Medicaid Bill Revived, Moves To Full Senate For Debate
A Republican redesign for Montana’s health care program for low income adults advanced in the state Senate today. That opens a path for the Medicaid expansion program — including work requirements — to reach the governor’s desk.
Senate Conservatives Vote To Table Medicaid Expansion Bill
Today's action at the state Legislature notched up tension over one of the 2019 legislative session’s biggest debates. This morning a group of conservative Republicans voted to stall in a committee the bill to continue Medicaid expansion in the state.
State Sen. Al Olszewski Enters The 2020 Race For Governor
Republican state Sen. Al Olszewski announced his candidacy for Montana governor in 2020 during a noon rally on the state Capitol steps today, joining a field that includes two statewide elected officials.
ByShaylee Ragar – UM Legislative News Service•Mar 27, 2019
Bill Asks For Transparency In Prescription Drug Prices
HELENA -- As the cost of prescription drugs continues to rise, one bill moving through the Montana Legislature would require pharmaceutical manufacturers to provide information on why the price of a drug has increased.