Governor Brian Schweitzer

Honoring National Guard Soldier
Governor Brian Schweitzer ordered all flags in the state of Montana to be flown at half staff on thursday, November 3rd. This is to honor the memory of Montana Army National Guard specialist Liam McWilliams who died on October 27th.
Local Governments Sue Governor Schweitzer Over Vetoes
Six local governments have filed a lawsuit against Gov. Brian Schweitzer over his line-item vetoes of money for their local bridge and water projects.
Carbon, Fergus, Madison and Sweet Grass counties, the city of Roundup and the town of Sheridan filed the lawsuit in District Court in Helena last week…
State Council To Look At Pipeline Failure Risk
An oil pipeline safety council created by Governor Brian Schweitzer after a major Exxon Mobil Corp. pipeline spill into the Yellowstone River holds its first meeting in Helena Wednesday.
The council over the next year will gauge threats posed by pipelines crossing Montana waterways and make recommend…
Exxon Says It’s Working To Be Transparent
Exxon Mobil is brushing off criticism from Gov. Brian Schweitzer over the company's handling of the oil spill in the Yellowstone River.
The Democratic governor has cut ties between Montana and the joint Exxon Mobil-government command post, saying the energy giant is defying state open government…
Baucus Presses ExxonMobil For Answers To Spill
Senator Max Baucus wants Montanans hurt by the ExxonMobil oil spill on the Yellowstone River to be repaid.  In a letter to the Exxon Chairman and CEO Rex Tillerson, Baucus pressed the oil company for answers to the cleanup and the cause of the pipeline burst.
Rising River Complicates Exxon Oil Spill Cleanup
The initial cleanup along the oil-fouled Yellowstone River could be tested Tuesday as rising waters make it harder for Exxon Mobil Corp. to get to areas damaged by the crude spilled from a company pipeline.
The National Weather Service predicts the Yellowstone River, swelling with mountain snowmelt a…

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