HELENA — Just eight weeks before the election, an Oct. 4 debate between Montana’s U.S. House candidates is the only debate scheduled for any candidates in state congressional races — but another one appears likely to happen.
BOZEMAN — The commissioner of political practices says a Bozeman man who filed three complaints with the commissioner earlier this year has himself violated campaign reporting requirements.
HELENA — U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, a Democrat, and U.S. Rep. Steve Daines, a Republican, agreed Wednesday night on two aspects of the country’s response to Islamic terrorists in the Middle East: That President Barack Obama should consult with Congress and any response should not put new U.S. tro…
A pair of freshman state lawmakers from Billings — a Democrat and a Republican — are proposing changes to the state’s civil asset forfeiture law and expect to bring legislation forward during the next legislative session.
HELENA — In a new TV ad Monday, Democratic House candidate John Lewis promotes his ideas and accuses Republican Ryan Zinke of wanting to cut education and Medicare to pay for tax breaks to corporations and billionaires.
HELENA — Ravalli County Republicans sued the state Monday in an attempt to require voters to register with the GOP in order to participate in the party’s primary elections.
A U.S. Fish and Wildlife policy targeting ivory smugglers has deflated an Eastern Montana community’s tradition of hosting Canadian bagpipers.
U.S. Senate candidate Amanda Curtis had just announced her plan for higher education reforms and was about to head to a lunch meeting with veterans when she ducked down a hall toward the women’s restroom at Montana State University in Billings.
The Billings Chamber of Commerce and its board of directors have announced their endorsement of the 2014 public safety levy, which voters will decide on in the Nov. 4 election.
HELENA — Montana voters will decide in November whether to end a nine-year practice of Election Day voter registration for future elections.
Democrat Amanda Curtis said she’s hopeful U.S. Senate opponent Republican Steve Daines can agree to at least a few debates.
HELENA — Attorney General Tim Fox’s office and former Political Practices Commissioner Dave Gallik settled a case Tuesday involving allegations that Gallik was paid for hours he didn’t work as commissioner.
BOZEMAN — MontanaPBS has canceled its broadcast coverage plans for an upcoming debate in Montana's U.S. House race now that one of the two candidates isn't planning to attend.
HELENA — After international software giant Oracle Corp. bought Bozeman software firm RightNow Technologies in 2012 for $1.8 billion, economists saw a noticeable jump in earnings for Gallatin County and the state.
BOZEMAN — At age 36, Steve Daines was working at his father’s construction firm in Bozeman when he got involved with a small but growing company that had developed new customer-service software for the Internet.
MISSOULA — On Day 11 of her campaign for the U.S. Senate, Amanda Curtis released a six-point plan to improve education for students.
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.
HELENA — Prices for 2015 health insurance policies sold on Montana’s federal online “marketplace” will increase only 1.35 percent, on average, state Auditor Monica Lindeen said Wednesday.
HELENA — With more than two months to go before the general election, the only U.S. House and Senate candidate debates scheduled so far will be on Oct. 4 in Bozeman, officials said Monday.
HELENA — Democratic U.S. House candidate John Lewis unveiled his first TV ad of the campaign Monday, in which he takes a veiled shot at his Republican opponent, Ryan Zinke.
HELENA — Eight days into her U.S. Senate campaign, Democrat Amanda Curtis is traveling the state to meet voters — and still patching together the beginnings of her fledgling effort.
MONTANA CITY — In a visit to the Ash Grove Cement plant here last week, U.S. Rep. Steve Daines, R-Mont., barely mentioned his bid for the U.S. Senate — and never uttered the name of his opponent, Democrat Amanda Curtis.
HELENA — Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Amanda Curtis has named her campaign manager and also picked up a key endorsement Thursday from a national left-leaning political action committee.
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.
HELENA — Only one-third of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Steve Daines’ $5 million in campaign funds has come from Montanans — yet that percentage is more than usual for a key Senate race, political observers say.