Candidates present their case at public forum
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Hi-Line legislative candidates agreed in general on most issues during a forum Thursday night the deficit is the major problem for the next legislative session and they all support higher education.
Most also said they don't support Initiative 145, which could result in the state buying privately owned hydroelectric dams.
"I have yet to see anything the government runs well," said Democrat Gary Gollehon of Brady, running for the seat in House District 89. "There's enough work at Helena to get the deficit down without adding fuel to the fire."
His opponent agreed.
"I oppose it for several re...