The nine subpoenas issued by Republican lawmakers in the last week is a procedural outlier for the Legislature.
The GOP-led legislative branch will seek to join a Supreme Court case against Gov. Greg Gianforte challenging the constitutionality of a bill it passed in March.
Democrats spoke out against the bill, believing that even as amended, it put federal funding in peril.
"This is a tax policy that is business-friendly," said Rep. David Bedey, R-Hamilton.
"We have serious concerns about how the judges’ responses to this survey may harm the appearance of judicial impartiality," a joint statement from GOP leadership said.
"We’re in such a short time limit right now that I think we need to have all options open," House Speaker Wylie Galt, R-Martinsdale, said.
A heavily-amended bill aiming to incentivize elk harvest with landowner sponsored licenses and extra bonus points died on a tied vote in a Montana House committee Thursday.
The session has been marked at moments by sharp partisan spats and for the first time held under a hybrid model that’s allowed for remote participation because of the pandemic.
This year, the volume of bills Montana lawmakers heard as they crashed against the midpoint time frame was tremendous.
The bill is called the Youth Health Protection Act, the same name as House Bill 113 brought by Republican Rep. John Fuller in January.
Gianforte said those protections were one of the requirements needed for him to lift the statewide mask mandate.
The state House gave initial approval Monday to a bill the sponsor said will provide liability protections to the state's businesses over expo…
The 66-34 vote put Republican Rep. Ed Buttrey, of Great Falls, on the House Rules Committee.
Loge said the bill was about protecting private property rights and specifically targeting repeat trespassers that are not dissuaded by only a fine.
Rep. Wylie Galt, of Martinsdale, was elected Speaker of the House. Sen. Mark Blasdel, of Kalispell, was voted President of the Senate.
House Republicans on Wednesday backed off a proposal to give committee chairs pocket-veto power, saying they received a lot of public comment …
As lawmakers prepare to meet virtually Wednesday to determine how the 2021 legislative session will function in a pandemic, incoming Republica…
The day after nearly 100 mostly unmasked Republican lawmakers gathered in Helena to caucus, the local city-county health board sent a letter telling newly elected legislative leaders the "safest possible plan" would be to hold the upcoming session remotely.
Lawmakers gathered in Helena on Wednesday to elect their leadership for the upcoming session in caucuses that, at least on the Republican side, offered little in the way of mask use in acknowledgement of the novel coronavirus and pandemic.