A majority of the state Public Service Commission Monday threw its support behind the controversial bill designed to help NorthWestern Energy buy an additional part of the Colstrip 4 power plant, to keep it operating well into the future.
They talk Medicaid, infrastructure, and more.
Saturday night, Senator Steve Daines was in Kalispell, at the Glacier Jet Center, welcoming home Kalispell’s 495th CSSB.
The crowd started gathering early for Saturday’s dual hearing before the House Human Services Committee on the two competing bills that would continue Medicaid expansion.
Montana firefighters were at the Legislature Friday continuing their fight for coverage for on-the-job illnesses.
The biggest issue of the 2019 Legislature will be under the spotlight Saturday, as a House committee plans an all-day hearing on the two competing bills to continue Medicaid expansion, the $750 million-a-year program that provides government-funded health coverage to 95,000 low-income adult Montanans.
A bill moving through the Legislature would allow microdistilleries to increase their alcohol production and still keep their tasting rooms.
On a bipartisan vote, the Montana House Thursday endorsed a bill that would prohibit judges from suspending someone’s driver’s license for non-payment of court fines or costs.
Senator Jon Tester said Wednesday that funding for upgrades at Malmstrom Air Force Base is threatened due to President Trump’s disaster emergency declaration.
A bill designed to help NorthWestern Energy buy part of a Colstrip power plant — and perhaps extend the life of the plant — got a new life of its own Wednesday at the Legislature.
The future and value of NorthWestern Energy’s share of the coal-fired Colstrip 4 power plant have become a flashpoint in the company’s $35 million rate case before regulators — but the company says it shouldn’t be.
House Bill 439 would generally revise laws related to service animals, define the types of animals allowed as service animals, and allow businesses to ask questions about the service animals.
Republicans at the Legislature introduced a plan to use nearly $80 million in bonds to finance state and local infrastructure projects in Montana over the next two years.
Governor Steve Bullock on Friday issued his first outright veto of the 2019 Legislature – shooting down a Republican-sponsored bill on health insurance.
Many Montana businesses will see a reduction in their workers’ compensation insurance costs, after Montana State Fund announced its rate changes for the next year.