Montana House Of Representatives
Last week we saw House Republicans attempting to control state agencies’ testimony at committee hearings.
Next year Montana will celebrate the centennial anniversary of electing the state’s first women to the Legislature.
In the final days of the 2013 Montana Legislature, the major public education legislation of the session – Senate Bill 175 – had been passed by the Senate, and passed as amended on second House reading. The bill had gotten that far despite efforts of Senate and House leadership to kill it.
HELENA — Former state Rep. Jenifer Gursky says she resigned from the Legislature to take a job in Helena.
I first met Max Baucus in 1973 when he entered the Montana House of Representatives as a freshman from Missoula. His seat was at the back of the chamber near bright and articulate Dorothy Bradley of Bozeman, the previous session’s only woman and future Democratic candidate for governor.
HELENA — In dramatic fashion, Senate Democrats and a handful of Republicans Tuesday defied the body’s GOP leadership to cram a Medicaid proposal into a bill that would use federal dollars to buy private health insurance for thousands of uninsured, low-income Montanans.
HELENA – The Montana House decisively voted Tuesday to repeal Montana’s law making gay sex a crime, putting the bill one step away from the governor’s desk.
HELENA – The Montana House Saturday narrowly endorsed the session’s major school choice bill, which would create state income tax credits for donations to groups that fund scholarships for kids attending private schools.
HELENA — When Jennifer Strickley first learned she had ovarian cancer, it was Planned Parenthood that detected the disease.
HELENA — The Montana House has given initial approval to a measure that would require drivers to reduce their speed to 35 mph and switch lanes when approaching emergency vehicles stopped on the side of the road.
HELENA—The Montana House of Representatives turned back the clock 100 years Tuesday as members debated the raging issues of the era.
HELENA — The House, on a mostly party line vote Monday, approved a major Republican bill to overhaul Montana campaign-finance laws by increasing the amount of allowable contributions made directly to candidates.
As members of the Montana House of Representatives, it’s our job to find areas where different sides can come together, and provide common-sense Montana solutions.
HELENA — The Montana House on Monday rejected a plan that aimed to give hunters and others access at "corner crossings" to public land that is intermingled with private land in a checkerboard pattern.
BUTTE — A coalition of sporting groups from throughout the state is heading to Helena en masse Monday to rally for a bill that would allow access for corner crossings.
HELENA — The House on Wednesday backed a proposal to require parental permission before students can attend sex-education classes in schools, a measure supporters said is necessary to deal with an increasingly controversial curriculum.
HELENA — The Montana House is endorsing a bill that backers say will make sure Montana cities never adopt policies contrary to federal immigration law.
Democrats gained seven seats in the state House of Representatives on Tuesday, including two regional pickups.
HELENA -- After a proud tradition of electing many of the first women to hold political office in Montana, Republicans have fallen far behind Democrats these days in fielding female candidates.
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