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GOP-led House endorses Montana budget plan


GOP-led House endorses Montana budget plan

The Associated Press

HELENA (AP) — The Republican-led House on Monday backed a Montana budget plan that decreases spending primarily by rolling back social services, but also made same last-minute cuts to proposed education spending.

Overall, Republicans said their two-year budget plan reduces spending of state tax money about 5 percent to $3.6 billion. It also rejects about $120 million in federal money for programs like health care assistance for children and food stamps.

Republicans holding a supermajority in the House also made some last-...

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