Congressional candidates on both sides of the divide are set to take the stage in a pair of forums held by Lee Newspapers, Montana Public Radio and Yellowstone Public Radio on Sept. 29 and Oct. 5.
Capitol bureau reporter Seaborn Larson covers justice-related areas of state government and organizations that wield power.
The change follows a tense exchange between the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services and Yellowstone County District Court Judge Michael Moses.
"We're really optimistic right now," Director Brett Schandelson told lawmakers on Wednesday.
A Politico report on Thursday identified longtime Libertarian candidate Roger Roots as having taken a research role in the legal defense of Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes.
The move could protect legacy marijuana providers in Montana from an oversaturated market and simultaneously meet conservative legislators' concerns of dispensaries overtaking main streets across the state.
“It’ll help give me the skills and the ability to have a career and to stay out and never come back.”
The facility's "inadvertent" employment of Larissa Mack, a former psychiatric technician who spent five years at the facility, ultimately cost the Montana State Hospital nearly $90,000.
Bill D'Alton has not raised a dime in his bid for the Montana Supreme Court, but that's intentional.
“I’m honored for this opportunity to lead the department and continue building on its solid foundation and structure,” Brett Schandelson said.
The Montana Department of Corrections on Tuesday said Kelly Chambers' employment at the prison ended May 12.