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Bullock’s office will release additional emails related to McLean exit

HELENA - Almost five months after Montana media organizations asked Gov. Steve Bullock for additional email records related to last year’s departure of Lt. Gov. Angela McLean, the governor’s office says it plans to...

Great Falls unofficial school election results

GREAT FALLS - Voters in Great Falls sent in their ballots or headed to the polls on Tuesday in an election to decide school board members and a proposed levy. Six candidates were vying for...

Former Gov. Judy Martz, Montana’s only female governor, dies at 74

HELENA – Judy Martz, the first and only woman to serve as Montana’s governor, has died at age 74. Martz, who had pancreatic cancer, died on Monday morning at her home in Rocker, west of...

MT Senate advances lower fuel-tax increase for the state

HELENA - A Senate committee Tuesday evening advanced what could be the Legislature’s final version of a bill increasing state motor-fuel taxes to bolster road construction in Montana, but not before scaling back its...

Trump supporters gather outside MetraPark Arena

  (MTN News-BILLINGS)  Dozens of people had already gathered early Thursday morning outside the Rimrock Auto Arena at MetraPark where Donald Trump is scheduled to speak. The first three people in line included two men from Canada who...

Gov. Bullock to request 10% budget cuts from state agencies

HELENA – The Bullock administration will announce Wednesday it’s asking most state agencies for plans to cut 10 percent of their budget, to avoid deficit spending as state tax revenue flags and firefighting costs...

Outside money fuels attack ads in Supreme Court race

(HELENA) With just a few days left before Election Day, the battle for a pivotal seat on the Montana Supreme Court is heating up. But much of the spending in the last week isn’t coming...

Pair of bills changing Montana’s abortion laws move forward

HELENA - A pair of proposed bills aimed at changing Montana’s abortion laws by defining "viability" and exposing doctors to prosecution for homicide is moving forward in the legislature. Senate Bill 329 is sponsored by...

Governor: Flags flown half-staff Tuesday to honor fallen deputy

BELGRADE - On Monday, Governor Steve Bullock ordered that flags be flown at half-staff on Tuesday, in honor of Broadwater County Sheriff's Deputy Mason Moore. Deputy Moore was shot and killed while on duty near...

Daines says Trump’s Keystone XL approval will bring ‘800’ jobs to the state

GREAT FALLS - President Trump announced Friday that his administration has officially approved the controversial Keystone XL pipeline. It completes the reversal of a decision made by his predecessor, Barack Obama, to block the project. The approval means that Trans-Canada...

MT’s new Congressman Gianforte sworn in

WASHINGTON – Montana’s new congressman, Republican Greg Gianforte, went to work quickly Wednesday after being sworn into office at the U.S. Capitol – and got his first taste of prickly D.C. politics that he’s...

Early results show Montana Initiative 181 for brain injury and disease funding passing

For the Montana Initiative 181 Brain Injury and Disease Funding, the Montana Secretary of State Office reports 60 percent of the votes are for the initiative with 53,233 votes and 35,557 votes against.

Bernie Sanders and other top Dems to visit 9 states including Montana

MONTANA - Top Democratic Party leaders announced on Monday a series of rallies to try and energize the party, which include a stop in Montana. Starting next Monday, Senator Bernie Sanders and other party leaders will travel...

Preliminary results indicate jail levy passing

HELENA – Preliminary results showed the levy to pay for operations and maintenance costs for a renovated Lewis and Clark County jail in Helena has passed. The levy's success comes as good news for jail...

House rejects moving Montana State Parks from FWP

HELENA (AP) — The House has voted against removing Montana State Parks from the Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks. Lawmakers voted 50-49 Friday against the measure that would have given the parks division its...