- Bullock suspends work of Clean Power Plan panel after ruling Updated: Feb-09-16 8:46 pm
HELENA, Montana - Montana Gov. Steve Bullock on Tuesday suspended the work of a panel appointed to address new federal carbon dioxide emissions rules after the U.S. Supreme Court temporarily blocked the key component of President Barack Obama's climate change plan.
- Clash over campaign money begins in Montana governor's race Updated: Feb-02-16 1:47 pm
HELENA, Montana - Montana's copper barons bought and sold public office like any commodity a century ago. That legacy looms large in what could become the most expensive governor's race in state history.
- Campaign complaint docket clear for first time in 18 years Updated: Jan-28-16 4:37 pm
HELENA, Montana - The Montana commissioner of political practices' backlog of complaints is clear for the first time in 18 years, and new allegations will be handled immediately with the goal of resolving them during the 2016 election cycle, the commissioner said Thursday.
- Montana averts huge shortfall for health care system Updated: Jan-26-16 6:34 pm
HELENA, Montana - Montana officials said they have averted a massive financial shortfall that could have possibly erupted into a political and budgetary headache over the state's health care system.
- Gianforte officially launches campaign for Montana governor Updated: Jan-20-16 3:16 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - Technology entrepreneur Greg Gianforte put an end to the speculation and announced Wednesday that he is running to become the first Republican governor in Montana in more than a decade.
- Bullock expands discrimination ban to cover pregnancy Updated: Jan-18-16 3:48 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - Montana's governor has expanded prohibitions against discrimination in state employment and state contracts to include pregnancy, military service and gender identity.
- Coal suspension affects 30-plus mining projects Updated: Jan-15-16 7:18 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - At least 30 applications from companies seeking to mine hundreds of millions of tons of coal face suspension as the government reviews its sales of the fuel from public lands, U.S. officials disclosed Friday.
- Election season gets underway with candidate filing Updated: Jan-14-16 5:54 pm
HELENA, Montana - The candidate filing period began Thursday, kicking off Montana's 2016 election season in which voters will decide whether to give Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock and Republican U.S. Rep. Ryan Zinke new terms in office.
- Yellowstone chief: bison slaughters to continue for now Updated: Jan-12-16 10:30 am
BILLINGS, Montana - Large numbers of migrating Yellowstone National Park bison are likely to face slaughter for at least the next couple of winters as officials weigh changes to a 15-year-old agreement that drives the practice, the park's superintendent said.