Revenue and Transportation Adopts Work Plan for Interim

Committee: Revenue and Transportation Interim Committee
Author: Megan Moore
Posted on June 22, 2017

The Revenue and Transportation Interim Committee held its organizational meeting June 12 in Helena. The committee elected Rep. Tom Jacobson (D-Great Falls) as chair and Sen. Mark Blasdel (R-Kalispell) as vice chair.

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Children and Families Committee to Plan for Health Care, DD Studies

Committee: Children, Families, Health, & Human Services Interim Committee
Author: Sue O'Connell
Posted on June 20, 2017

The Children, Families, Health, and Human Services Interim Committee will meet June 29 at 9:30 a.m. in Room 102 of the state Capitol building in Helena to plan for the studies and other activities it will undertake over the next 15 months.

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Full Agenda on Tap for June 26-27 Audit Committee Meeting

Committee: Legislative Audit Committee
Author: Angus Maciver
Posted on June 20, 2017

The Legislative Audit Committee will be meeting June 26-27. The meeting will be in Room 172 of the State Capitol in Helena, starting at 1:00 pm on June 26 and 8:00 am on June 27.

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Legislative Council June Meeting Summary

Committee: Legislative Council
Author: Susan Byorth Fox
Posted on June 20, 2017

The Legislative Council met on Tuesday, June 6. Susan Fox announced that the successful bidder for the TVMT Video Production Contract -- Montana PBS. The new partnership is expected to continue TVMT’s tradition of covering the Montana Legislature and state government proceedings and bring a new professionalism to the channel.

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EAIC Elects Sen. Vance, Rep. McConnell as Officers

Committee: Economic Affairs Interim Committee
Author: Pat Murdo
Posted on June 19, 2017

The Economic Affairs Interim Committee met June 14 at the Capitol and elected Sen. Gordon Vance (R-Belgrade) as presiding officer and Rep. Nate McConnell (D-Missoula) as vice presiding officer.

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Law and Justice Holds its First Meeting of the 2017-18 Interim

Committee: Law and Justice Interim Committee
Author: Rachel Weiss
Posted on June 19, 2017

The Law and Justice Interim Committee meets June 28 in room 137 of the State Capitol. The meeting will start at 10 a.m., and it is the first meeting of the committee for the 2017-2018 interim.

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Education Interim Committee Charts Its Course

Committee: Education Interim Committee
Author: Pad McCracken
Posted on June 16, 2017

The new Education Interim Committee held its first meeting on June 13, 2017, to organize and discuss its interim work. The committee decided to focus its efforts on conducting the study of funding of educational programs to serve students with special needs requested in House Joint Resolution No. 1 (HJ 1), examining several K-12 education policy topics, and strengthening its collaboration with the Board of Regents in addressing higher education policy and budget issues. The committee elected Sen. Edie McClafferty, D-Butte, to chair the committee and Rep. Fred Anderson, R-Great Falls, to serve as vice chair.

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Environmental Quality Council to meet June 29th and Tour a Watercraft Inspection Station

Committee: Environmental Quality Council
Author: Joe Kolman
Posted on June 15, 2017

The Environmental Quality Council will tour a watercraft inspection station at Canyon Ferry Reservoir on June 29 before hunkering down back at the capitol to decide what policy issues the legislative committee will tackle over the next year.

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