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By Tim Leeds 

Jones school funding bill dies in Mont. Senate


The school funding proposal favored by the superintendent of Havre Public Schools died in a tie vote in the state Senate Wednesday night.

"It's hard to be something other than disappointed," Superintendent Andy Carlson said this morning.

Senate Bill 403, sponsored by Sen. Llew Jones, R-Conrad, died on third reading Wednesday in a 25-25 vote.

Sen. Rowlie Hutton, R-Havre, voted in favor of the bill. Sen. Jonathan Windy Boy, D-Box Elder, voted against it.

"I have a whole bunch of reasons, 200 million-plus reasons (for voting against it) " Windy Boy said this morning.

But Hutton said the a...

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