Montana added 235 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, and more than 250,000 doses of vaccines have been administered in the state.
The bill is effective immediately after the governor signs it.
As lawmakers move toward the midway point of the session, they're taking quick action on a wide variety of bills.
Similar legislation has been vetoed in several previous sessions by Democratic governors, after being passed by Republican-dominated Legislatures.
The Montana Senate on Thursday in party-line votes gave initial approval to four bills that would change access to abortions in the state.
"This shows the drafters of the bill think the property of giant international corporations are more important than the property of Montana citizens," a Fort Peck tribal councilman told the House Judiciary Committee Wednesday.
In his 2016 campaign, the governor called on his opponent to sell the state's aircraft.
Gov. Greg Gianforte recently signed House Bill 102 into law. Now permit-less concealed carry is the law of the land. Except in the Statehouse,…
Gov. Greg Gianforte got a firsthand look Friday at the material that will go unused and talked with the people who stand to lose income and tax dollars following President Joe Biden’s cancellation of the permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline.
A legislative budget panel Friday voted against funding for new district court judges in Gallatin and Flathead counties.
Montana Governor Greg Gianforte toured shuttered Keystone XL sites and conducted a public hearing in Glasgow on Friday.
Missoula County will allow for larger group sizes, bar games such as pool, and overall increased flexibility for businesses and residents under lessened COVID-19 restrictions.
The proposal Thursday included moving the program to the Office of Public Instruction instead of the Department of Commerce.
In 2020, the Montana Supreme Court ruled state and local law enforcement had no authority to honor civil federal immigration detainers.
A bill signed into law Thursday by Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte allows concealed firearms to be carried in most places in the state without a permit.
The governor did not say how he'd act on HB 257 if it were to pass the Legislature.
Under the amendment passed Wednesday, the verification process would be run every six months.
Missoula County has been selected to receive COVID-19 vaccines through the Federally Qualified Health Center COVID-19 vaccine program, a new program the Biden administration established Monday.