Montana Tavern Association wants to change the licensing requirements for breweries.The Montana Brewer’s Association has its own ideas.
One supporter decries ‘picking winners and losers’. Opponents say there are good reasons to give incentives to renewables.
Frustrated Dems, tax cuts, raises and pension for state employees and brewers vs. the tavern industry in today’s Daily Digest.
During the session’s first eight weeks, the ACLU’s Public Policy Director Niki Zupanic testified on 45 bills.
State employee pay and pensions, campaign finance, failed ‘blast’ motions and more in this week 10 news roundup.
State workers’ pay raises, pensions, Title X funding and Medicaid expansion, this week on ‘Capitol Talk’ from Montana Public Radio
Of the twelve pro-gun bills introduced this session, seven are now in their second house.
Also on Friday, the House approved a bill that would offer grants to public schools for purchasing food produced in Montana.
The bill’s lone opponent questioned whether the limit set in the bill adequately determines impaired driving.
The bill’s sponsor says sex trafficking and prostitution is increasing in the state due to the increased activity in the Bakken oil field.