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Lawmakers are considering two bills that affect how pollution control equipment is taxed in Montana House Bill 408 would revise tax rates for mandated... 

On Thursday, the House Business and Labor Committee will hear testimony on Gov. Steve Bullock’s Hire Montanans First Act (House Bill 490). Also on Thursday,... 

Capitol Connections February 20, 2013

This week, Yellowstone Public Radio News Director Jackie Yamanaka discusses Medicaid and Medicare with Dr. Jay Larson, a Helena internist, and Richard... 

Wednesday, the House Judiciary Committee heard a bill (House Bill 505) that would make physician-assisted suicide illegal. Meanwhile, the House advanced... 

Gov. Bullock answers GOP criticism about budget hikes

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Gov. Steve Bullock reframed ongoing state budget talks Wednesday to portray Republicans as the big spenders, and said that he would... 

Governor Steve Bullock calls on lawmakers to support a bill (House Bill 490) that he says strengthens a law that requires projects funded by tax dollars... 

Montana lawmakers killed a bill (House Bill 316) that sought to raise the gas tax to fund road repair and maintenance, as well as public transportation... 

On Wednesday, the House Judiciary Committee will hear testimony on a bill that would make physician-assisted suicide illegal in Montana. Also on Wednesday,... 

Tuesday, the House Judiciary Committee heard a bill (House Bill 481) that would protect lesbian, gay and transgender individuals from discrimination in... 

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Montana Senate on Tuesday overwhelming backed a measure to strike an obsolete state law that criminalizes gay sex — a proposal...