Tom Richmond, former director of the Montana Board of Oil and Gas, has been appointed to represent Blue Creek, Huntley and Lockwood in the 2015 Legislature.
HELENA — Accepting federal money to expand Medicaid to cover thousands of low-income Montanans looks like a good financial and policy deal for the state, a University of Montana economist told a health care conference here Monday.
The Yellowstone County commissioners will hold interviews Dec. 9 for candidates seeking to fill the House District 56 legislative seat.
President Abraham Lincoln delivers his address during his second inauguration on the east portico of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., March 4, 1865.
Editor’s note: A campaign profile on Democrat Amanda Curtis ran Oct. 5.
Editor’s note: A similar campaign profile ran Sept. 21 on Democratic House candidate John Lewis.
HELENA — As a “government town,” Helena and its county, Lewis and Clark, often are seen as reliably Democratic — but that’s not always the case.
A former Republican state senate candidate pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges that he solicited a 15-year-old girl for sex and then encouraged the girl and his wife to interfere with an investigation into his conduct.
WASHINGTON — Herbal tea, Clorox wipes and Skippy peanut butter have a little blue in them, while Folgers coffee and Campbell’s soup are as red as their labels.
CASPER, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead began Tuesday’s GOP primary debate flat, two Republican insiders said, but he picked up momentum when he attacked challenger Taylor Haynes’ views on the state claiming federal lands, they said.
Irked at what they believe is Democrats interfering in their primary elections, state Republican Party delegates on Saturday called for closing their primaries and allowing only registered Republicans to vote in them.
Republican U.S. House candidate Ryan Zinke made a strong pitch for party unity in a speech at the state Republican Party convention on Saturday.
A Republican committee gave initial approval Thursday to a proposal to close future primary elections to prevent voters outside the party from influencing the outcome.
HELENA — A Great Falls legislator who’s been a vocal critic of leaders in his own Republican Party has been sued by a pair of constituents, who say he no longer lives in the district and should vacate his seat.
Editor’s note: This is the last in a three-part series on the Republican U.S. Senate candidates.
Editor’s note: This is the second of a three-part series on the Republican candidates for U.S. Senate
HELENA — U.S. Rep. Steve Daines, Montana’s only congressman, is trying to step up this year to the U.S. Senate — and the Republican primary election next month may be just a bump in the road on his path to the general election this fall.
EVANSTON, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead narrowly avoided being branded with a censure resolution at the Wyoming Republican Party Convention in Evanston on Saturday.
HELENA — Former state Sen. Corey Stapleton of Billings has a standard answer when he’s asked why Montanans should vote for him in the five-way Republican primary for the U.S. House.
As Tea Party rallies go, the one in Billings on Tuesday was tepid.