There were lots of clear favorites in Eastern Montana GOP primaries.
If a candidate for public office in Montana raised $900,000, he would have to report the funding sources, identifying donors by name.
Last Thursday, nearly 100 adults volunteered to be an Educator for a Day, spending the morning in Billings Public Schools.
Looking east from Montana toward Washington, D.C., the view can be grim at times. Congress and the president are too often bogged down in rancorous bickering while solutions to our nation’s most pressing challenges take a back seat to politics. But when it comes to protecting public safety, …
Here's to working together. Here's to the slow, arduous pursuit of compromise. Here's to the overlooked, underappreciated, unglamorous middle ground. These days, we hear so much from the fringes that it's easy to forget that progress is possible.
The biggest Montana school funding changes in decades are headed for Gov. Steve Bullock’s desk.
The long campaign to replace Montana State University Billings' outdated Science Building got its biggest boost ever this weekend when the House approved a bill that would appropriate $10 million from the general fund toward the $15 million project.
Montana lawmakers have the opportunity to let local voters decide on improvements for pedestrian and bicyclist safety.
HELENA — Montana legislators have proposed 22 different constitutional amendments so far this session, but they’ve already dropped a number of them.
Democrats gained seven seats in the state House of Representatives on Tuesday, including two regional pickups.
Onward to November, at least for some.
MISSOULA -- Marijuana once again is a priority for law enforcement in Missoula County.
The Montana Legislature isn’t scheduled to meet again till January 2013. But many of those part-time lawmakers will be meeting in the interim, gathering information, and making recommendations that may become legislation at the next regular session.
HELENA — The House gave final approval Tuesday to a major medical marijuana bill and sent it back to the Senate.
Ups and Downs gives a quick take on news of the week.
HELENA — A bipartisan group in the House has proposed some major changes that seek to restore Montana's medical marijuana law to what people thought they were voting on in 2004.
Prescription drug abuse has been on the rise in Montana. State statistics show that more that 300 Montanans have died of prescription painkiller overdoses annually in recent years. That’s more deaths than from methamphetamine and motor vehicle wrecks combined.
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