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Montana Politics & Legislature News

February 17, 2018

Montana's changing economic geography:

February 9, 2018

Survey says: Regardless of party ties, most Montana voters are conservationists:

February 5, 2018

Next Legislature Must Stand Up for Montana - These cuts have real-life consequences BY STEVE BULLOCK:

January 26, 2018

Local sales tax a possibility for Billings:

November 25, 2017

Montana Governor Bullock approves six bills to cover $227 million gap in Montana budget, vetoes two others:

November 21, 2017

State work-comp fund sues to block $30M transfer approved last week by Montana special session:

November 20, 2017

Missoulian editorial - Legislators should hear about effects of their refusal to raise taxes :

November 20, 2017

Montana House majority leaders offer special session wrap-up:

November 17, 2017

Montana Governor Bullock says he'll veto state worker furloughs, may not renew prison contract:

November 15, 2017

Montana GOP majority expands special session on budget, transgender issues -Governor Bullock already making budget cuts:

November 13, 2017

Governor Bullock, lawmakers should work for compromise :

November 11, 2017

GOP has votes to expand session; Shelby private prison looks like a flash-point:

November 10, 2017

Montana GOP attempts to call its OWN special legislative session:

November 10, 2017

Montana colleges could face $44 million cut if special session fails:

November 9, 2017

MT Republicans plan to expand special session agenda:

November 6, 2017

Governor Bullock calls Montana lawmakers back for special session, releases list of cuts to state agencies:

November 4, 2017

Special session talk hovers over Montana Capitol, GOP says not close on deal:

November 1, 2017

Budget deal that combines cuts and temporary taxes could be close in Helena:

October 30, 2017

Montana lawmakers battling as budget office projects $227 million shortfall:

October 27, 2017

Montana Voices: Native legislators pledge to work toward bipartisan budget fix:

October 26, 2017

Real root of the Montana budget problem:

October 24, 2017

Donors once again much more limited in contributions to Montana candidates:

October 24, 2017

Bozeman Mayoral candidates talk Black-Olive, Emerson lawn, Law and Justice Center:

October 19, 2017

Billings, Montana Mayoral candidates square off in Last Best News forum :

October 12, 2017

Montana GOP leaders balk at cuts, special session, saying it's too early to claim a 'budget problem':

October 11, 2017

Montana Voices: Tax cuts for ultra-rich led to state's budget woes:

October 10, 2017

Legislators of both parties agree: It's time to look at Montana's tax structure:

October 6, 2017

"No one (in Montana) prevented from paying more" Rep. Brad Tschida, House District 97, Montana Legislature:

October 3, 2017

Governor Bullock: Montana Legislature can mitigate budget cuts by approving selected tax increases:

September 29, 2017

Montana Democrats trying to marshal support for special session :

September 29, 2017

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Troy Downing charged with nine Montana hunting violations:

September 17, 2017

Missoulian editorial - Special session needed to reduce cuts, raise taxes :

September 4, 2017

Gov. Bullock: Legislature could have prevented budget cuts:

August 25, 2017

Montana Legislature fails to protect taxpayers, clean water:

July 10, 2017

"Good ideas" come from town halls, Tester says; Daines remains absent:

July 9, 2017

Montanans must ensure legislators are held liable for ethical lapses - Missoulian Editorial:

July 8, 2017

During panel discussion on Russian involement in election, Tester tackles dark money, Russia:

July 4, 2017

Gaps in complaint process make it unclear how public can flag ethics violations by Montana legislators:

July 2, 2017

The Montana Legislature is rife with conflicts of interest -- and they're legal:

July 1, 2017

Opponents of Water Bottling Plant Succeed in County Ballot Initiative:

June 29, 2017

The Montana Family Foundation wants to see your kid's bathroom pass. You should wonder why.:

June 22, 2017

Republican Gianforte, convicted of attacking reporter joins House, draws boos from Republicans for 'no pay' proposal:

June 21, 2017

Missoulian Editorial - Gianforte needs to make a clean start, beginning now:

June 18, 2017

Greg Gianforte calls for civil politics four days after pleading guilty to assaulting journalist:

June 18, 2017

Sort of Crimes, Kind of Punishments:

June 18, 2017

Anatomy of an assault - Readers weigh in on Gianforte vs. the reporter:

June 18, 2017

GUESS which state has the highest interest in impeaching President Trump. It's Montana. Montana?:

June 17, 2017

Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte Calls for Civility After Being Convicted of Assault - Audio - Argues against mugshot or fingerprints for assault charge:

June 15, 2017

The Gianforte Effect:

June 15, 2017

Do you really want an anti-media GOP controlling your news? :

June 14, 2017

Greg Gianforte - The Montana Congressman Who Just Pleaded Guilty To Assault Is Dividing The Montana Tech Community:

June 8, 2017

USA Today - Montana Republican Greg Gianforte apologizes for assaulting Guardian reporter - Stevens Institute of Technology's Plan to Honor Greg Gianforte Stirs Outrage :

May 31, 2017

Republican leaders say no to special legislative session:

May 31, 2017

Greg Gianforte would not have supported American Health Care Act, spokesman says:

May 30, 2017

After Montana incident, fears of violence against reporters grow:

May 28, 2017

Billings Gazette opinion: Representative or not, it's still a matter of trust:

May 28, 2017

When push comes to shove :

May 28, 2017

The Lesser Part of Valor:

May 27, 2017

Gianforte may face extra scrutiny in D.C. after assault:

May 27, 2017

Most Montanans had voted before Gianforte incident with reporter:

May 27, 2017

Washington Post Opinion - Gianforte's behavior was inexcusable. The House should not tolerate it.:

May 26, 2017

Gianforte's victory after assaulting reporter reflects rising tribalism in American politics:

May 26, 2017

Gianforte, charged with assaulting reporter, wins House seat in Montana special election - Charges to be reviewed:

May 26, 2017

Greg Gianforte's slam drives home intersection of tech, politics - Tech Stand Up:

May 25, 2017

Key lawmakers backing MT special session to tackle infrastructure bills:

May 23, 2017

Governor Bullock vetoes health-care price transparency bill:

May 22, 2017

Anthology featuring 40 Montana writers supports public lands:

May 20, 2017

Montana Governor Steve Bullock vetoes bill to raise allowable campaign contributions:

May 17, 2017

Gazette opinion: Montana's government by gamesmanship :

May 17, 2017

Montana Governor Steve Bullock joins other potential presidential candidates at Washington conference:

May 15, 2017

State earned income credit will support Montana's working families:

May 11, 2017

State tax shift to cost Bozeman taxpayers $1.4 million:

May 7, 2017

Freshman lawmakers describe their first Montana Legislature:

May 3, 2017

Legislative actions may leave Montana taxpayers with additional costs :

May 3, 2017

The Bitter End - Sine Die:

May 2, 2017

Montana Senator Jon Tester could teach Democrats a lot about rural America -- if he can keep his Senate seat:

May 2, 2017

Mark Twain on politics in Montana:

April 30, 2017

Gazette opinion: No money for Montana school buildings - again:

April 29, 2017

Montana Legislature ends without passing infrastructure bonding bill; Governor Bullock calls vote 'incomprehensible':

April 26, 2017

Video: Q&A with Montana's U.S. House candidates Rob Quist and Greg Gianforte :

April 26, 2017

Montana Legislature Scales Back Proposed 'Ferrari Tax':

April 25, 2017

Some say effort is backdoor way to fund pre-K program:

April 22, 2017

Montana lawmakers seek to make Native America a destination:

April 20, 2017

Montana bill taxes out-of-state E-commerce firms more accurately:

April 19, 2017

Montana House speaker kills mail-ballot bill with parliamentary power:

April 8, 2017

Online town halls set for Montana U.S. House of Representatives election during the first week of May. Submit Your Questions Now:

April 7, 2017

Orphan Girl can still be sold in Butte tasting room, but drinkers don't get an extra hour to finish cocktails:

April 5, 2017

Huffington Post - A Montana Special Election Nobody Is Following Could Deal A Huge Blow To Trump:

April 5, 2017

Montanans, we need your help today. Montana's Senate is trying to kill Orphan Girl sales through our Tasting Room.:

April 5, 2017

Montana legislators defund student loan aid for rural teachers, nixing recruiting tool for schools:

April 4, 2017

Montana Senator Scott Sales Wants to Tax Every Cyclist Who Visits the State:

April 4, 2017

Montana Senate passes broadband internet privacy measure:

April 1, 2017

Montana Legislators decided to raise local school taxes. They just didn't talk about it.:

March 31, 2017

Officials: Montana would be last in nation for higher education spending if state budget stands:

March 30, 2017

Governor Bullock Urges Legislators to Pass Bill to Grow Business and Create Good-Paying Jobs:

March 30, 2017

Republicans on House panel kill Montana Hose of Representatives mail-only ballot option for May 25 election:

March 29, 2017

Bill would allow for Native American hiring incentives for Montana employers:

March 29, 2017

Urgent - Call to Action - MT Nonprofit Alert:

March 28, 2017

Bill would phase out Styrofoam food containers in Montana:

March 27, 2017

North Carolina's bathroom bill cost the state at least $3.7 billion, new analysis finds:

March 26, 2017

Bill focuses on luring films to Montana:

March 26, 2017

The Montana Digital Academy - Budget would slash funding for online classes, hurt smallest schools most:

March 25, 2017

Governor Bullock: "It's time for the games to stop and the bill to pass":

March 25, 2017

Governor Bullock hopes Montana early education bill rises from ashes:

March 24, 2017

Video: Hearing on Montana vote-by-mail election gets rowdy, room has to be cleared:

March 23, 2017

Governor Bullock Proposes to Ban a Statewide General Sales Tax: "Our Montana Constitution needs to reflect our Montana values":

March 23, 2017

Governor Bullock Urges Legislature to Pass Fiscally Responsible Mail Ballot Bill:

March 23, 2017

Will Price of Next Frontier Capital testified to the Senate Tax Committee in support of HB 187 to increase the pool of risk capital available in Montana:

March 22, 2017

Bill to expand early education in Montana dies on party-line vote:

March 22, 2017

Please Take Action for Renewable Energy in Montana Today - Gov. Steve Bullock:

March 20, 2017

Two Senate Republicans seek to eliminate or privatize Montana State Fund:

March 19, 2017

Education official touts pre-K program Montana Legislature considering :

March 18, 2017

Teachers, Parents, Kids and Legislators Rally in Support of Governor Bullock's Early Childhood Education Proposal:

March 18, 2017

Bill establishes voluntary preschool for low-income Montana children :

March 17, 2017

46 of 56 Montana counties support mail ballot for special election:

March 17, 2017

Governor in Butte touts $12 million grant proposal for preschoolers:

March 14, 2017

Rally For Montana's Future Superheroes!, 3/17, Helena, Montana :

March 14, 2017

Montana Senate president Scott Sales calls cyclists 'rude,' 'self-centered' before safety bill dies:

March 14, 2017

University of Montana reduces deficit by millions, faculty members say it isn't enough:

March 13, 2017

2017 Montana Legislature Week 10: Child abuse, bed tax, health care, landlords :

March 11, 2017

The 2017 Montana Legislature Has a New Homepage:

March 11, 2017

Montana Libertarians pick rancher Mark Wicks to run for US House :

March 11, 2017

Gov. Bullock calls current Montana budget 'unacceptable':

March 9, 2017

Montana special election could be good test of voter-turnout findings:

March 7, 2017

Guest opinion: What do Montana's mail-ballot opponents really fear?:

March 7, 2017

State Representative Geraldine Custer, R-Montana, talks with Rachel Maddow about the advantages of a mail-in ballot:

March 6, 2017

Montana Republicans select Greg Gianforte for House race:

March 6, 2017

Montana Board of Regents explain how the $23.3 million budget cut could cost students:

March 6, 2017

Bozeman School District looks for $125 million bond:

March 5, 2017

Rob Quist wins Montana Democratic nomination for House of Representatives Special Election:

March 4, 2017

Montana governor calls for May 25 election to replace Zinke - Are you registered to vote?:

March 1, 2017

Zinke confirmed as Interior secretary; Montana prepares for special election:

March 1, 2017

House panel kills bill to expand roof-top solar power in Montana:

February 28, 2017

Montana House rejects bill allowing guns in Montana schools:

February 28, 2017

Montana House passes charter school bill:

February 26, 2017

Montana legislature kills second resolution opposing federal land transfer or sale:

February 25, 2017

Montana House backs effort to boycott anti-Israel firms:

February 24, 2017

Rallying for renewables: Measure aims to expand solar opportunities:

February 23, 2017

MSNBC Rachel Maddow - Montana GOP chair warns too much voter turnout favors Democrats:

February 23, 2017

Montana Rep. Kathy Kelker, D-Billings introduces preschool bill - Early Edge:

February 23, 2017

State, and legislators, search for solutions to Montana's looming labor shortage:

February 23, 2017

Both agencies resist moving Montana State Parks to Department of Commerce:

February 23, 2017

Montana Senator Jon Tester Announces Legislation to Expand Bob Marshall Wilderness Complex:

February 22, 2017

HB 501: If your company boycotts Israel, Montana will boycott you :

February 21, 2017

"Breweries are driving the Montana economy now": Bill would raise barrel production limit:

February 21, 2017

Montana Office of the Commissioner of Political Practices one step closer to elimination:

February 20, 2017

For Hardin, Montana parents and students, public preschool program is important jump-start:

February 20, 2017

Apprenticeships in Montana: Good for workers, great for business:

February 20, 2017

Destroying Montana's drone industry will cost jobs:

February 20, 2017

Billings Gazette opinion: Montana's disabled students shortchanged again :

February 20, 2017

Montana lawmakers reject doctor residency expansion:

February 20, 2017

Montana Republicans on House panel kill bill to protect LGBT against discrimination:

February 19, 2017

Cash-strapped Legislature considers 8-cent increase to gas tax:

February 18, 2017

The Solar Jobs and Energy Freedom Act has been introduced to the Montana State Legislature:

February 7, 2017

Bipartisan support emerges for electric car fee that would affect thousands in Montana:

February 5, 2017

Lawmakers reject Bullock's cut of their funding; now what?:

February 3, 2017

Governor Bullock vetoes 14 percent pay raise for Montana legislators :

February 3, 2017

Montana Gov. Bullock vetoes legislative funding bill:

February 3, 2017

Republican senators advance ban on foreign laws in Montana:

January 28, 2017

Governor Steve Bullock Statement on Jobs in Montana Act - urges legislature to send infrastructure bill to his desk for signature:

January 25, 2017

Montana Rep. Jim Hamilton proposes tax deductions for venture capitalists:

January 24, 2017

New Montana program would help fund energy-efficiency upgrades:

January 24, 2017

Bill would make Montana last state in the country to fund 19-year-old high school students:

January 24, 2017

Bill banning bicyclists on Montana highways without shoulders to be re-drafted after negative feedback:

January 23, 2017

Cycling advocates weigh in on bill banning bikers from from 2-lane roads in Montana:

January 22, 2017

In Helena, no lack of puzzling bill ideas from our elected leaders:

January 21, 2017

Billings Gazette opinion: Superintendent Arntzen must get big picture on education - Graduation Matters:

January 21, 2017

Senate passes bill allowing state control of legislative coverage - "It's clear they want to take over.":

January 21, 2017

Bills to expand privacy rights generate opposition:

January 20, 2017

Bill by Rep. Barry Usher would ban bicyclists from most 2-lane roads in Montana:

January 19, 2017

Montana Senate bill cuts promotion of filmmaking from $1.1M to $200K :

January 18, 2017

Bill to divert state film-industry promotion funds to Canadian trade center sparks opposition:

January 18, 2017

Lawmakers tackle Bullock infrastructure bills - but alternatives are in the works:

January 17, 2017

Too high? Or unlivable? Legislators debate $10 minimum wage:

January 15, 2017

Legislature Week 2: Balancing the budget, outlawing revenge porn :

January 12, 2017

Montana Superintendent Arntzen Commends Education Committee Action on K-12 Inflationary Increase as a Win for Schools:

January 11, 2017

Bill would give landowners free elk tag for every 4 public hunters allowed on property:

January 11, 2017

Legislative subcommittees begin cutting millions to education and corrections:

January 9, 2017

Solar users support bill to lock in net metering contracts:

January 4, 2017

Governor Steve Bullock Urges Legislators to Work Across the Aisle to Pass Infrastructure Bill:

January 2, 2017

Governor Bullock calls for bipartisanship, says Montana can be 'shining example':

January 2, 2017

Women's March On Montana , 1/21, Helena:

January 2, 2017

Gazette opinion: Montana's big legislative challenge :

January 2, 2017

Montana House, Senate pledge to work together as 65th Legislature convenes:

January 2, 2017

Despite governor's budget, universities hope to continue tuition freeze:

January 1, 2017

What counts as 'infrastructure'? Legislature's definition will have big impact on state projects:

January 1, 2017

Gov. Steve Bullock to Kick off Second Term as Montana Legislature Convenes:

January 1, 2017

Battle expected over net metering bills in 2017 Legislature:

January 1, 2017

Montana legislative leaders say tight budget will force tough decisions:

December 28, 2016

Time to invest in Montana's infrastructure - Evan Barrett:

December 25, 2016

Upcoming Montana legislative session offers chance to push economic growth:

December 23, 2016

Governor Bullock discusses budget, '17 session:

December 21, 2016

Gov. Steve Bullock talks at infrastructure event in Butte:

December 21, 2016

What happened to the money in Montana's highway construction account?:

December 21, 2016

Your "Insider's Guide" to the Montana's Legislature, since 1973:

December 21, 2016

Debate over governor's budget front and center at '17 session in Montana:

December 18, 2016

Looking ahead: Butte lawmakers talk priorites of 2017 session:

December 18, 2016

United front: Montana cities join others for big infrastructure lobbying push:

December 17, 2016

Montana Senate Republicans: Finance roads with pre-school education dollars:

December 17, 2016

Montana Republican Lawmakers Look to Scrap Bullock's Pre-Kindergarten Proposal:

December 11, 2016

Preparing for Marsy's Law in Montana: 'overwhelming', a 'mess' and a 'nightmare':

December 11, 2016

Gazette opinion: Invest in Montana's future workforce:

December 8, 2016

Montana higher ed commissioner foresees tough times at legislature:

December 7, 2016

Montana House Republicans forge agreement to move select number of potentially prickly bills:

November 20, 2016

Guest opinion: Good, old advice for 2017 Montana Legislature:

November 16, 2016

Montana Infrastructure Coalition Adopts Legislative Package:

November 15, 2016

Montana Legislature Elects Leaders, Lays Out Priorities for Session:

November 12, 2016

Montana Senator Jon Tester says he'll run for re-election in '18:

November 12, 2016

Missoula legislator looks to give electoral votes to winner of national popular vote - The Troubling Reason the Electoral College Exists :

November 11, 2016

Montana lawmakers to look at raising their pay 82 percent:

November 11, 2016

How has a local option tax impacted Montana communities or your visit to Montana?:

November 9, 2016

The Day After:

November 9, 2016

Montana should increase investment in education:

November 4, 2016

TED Talk: It's time for women to run for office:

October 26, 2016

Montana's women candidates are out to set another record:

October 18, 2016

Bullock, Gianforte discuss Government Accountability Initiatives:

October 18, 2016

Montana Infrastructure Coalition Update:

October 13, 2016

The Loneliest Seat:

October 13, 2016

Bullock and Gianforte visit Bozeman focused on controversial Presidential election:

October 12, 2016

Can Infrastructure Spending Be a Silver Bullet?:

October 9, 2016

Native American votes total 8 percent of Montana's total and could decide some races:

October 5, 2016

Montana's Crumbling Infrastructure:

October 5, 2016

Montana Gubernatorial Debate - Bullock And Gianforte, 10/8, Great Falls:

October 5, 2016

Voters Overwhelmingly Approve Kalispell School Bonds:

October 4, 2016

Gov. Bullock proposes amending Montana constitution to ban statewide sales tax :

October 3, 2016

Gazette opinion: Gianforte's jobs pitch may be more of a curveball than you think:

October 2, 2016

Montana revenue growth slower than expected, sparking campaign debates over how best to budget:

October 1, 2016

Montana Secretary of State Linda McCulloch calls for automatic voter registration:

October 1, 2016

Wind and solar or coal? PSC candidates debate Montana's energy future:

September 29, 2016

The Historic Congressional Race in Montana That Nobody's Watching That Could Elect the First American Indian Woman in Congress:

September 29, 2016

Candidates plug in to state's energy future:

September 29, 2016

Bozeman Pushes for Local Sales Taxes in Montana:

September 25, 2016

Candidates for governor lay out differing priorities for public education:

September 19, 2016

Candidates for Governor of Montana outline goals for state economy, spar over leadership values:

September 17, 2016

Montana Gubernatorial Debate, 9/19, Billings, Montana:

September 14, 2016

Tech entrepreneurs launch political committee supporting Bullock's reelection bid :

September 12, 2016

Bullock, Gianforte differ on education:

September 10, 2016

Lawmakers work on plan to cushion impact of Colstrip power plant closure:

September 9, 2016

Funding proposal for older Montana special needs students stalls in legislative commission:

September 4, 2016

Montana interim commission proposes increases to special education funding:

September 3, 2016

Montana Technology Entrepreneurs Launch OpenSourceMT:

August 30, 2016

Former RightNow CFO Susan Carstensen says Bullock, not Gianforte, is best pick for governor :

August 30, 2016

Zinke, Juneau reach out to rural voters in first debate:

August 27, 2016

Guest opinion: How unfair tax code cuts Montana public school funding:

August 22, 2016

Evaluating Montana Supreme Court justice candidates:

August 20, 2016

Gianforte says Indian reservations hinder free markets:

August 20, 2016

Gianforte condemns refugee resettlement as Congolese family arrives in Missoula:

August 18, 2016

Montana biomedical research initiative will stand:

August 17, 2016

Montana lawmakers want to make it costly to close Colstrip plant :

August 16, 2016

Missoula Moves to Amend: "Money isn't speech and corporations aren't people" :

August 5, 2016

Wheeler Center to host lecture and conference on political engagement Sept 10 in Helenain Montana:

August 1, 2016

Why We Vote: Getting From Votes To Seats, 8/3, Missoula:

July 31, 2016

Guest opinion: Why Montanans should support 28th amendment:

July 27, 2016

Candidate for Montana Governor Greg Gianforte sends 'cease and desist' letter to TV stations:

July 15, 2016

Native Americans turn focus inward for political empowerment:

July 11, 2016

Political landmine: Montana campaigns are zeroing in on public lands -- and for good reason:

July 6, 2016

I-181 Will Serve Hundreds of Thousands of Montanans:

June 27, 2016

Montana's gubernatorial candidates hold first debate - Full Debate Video:

June 23, 2016

Bullock Vs. Gianforte: First 2016 Gubernatorial Debate In Montana, 6/26:

June 19, 2016

Montana lawmaker proposes renaming Columbus Day:

June 18, 2016

Access Groups Say Zinke Waffled on Land Transfer Votes:

June 10, 2016

A Tribal Reaction to Greg Gianforte and Lesley Robinson:

June 6, 2016

More satellite voting offices, more American Indians seeking office this election season:

June 6, 2016

Montana marijuana campaigns spend big to reach ballot:

June 1, 2016

Poll: Growing number of Montanans believe public lands help jobs:

May 23, 2016

Term limits in Montana don't actually shorten legislators' service -- but they do frustrate many :

May 21, 2016

2016 Across the Divide - Montana's Tribes Navigate Politics and Progress:

May 19, 2016

Governor Bullock criticizes Montana campaign contributions decision and calls on Attorney General's Office to file appeal:

May 18, 2016

Gianforte, Arntzen announce proposal to expand computer science education:

May 18, 2016

Montana sets up 13 satellite voting offices for tribes:

May 17, 2016

Montana's Senator Tester Slams Campaign Finance Ruling:

May 11, 2016

Montana Infrastructure Coalition launches campaign.:

May 10, 2016

Two Of America's Richest Men (Charles Schwab and James Cox Kennedy) Secretly Tried To Sway Montana's Judicial Elections:

May 3, 2016

Initiative to publicly fund medical research could hurt infrastructure work, critics say:

April 25, 2016

Building Montana Communities Tour kicks off in Missoula:

April 24, 2016

Guest opinion: Energy bill overcomes gridlock, invests in Montana economy - By JON TESTER U.S. Senator:

April 24, 2016

Guest opinion: Protecting the Montana way of life - By STEVE DAINES U.S. Senator :

April 24, 2016

Guest opinion: A conservative case for conservation - By RYAN ZINKE U.S. Representative:

April 24, 2016

Governor Bullock on Earth Day: "We must protect our public lands, clean air and water, abundant wildlife, and the thousands of Montana jobs that rely on them.":

April 24, 2016

Gianforte's tax plan would save millions for natural resource companies:

April 22, 2016

Facebook Disputes Claims of Gianforte:

April 10, 2016

Montana school tax credit debate continues:

March 30, 2016

Ladies and gentlemen, meet the craziest candidate running for Governor next year: :

February 16, 2016

Way beyond Montana politics as usual - "Big Sky, Big Money" :

February 16, 2016

Without Legislature's help, Butte finds a way to complete school heating project:

February 12, 2016

Native American votes matter in an election year:

January 29, 2016

Gov. Steve Bullock says Montana economy strong :

January 29, 2016

Documents allege Right to Work's involvement in Montana elections:

January 22, 2016

Governor Bullock: I will continue to fight for fair, transparent, and accessible elections:

January 20, 2016

Montana Democrats react to Gianforte run for governor:

January 17, 2016

Missoulian Editorial: Don't mess with State Fund's success :

January 4, 2016

The Billings Gazette Owes an Apology to Its Readers and Governor Bullock: Observation on the Perils of Inexperience:

December 22, 2015

Media mogul, broker donate to Montana dark-money group to influence Supreme Court race:

December 8, 2015

Time to deliver Montana property tax relief:

October 1, 2015

The most important person in Montana politics:

September 18, 2015

Infrastructure bill's defeat was loss for Montana:

September 3, 2015

California equal pay bill may be toughest in nation:

September 2, 2015

Needy MT students out $2.6 million of state grants:

August 23, 2015

MISSOULIAN EDITORIAL: Legislative branch is equal to executive:

August 21, 2015

Legislative committee stalls new campaign disclosure rules:

August 17, 2015

Taking control: Montana elections getting new disclosure rules:

August 15, 2015

Chester the Cheetah makes tawdry Montana mayoral run:

August 14, 2015

Montana lawmakers to buttress authority over executive agencies:

July 19, 2015

Montana Chamber of Commerce releases legislative "score card":

June 15, 2015

Montana State University responds: We respectfully disagree with Rep. Art Wittich's statement: "Valley Republicans didn't let down MSU.":

June 12, 2015

You've probably never heard of the Wilks brothers. They're about to take away your Montana property rights.:

May 31, 2015

Farmer's savings among seizures that bought Montana K-9 unit:

May 21, 2015

Getting schooled - Why the Montana school choice bill asks the wrong question:

May 18, 2015

New coalition develops in Montana:

May 15, 2015

Governor Bullock: Too early to consider special session for infrastructure needs:

May 14, 2015

Three steps for coping with your infrastructure problem:

May 14, 2015

Montana school choice bill becomes law without governor's signature:

May 8, 2015

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock "Legislative session was breath of fresh air":

May 8, 2015

New Montana law allows tax-deductible donations to disabled:

May 8, 2015

Gov. Bullock to sign bill aiming to help domestic violence victims:

May 7, 2015

Gov. signs bill to close Montana Developmental Center - Is is time for a Kennedy Krieger Institute West in Montana?:

May 6, 2015

Montana Governor Steve Bullock Signs Law To Protect Innocent People From Having Their Property Seized By Police:

May 4, 2015

2014 Report Card for Montana's Infrastructure:

May 3, 2015

Winners and losers in the 2015 Montana Legislature :

May 2, 2015

Here are reasons to close Montana Developmental Center:

May 1, 2015

Obama administration has `concerns' about Montana Medicaid plan:

April 28, 2015

Montana Legislature adjourns without infrastructure bill - What's in the infrastructure bill that's causing all the fuss? - Gazette opinion: House delivers nothing to build up Montana:

April 28, 2015

Montana Gov. Bullock vetoes bill for weakening consumer fraud protection:

April 24, 2015

Montana legislature passes asset forfeiture reform law:

April 24, 2015

Gazette opinion: Start investing in Montana 4-year-olds:

April 24, 2015

Budget negotiations key as Montana lawmakers look to wrap up session early:

April 22, 2015

Preschool Access: A Matter of Equity - Early Edge Montana:

April 22, 2015

Gov. Bullock signs Montana anti-bullying bill into law:

April 22, 2015

Opinion Editorial Thanking the Public for Medicaid Expansion:

April 19, 2015

Montana game tagging bill's passage doesn't salve hunters' anger:

April 19, 2015

Montana House green-lights mental health group homes:

April 17, 2015

Montana Republicans And Democrats Unite To Ban Dark Money:

April 17, 2015

House to reconsider closing Montana Developmental Center:

April 16, 2015

Montana Developmental Center is Ordered to Cease Taking New Admissions in its Secure Unit:

April 14, 2015

Great Falls Police: Early childhood care as a crime prevention tool - "Saddle Up, Montana: It's Time to Make Early Investments in Kids":

April 14, 2015

Montana Governor Steve Bullock still fighting for public preschool:

April 14, 2015

Kindergartners Who Share iPads Perform Better In School, Study Suggests:

April 11, 2015

#MillionsofMontanans: Hashtag takes off:

April 10, 2015

Legislature unravels Montana's conservation legacy:

April 9, 2015

Montana land grab :

April 7, 2015

Disability Rights Montana defends proposed MDC closure:

April 6, 2015

Transforming the Workforce for Children Birth Through Age 8: A Unifying Foundation:

April 5, 2015

Can money make Montana better?:

April 5, 2015

Independent-minded Republicans may guide fate of 2015 Legislature:

April 4, 2015

Montana laws dealing with how a solar homeowner's surplus power is 'sold' back to the grid could be changing:

April 3, 2015

Montana's middle class is shrinking, study says:

April 1, 2015

Montana Office of Public Instruction Chief Denise Juneau informs schools of budget cuts; Bouck: 'We are looking at dire alternatives':

March 31, 2015

Montana Credit Unions Support Hardworking Families and the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC):

March 31, 2015

Montana Legislature should increase funding for autism services:

March 18, 2015

GOP Majority Deals Blows to Medicaid Expansion, Preschool Funding in Montana:

March 17, 2015

Montana Lawmakers consider broadband expansion:

March 16, 2015

Governor Bullock Signs Bill to Enhance Workforce Training Program:

March 16, 2015

Gunshot Wounds Kill Two University of Montana Students:

March 14, 2015

House panel votes down bill to protect banks from liability in lender lawsuits:

March 12, 2015

It's Not Over! - Early Education Funding in Montana Still Has a Path to Success With Your Help:

March 12, 2015

Montana Governor's Preschool Proposal Rejected by House Budget Panel:

March 11, 2015

Homeowners burned by mortgage scandal cry foul on Montana Legislature. "The Bank of America Protection Bill":

March 9, 2015

Montana tourism backers seek first spending boost in 30 years:

March 7, 2015

Funding for public preschool and special education increase not included in budget proposal:

March 4, 2015

Rally with Queen Elsa from the movie "Frozen" in Great Falls spotlights Bullock's "Early Edge" pre-K program:

March 3, 2015

Montana Business leaders champion preschool as smart investment:

February 28, 2015

Bill to fund 19-year-old students moves on to House:

February 27, 2015

Film incentive brings jobs, business to Montana:

February 27, 2015

Burlington Beginnings : A White Paper on a Comprehensive, Coordinated Sustainable Early Learning Initiative:

February 26, 2015

Time To Work Together To Help All Montanans:

February 25, 2015

2015 Montana Legislature - Who's the Pulling the Strings?:

February 25, 2015

Important Message from Montana Department of Commerce: Commerce Programs and Legislative Economic Development priorities:

February 24, 2015

Let your voice be heard! Fight for Montana Film!:

February 24, 2015

Montana House revives bill to help kids with disabilities graduate:

February 22, 2015

Montana film tax incentive in danger of not being renewed:

February 20, 2015

Montana school funding bill passes early:

February 18, 2015

Montana Office of Public Instruction lobbies for bill to bolster Native American education:

February 17, 2015

Montana's Republican legislators ground governor's plane:

February 14, 2015

Setting the Record Straight on Health Insurance in Montana:

February 13, 2015

Governor Bullock stops in Missoula to discuss infrastructure needs:

February 13, 2015

Montana employers would get tax break for helping pay down employees' student loans:

February 12, 2015

Compensate net metering as energy generator:

February 11, 2015

Rep. Art Wittich proposes tax break for Montana engineering, computer science grads:

February 11, 2015

Missoula lawmaker: Yoga pants, Speedos should be illegal in public:

February 10, 2015

How educating children early and well creates a ripple effect for us all:

February 8, 2015

Montana Governor sounds warning on multiple tax cut proposals:

February 8, 2015

Conservative Group Targets Kalispell Lawmaker Over Medicaid:

February 4, 2015

Dillon rally brings estimated 300 people to their feet - "Tell lawmakers that education matters":

February 3, 2015

Montana superintendents support early education:

February 3, 2015

Debate Ramps Up Over Early Education in Montana:

February 3, 2015

Montana Lawmakers asked to OK $15 million for university research:

February 2, 2015

Young lawmakers making Montana a leader in digital privacy:

February 2, 2015

What Happened When An American Used Britain's 'Socialized' National Health Service?:

February 1, 2015

Montana must invest in infrastructure:

January 30, 2015

Tax proposal would cut credits for alternative energy, economic tools, among others:

January 30, 2015

Bills to expand net metering killed by Montana Senate panel:

January 29, 2015

Montana Governor Steve Bullock's State of State: A Montana where we help others, while we succeed:

January 28, 2015

Early Edge Action - Montana Governor Bullock fundraising for nonprofit formed to promote his early-education plan:

January 28, 2015

Gov. Bullock talks possible tuition freeze for Montana colleges:

January 27, 2015

Civil Engineers: Build Montana Act Sets 'Foundation':

January 26, 2015

Montana's Legislature can help increase graduation rates:

January 25, 2015

Build Montana will be good for state:

January 23, 2015

Rep. Nancy Wilson, D-Missoula wants to raise gas tax by 5 cents a gallon:

January 22, 2015

Bozeman's Niles Hushka, president and CEO of KLJ Solutions pushes governor's preschool plan:

January 22, 2015

Frozen-themed Rally To Support Montana Public Preschool, 1/23 - 11:00AM, Helena, Montana:

January 20, 2015

The accuracy of Montana's welfare system computer programs came under the microscope Monday at the Legislature:

January 19, 2015

Gov. Bullock introduces proposal for Medicaid expansion in Montana:

January 19, 2015

Net Metering - Republican, Democratic Montana legislators team up on solar power:

January 18, 2015

Bill aims to ban cellphone use while driving in Montana:

January 16, 2015

"Tales From the Dome":

January 14, 2015

MISSOULIAN EDITORIAL: Universal pre-K offers path to better grades:

January 14, 2015

Montana's commitment to education: dumb and dumber:

January 13, 2015

Official Invitation: FAST WOMEN MONTANA (free listserv) - ALL invited including male allies. :

January 13, 2015

Medicaid Expansion - A Good Deal for Montanans:

January 13, 2015

A summary of funding in the Build Montana Act:

January 12, 2015

"Preparing to Launch: Early Childhood's Academic Countdown,":

January 10, 2015

Montana educators weigh in on proposed public pre-K program:

January 9, 2015

Capital Shuttle for Legislative Session Now Available in Helena, Montana:

January 9, 2015

House amends rules to make it easier to bring controversial bills to the floor:

January 9, 2015

Montana lawmakers to introduce changes to student dropout age:

January 9, 2015

Montana bill aims to keep wild hogs out of state:

January 9, 2015

Poll: Most Montanans don't hate bison:

January 8, 2015

When the speaker of the House doesn't speak for Montana:

January 8, 2015

Your "Insider's Guide" to the 2015 Legislature:

January 7, 2015

9th Annual Women's Policy Leadership Institute, 2/6-7, Helena, Montana:

January 7, 2015

Concerns rise over Republican Rep. Sarah Laszloffy's education leadership role:

January 6, 2015

Montana Superintendent of Public Instruction Denise Juneau's legislative agenda: Higher dropout age, funding for older students:

January 6, 2015

As research dollars get tighter, Montana campuses seek $15 million from Legislature:

January 6, 2015

Republicans 'softening' on proposed Montana House rules, Democrat says:

January 5, 2015

Montana Legislative Session - Can you spare 30 mins a week to strengthen democracy?:

January 5, 2015

Montana Legislative Session opens today 1/5; Bullock, GOP miles apart:

January 5, 2015

MAPS (Media Arts in the Public Schools) Seeks Funding (LC0777) for Montana STEAM Summer School Pilot Program:

January 4, 2015

Few Americans Know Anything About ALEC - The American Legislative Exchange Council - Now you can learn more., 1/8, 1/11, Montana PBS:

January 4, 2015

Montana Legislature: Top issues for 2015 session:

December 31, 2014

Montana Attorney General talks legislative priorities as new session approaches:

December 30, 2014

Resource extraction, charter schools, tax relief top GOP agenda for 2015 Legislature:

December 29, 2014

Montana school 'choice' battle may be at tipping point - The great charter school rip-off: Finally, the truth catches up to education "reform" phonies:

December 29, 2014

Guest opinion: Give Montana cities more flexibility to meet growth demands:

December 29, 2014

Montana Gov's agenda facing resistance at GOP-controlled Legislature:

December 28, 2014

Obscure rules change could roil Montana House at 2015 Legislature:

December 25, 2014

Lawmakers vow to help Montana, North Dakota oil-patch towns stretched by influx of workers:

December 23, 2014

Montana State University research, long a boon to Bozeman high-tech, sharpening emphasis on economic development:

December 18, 2014

A look at the issues headed to the 2015 Montana Legislature:

December 18, 2014

Join Us For MEDA Day In The Rotunda, 1/14, Helena, Montana:

December 18, 2014

Montana House leaders OK simple dress code:

December 17, 2014

Dillon Republican Jeff Welborn to sponsor Gov. Bullock's $450M infrastructure bill:

December 17, 2014

Michael Wright and Madelyn Beck from the University of Montana's School of Journalism will cover the 2015 Montana Legislature:

December 16, 2014

Montana House to modify dress code that drew criticism:

December 15, 2014

Montana dress code has female legislators sporting new look: clenched jaws:

December 14, 2014

Gov. Steve Bullock to Propose $300 Million Infrastructure Plan:

December 14, 2014

Infrastructure needs mount in eastern Montana oil, gas counties :

December 13, 2014

Rich Man's Sport How a Billionaire Developer Restricted Public Access to Montana's Spotted Dog :

December 12, 2014

Chamber of Commerce supports Gov. Bullock's Medicaid expansion plan:

December 9, 2014

GOP leaders ban blue jeans, short skirts and cleavage in Montana House:

December 8, 2014

Find a Montana Legislator:

December 8, 2014

Bill introduced to increase Montana's legal dropout age:

November 30, 2014

From Broken Homes to a Broken System - Native American youths struggle for support:

November 30, 2014

The Montana Legislative Audit committee to hold closed-door meeting:

November 26, 2014

Governor Bullock's Budget Prioritizes Job Creation, Language Preservation, Economic Development, and Education for Tribal Nations:

November 26, 2014

Montana report shows wage disparity for women, Native Americans:

November 21, 2014

Gov. Bullock outlines higher education plan:

November 21, 2014

Lt. Gov. Mclean rallies support for budget proposal from Bozeman tech companies:

November 19, 2014

WGM Group contributed its expertise to the new Montana Infrastructure Report Card.:

November 19, 2014

Montana's infrastructure gets poor grades:

November 17, 2014

Bullock proposes budget with new form of Medicaid expansion, plus $45 million for infrastructure:

November 16, 2014

Governor Bullock outlines 2015 legislative priorities:

November 10, 2014

Montana Legislative Roster 2015 Regular Session:

November 7, 2014

The tech community is abandoning ALEC:

November 6, 2014

Lawmakers weigh Montana Developmental Center cuts:

November 3, 2014

It's Not too Late - VOTE!:

November 3, 2014

John Oliver is right. State-level elections are what matters on Tuesday:

November 3, 2014

How Political Donors Are Changing Statehouse News Reporting:

October 21, 2014

Local Missoula Democrats to sponsor bill on student debt repayment:

October 17, 2014

Playboy Interview: Former Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer :

June 26, 2014

Corporate initiative - Charter withdrew I-172, but has it set a precedent?:

June 22, 2014

Across rural-urban divide, Montanans in this together:

June 12, 2014

Gazette opinion: Initiative 172 won't lower cable bills - Charter knew its Montana tax liability when it invested here.:

May 31, 2014

Initiative 172 - Montana Supreme Court upholds ballot language for Charter to try and lower its tax rate:

December 9, 2013

5 Ways Tech Entrepreneurship is Impacting Politics:

November 15, 2013

Platform enables business to track local and state legislation, and predict the outcome:

November 8, 2013

Gender Equity in Montana Legislature - Proposed Constitutional Amendment for the 2014 Ballot:

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