"We are working VERY hard to get HB258 back in play. Please don't lose hope in this...this bill is NOT DEAD." That was the update from the Montana Shooting Sports Association on their Facebook page on Friday.
With the cloud of new regulations, gun control, and anti-jobs measures hanging over the Rocky Mountain West and Upper Great Plains, lawmakers in North and South Dakota are looking to push back through nullification.
Well, we're about a month in to the legislative session. So I figured it might be a good time to throw out a question. Have we seen a massive spike in COVID-19 case numbers in Lewis & Clark County, the home county of our state's capitol in Helena?
She's 18 years old, a senior at Billings Senior High School, and she's running for the Montana Legislature. Mallerie Stromswold is running as a Republican in House District 50, challenging the self-described "Democrat Socialist" who currently holds the seat.
Whether it's campaign finance law, working with the media, and what all it takes to actually pull off a successful campaign- maybe you've thought about running for office, but don't know where to start.
Right now, the Montana State Legislature meets every other year for up to 90 days. Should they meet on an annual basis instead? I caught up with Senate Majority Leader Fred Thomas (R-Stevensville) for his take.
As our legislature mulls over which bills are going to become new laws, I'm wondering what we, the average Montanas, think we need from Helena this session. One that comes to mind right away is putting the speed limits back up to 80 mph starting right after the Shiloh on-ramp when you're we…
The Montana Legislature is considering a bill to allow beer at amateur sporting events. It would lower the requirements for seating and also lower the permit cost. It could help raise revenue for things like legion baseball etc. but also elevate the number of rambunctious fans in attendance...
You know it's gonna happen. You're going to hear about a bill that you either support or oppose, and you will immediately want to contact your legislator. So, what's their number? What's their email? Check this out from the Montana Electric Cooperatives Association:
Republican Frank Fleming (R-Billings) held on to survive a recount, and remained as the victor on the House District 51 race for the Montana legislature. So what about the other recount requested in Yellowstone county: the judicial race between Ashley Harada and Juli Pierce. That recount is expected…