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By Matt Volz 

Hansen pushes legislation to remove term limits


HELENA — A Republican lawmaker wants to put a constitutional amendment before Montana voters that would remove term limits for state legislators.

Kristin Hansen of Havre told the House State Administration Committee Monday that constituents from both parties urged her to back the proposed repeal, saying term limits have resulted in a weaker Legislature.

Term-limit supporters testified that they didn't want to see a Legislature of ordinary citizens replaced by one made up of career politicians.

"New people may bring new ideas, think outside the box and have a fresh set of eyes," said Ci...

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