HELENA — In two months, Montanans will choose two new members of the state’s congressional delegation, which party will be in control for the 2015 Legislature and whether to change the makeup of the state Supreme Court. Here are five things to know about Montana’s midterm elections:
HELENA — A Helena judge has dismissed claims by the Montana Senate majority leader that the governor, a state senator and two commissioners of political practices conspired to drive him out of office.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead said he expects to be ready to brief state lawmakers early next year about the best deal Wyoming could get from the federal government if the state agrees to expand Medicaid coverage to thousands of low-income workers.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Two top tea party organizers in Wyoming lost their bids for legislative seats as most state Senate and House incumbents fended off challengers in Tuesday's primary.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming voters overwhelmingly chose incumbents in the top races in Tuesday's Republican primary election. Here are five things to know about the election:
SHERIDAN, Wyo. — Sheridan Councilman John Heath will be the city's new mayor, replacing Dave Kinskey as he leaves to join the Wyoming Legislature.
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota says it has 10,000 lakes. The state also has, according to Anthony Sanders, “10,000 campaign finance laws.” He exaggerates, but understandably. As an attorney for Minnesota’s chapter of the Institute for Justice, a libertarian public-interest law firm, Sanders represe…
WASHINGTON — Social and religious conservatives should have been the first to oppose the Arizona Legislature’s effort to allow businesses to discriminate against same-sex couples on religious grounds.
HELENA — Gov. Steve Bullock on Friday appointed Lt. Gov. John Walsh as Montana’s next U.S. senator. He will serve out the final year of the term of Max Baucus, who resigned Thursday night to become the next U.S. ambassador to China.
ARLINGTON, Va. — When William F. Buckley, running as the Conservative Party’s candidate for mayor of New York in 1965, was asked what he would do if he won, he replied: “Demand a recount.” Robert Sarvis, Libertarian Party candidate for governor of Virginia, will not need to do this.
WASHINGTON — America’s public K-12 education system isn’t making the grade.
HELENA — A coalition of Democrats and moderate Republicans in the state Senate advanced the session’s major spending bill Saturday after voting to bar a potential increase of 500 state positions the next two years.
HELENA — The state's main spending bill cleared a Senate committee late Tuesday with a few changes and is now headed to the full floor.
HELENA — A bill that would allow concealed carry without a permit is shooting toward passage after receiving the Senate's initial endorsement.
HELENA — A proposal to add hydroelectric dams to the list of renewable resources eligible for energy credits is back before the Montana Legislature.
Mayor Tom Hanel offered up some words of encouragement.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming House is set for what could be a final vote on a bill that would require entities seeking to use the power of eminent domain to condemn private property to pay a landowner's legal fees if the courts find they didn't offer a fair price for the land.
HELENA — The Montana Senate has endorsed a bill that would bar a state agency from investigating anonymous tips of environmental violations.
A Michigan sixth-grader will put aside her nerves and get her ears pierced on her 12th birthday. Two law enforcement officials will exchange wedding vows at 12:12 p.m. in Pittsburgh's federal courthouse. And gamblers can take advantage of promotions some casinos are using to lure in patrons …
HELENA — An election that held great expectations for Montana Republicans turned into a GOP flop at the ballot box.