Category - Legislature

Adam Hertz and Steve Daines are cowards. Representative Hertz was narrowly elected last fall in a very toss-up district in Missoula. He beat a tough opponent in Andrew Person. Missoula is widely considered to be the progressive home of Montanans...

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I volunteered for Bernie Sanders. I gave Obama voters rides to the polls. I sent money to Hillary. As a kid, I pulled a Eugene McCarthy campaign wagon in Great Falls’ Pet & Doll Parade. But I voted for Gerald Ford, Ronald Reagan, both Bushes...

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  I hear Circus music in the capitol! That can only mean R Harris is speaking on one of his bills House Judiciary). #mtleg #calliope — MontanaNut (@MontanaNut) January 30, 2017 Still just one-ply in the #mtleg latrines, though? — John Barnes...

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Shared Prosperity

Guest Post By Representative Kim Abbott, House District 83 – Helena We have a long tradition in Montana of joining together to achieve those things that we cannot do alone — from quality schools and universities, to protecting Montana’s...

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Anonymous feedback on legislative news coverage #mtpol #mtleg pic.twitter.com/tC1X6mSoOc — Matt Volz (@mattvolz) January 29, 2017 #mtpol #mtleg pic.twitter.com/9WoAaUP3BK — Derf Johnson (@DerfLJohnson) January 28, 2017 @billingsgazette rocking the...

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A Plea for Unity

Last night, Governor Bullock gave his State of the State Address where he addressed legislative priorities in education, infrastructure and the budget. The most important priority however, was unity between the Democrats and Republicans. He proposed...

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Apologies for the late post. Auto-schedule let me down. Analogy prob. W/out Gov vetos car would have had bald tires, no seats and low on oil. Even now car not wrecked. Wear and tear.#mtpol #mtleg — Jim Hamilton (@JimHamiltonHD61) January 13, 2017...

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Sales goes after Motl

Let’s say I get busted for fraud. I go to court and although I don’t have to do any jail time, the judge levies a fine, and I’m not happy about it. Wouldn’t it be cool if I could get that judge tossed off the bench? And...

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Gotta pay to play Montana Republicans will be holding their nominating convention for the special election at Trump Tower. Well, possibly. The party is charging potential nominees $1740 that “will be used to defray the registration costs of...

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