Churches hold ceremony for Hansen, Hutton, Warburton
Three state lawmakers from northern Hill and Blaine counties were sent off to Helena Sunday with a commissioning ceremony at Fifth Avenue Christian Church.
The church's pastor, Rowlie Hutton, was sworn in Monday as a state senator. Wendy Warburton, a member of the church, was sworn in for a second term in the state House, while Kris Hansen took the oath of office for the first time as a representative. All three are Republicans.
During the ceremony, Hutton said, scripture was read and the congregation was encouraged to come forward and pray for the three lawmakers.
Hutton said the ceremo...