In and out of transmittal
Last updated 3/10/2021 at 8:33am
Week eight was a short, but long week. As transmittal was looming, over 200 bills were dropped in the last two weeks. This led to a crunch last Saturday and again Monday.
Saturday was a disappointing day for me. There were around 50 bills that came to the Senate floor and I can’t say any of them put folks to work or brought the state of Montana any money. I went home feeling a bit dismayed. I had waited for something of substance, but it never came.
Then Monday was week nine with 93 bills on the agenda. We started at 8:30 a.m. and ran two agendas until around 10 p.m. With a third agen...