03/04/14 10:19 PM
U.S. Supreme Court WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Washington Legal Foundation has filed a brief in the U.S. Supreme Court urging it to review and overturn a Montana Supreme Court decision that certified a massive class action against Allstate Insurance Co. The lawsuit was filed by a man...
By Associated Press | 02/15/14 09:37 AM
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Gov. Steve Bullock said Friday he told Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid it was "none of your damn business" who the Democratic governor appointed to fill Montana's vacant U.S. Senate seat. Refuting claims by state Republican Party officials that his appointment of John...
02/14/14 12:19 AM
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The father of a victim in the 2007 Virginia Tech shootings urged Montana lawmakers Thursday to pass legislation requiring the state to turn over records that would help prevent the mentally ill from buying guns. A panel of lawmakers is considering whether to recommend to...
By Holly Fretwell | 02/12/14 09:00 AM
In his recent State of the Union speech, President Obama promised to use presidential authority to “protect more of our pristine federal lands.” Similar to most political statements, many people find this idea appealing but few investigate it further.
02/11/14 03:44 PM
Fox HELENA, Mont. (Legal Newsline) – The Montana Supreme Court recently ruled that a legislative referendum aimed at ending Election Day registration will appear on the ballot this November, so long as the state’s attorney general tweaks the language. If passed by voters, Legislative...
By Sean Lengell | 02/07/14 04:09 PM
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock on Friday appointed Lt. Gov. John Walsh to serve out the term of Democratic Sen. Max Baucus, who will be the next U.S. ambassador to China. Bullock vowed that fellow Democrat Walsh will "represent the values Montanans hold important." Walsh, 53, already was running...
By Charlie Spiering | 02/07/14 02:40 PM
Montana Lt. Gov. John Walsh was already a Democratic candidate to replace Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., who had planned to retire. But Obama nominated Baucus as ambassador to China, and Gov. Steve Bullock said Friday he would appoint Walsh to the seat.
By Matt Volz | 02/07/14 01:34 PM
Walsh, 53, already was a candidate to replace Baucus in this year's elections, and his interim appointment may boost the Democrat in a potential general-election campaign against Republican U.S. Rep Steve Daines.
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