Governor Gianforte Expresses Support For State Legislature In Pending Lawsuit

Last December, the state Legislature appealed a state Supreme Court ruling that found lawmakers overstepped their authority when they subpoenaed judicial branch records to the U.S. Supreme Court focusing on whether the justices had the authority to rule on a subpoena for their own communications. Monday, Governor Greg Gianforte argued in a brief that judges’…

State Legislators Meet To Discuss Election Committee

Republican state lawmakers Senator Theresa Manzella of Stevensville and Representative Brad Tschida of Missoula spoke to Montana’s Legislative Council this week to reiterate an appeal made earlier this fall for the formation of a special legislative committee to investigate alleged irregularities in Montana’s 2020 election. The council did not discuss the special committee request nor…

Council Requesting Attorney General To Submit Information Regarding St. Peter’s Health Incident

The Legislature’s special counsel sent the Montana Attorney General’s Office an initial request Thursday to turn over information by November 5th related to the office’s dispute with St. Peter’s Health in Helena. Earlier this month, the hospital said its doctors were harassed and threatened by three public officials after medical staff declined to administer ivermectin…