Chris Rock's incendiary 2014 essay on race in The Hollywood Reporter asks a question that set off a reckoning still in progress. “Forget wheth…
Thursday was the first public support Gov. Greg Gianforte, a deeply religious conservative, lent to the bill.
Rep. Steve Gunderson, R-Libby, said the signature-gathering process still falls short of true representation for rural places.
"This shows the drafters of the bill think the property of giant international corporations are more important than the property of Montana citizens," a Fort Peck tribal councilman told the House Judiciary Committee Wednesday.
Rep. Jennifer Carlson, a Republican from Manhattan, said whether or not someone has chosen to get a vaccine is private, protected medical information and shouldn't be held against someone.
In 2020, the Montana Supreme Court ruled state and local law enforcement had no authority to honor civil federal immigration detainers.
Tensions between religious freedom legislation and LGBTQ rights have flared more than once in recent days.
The legislation proposes a possible 10-year prison sentence and $50,000 fine.
Several of the bill's supporters said it would comfort religious-based groups who feel shunned by student body governments.
Rep. Barry Usher said he understood the closed-door meeting policy had been established by his predecessors.
The bill would allow the Montana Department of Corrections a broader choice of drugs to be used in the state's lethal injection cocktail.
Montana lawmakers on Tuesday considered a measure that would prohibit local law enforcement agencies from enforcing federal bans on firearms and ammunition.
Two women who brought up race in a legislative hearing on a bill to ban sanctuary cities in Montana were shut down Tuesday by the committee chair.
The four bills aimed at reducing access to abortions all passed the committee on a 12-7 party-line vote, with Republicans for the legislation and Democrats opposed.
“We held them incarcerated for however long, 10, 12, 15, 20 years,” Committee chair Rep. Barry Usher, R-Billings, said during the hearing on Friday. "We owe them something."
Montana lawmakers will consider two anti-trans bills next week, one of which would fine healthcare providers for providing gender affirming treatment to transgender youth and the other seeking to force athletes to participate in sports aligned with gender assigned at birth
Once the committees have finished their own investigations, the committees will submit their findings to the House Judiciary Committee, which oversees the impeachment process.
The House Judiciary Committee has voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, escalating the legal battle with the Trump administration over access to special counsel Robert Mueller's report.
A group of high school students sparred with lobbyists Tuesday over a bill that would require firearms education in Montana schools and could …
A proposal to eliminate the statute of limitations to file civil claims for sex crimes against children may be scaled back.
A legislative committee has rejected bills that sought to limit or overturn the death penalty in Montana.
A legislative committee Monday killed a bill that would have prohibited protesters from covering their faces.