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What the 2019 Idaho Legislature Accomplished

May 1, 2019 2

What the 2019 Idaho Legislature Accomplished by Representative Heather Scott Below are a few highlights of bills that passed through the legislature and will take effect on July 1st, 2019 H68 Retirement Benefits.  This bill […]

BCRWI April Meeting- A Gathering of Representatives

April 16, 2019 0

BCRWI April Meeting- A Gathering of Representatives Please join BCRWI for our April General Meeting featuring Reps. Dixon and Scott, Sen. Woodward, and with a special guest appearance by Congressman Fulcher!

Eco-Extremists Shut Down Logging For 25 Years
Legislative Updates

Eco-Extremists Shut Down Logging For 25 Years

April 12, 2019 0

Eco-Extremists Shut Down Logging For 25 Years By Tim Ravndal Here in Montana the Timber Industry has been fighting for timber resources for many years.  In 1999 the Montana Legislature passed a law that provided […]

Tying Energy to Healthcare is Risky Business
Legislative Updates

Tying Energy to Healthcare is Risky Business

April 12, 2019 0

Tying Energy to Healthcare is Risky Business By Tim Ravndal Multiple coal companies are fighting the political deals that are regulating coal mining here in Montana and Wyoming. Colstrip Montana is a community that is […]

Montana Legislature Attacks Hobby Bee Keepers
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Montana Legislature Attacks Hobby Bee Keepers

April 12, 2019 5

Montana Legislature Attacks Hobby Bee Keepers By Tim Ravndal Montana Legislature took another step on moving forward HB443.  The legislation forces hobby apiaries into a commercially regulated industry by the Montana Department of Agriculture. On […]

Medicaid Expansion Marches Forward in Montana
Healthcare

Medicaid Expansion Marches Forward in Montana

April 8, 2019 3

Medicaid Expansion Marches Forward in Montana By Tim Ravndal The people of Montana have been wondering how Medicaid Expansion (HB658) has made it in the Montana Legislature with so many unanswered questions.  The primary sponsor […]

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*Updates* Medicaid Expansion Tabled In Committee

April 5, 2019 0

Medicaid Expansion Tabled In Committee *Update – 4/5/19, late afternoon:  The Senate pulled this bill from the Senate Health & Safety committee and gave it to the Senate Finance & Claims Committee. It is now […]

Government Expands To Control Apiaries In Montana
Agriculture

Government Expands To Control Apiaries In Montana

April 1, 2019 3

Government Expands To Control Apiaries In Montana By Tim Ravndal Montana House Bill 443 has been introduced by Representative Ross Fitzgerald.  The new law will do away with the voluntary registration of hobby apiary operations […]

Montana Fishing For Taxes
Legislative Updates

Montana Legislature Fishing For Taxes

March 20, 2019 0

Montana Legislature Fishing For Taxes By Tim Ravndal The Montana Legislature is working towards increasing taxes from many different angles.  Funding of Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, along with conservation measures being sought to control […]

Ethics Laws For Public Officials
Constitution

Montana Ethics Laws For Public Officials

March 15, 2019 0

Montana Ethics Laws For Public Officials By Tim Ravndal Many citizens in Montana claim they have been impacted by public officials misconduct.  There have been multiple claims made regarding a loss of integrity and ethics […]

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