HELENA — The Montana House is set to give final approval to two Republican referendums that sparked uproar in the Senate two weeks ago when Democrats failed in an attempt to block the passage of the bills.
HELENA — Even Shawn McQuillan's 88-year-old grandfather says his 20-year-old grandson drives too cautiously.
HELENA — Montana legislators have proposed 22 different constitutional amendments so far this session, but they’ve already dropped a number of them.
HELENA — House Republicans are pushing longshot constitutional changes aimed at restricting abortion, with the sponsor backing the measures arguing they will help the party at the polls.
HELENA — At Flathead Family Planning Services in Kalispell, some 3,200 people — many of them without health insurance or much money — visit in a year to get physical exams, contraception, pregnancy tests and other reproductive health care.
HELENA — Women seeking abortions would be required to first undergo an ultrasound under a bill approved by the House Judiciary Committee Friday on a party-line vote.
HELENA — A Republican legislator said Friday that Montana needs an armed paramilitary group of volunteers to help authorities in emergencies, a proposal favored by gun rights advocates and conservative lawmakers skeptical of the federal government.
Wendy Warburton, R-Havre, speaks at a Republican news conference Monday, Jan. 17, 2011, at the Capitol in Helena, Montana, to outline GOP legislation over abortion issues. (AP Photo)
Wendy Warburton, R-Havre, speaks at a Republican news conference Monday, Jan. 17, 2011, at the Capitol in Helena, Mont., to outline GOP legislation over abortion issues.