Panel approves water project
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A proposal to bring better water to some 30,000 north-central Montana residents has cleared one hurdle.
The House Committee on Resources on Thursday unanimously passed legislation introduced by Rep. Denny Rehberg, R-Mont. The legislation, which authorizes creating the Rocky Boy/North Central Montana Regional Water Supply System, will now go to the full House for debate.
Sen. Conrad Burns, R-Mont., has introduced identical legislation in the Senate. Annmarie Robinson of Bear Paw Development Corp., who has been coordinating efforts to create the water system, said hearings have been held by a...