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City leaders set to discuss public safety levy

The proposed public safety mill levy will be at the heart of upcoming Billings City Council Community Conversations to be held next month.

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Parks board asks to trim proposed projects; council OKs liquor license for new bar

Parks board asks to trim proposed projects; council OKs liquor license for new bar

Go back to the drawing board. In effect, that’s what the Billings City Council told the city’s Parks, Recreation and Cemetery Board on Monday.…

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Billings City Council plans hearing on mill levy rates

The public will have the chance to tell the Billings City Council what it thinks about paying a smaller city tax bill this year.

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NDO supporters rally downtown

NDO supporters rally downtown

Nearly 250 people rallied in downtown Billings on Monday evening to show their support for continuing efforts to pass an ordinance prohibiting…

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After 6-5 defeat, nondiscrimination ordinance's future clouded

After 6-5 defeat, nondiscrimination ordinance's future clouded

The NDO acronym could take on a new form. Call it the “never dies ordinance.”

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Council defeats NDO by 6-5 count

Council defeats NDO by 6-5 count

Saying he doesn’t believe Billings is ready for a nondiscrimination ordinance, Mayor Tom Hanel cast the decisive vote just past 3 a.m. Tuesday…

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Before it votes on the NDO, Billings City Council must dispense with a plump agenda

Before it votes on the NDO, Billings City Council must dispense with a plump agenda

Monday’s Billings City Council meeting could well be a long one even before council members arrive at the main event.

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Expert panel shares ideas about downtown parking

Expert panel shares ideas about downtown parking

With a new downtown parking structure about to open and the fresh eyes of a brand new parking manager, Tracy Scott, Billings is at what one pa…

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Experts, public join to craft a downtown parking plan

Experts, public join to craft a downtown parking plan

New ideas and old challenges were on display Wednesday morning as a visiting panel of parking experts engaged with downtown merchants; advocat…

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Zachery Lahn is new director of conservative advocacy group

HELENA — Zachary Lahn is the new state director of the Montana chapter of Americans for Prosperity,

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City Council hears more heated discussion over NDO

City Council hears more heated discussion over NDO

Once more, into the fray that has become the extended and often heated public debate over the proposed nondiscrimination ordinance, dozens of …

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Council gets its third go-around with the NDO on Monday

Council gets its third go-around with the NDO on Monday

The Billings City Council will get its third crack at evaluating the language of the proposed nondiscrimination ordinanceduring a work session Monday.

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Nondiscrimination ordinance good for business, crowd told Tuesday

Nondiscrimination ordinance good for business, crowd told Tuesday

Nondiscrimination ordinances can be as good for business as they are for the people whose civil rights they protect.

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If elected, Haynes would open entire state to drilling -- including Yellowstone

If elected, Haynes would open entire state to drilling -- including Yellowstone

If elected Wyoming governor, Republican Taylor Haynes intends to take back federal lands and could open Yellowstone National Park to drilling,…

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Park County Republicans announce straw poll winners, withhold results

Park County Republicans announce straw poll winners, withhold results

The Park County Republican Party will not release the results of a straw poll conducted at its July 7 debate for Wyoming secretary of state an…

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Council hears presentations on new gateway, transportation plan

Council hears presentations on new gateway, transportation plan

In addition to shaping language on the proposed nondiscrimination ordinance and learning more about a possible levy for police and fire depart…

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City to craft 3rd draft of nondiscrimination ordinance after hours of testimony

City to craft 3rd draft of nondiscrimination ordinance after hours of testimony

The Billings City Council wrapped up at 12:07 a.m. on Tuesday after hearing from a long line of residents commenting on 13 proposed changes to…

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Council takes 1st step toward levy for police, fire

Council takes 1st step toward levy for police, fire

If the Billings City Council decides to place what’s now being called a Family Safety Levy on the Nov. 4 ballot, it’s going to have to hear fr…

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Live coverage: Billings City Council discusses the nondiscrimination ordinance

Live coverage: Billings City Council discusses the nondiscrimination ordinance

Follow along live as the Billings City Council discusses a proposed nondiscrimination ordinance during its work session Monday, July 7.

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NDO, other important items on Monday's council agenda

NDO, other important items on Monday's council agenda

In addition to further work on the language of the proposed nondiscrimination ordinance, Monday’s Billings City Council work session, which be…

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