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Draft Schweitzer committee forms

HELENA — A Connecticut man has filed papers with the Federal Election Commission to form a committee called “Draft Brian Schweitzer,” but he did not specify for which federal office.

July 25, 2014 9:56 pmLoading…
Schweitzer announces he won't run for Senate

Schweitzer announces he won't run for Senate

LEWISTOWN — Former Gov. Brian Schweitzer shocked the Montana and national political establishments Saturday with his announcement that he wouldn’t run for an open U.S. Senate seat in 2014 as many had expected.

July 13, 2013 9:07 am Related Loading…
Steve Bullock and Gov. Brian Schweitzer at MSUB

Steve Bullock and Gov. Brian Schweitzer at MSUB

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Steve Bullock and Gov. Brian Schweitzer speak about a proposed tuition freeze in high education Wednesday in Billings.

October 24, 2012 3:33 pmLoading…
Steve Bullock and Governor Brian Schweitzer

Steve Bullock and Governor Brian Schweitzer

Steve Bullock and Governor Brian Schweitzer speak at a listening session on a tuition freeze and higher education at Montana State University Billings on Wednesday.

October 24, 2012 3:33 pmLoading…
Steve Bullock (R) talks with Derek Brown

Steve Bullock (R) talks with Derek Brown

Steve Bullock, the Democratic nominee for governor, talks with Derek Brown at a listening session on a higher-education tuition freeze Wednesday in Billings.

October 24, 2012 3:30 pmLoading…
Schweitzer warns of massive property tax shift

Schweitzer warns of massive property tax shift

Montana homeowners and small businesses will see sharp increases in their property taxes if 130 corporate taxpayers succeed in altering the way their own property is assessed, Gov. Brian Schweitzer said Tuesday.

August 21, 2012 1:57 pm Photos

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EBMS Laurel MiCare Clinic

EBMS Laurel MiCare Clinic

EBMS MiCare business operations manager Jarrod Weenum, Dr. Tom James and clinical operations manager Jacquie Sorrells, LPN, in an examination room at the Laurel MiCare Clinic.

February 26, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Dr. Tom James and Jacquie Sorrells

Dr. Tom James and Jacquie Sorrells

Dr. Tom James and clinical operations manager Jacquie Sorrells are seen at the Laurel EBMS MiCare Clinic.

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EBMS MiCare business operations manager Jarrod Weenum

EBMS MiCare business operations manager Jarrod Weenum

EBMS MiCare business operations manager Jarrod Weenum said EBMS will be bidding on the contract to provide a low-cost health clinic for state employees in Helena. “We think our model is exactly what they need, and I think it would provide a lot of savings and value for them,” he said.

February 26, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
All eyes on energy, ag industries as 2012 dawns

All eyes on energy, ag industries as 2012 dawns

The Mayans had it right. If you’re going to predict the future, it’s best to aim far beyond your life expectancy, lest you wind up red-faced in a bunker overstocked with SPAM and ammo.

January 01, 2012 12:15 am Photos

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Governors at odds over Missouri River management

Governors at odds over Missouri River management

HELENA -- A meeting of Missouri River governors Monday revealed significant disagreement between Montana and states further downstream over flood control, even as federal officials warned the group that damage from this year's high water may make their states even more vulnerable next year.

October 17, 2011 11:18 amLoading…

Guest opinion: Schweitzer hampers spill cleanup response

Nearly two weeks ago, a 12-inch pipeline unexpectedly ruptured under the stress of heavy flooding, spilling 1,000 barrels of crude into the Yellowstone River. The spill focused the nation’s attention on Montana, providing the country with an interesting study in contrasts on emergency respon…

July 13, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Schweitzer staffer, legislators negotiating on medical marijuana law

HELENA — Some key legislators met with Gov. Brian Schweitzer's chief of staff Thursday to discuss his suggested amendments to a restrictive medical-marijuana passed by the Legislature — changes that would relax some of the measure's restrictions on selling and distributing the drug.

April 28, 2011 11:38 amLoading…
Schweitzer would share oil, gas tax wealth with all school districts, not just a few

Schweitzer would share oil, gas tax wealth with all school districts, not just a few

HELENA — Gov. Brian Schweitzer is proposing to increase funding for all Montana school districts by $38 million a year by redirecting oil and gas tax revenues that now only benefit schools in the few counties where the minerals are produced.

November 16, 2010 5:37 pm Related Loading…

Lawmakers say Schweitzer's settlement offer won't work

HELENA —  Lawmakers say they will still keep talking settlement options with the governor over his lawsuit, but indicated Monday his first offer won't work.

October 04, 2010 12:14 pmLoading…

Schweitzer defends state law over contract bidding

HELENA - State officials are forbidden by law from considering whether tax-funded work will be done by foreign employees overseas when they divvy out state contracts, Gov. Brian Schweitzer said Wednesday.

October 29, 2009 6:40 amLoading…

State program aims to help economic development

HELENA - The state is unveiling a new program aimed at helping local business owners and operators find resources to expand.

October 16, 2009 6:55 amLoading…

Schweitzer to accept Wal-Mart scholarship donation

HELENA - Gov. Brian Schweitzer says that Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is donating money to a state scholarship program.

October 07, 2009 7:00 amLoading…

Schweitzer wraps up Washington D.C. trip

HELENA - Gov. Brian Schweitzer is wrapping up a two-day trip to Washington D.C. with an appearance today at a symposium featuring leading politicians, officials and journalists.

October 02, 2009 6:50 amLoading…

Taking attendance: Most governors easy to find

COLUMBIA, S.C.- Texas Gov. Rick Perry was raising money at campaign headquarters when an Associated Press reporter called his press staff to ask what he was doing. An hour later, he walked into AP's statehouse bureau to show he was alive and well and not, say, in South America for a romantic…

June 28, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

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