Tribal leader and student vie for state House seat
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A Montana State University-Bozeman student is taking on a member of the Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation tribal council in the race for House District 92.
Republican Alan Brekke of Harlem faces Democrat Jonathan Windy Boy of Rocky Boy for the seat in the district, which covers parts of Blaine, Hill and Chouteau counties.
The candidates agree that the most important issue facing the 2003 Legislature is the state budget deficit, projected to be $250 million to $350 million.
"It's going to be the issue that affects the entire session, where to find the money," Brekke said.
It will involve cuts,...