Montana Insurance Commissioner Monica Lindeen testified before Congress this week, urging lawmakers to pass a bill that would give states needed flexibility to protect small business owners who offer health insurance to their employees.
Sanders County Sheriff Tom Rummell told KGVO News that there was an accidental shooting on Wednesday evening, and one person was killed. No names have been released, and the incident is under investigation.
The Supreme Court's 6-3 King v. Burwell decision this morning, June 25, will allow Affordable Care Act subsidies to continue to flow to states that did not set up their own exchanges. The decision has brought praise and disdain from various sectors of Montana politics.
Thousands of Montanans were shocked to hear a report on Wednesday that all three of the insurance companies involved in Montana's federally run health insurance marketplace had asked for premium increases averaging over 30 percent in 2016.