State Auditor Matt Rosendale, as expected, became the second Republican to jump into the 2020 race for Montana’s open U.S. House seat Monday — just three days after the incumbent, Greg Gianforte, announced he would run for governor.
Secretary of State Corey Stapleton, the first prominent Republican to enter Montana’s 2020 gubernatorial race, announced Saturday he’s abandoning that effort and running for the state’s now-open U.S. House seat.
House Minority Leader Casey Schreiner, a four-term legislator from Great Falls, on Tuesday became the first prominent Democrat to jump into the 2020 race for Montana governor, saying he’d be an advocate for — and representative of — “everyday Montanans.”
On the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Europe, U.S. Sen. Jon Tester spent the morning in Fort Harrison Thursday at Montana’s main Veterans Administration Medical Center, meeting with national VA leaders to discuss implementation of a sweeping new health law for military veterans.
Republican Congressman Greg Gianforte late Thursday made his 2020 run for Montana governor all but official, filing campaign fundraising paperwork with the state Political Practices Office.
A state district judge sided with Governor Bullock Wednesday in a dispute with Secretary of State Corey Stapleton over a governor’s veto.
Montana Supreme Court Justice Laurie McKinnon said Monday she won’t run for re-election next year, setting up a battle for an open seat that could affect the political balance on the seven-member court.
It’s been a month since Gov. Steve Bullock vetoed and appeared to kill a bill that redefines “wild bison” in Montana, saying the bill’s language would threaten bison hunts and create “an unacceptable level of confusion around bison management.”
Democratic state Sen. Bryce Bennett of Missoula said Wednesday he’s running for secretary of state in 2020.
The Montana Supreme Court Tuesday chose former state Commissioner of Higher Education Sheila Stearns as the fifth member and chair of the panel that will draw new legislative districts in Montana — and, possibly, a new congressional district for the state.
U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte plans to run for governor in 2020, MTN News has learned — adding to a crowded Republican gubernatorial primary and creating an open race next year for Montana’s only congressional seat, and possibly other statewide offices.
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.
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.
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.
Bullock, 53, a two-term governor, said he’s the only Democratic candidate who’s won election in a state won by President Donald Trump in 2016.
Gov. Steve Bullock on Tuesday morning became the 22nd Democrat to throw his hat in the presidential ring for 2020