Tuesday, October 03, 2023

Montana State News

Need more information regarding today's state news? Here, we'll keep you up to date on everything happening in the great state of Montana. Browse our latest articles below.

Updated 22 hours, 57 minutes ago

Montana is appealing a landmark climate change ruling that favored youth plaintiffs

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The office of Montana's Republican attorney general is appealing a landmark climate change ...

Updated 9 hours, 17 minutes ago
Counties say they’ll buck governor on collecting full school property tax

A dispute over whether a Montana statute intended to cap property tax growth applies to a state-level school property tax escalated this week as several county governments said they plan to buck the Montana Depar...

Updated 3 days, 18 hours ago
National park gates will be locked, rangers furloughed if government shuts down

Entrances to national parks will be blocked and thousands of park rangers will be furloughed if Congress doesn't reach a budget agreement this weekend, the D...

Updated 4 days, 1 hour ago
Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California dies at age 90

U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California, a centrist Democrat who was elected to the Senate in 1992 in the "Year of the Woman" and broke gender barriers thro...

Updated 4 days, 23 hours ago
Judge grants restraining order blocking abortion licensure requirement from taking effect

A judge in Helena issued a temporary restraining order temporarily blocking a law set to take effect Oct. 1 that would have required Montana abortion clinics...

Updated 5 days, 9 hours ago
Republican legislator sues Gianforte administration over tax bill

Republican state Sen. Brad Molnar filed a lawsuit against the Montana Department of Revenue Tuesday, alleging that the agency has misinterpreted state law in a way that will result in property owners across Monta...

Updated 5 days, 23 hours ago
Montana judge blocks enforcement of law to ban gender-affirming medical care for minors

HELENA (AP) — A Montana law banning gender-affirming medical care for transgender minors is temporarily blocked, a state judge ruled Wednesday, just four day...

Updated 5 days, 23 hours ago
Billings man charged with threatening Tester, Biden

A Billings man accused of threatening to kill Montana U.S. Sen. Jon Tester and threatening President Joe Biden appeared on an indictment on Tuesday, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said.

Updated 6 days, 9 hours ago
Montana wardens describe fear, intimidation, while audit finds missing paperwork, scattered data

An audit of Montana’s Fish, Wildlife and Parks Enforcement Division paints a picture of employee dissatisfaction, retaliation and fear, while leaders within ...

Updated 6 days, 9 hours ago
Knudsen petitions Supreme Court to reverse rulings in homelessness cases

Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen joined his colleagues on Monday in asking the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a lower court’s decisions that place rest...

Updated 1 week ago
Property tax rebate deadline extended

The last day to claim the Montana Property Tax Rebate is Monday, October 2.

Updated 1 week ago
Montana's marijuana testing process questioned

One of Montana’s few in-state laboratories that had participated in the roll-out of the recreational and medical marijuana programs said that it has closed its doors, largely based on concerns the owners have wit...

Updated 1 week ago
UM fall enrollment tops 10,000 students

MISSOULA – The University of Montana’s enrollment ascent continues, driven by a 3.7% increase in total student headcount – the largest annual growth rate in ...

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Hunting season forecast for Northwest Montana similar to last year's

As the start of the general hunting season nears, experts predict hunters will see conditions and opportunities similar to 2022 in Northwest Montana.

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Montana to apply for federal money for children’s meals for summer 2024

Montana’s health department director said last week the state is applying in January for the next round of federal money that helps pay for meals for children in the summer.