Neville. "Senate Bill 281 will empower crime victims instead of criminals", added Sen. That means the early days of any fiscal session find the Senate with a much lighter load than it traditionally suffers towards the end of such gatherings. The bill could face yet more changes before a final vote.
The bill passed out of committee 39 to 3.
Cole Grant is a reporter with the UM Legislative News Service, a partnership of the University of Montana School of Journalism, the Montana Broadcasters Association and the Greater Montana Foundation.
Gov. Bill Walker has been calling for a fiscal plan, and there appears to be general agreement around making structured draws from Alaska oil-wealth fund earnings to help pay the state's bills.
- The House and Senate acted separately on two abortion measures.
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Senate President Pete Kelly said the Senate is willing to stay beyond the scheduled end of the session on Sunday to work on bills related to the long-term budget, or that are time-sensitive or critical.
"The bottom line is we don't need an income tax", said Sen. "It was done in-house with no significant outreach that we are aware of to external experts", they said.
The Senate plan sought to limit future state spending. They said the procedures and waiting periods were simply "speed bumps" that did nothing to improve the health or safety of women undergoing abortions.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recognized a higher risk of those cancers among firefighters, Latvala said.
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"Well, I'm shocked to hear him say that", Ricker's gas station owner, Jay Ricker said.
Some of the groups involved in this legal action were also pushing past year for a statewide ballot initiative to require setbacks of up to 2,500 feet or longer, but they were unable to get their measure on the November ballot.