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A report from the House

The Montana Legislature is in full swing. Over 1,000 bills and resolutions are making their way through the House and Senate. As busy as it has been, the pace will pick up as we near the first transmittal deadline on March 4. The deadline requires bills without spending or revenue attached to them to transfer from one house to the other to survive. It also marks the halfway point of the 90-day session.

I am fortunate to serve on the Appropriations Committee. This is the busiest committee in the Legislature, as we are responsible for crafting the state budget — House Bill 2. In addition, nearly...


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