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Scam alert: scores of people getting bogus “IRS” calls in Montana

(MTN News-BOZEMAN)  Scores of people across Montana have been reporting what appears to a wide-spread scam attempt. People are reporting receiving an automated telephone message informing them they have a warrant issued for them for...

Greg Gianforte’s Economic Reaction

(MTN News-HELENA) Republican candidate for Governor Greg Gianforte is less than pleased with the Governor Steve Bullock's economic report.  Gianforte issued a statement to MTN news stating that Bullock and his staff need to...

Gov. Bullock hears plenty from the public – and answers them, too

(MTN News-HELENA)  If Gov. Steve Bullock wants a taste of what’s on the public mind, he doesn’t have to go far – or even leave his office. Every day, dozens of Montanans contact the governor,...

Bullock Says Montana’s Economy is Strong

(MTN News-HELENA)  Almost a full month into 2016, Governor Bullock says the state's economy is strong and job growth has increased.  Bullock also discussed how the state can improve in important sectors. Main Street Montana...

Trump taps the right’s anger against Fox

(CNN-DES MOINES, Iowa) For nearly two decades, Republican presidential candidates have run with Fox News. Now, Donald Trump is betting that he can run against it. Trump's six-month war with host Megyn Kelly, which turned...

Gianforte stumps in Butte, criticizes “over-regulation”

  (MTN News-BUTTE) Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Gianforte stopped in the Democratic stronghold of Butte on Tuesday to sit in on a Kiwanis Club meeting. Although the Bozeman businessman did not speak at the meeting, afterward he...

Protect Montana Kids Commission will hire a “critical incident manager”

  (MTN News-HELENA) Governor Steve Bullock created the Protect Montana Kids Commission several months ago in response to multiple complaints about the the handling of child-welfare cases. During a meeting of the commission on Tuesday in Helena, Sarah Corbally,...

AG Fox running for re-election – where’s Dem opponent?

  (MTN News-HELENA)  As expected, Republican Attorney General Tim Fox is running for re-election this year – but Democrats have yet to find someone to oppose him in 2016. Nancy Keenan, executive director for the Montana...

Republican Johnson drops out of 2016 governor race

  (MTN News-HELENA) Republican Brad Johnson dropped out of the 2016 Montana governor’s race Wednesday, saying he doesn’t feel he has the time to wage a full-time campaign. Johnson, 64, the chairman of the state Public Service...

Lewistown students win “We The People” event; will head to D.C. competition

(MTN News-HELENA)   A team of students from Fergus High School in Lewistown is heading to Washington D.C. after being crowned this year's "We The People" state champions. Hundreds of high school students from across Montana...

Tester unveils bill to address federal administrative leave

(MTN News-GREAT FALLS)  U.S. Senator Jon Tester (D-MT) visited KRTV on Tuesday to talk about a bill he is sponsoring that he says will cut millions of dollars in government waste. The Administrative Leave Act...

Motl outlines campaign-finance case against GOP Rep. Wittich

(MTN News-HELENA)  Montana’s top political cop, relying on a trove of emails and other documents, is alleging a clandestine group of political consultants and front groups broke state campaign laws when they helped conservative,...

U.S. Citizens Celebration

(MTN News-HELENA)  More than two dozen people from 20 different countries took the oath of allegiance on Thursday, January 21st and became U.S. citizens. The day was filled with kisses and hugs from family and...

Greg Gianforte visits Helena

(MTN News-HELENA)  Republican candidate for Governor Greg Gianforte brought his candidate announcement tour to Helena on Thursday, January 21st. The Bozeman high-tech magnate is brainstorming the state, kicking off his campaign against (D) Governor Steve Bullock. He...

Bullock tours City College in Billings, responds to Gianforte criticism

(MTN News) Gov. Steve Bullock and state Labor Commissioner Pam Bucy spoke to students and toured the campus of City College in Billings on Thursday. The visit was part of a state-wide look at workforce development and training. Bullock...