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Too Inclusive? Montana GOP Electing New Leader

Jun 26, 2015
Montana Republican Party
Montana Republican Party

This weekend, the Montana Republican party will choose its leader, and chart the course for its future. Delegates from all over the state are meeting today and tomorrow in Helena for their annual convention.

Jeff Essmann, chairman of the Montana Republican Party.
Courtesy Montana Legislature

A bill to allow residents in some elementary school districts to vote on building and operating new high schools will now face a third and final vote in the House.

Currently the bill affects the elementary districts of Missoula Hellgate, East Helena, and Lockwood near Billings.

Redistricting On Friday's Legislative Agenda

Apr 16, 2015
Montana capitol, Helena.
William Marcus

Friday at the Montana Legislature, lawmakers hear a bill that would change how state legislative districts are drawn.

Lawmakers To Consider Limits On Where Sex Offenders Can Live

Apr 13, 2015
Montana capitol, Helena.
William Marcus

Tuesday at the Montana Legislature, lawmakers hear a bill that would restrict where high-risk sex offenders can live and work.

Judge James Manley today ruled the portion of the water compact unconstitutional that protects members of a yet-to-be-created water compact board from being sued.
Flickr user Brad Smith (CC-BY-NC-2.0)

The contentious Flathead Reservation water compact appears to be taking the same convoluted path to the House floor as the Medicaid expansion bill did last week.

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