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Monthly Archives: January 2011
The House endorsed a bill requiring workers’ compensation insurers and their agents to pay medical providers in a timely manner. Representative Jeffrey Welborn (R-Dillon) said the Department of Labor recommended the legislation. “The department receives regular calls from small rural … Continue reading
The Montana Trapper’s Association is lobbying to protect trapping. Last summer, a group proposed an initiative that would prohibit trapping on public lands. Supporters of the initiative said trapping is in violation of hunting ethics because trappers are unsure of … Continue reading
Some lawmakers say adults who knowingly provide alcohol to a group of minors should be held legally accountable. On Monday, the House endorsed legislation allowing counties to adopt a “social host” ordinance. Representative Gordon Hendrick (R-Superior) said this is one … Continue reading
In its third reading, the House killed a bill requiring most elections to be held by mail in ballots. Fifteen Republicans changed their vote from Thursday.