A bill that would establish a Montana missing indigenous persons task force passed out of the House Judiciary Committee.
The Montana Senate voted 40-10 to approve an amended version of Senate Bill 160, sponsored by Sen. Nate McConnell.
A toughening of Montana’s drunken-driving laws, proposed by Attorney General Tim Fox, got new life at the Legislature Saturday.
Senate Bill 324 would classify sharing a humiliating photo or video of a senior citizen who has an expectation of privacy as elder abuse.
The bill to continue Montana’s $700 million-a-year Medicaid expansion program failed on a 25-25 vote in the state Senate Thursday, setting up a last-ditch effort to revive the measure on Friday.
A Montana House committee has voted to kill a measure that would authorize construction of a new, $48 million museum for the Montana Historical Society.
Two bills to legalize sports betting in Montana are working their way through the Legislature — and the sponsors say it’s OK with them if both approaches are approved.
Its become one of the keynote bills of the 2019 Legislature.
Senate Bill 133 would prevent the board from doling out payments to producers who don’t pay livestock fees.
The Firefighter Health and Safety Bill passed another hurdle Monday afternoon.
Two years after the Montana Legislature passed a bill to overhaul the state’s medical marijuana system, Democratic Sen. Tom Jacobson of Great Falls says more changes are still needed.
HB658 will be on the Senate floor later this week, where it’s expected to pass and continue on a path to the desk of Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock, who has indicated that he supports it.
The Montana Legislature advanced bills this week aimed at protecting elderly and vulnerable adults from abuse.
Medicaid expansion currently provides health coverage to about 95,000 low-income adults in Montana.
The budget bill is advancing through the 2019 Legislature at a faster-than-usual pace, and senators spent only four hours debating it Thursday before endorsing it, on a bipartisan vote.