Two Billings Republicans are asking the public to get behind a coal ash cleanup proposal they say could save Colstrip Power Plant.
In a Monday letter to news media outlets, Billings Rep. Rodney Garcia now insists his initial comments about shooting or jailing socialists were a "well received joke."
The Montana Legislature will likely do nothing to sanction a Billings lawmaker who refused calls to resign over his assertion that the U.S. Constitution allows socialists to be shot, the speaker of the house said.
Billings Rep. Rodney Garcia rejected the call to resign Monday, saying that the "only way I would give my resignation is if God asked me to."
A Billings Republican legislator has said he believes the U.S. Constitution calls for the shooting or jailing of those who identify as socialists.
A Republican lawmaker from Billings has accused state child protection workers of kidnapping children, and he’s urging parents visited by the state employees to throw them out of their homes.
A Billings legislator’s proposal that Montana buy Colstrip power plant drew criticism from business and environmental groups alike at a Monday hearing in Helena.
Washington state lawmakers are taking another run at climate change legislation, including plans to abandon southeast Montana’s Colstrip power plant by 2025.
A Public Service Commissioner and a PSC candidate have both been cleared of allegations they violated state campaign laws.
For a second time, a member of Montana’s Public Service Commission is being investigated for allegedly making illegal campaign donations.
Montana Public Service Commissioner Tony O'Donnell gave $3,000 to Rodney Garcia for his legislative campaign, but both men say it wasn't a campaign contribution.