The nine maps were selected from more than 200 submitted by the public or nominated by members of the Montana Districting and Apportionment Commission.
The latest roadmap for the region’s energy future is big on renewables and confident that coal-fired power plant retirements won’t lead to blackouts. Both assumptions had Montana utilities concerned this week.
“If people really know what it is, I’m not sure they’ll be that interested."
Yellowstone County's population, at 164,731, remains the most populous county in the state, according to newest census.
The West remembers.
Montanans remained sharply divided on how to draw political districts, with some suggesting that trying to do so fairly is an inappropriate criterion.
Flathead Valley Republican Derek Skees has announced his candidacy for the Montana Public Service Commission district stretching from Helena to Kalispell.
Montana should know by April’s end if it’s getting a second U.S. House district, but the detailed numbers needed to draw the would-be district won’t be known until much later.
Former Montana Gov. Steve Bullock, who made a name for himself decrying the influence of secretive “dark money” spending in politics, has taken a job with a super PAC affiliated with a large dark money group.
As the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump begins Tuesday, Montana Republican U.S. Sen. Steve Daines said the proceeding was an unconstitutional exercise of Democratic revenge, while Sen. Jon Tester prepared for jury duty.
Many of the large corporate donors said to be reconsidering campaign contributions after false allegations of election fraud fomented an assault on Congress, had been contributors to Montana Sen. Steve Daines’s election bid.
Montana’s lone representative to the U.S. House, Matt Rosendale, remained on point Wednesday in the attempt to remove Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney from House GOP leadership for supporting Donald Trump’s impeachment.
As Trump supporters launched a seditious occupation of Congress on Wednesday, Montana's congressional delegation fled to safety.
Republican U.S. Rep. Matt Rosendale said Tuesday he will oppose the electors from some states because he believes allegations of voter fraud are credible, despite those claims being repeatedly disproven.
A $2.5 million damage claim has been filed against members of the Montana Public Service Commission, and staff members, by exiting Commissioner Roger Koopman, the target of an email spying scheme and phony police investigation.
Much is on the line for Montana agriculture in the omnibus spending and COVID-19 President Donald Trump signed Sunday.
Montana tribal attorney Maylinn Smith was selected as chair of the state political Districting and Apportionment Committee on Wednesday by Montana’s Supreme Court.