Two major tax cut bills headed to House floor for debate

Two major tax cut bills headed to House floor for debate

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.

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Bill would lower property taxes on pollution control equipment

Bill would lower property taxes on pollution control equipment

HELENA — Industry representatives lined up Wednesday to a support a proposal to lower the state’s property tax rate on pollution control equipment.

February 20, 2013 7:09 pm Related Loading…
Rep. Mike Miller, R-Helmville

Rep. Mike Miller, R-Helmville

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Young pitchers help West sweep Helena schools

Young pitchers help West sweep Helena schools

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.

May 12, 2012 6:45 pm Photos

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West tops Capital behind Dahlquist's strong game

West tops Capital behind Dahlquist's strong game

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.

May 12, 2012 6:20 pmLoading…
Environmental Quality Council puts FWP in hot seat over bison

Environmental Quality Council puts FWP in hot seat over bison

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.

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