Local legislators get mixed results at session
ments have to contribute to the $200 million Rocky Boy/North Central Montana water system. Local government's share is now 10 percent. Under Witt's bill, it would have been 5 percent. He said he plans to bring the bill back.
Witt's highest profile bill, which was defeated, would have authorized a music and entertainment district that would have allowed construction of a multimillion-dollar entertainment center in Butte. Democratic legislators from Butte asked him to carry the bill, thinking it would be better to have it sponsored by a Republican, they said.
"My bill would have brought a lot...