Monthly Archives: February 2011

Contention over Montana’s budget

Montana lawmakers are in strong disagreement over the status of the budget as they enter the second half of the legislative session. ¬†Brittany Wooley of the University of Montana’s Legislative News Bureau reports on why Republicans and Democrats are at … Continue reading

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Montana lawmakers express differing opinions on success of first 45-days

Lawmakers from both parties say their top priorities are jobs and the economy.But, Democrats argue Republicans have strayed from the goal of the session during the first 45 days.Republicans say they are right on track.The University of Montana’s Brittany Wooley … Continue reading

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Legislative News Update

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Montana controversy over nullification

During the first 45 days of the legislative session, lawmakers have considered at least ten bills nullifying or defying federal law. ¬†Brittany Wooley of UM’s Legislative News Bureau reports on the controversy these bills have stirred.

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Montana House kills legislation prohibiting police to enforce some federal firearm laws

The House has voted down a bill that would have made it a crime for police to enforce some federal firearms laws. Bill supporters said firearms regulation is primarily a state responsibility, not a federal one. But, opponents argued the … Continue reading

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Legislative News Preview

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Legislative News Update

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