He was the only Democrat win a statewide office in a state that Trump won in 2016. Will that be enough to woo Democratic primary voters in an already crowded race?
Four-term Rep. Kimberly Dudik was the first Democrat to throw her hat into the ring to replace outgoing Republican Attorney General Tim Fox. Hear her take on why she thinks she’s the right person for the job.
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Their admirers see them as pragmatic problem solvers. Their detractors say they abandon conservative principles to work with Democrats. How do Republican Reps. Llew Jones and Nancy Ballance view the outcomes of the 2019 Legislature?
The so-called Solutions Caucus carried Medicaid expansion renewal, infrastructure funding, and political central committee reform. The also saw some last-day defeats.
Burton K. Wheeler was an original maverick. A “Political Hellraiser,” according to a new full-length biography of the former Montana Senator by historian Marc Johnson.
As the 2019 Montana legislative session winds down, we check back in on some previously highlighted bills to see what became of them.
Sold as a way to let legislators fine-tune the state budget, companion bills rankle lobbyists and some lawmakers as they’re used to enact last-minute deals.
After a turbulent ride through the Montana Legislature, a bill extending Montana’s Medicaid expansion program cleared its final legislative hurdle Thursday.
Six years after it was excoriated for allegedly targeting conservative organizations, the agency has largely given up on regulating an entire category of nonprofits. The result: More dark money gushes into the political system.
Montana’s prostitution statutes don’t criminalize the buying or selling of non-penetrative sex. That means the state’s “illicit massage parlors,” as they’re referred to by law enforcement, weren’t breaking the law if workers provided sexual activity that didn’t involve penetration. A bill aims to change that by broadening the law to include “sexual contact that is direct and not through clothing” to the already prohibited exchange of sexual intercourse.