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.
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.
HELENA — An attempt to modify the future impact of an error in a new pension law continued Wednesday, but wasn’t resolved.
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.
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.
The biggest Montana school funding changes in decades are headed for Gov. Steve Bullock’s desk.
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.
In the second week of March, the Montana Board of Oil and Gas Conservation:
Legislation that would create a Montana Suicide Review Team is gaining momentum and bipartisan support among state lawmakers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.