Governor, Republican leaders announce budget deal
HELENA — Democratic Gov. Brian Schweitzer held a rare joint news conference with Republican legislative leaders Friday evening to announce a breakthrough in budget talks, with both sides signing documents promising to stick to a deal that was hailed as a hard-fought compromise.
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Gov. Brian Schweitzer signs a portion of the main budget bill during a conference announcing the agreement between the governor and the legislature, Friday in the Ggovernor's conference room in...