Latest Montana State Legislature News

Montana Republicans dominate as Zinke, Rosendale prevail

Nov. 10, 2022 15:24 PM EST

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Republicans tightened their control in Montana, picking up a newly created U.S. House seat in the midterm election as former Trump Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke narrowly captured the state’s western district and incumbent Matt Rosendale rolled over his opponents in the...

Republican Ryan Zinke wins election to U.S. House in Montana's 1st Congressional District

Nov. 10, 2022 10:32 AM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Ryan Zinke wins election to U.S. House in Montana's 1st Congressional District.

Rosendale wins reelection in Montana US House race

Nov. 09, 2022 15:01 PM EST

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana Republican Matt Rosendale easily won a second term in the U.S. House as he fended off a pair of challengers in a newly drawn district in the east but it was still too early Wednesday to call a second House race featuring President Donald Trump’s former interior...

Rosendale wins reelection in Montana US House race

Nov. 09, 2022 03:00 AM EST

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana Republican Matt Rosendale won a second term in the U.S. House on Tuesday as he fended off a pair of challengers in the race for a newly drawn district representing the eastern portion of the state. The race for the other newly-drawn U.S. House...

Republican Matt Rosendale wins reelection to U.S. House in Montana's 2nd Congressional District

Nov. 09, 2022 02:51 AM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Matt Rosendale wins reelection to U.S. House in Montana's 2nd Congressional District.

Zinke's Trump Cabinet days shape Montana race for US House

Nov. 02, 2022 12:03 PM EDT

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Donald Trump's former interior secretary, Ryan Zinke, stood in the cold outside a Loaf ‘N Jug gas station in southwestern Montana and weathered a barrage of curses, friendly honks, obscene gestures and shouts of support as he waved a “Veterans for Zinke” sign. ...

Montana: What to expect on election night

Nov. 02, 2022 09:34 AM EDT

MONTANA (AP) — Montana’s elected offices have increasingly been won by Republicans, with the GOP winning all the statewide partisan elected offices, including the governorship, in 2020. Former President Donald Trump won 56% of the Montana vote in both 2016 and 2020. Republicans have a strong...

Zinke put on defensive over past lies in US House debate

Sep. 29, 2022 23:43 PM EDT

BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — Former Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke faced sharp attacks for past dishonesty from his Democratic opponent in a Montana U.S. House race debate on Thursday night, as the Republican sought to downplay recent reports from federal investigators who said he lied to them in two...

Call fails for Montana special session on budget surplus

Sep. 15, 2022 19:22 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — An effort by some Republicans to call a special session of the Montana Legislature to discuss returning excess tax revenue to residents failed, the Secretary of State's Office said Thursday. Fifty-three lawmakers supported the call, short of the 76 votes needed...