Latest Steve Bullock News

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

May. 17, 2019 8:18 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" —Reps. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, and Seth Moulton, D-Mass.; former Gov. John Hickenlooper, D-Colo. __ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. ___ CBS' "Face the Nation" — Acting Homeland Security...

Late to 2020 race, Bullock quickly turns to Trump-state Dems

May. 17, 2019 2:58 PM EDT

NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Montana Gov. Steve Bullock waited until May to declare his candidacy for president, but he's wasting no time getting to the point. Bullock launched his first full day of campaigning Friday in Newton, Iowa, a town where union manufacturing jobs have vanished in the past 15 years. In...

2020 hopeful Bullock gets endorsed by Iowa attorney general

May. 16, 2019 6:04 AM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is announcing he's been endorsed in the 2020 Democratic presidential race by Iowa's attorney general. It makes him the first 2020 candidate to receive the endorsement of a statewide elected official in Iowa. Attorney General Tom Miller says, "For 10 years...

Montana Gov. Bullock joins 2020 Democratic presidential race

May. 14, 2019 8:06 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana Gov. Steve Bullock announced Tuesday that he is seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, distinguishing himself among nearly two dozen candidates as the field's only statewide elected official to win a state that President Donald Trump carried in 2016. The 53-year-old...

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock announces bid for 2020 Democratic presidential nomination

May. 14, 2019 6:36 AM EDT
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana Gov. Steve Bullock announces bid for 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.

Gov. Steve Bullock signs 2-year, $10.3B Montana budget

May. 13, 2019 1:40 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Gov. Steve Bullock has signed a two-year, $10.3 billion state budget that restored many of the cuts made in 2017 amid a revenue slump. The spending plan the Democratic governor signed Monday leaves a $210 million surplus in case of unexpected costs or another dip in tax collections. It...

Montana Republicans, Democrats divided over census question

May. 13, 2019 11:53 AM EDT

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Montana Republicans and Democrats are divided over a possible citizenship question on the 2020 census. The Missoulian reported Friday that Democratic U.S. Sen. Jon Tester and Gov. Steve Bullock say the question would discourage participation in the count, while Republicans —...

Bill giving Land Board authority over easements vetoed

May. 12, 2019 11:58 AM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana Gov. Steve Bullock has vetoed a bill that would have required conservation easement purchases to be authorized by the state Land Board instead of the governor. The bill passed the Republican-led Legislature after last year's dispute between the Democratic governor and the...

Montana governor again hints at possible presidential run

May. 11, 2019 2:16 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock is again hinting at a potential run for president in 2020 with a new video on social media. The video , posted Saturday, promises a "big announcement" without saying when it would come. The video touts his positions favoring abortion rights,...

Bullock issues order on employee settlements after bill veto

May. 10, 2019 6:32 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Gov. Steve Bullock issued an executive order Friday to bar most state agencies from entering into confidential employee settlements after he vetoed a bill that sought to do the same thing. Bullock's veto letter said he was concerned with the unintended consequences of the legislation...