Montana employees working remote will head back to worksites
Jun. 01, 2021 12:50 PM EDT
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana state employees who have been working remotely because of the pandemic will begin returning to their worksites this month and...
New law blocks health mandates that affect businesses
May. 07, 2021 07:21 PM EDT
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte signed into law a bill Friday that prohibits actions — such as those taken to prevent the spread of the...
Vigils, rallies mark day of awareness for Indigenous victims
By Susan Montoya Bryan And Felicia Fonseca May. 05, 2021 12:05 AM EDT
Montana Legislature wraps up with $12B, two-year budget
By Amy Beth Hanson Apr. 29, 2021 07:03 PM EDT
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Montana Legislature wrapped up its 2021 session Thursday having passed a $12 billion two-year budget, set a framework for spending $2...
Rapid population growth gives Montana 2nd US House seat
By Iris Samuels Apr. 26, 2021 04:51 PM EDT
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana’s recent population boom will let the state regain the second U.S. House seat it lost nearly 30 years ago, according to U.S....
Montana counties pausing use of J&J vaccine
By Amy Beth Hanson Apr. 13, 2021 03:53 PM EDT
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The federally recommended pause in administering the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccination led to the cancellation of clinics at two...
Strict COVID-19 guidelines could mean less stimulus money
By Amy Beth Hanson And Iris Samuels Mar. 26, 2021 06:06 PM EDT
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — As Montana lawmakers decide how to allocate millions of dollars in American Rescue Plan Act money, some Republicans are looking at ways to...
Longtime AP bureau chief Bill Beecham dies at 79
By Brady Mccombs Feb. 17, 2021 03:13 PM EST
The Latest: Mexico to lower virus alert level in many states
By The Associated Press Feb. 12, 2021 04:45 AM EST
Montana House advances bill providing virus liability shield
By Iris Samuels Feb. 01, 2021 04:41 PM EST
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana House lawmakers voted Monday to advance a bill that would protect businesses and health care providers from coronavirus-related...
COVID-19 vaccine available to those 70 and over in Montana
By Amy Beth Hanson Jan. 19, 2021 04:31 PM EST
Montana lawmakers haggle over mask rules in staff offices
Jan. 14, 2021 08:44 PM EST
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Republican leaders in Montana’s Legislature rejected an effort Thursday to make stronger an agreement that lawmakers will wear masks while...
GOP lawmakers reject effort to require masks around staff
Jan. 14, 2021 02:46 PM EST
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Republican leaders in Montana’s Legislature refused Thursday to require lawmakers to wear masks while meeting with legislative staffers in...
Montana bill seeks to limit governor's power in disasters
By Iris Samuels Jan. 12, 2021 01:42 PM EST
Montana legislature begins session amid dueling protests
By Iris Samuels And Amy Beth Hanson Jan. 04, 2021 06:02 PM EST
Statehouses could prove to be hothouses for virus infection
By Amy Beth Hanson Jan. 04, 2021 02:44 PM EST
Greg Gianforte sworn in as Montana's 25th governor
By Iris Samuels Jan. 04, 2021 11:46 AM EST
Montana adds tribes, prisoners to next phase of vaccinations
Dec. 30, 2020 04:33 PM EST
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana health officials deviated from national guidelines by including Native Americans, other people of color and residents of...
Montana lawmakers reject mask mandate ahead of session
By Iris Samuels Dec. 16, 2020 07:49 PM EST
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Republican state lawmakers in Montana rejected proposals Wednesday by Democrats to require masks at next month's legislative session or...
Montana legislators clash over rules for legislative session
By Iris Samuels Dec. 07, 2020 08:23 PM EST