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By Alex Ross 

Lawmakers talk about the start of session

Chamber and Havre Schools set weekly video conference


January 11, 2017

Havre Daily News/Floyd Brandt

People wait Tuesday for the video hookup to be complete for the legislative video conference in Havre Public Schools' Robins Administration Buillding. The video hookup could not be made and the attendees spoke to local legislators in Helena using the speaker mode on a smart phone.

Little more than a week into the 2017 legislative session, area lawmakers touched on issues and fielded questions from local residents during Legislative Conversations, a weekly discussion between north-central Montana legislators and their constituents.

Though the event at the Robins Administration Building is billed as a video conference, technical difficulties forced participants to gather around the smart phone of Montana State University-Northern Alumni Foundation President Jim Bennett to talk with Sens. Mike Lang, R-Malta, Russ Tempel, R-Chester, and Rep. Jacob Bachmeier, D-Havre....

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