Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke announced this weekend he will be leaving the Trump administration by the end of the year.
Over 90 days, the legislators will debate and decide on important questions about Montana’s laws and budget.
Different versions of the bill have been under debate for weeks. But when it came time for a vote on Tuesday, Senators passed the package on a sweeping 87-to-13 vote.
Montana’s two U.S. senators on Tuesday urged the passage of a bill, blocked in the Senate, to mandate health and disability benefits for a group of Vietnam War veterans exposed to the herbicide Agent Orange.
Tester and Rosendale received nearly 80% of their money from thousands of individual donors, from Montana and across the country.
Reauthorization of the Farm Bill and a conservation fund, protecting Yellowstone National Park and recognizing the Little Shell Indian Tribe are among the Montana delegation’s goals for the final weeks of the 2018 Congress.
It’s unclear how much of those costs are picked up by the taxpayer. So far, the president’s re-election campaign has not reported paying for any specific expenses in Montana.
The fight is over whether to allow a simple majority in the 100-member House move bills from committee and make other procedural changes.
Republicans currently hold a 58-42 majority in the Montana House for the 2019 Legislature, which convenes January 7.
State health officials have awarded a $58 million, multi-year contract for processing Medicaid and other health-care claims to a company whose final bid was $10 million higher than the other finalist for the contract.
County election officials say a big help in the tabulation process would be allowing them to start counting absentee ballots before election day.
The proposed change could make the difference between killing or advancing closely-fought, controversial bills.
Dylan Michael Ford-Briere appeared via video in Lewis and Clark County Justice Court on Wednesday afternoon.
Barnard Construction is tasked with constructing 32 miles of primary pedestrian replacement wall in Arizona.
Leaders of the Republican majority at the 2019 Legislature said Thursday they’re ready to work with the governor to fund basic items that Montanans expect.