Montana’s State Parks will now have their own governing board with the creation of a new state parks and recreation commission.
A group of House and Senate Republicans went against their leadership several times and joined Democrats in passing key bills.
The Gov. won’t say definitively if he will sign House Bill 2 and the companion budget bill that was part of a late Tuesday night negotiated deal
Jackie Yamanaka and Dan Boyce wrap up today’s action.
Legislative leaders and the Bullock admin. were able to come to a deal on the state’s budget. It will allow legislators to wrap up their work today.
By Jackie Yamanaka on April 23, 2013
The Democrat says he’s just moving on to other projects and returning home
Some Republicans worried about Stone-Manning’s past ties to Earth First and her positions on the the livestock industry and natural resource extraction.
By Jackie Yamanaka on April 22, 2013
The committee started by stripping the House changes to Senate Bill 282, a tax simplification bill.
More pieces of the budget puzzle are starting to fall into place, perhaps moving lawmakers closer to wrapping up the 2013 Montana Legislative session.