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HELENA — Four legislators are having separate bills drafted for the 2015 session to raise the daytime speed limit on Montana interstate highways from 75 mph to 80 mph, and in one case, 85 mph.
HELENA — As Montana’s new political practices commissioner, attorney Jonathan Motl is cranking out decisions at a red-hot pace and taking on what he sees as illegal campaign activity by “dark money” groups and their favored candidates.
HELENA — State Rep. Mike Miller, R-Helmville, should be removed from office or fined for accepting illegal campaign help from several secretive conservative groups, the state political practices commissioner said in court filings Friday.
HELENA — Senate Democrats accused Republicans Saturday of trampling their legal rights during a tumultuous standoff at the Legislature the previous day, but GOP leaders insisted they had operated fully within the law and rules.
UPDATE: 1:25 P.M.: HELENA -- A Bozeman-area state Senate race keeps collecting unlikely candidates, with a former Republican saying Wednesday that he is running as a Democrat so he can change the "would-be communists" from within.
HELENA — Former Montana House Speaker Scott Sales of Bozeman said Thursday that he plans to keep running for the state Senate even though his wife has pleaded guilty to embezzling from her mother in a case that the elderly woman says left her broke.
Montana state legislators and Americans for Prosperity join together for an Energy for America Tour event in Billings.
Scott Sales, regional director for Americans for Prosperity and former Montana House speaker, speaks during an energy tour Thursday in Billings. The tour promoted natural-resource development.
HELENA -- While Republican state Sen. Jim Shockley has been campaigning for attorney general for the past year, the Democratic side of the 2012 race remains in flux.
HELENA — Gov. Brian Schweitzer’s budget office’s proposed $40.5 million in spending cuts, when combined with its revenue projections, provides “a viable framework” for addressing a state revenue shortfall, a legislative analysis concludes.
HELENA - In his opening speech Monday, House Minority Leader Scott Sales read eight quotations attributed to Abraham Lincoln - but it turns out the former president never uttered the words.