Martz dismisses Baucus' advice on federal windfall

 


HELENA - Thanks, but no thanks, Gov. Judy Martz said Tuesday in response to advice from Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., that the state spend $73 million in federal aid coming its way.

Martz, who wants the money saved and not spent, said, ''Max should probably take care of what's at the federal-government level and let us take care of what we know, on a day-to-day basis, what's right for the state of Montana.''

She branded his remarks ''at best, a sound byte for the news media.''

In a letter to the Republican governor and legislative leaders, Baucus urged them to immediately spend the money to off...



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