When the Big Sky Conference announced it was seeking bids to host men’s and women’s college basketball tournaments for three years, Billings was ready to play.
HELENA — Citing his mother’s experience, Gov. Steve Bullock put in a strong pitch to legislators Wednesday for his administration’s bills aimed at helping women close the wage gap with men in Montana.
Gov. Steve Bullock, in his second State of the State address, said Montana is prospering overall – but called on the 2015 Legislature Wednesday night to use the tools of government to help fellow citizens who are struggling.
HELENA — Supporters of a bill funding the Montana Heritage Center, a new home for the Montana Historical Society, told legislators Tuesday that new and renovated facilities would provide the protection and space needed for thousands of pieces of history.
HELENA — Medicaid expansion and preschool funding are among the expected themes Gov. Steve Bullock will highlight in his State of the State address to lawmakers Wednesday evening.
HELENA — As Gov. Steve Bullock pushes his proposal to publicly fund preschool, he’s getting help from a new nonprofit group that has hired a public-relations firm — and he’s helping the group raise money.
HELENA — A bill vetoed by Gov. Steve Bullock in 2013 that sought to prevent local police from enforcing federal bans on semi-automatic weapons is getting another shot in the state Legislature.
HELENA — Montana's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 4.2 percent in December, marking a full 1 percentage point decrease in 2014.
Neither technology nor electronic communications alerted community members to the two most recent major oil spills into the Yellowstone River. No, it was the smell:
HELENA — Expect a debate at the Capitol over how much tax revenue the state can expect to collect this year and the next two fiscal years.
Lockwood schools took a leap of faith when the district started its own preschool program, local officials told Gov. Steve Bullock.
As many as 2,000 temporary high-paying, blue-collar jobs will be created in Montana if the U S government approves the much publicized Keystone XL pipeline. More than twice as many similar private sector construction jobs, however, will result from state government approval of the “Build Mon…
HELENA — Gov. Steve Bullock Monday rolled out his administration’s bill to accept federal money to provide health coverage for 70,000 low-income Montanans, saying it’s time to give the proposal “an up-or-down vote.”
HELENA — Financial and political questions surfaced last week after Gov. Steve Bullock’s nearly $400 million infrastructure bill had its first hearing.
HELENA — A Chinese trade delegation has traveled to Helena to hear investment pitches and discuss exporting opportunities with representatives from 27 Montana companies.
When Gov. Steve Bullock proposed offering state-funded pre-kindergarten to the parents of every Montana 4-year-old, many Republican legislators said “no way.”
As the Legislature prepares to take up a revised water compact, I’m encouraged by all of the new developments that will give Montanans stable and reliable access to water, and erase the uncertainty that hangs over property owners across the state. And do all of this in a way that’s firmly gr…
HELENA — A key lawmaker Tuesday said the Legislature may take a different path than the Bullock administration to address the state’s mental health crisis, saying more preventive, local care is needed.
HELENA — Unlike two years ago, Montana legislators won’t be facing complex decisions of how to shore up the finances of battered pension funds for state and local government employees and teachers.
Montana's two-year colleges are collaborating on a major project to boost student enrollment and graduation in degrees and certificates needed for high-demand fields.