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Gazette opinion: Find out who’s for political transparency

If a candidate for public office in Montana raised $900,000, he would have to report the funding sources, identifying donors by name.

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Gazette opinion: Volunteer to make time for schools

Last Thursday, nearly 100 adults volunteered to be an Educator for a Day, spending the morning in Billings Public Schools.

November 25, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Guest opinion: Montana's 2013 session enhances public safety

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, …

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Guest opinion: Moderate majority reached good compromises

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.

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Gazette opinion: Students need governor’s signature on SB175

The biggest Montana school funding changes in decades are headed for Gov. Steve Bullock’s desk.

April 25, 2013 12:10 amLoading…
Gazette opinion: Let’s close the deal to upgrade MSU Billings Science Building

Gazette opinion: Let’s close the deal to upgrade MSU Billings Science Building

The long campaign to replace Montana State University Billings' outdated Science Building got its biggest boost ever this weekend when the House approved a bill that would appropriate $10 million from the general fund toward the $15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.

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Gazette opinion: Good bill for safer streets, local control

Montana lawmakers have the opportunity to let local voters decide on improvements for pedestrian and bicyclist safety.

March 20, 2013 12:10 amLoading…
Lawmakers seeking plenty of constitutional amendments

Lawmakers seeking plenty of constitutional amendments

HELENA — Montana legislators have proposed 22 different constitutional amendments so far this session, but they’ve already dropped a number of them.

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Rep. Tom Berry, R-Roundup

Rep. Tom Berry, R-Roundup


January 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Democrats pick up 7 Montana House seats

Democrats pick up 7 Montana House seats

Democrats gained seven seats in the state House of Representatives on Tuesday, including two regional pickups.

November 07, 2012 5:01 pm Photos


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Tom Berry (R)

Tom Berry (R)

Age: 62.

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Tom Berry

Tom Berry


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Minor pot crimes to be enforced again in Missoula County

MISSOULA -- Marijuana once again is a priority for law enforcement in Missoula County.

October 03, 2011 8:55 amLoading…

Gazette opinion: Check up on lawmakers during interim

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.

August 09, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Medical marijuana bill returns to Senate

HELENA — The House gave final approval Tuesday to a major medical marijuana bill and sent it back to the Senate.

April 12, 2011 5:24 pmLoading…

Ups and Downs

Ups and Downs gives a quick take on news of the week.

April 10, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

New medical marijuana amendments emerge

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.

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Gazette opinion: Senate should act quickly on drug registry

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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