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Shaylee Ragar and Tim Pierce 

Legislative Roundup – Week 8

Lawmakers Debate Bison Grazing, Vaccines and Country Of Origin Labeling

 


UM Legislative News Service

University of Montana School of Journalism

HELENA — The 66th Montana Legislature is at its halfway mark and that means that any general bills that did not make it through their first house before the transmittal deadline are effectively killed.

About sixty bills have passed both houses and have reached the governor’s desk. Gov. Steve Bullock said one of the most impactful laws he’s signed is House Bill 159, which will add about $77 million in funding for K-12 education.

“I’m glad that the education committee got that to me early on,” Bullock said....



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