News Archives for 2019
At its September 9 meeting, the Law and Justice Interim Committee members finalized their work plan for the interim and started three of the four studies assigned to the committee.
Increases in subdivision fees sought by the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) are on hold after the Environmental Quality Council objected to the proposal at its September meeting.
The move delays the increases for 6 months unless the council removes its objection or fails to take further action at a subsequent meeting. The DEQ says ...
The State-Tribal Relations Committee voted 7-0 to send a letter to U.S. Senate leaders urging swift action to reauthorize federal funding for tribal colleges.
The letter, approved on September 27 during a conference call, is addressed to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander, who chairs the U.S ...
An interim subcommittee focused on education-related topics (comprised of members of the Legislative Finance Committee and Education Interim Committee) met for the first time in September to begin work as directed by HB 657 and HB 633.
The Legislative Finance Committee (LFC) heard from Fiscal Division staff during their September meeting about initial research regarding interim study bills.
Staff presented work regarding HB 715, the study looking at Montana’s state and local budget sustainability. Reports included Fiscal Sustainability Research and Resources and the results of an initial outreach effort soliciting study questions ...
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