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Lawmakers seek to settle with gov. over lawsuit

 


Lawmakers seek to settle with gov. over lawsuit

MATT GOURAS, Associated Press Writer

HELENA — Lawmakers and Gov. Brian Schweitzer signaled Monday that they would prefer to settle a lawsuit in which the governor alleges a companion bill to the 2009 Legislature's big spending measure unconstitutionally dealt with multiple subject matters.

The Legislative Council said they will seek a meeting with the governor in hopes of avoiding costly litigation. The council, made up of leaders from both parties, appointed one Democrat and one Republican to seek a meeting with the governor in hopes of...



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