Bullock says his veto strategy has been clear from the start of the Session.
A legislative session that began with promises of compromise ended with a whole bunch of vetoes from Gov. Bullock — and plenty of criticism from Republicans.
Bullock took action on a slew of bills, including approving plans to overhaul the state’s pension and school funding systems.
Gov. Bullock vetoed a bill that would have allowed college students to keep guns on campus, a key veto among many rejections on day of heavy action.
By Montana Public Radio on May 6, 2013
Flathead Legislators met with business leaders in Kalispell Thursday to give a wrap up of key changes from the latest legislative session.
Bullock said that he needed to reduce spending. The reductions cut about $30 million, roughly 0.4 percent of the $8 billion budget.
By Associated Press on May 3, 2013
Gov. Bullock vetoed a dozen bills on Friday, including a campaign finance measure and a bill concerning the Flathead Water Rights Compact.
Association of Montana Retired Public Employees faults the pension fix for reducing the annual cost of living increases guaranteed to current retirees.
In this interview with Edward O’Brien, Sen. Dave Lewis looks back at his 40 years in state government after finishing his final legislative session.
By Dan Boyce on May 1, 2013
The MEA-MFT president is standing firm on negotiating for five and five. He says the state can get there by delaying the implementation of raises.