Democratic Montana Sen. Jon Tester, the only working farmer in the Senate, blasted President Trump’s handling of the escalating trade dispute with China, calling the White House’s $16-billion bailout for U.S. farmers a temporary “Band-Aid.”
Agriculture and business are the reasons that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) decided not to cut hours at ports entries on Montana’s northern border, U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte and Sen. Steve Daines announced jointly Friday.
Next Tuesday, the Montana Supreme Court plans to choose the critical fifth member of the state panel that will draw new legislative districts in Montana for the next 10 years — and, possibly, a new congressional district for the state.
Members of the legislative Montana American Indian Caucus joined Governor Steve Bullock to celebrate a number of bills passed by the 2019 Legislature that address Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW), and honor the state’s Native American heritage and history.
Solar-power consumers and advocates lined up Thursday before the Public Service Commission, to denounce NorthWestern Energy’s proposed rate change for owners of new rooftop solar-power systems in Montana.
A hotel worker and union organizer from California appeared Wednesday before the Montana Board of Investments, urging it not to place state money with a firm that owns hotels they said are not addressing sexual-harassment claims.
The arrangement for Gov. Steve Bullock’s state security detail, and who pays for it, is defined in a memorandum between the Montana Highway Patrol and the governor’s office — not in state law, as Bullock indicated last week while campaigning in Iowa.
State lawmakers are voting, by mail, whether to override Gov. Steve Bullock’s vetoes of at least eight bills, on subjects ranging from sports gambling to business tax credits to campus free speech.
Former Speaker of the Montana House Austin Knudsen, a Republican from Culbertson, on Monday became the fourth person to enter the 2020 race for attorney general in Montana.
State Auditor Matt Rosendale is urging Montana lawmakers to vote to override Gov. Steve Bullock’s veto of a bill designed to reduce the cost of prescription drugs, through new restrictions on pharmacy-benefit managers.
When Gov. Steve Bullock hits the campaign trail as a presidential candidate, his security detail of two Montana Highway Patrol officers comes along, too — at taxpayer expense.
They urge Montana’s junior senator to do whatever he can to bring changes that would convince more young men and women to stick with firefighting as a career and help those who are seriously injured protecting homes and forests.
Here in the land of cornstalks and small towns — and the first presidential nominating contest in the nation — Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is betting Iowa’s unique Democratic caucus can help propel him from obscurity to relevance in the 2020 presidential race.
Congressman Greg Gianforte and a bipartisan group of legislators introduced Savanna’s Act, a bill meant to address the missing and murdered Indigenous women’s crisis, this week in the United States House.
Gov. Steve Bullock’s presidential campaign said it received contributions from all 50 states during the first day of the campaign.