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Gov. Schweitzer: Unconstitutional bills face veto


Gov. Schweitzer: Unconstitutional bills face veto

MATT GOURAS, Associated Press

HELENA — Gov. Brian Schweitzer has issued a stern warning that he will veto a growing list of bills he says are unconstitutional or frivolous and don't deal with jobs.

Schweitzer says the Legislature's own lawyers have warned that at least 20 Republican-backed bills could be unconstitutional.

They include an anti-illegal immigrant measure heard Monday that attempts to interpret the U.S. Constitution with a new state law clarifying who gets citizenship.

Schweitzer says frivolous bills include one allowing...

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