The Montana Department of Justice has appealed a Yellowstone County District Court judge’s preliminary injunction halting several new laws restricting abortion from taking effect.
As the grizzly population has grown, so too has the political divide in the country and Montana. How will polarization shape the future of grizzlies, a species that can be both revered and divisive?
That's likely an undercount of the actual amount of public funds used to defend against lawsuits seeking to overturn new laws.
Next month could mean a budding business plan blossoming into its full potential, or it could bring possible failure in a crowded industry.
In July, the ACLU sued the state on behalf of two transgender Montanans.
Republicans announced the appeal Tuesday, the latest development in a months-long dispute between GOP lawmakers and the state’s high court.
The judge agreed with the Board of Regents, finding that the Montana Constitution is clear in vesting power over the university system and its campuses with the board.
A lot has happened as bureau reporters Holly Michels and Seaborn Larson continue to follow the state attorney general and his office's involvement in a dispute with the hospital in Helena over the treatment of a COVID-19 patient.
The woman's lawyer said her client was not politically motivated, but instead wanted to "ruin" an ex-boyfriend's evening.
What remains unknown is what would occur if the EPA ultimately declines to accept Montana’s narrative rule package as sufficient to meet requirements of the Clean Water Act.
Sen. Theresa Manzella, R-Hamilton, had been speaking at a Wednesday event in Clinton when she made the comments.
Senate District 15 became vacant when Ryan Osmundson, R-Buffalo, was tapped to be Gov. Greg Gianforte's new budget director.
As of last Friday, there were 129 Montana children receiving a high level of care at psychiatric residential treatment facilities. Only 50 of those were receiving those services in Montana.
In 2018, a total of 357 districts got distributions and only 79 received more than $20.
Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen’s office in August directed the Lewis and Clark County attorney to drop the two misdemeanor conceal-carry charges.
Montana’s economy has in many ways fully recovered from the pandemic-induced recession, but factors like child care and COVID-19 keep some workers out of the labor force.
Hospitals and many other health care facilities in Montana will soon face an uncomfortable choice — get employees immunized against COVID, in violation of a new state law forbidding workplace vaccine mandates, or forfeit federal dollars.
Holly Michels talks about her coverage of St. Peter's Health, the hospital in Helena, saying their doctors and other staff were threatened and had their medical judgement questioned by three public officials, including Republican Attorney General Austin Knudsen.
The preliminary injunction ordered by Judge Michael Moses stops the laws from taking effect while a lawsuit that seeks to overturn them plays out.
It's the second lawsuit challenging Montana's "vaccine discrimination" law, which is the only such law in the country that applies the prohibition to the private sector.
The two GOP leaders also raised the possibility of a special session to address election issues, requesting an estimate of how much that would cost.