HELENA — Here are some major tax bills before the 2013 Legislature, their financial impact to the state general fund over the next two years and their status:
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 — House Republicans pushed through a bill Thursday to end same-day voter registration and cut off registration at 5 p.m. on the Friday before Election Day.
HELENA — On a straight-party line vote Friday, Republicans on a House committee approved a bill to cut off voter registration on Election Day and to cut it off at 5 p.m. on the previous Friday.
HELENA — A hearing on a proposed pay raise for state employees headlines the House and Senate schedule this week for the Montana Legislature.
HELENA — Former House Speaker Scott Sales of Bozeman cleared his Republican primary, paving the way for his return to the Legislature, but the GOP's legislative incumbents faced mixed results after Tuesday's vote.
HELENA — Secretary of State Linda McCulloch filed Thursday for re-election and vowed to keep fighting for fair, honest, open and accurate elections for all eligible Montana voters.
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.
I want to ensure that every eligible voter in my district has the opportunity to vote. House Bill 130 would have set up an all-mail process for voting in Montana. The bill was introduced by Republican Rep. Pat Ingraham, at the request of Secretary of State Linda McCullough. It was the result…
In November, when Montanans elected representatives to the Legislature and other public offices, the majority of Yellowstone County voters chose to have their ballots mailed to them.
HELENA — The House on Friday killed a bill that would have switched most Montana elections to a vote-by-mail system, as 15 Republicans switched their votes to "no" after voting "yes" on a preliminary vote Thursday that endorsed the idea.
HELENA — After an emotional closing speech by the bill's sponsor, the House on Thursday endorsed a proposal that would set up vote-by-mail for all Montana elections, except those run by schools, starting in 2012.
Montana lawmakers can increase voter participation and decrease taxpayer expense by supporting House Bill 130.
HELENA — Montana lawmakers will be asked to approve a bill with bipartisan support that would set up vote-by-mail elections for all federal, state and local elections in Montana in 2012, Secretary of State Linda McCulloch said Wednesday.
HELENA — The secretary of state, a Democrat, is working with a Republican lawmaker to switch the state over to mail ballots for all elections.