U.S. Senators Jan. 16 were sworn in as jurors in the upcoming impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. Montana’s Senators are split along party lines heading into the trial, which is expected to begin next week.
U.S. Senators Steve Daines of Montana and John Barrasso of Wyoming have signed onto a resolution seeking to dismiss the recently passed articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump before the House sends them over.
Montana’s and Wyoming’s Republican Congress members have signed onto a brief asking the Supreme Court of the United States to consider overruling previous decisions that uphold the constitutional right to have an abortion.
NorthWestern To Increase Colstrip Unit 4 Stake By 25 Percent For $1
Montana’s largest electricity provider on Tuesday announced it plans to buy a larger share of the Colstrip power plant a day after protesters rallied the company to increase its renewable energy portfolio.
State Officials Aim To Prevent Feral Pig Infestation
Correction: A previous version of this story incorrectly named Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks as the lead agency regarding feral swine. The Montana Department of Livestock is leading the prevention effort.
Feral swine been in the news a lot lately. While they make for an entertaining headline, wildlife managers in Montana are increasingly concerned about the damage these invasive pigs can cause to farmers, ranchers, the environment and Montana’s outdoor recreation economy.
NorthWestern Seeks Additional $23.8M To Cover Unexpected Costs
NorthWestern Energy is asking state utility regulators to sign off on the company’s request to increase their customers’ electric bills by $23.8 million for one year. This surcharge is in addition to a $6.5 million rate increase commissioners approved late last month.