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Governor backs bipartisan 'dark money' bill

HELENA, — Gov. Steve Bullock unveiled bipartisan legislation Thursday aimed at shedding light on so-called "dark money" in politics — an issue that could split some Republican lawmakers.

Bullock and Republican state Sen. Jim Peterson said the "comprehensive" proposal will force groups that mention candidate names to disclose how they are spending money and where it comes from.

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Gov. Steve Bullock, left, and state Sen. Jim Peterson of Buffalo unveil bipartisan legislation aimed at shedding light on dark money Thursday, in Helena.

The measure was met with a co...

 

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