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Reporter, Montana Lee Newspapers State Bureau
As seen in:  Missoulian, Billings Gazette

Reporter for the Montana Lee Newspapers State Bureau, covering politics, campaigns, health care, energy ... and plenty more.

Miles City man charged after stabbing

billingsgazette.com — MILES CITY - An 18-year-old Miles City man is charged with attempted deliberate homicide in the stabbing of another man at a Miles City residence. Police Chief Doug Colombik said Tristen Peters was arrested at a street dance in Miles City on May 16.

Where you're most likely to become a victim of a violent crime in Montana

billingsgazette.com — As we start the postseason with Classes B and C holding their district meets this week, we recap last week's action headlined by the Midland R... WASHINGTON - In the months before his death in May 2011, Osama bin Laden was discussing new gambits - from a truce with Pakistan to opportunis...

New law will increase some highway speed limits to 80 mph

North Dakota town evacuated after oil cars derail and catch fire

billingsgazette.com — HEIMDAL, N.D. - The small North Dakota community of Heimdal and surrounding farmsteads have been evacuated after an oil tanker train derailed this morning. Wells County Emergency Manager Tammy Roehrich said the BNSF Railway oil tanker train derailed around 7:30 a.m., setting six oil tanker cars on fire.

Gov. Bullock accomplishes most of his goals at Legislature

ravallirepublic.com — HELENA - In calling the winners and losers of the 2015 Legislature, Gov. Steve Bullock sure looks like a winner - and conservative Republicans and their leaders came out on the losing end more often than not on the big issues.

Obama administration has 'concerns' about Montana Medicaid plan

missoulian.com — HELENA - The Obama administration Friday said it has some "concerns" about provisions of Montana's plan to expand Medicaid, such as charging premiums to those with very low incomes, but will work closely with state officials to review the plan. "Our priority will be to make sure any ...

Man pleads guilty to killing father-in-law

Montana governor signs Medicaid expansion into law

billingsgazette.com — HELENA - After several years and a long bumpy road to passage, the governor signed a bill into law Wednesday to expand Medicaid eligibility to about 70,000 low-income Montanans. Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock signed the Montana Health and Economic Livelihood Partnership Act into law in the Capitol rotunda as hundreds of people cheered.

Bullock vetoes eight GOP bills as session ends

missoulian.com — HELENA - On the eve of the day the Legislature came to a close, Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock vetoed eight Republican-sponsored bills, including one to detect welfare fraud and one to expand where and how concealed weapons could be carried.

[UPDATED] Montana Legislature adjourns without infrastructure bill; other major legislation goes through

helenair.com — The Montana Legislature ended its 2015 regular session Tuesday morning, as lawmakers quickly adjourned after failing one last time to pass a $150 million bill funding infrastructure and state building projects across the state. Both Democratic Gov.
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May 06, 2015

@GovernorBullock signs bill to close MT Developmental Center in Boulder but says state facility could still exist. #mtleg #mtpol

May 05, 2015

RT @RepKnudsen: Rep MacDonald has facts wrong. My HB402 was never getting signed by Gov, and wasn't part of neg deal. m.billingsgazette.com/news/opinion/g… #mtpol #mtleg

May 05, 2015

But, MT drivers ... U can go fast, but not w/ old plates. Gov. Bullock vetoes bill allowing 10, rather than 5-yr renewal on plates. #mtpol

May 05, 2015

@GovernorBullock signs bill upping interstate speed limit to 80 mph in MT. Gentlemen, start your engines. #mtpol #mtleg

Apr 29, 2015

Today, MT Medicaid expansion bill gets signed. We'll follow that, and much else in coming months. That's ... The Daily Grind. #mtleg #mtpol

Apr 29, 2015

With death of MT infrastructure bill, MT Historical Society gets short end of stick, again: bit.ly/1DWm3bu #mtleg

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