legislature

Governor Criticizing Republican-Led Legislature
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Gov. Steve Bullock is criticizing the Republican-led Legislature for moving ahead with six voter referendums, saying they disregard the legislative process.
Lawmakers have given their initial approval to the referendums in time for Friday's transmittal deadline...
Republican proposes to end pension system
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Republican chairman of a special committee charged with fixing the beleaguered state pension systems wants to take new employees out of the system.
Sen. Dave Lewis of Helena told his colleagues Tuesday that the pension system is fatally flawed and needs to be shut down …
Will Montana Become 18th State to Abolish the Death Penalty?
According to KRTV the bill got some support in committee:
The Senate Judiciary committee on Thursday passed a Democrat-sponsored bill which would abolish the death penalty in Montana.
The committee saw an interesting turn of events when Republican State Senators Greg Hinkle (Thompson Falls) and Jim S…