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PACs backing competing GOP candidates report spending

HELENA — In the war between competing factions of the Montana Republican Party this primary election, two new political-action committees are spending to help their chosen candidates — but it’s not exactly big money.

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Governor appoints 6 members to state's first Suicide Review Team

Governor appoints 6 members to state's first Suicide Review Team

A diverse panel of six Montanans has been named to study the cause of the state’s suicide epidemic, which mental health professionals have deemed a public health crisis.

November 14, 2013 4:05 pmLoading…
Montana legislative mistake could gut pension fix

Montana legislative mistake could gut pension fix

HELENA — An attempt to modify the future impact of an error in a new pension law continued Wednesday, but wasn’t resolved.

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Governor signs legislation creating statewide Suicide Review Team

Governor signs legislation creating statewide Suicide Review Team

For the next three years, Montana’s suicide epidemic will become the focus of a statewide panel of professionals who will study its causes and make recommendations to the governor to help prevent more deaths.

May 01, 2013 8:00 pm Photos

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Internal GOP battle promises to continue

Internal GOP battle promises to continue

HELENA — Republican legislators left the legislative session that ended this week even more divided than when they arrived, with warring factions promising a protracted fight for control of the direction of the Montana GOP.

April 25, 2013 5:43 pm Photos

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Gazette opinion: Students need governor’s signature on SB175

The biggest Montana school funding changes in decades are headed for Gov. Steve Bullock’s desk.

April 25, 2013 12:10 amLoading…
Building money moved to another bill

Building money moved to another bill

HELENA — The House took a step Wednesday designed to make it easier to secure legislative passage of nearly $100 million for the proposed construction of new and renovated state buildings.

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Gazette opinion: Capitol ideas for dealing with oil impacts

In the second week of March, the Montana Board of Oil and Gas Conservation:

March 22, 2013 12:10 amLoading…
Lawmaker: Suicide is 'Montana's dirty little secret'

Lawmaker: Suicide is 'Montana's dirty little secret'

Legislation that would create a Montana Suicide Review Team is gaining momentum and bipartisan support among state lawmakers.

March 19, 2013 9:45 pm Photos

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Lawmaker on state's suicide stats: 'What we're doing isn't good enough obviously'

Lawmaker on state's suicide stats: 'What we're doing isn't good enough obviously'

Montana’s suicide epidemic is getting some attention in the state Capitol, with at least two bills aimed at better understanding the complex issue and helping suicidal children.

March 12, 2013 10:30 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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Montana GOP split on bills to shed light on 'dark money'

Montana GOP split on bills to shed light on 'dark money'

HELENA — A Republican lawmaker said Monday that more campaign disclosure is needed to rein in so-called "dark money" flooding elections — the latest in an effort that so far has been met with mixed results this session.

February 04, 2013 6:47 pmLoading…

Some Missoula residents fight site for new college building

HELENA — A proposal to build a new Missoula College building on the University of Montana campus drew criticism Monday from some local residents at a legislative hearing Monday.

January 28, 2013 11:00 pmLoading…

Most state bonding projects draw support at legislative hearing

HELENA — There was widespread support Monday for all but one of the nine proposed state building projects that would be funded by the state issuing nearly $100 million in bonds.

January 28, 2013 11:00 pmLoading…
Rep. Rob Cook, R-Conrad

Rep. Rob Cook, R-Conrad

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January 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Panel tables pay plan for state employees

HELENA — The House Appropriations Committee on Tuesday rejected and then tabled the bill containing proposed pay raises for 11,600 state employees, on a mostly party-line vote with Republicans against the bill.

March 22, 2011 5:21 pmLoading…

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