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Gov. asks leadership for more accurate finances

 


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Gov. asks leadership for more accurate finances

STEPHEN DOCKERY, Associated Press

HELENA — Gov. Brian Schweitzer called for more accurate financial estimates from the Legislature's Republican leadership in a public meeting with the lawmakers Thursday morning.

The Democratic governor told House Speaker Mike Milburn and Senate President Jim Peterson that he believes Republicans are using inaccurate revenue estimates to draft the state's budget. He asked if bad numbers might be behind their workers compensation bill as well.

Republicans say their revenue estima...



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