HELENA — Hired as an $8-an-hour state budget analyst in 1973, Sen. Dave Lewis is winding down what may be an unparalleled career in Montana government.
CNNMoney.com reports that companies are fleeing California in droves, looking for friendlier business climates outside of the Golden State.
HELENA — The Legislature failed to override any of Gov. Brian Schweitzer’s vetoes during the 2011 session to keep his perfect record intact of never having had a veto overturned since becoming governor in 2005, the latest tallies showed Thursday.
HELENA — Whether with a symbolic branding iron before a crowd or an actual pen in his hand, Gov. Brian Schweitzer already has vetoed 21 bills outright this legislative session — more than any other Montana governor since at least 1973.
HELENA — Rick Hill, a former Republican congressman, will announce Monday that he's running for governor in 2012 to “put Montana economy's back on track.”