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Montana Politics & Legislature News

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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