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Get rid of 60-vote rule in House


January 2, 2019

One of us is a Democrat; the other is a Republican. We each served more than a quarter of a century in the Montana Legislature, mostly at the same time. We also held positions of top leadership in both the Senate and House of Representatives. We have been serious rivals, but always friends; now we are serious old friends. For the first time, we are standing together to pass on a perspective few others can share.

Over 30 years ago, the Legislature was at times overwhelmed with bills introduced for almost every imaginable purpose. A specially composed bipartisan commission was formed to reco...

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