Now that Ryan Zinke has been confirmed as the new U.S. Secretary of the Interior, the Montana Secretary of State's Office has provided information about a special election to fill Zinke's unexpired term.
Colstrip was the focus of discussions yesterday by officials from the Department of Energy, Governor Steve Bullock and Colstrip leaders discussed a suggested $1 billion fix to keep the coal-fired plants open.
Congressional aides say the special House committee investigating the 2012 attacks on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, will issue subpoenas for former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's personal emails.
On Monday, Montana Political Practices Commissioner Jonathan Motl dismissed an allegation from Montana State Senator Jeff Essman. Essman had claimed that Secretary of State Linda McCulloch had improperly used her office and staff to support a voter registration initiative that was on the ballot.