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A look at selected key legislative races in Montana this year

HELENA — Two dozen key legislative races on Nov. 4 will help determine party control of the 2015 Montana Legislature, where Republicans currently hold a 29-21 edge in the Senate and a 61-39 majority in the House.

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Centrist GOP group unleashes new attack mailers in nearly 20 legislative primaries

HELENA — A political group formed by centrist Republicans in Montana has fired the latest salvo in an ongoing battle between competing GOP factions, sending out new campaign mailers attacking the more-conservative-leaning Republicans in nearly 20 legislative primary races across the state.

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One Montana tax simplification bill survives

One Montana tax simplification bill survives

HELENA -- Only one income tax simplification bill survived Monday, although its Senate sponsor was not happy with a series of House committee amendments that boost the costs of his bill.

April 15, 2013 9:30 pm Photos

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Montana House panel advances much-changed, scaled-back school-funding bill

Montana House panel advances much-changed, scaled-back school-funding bill

HELENA — The House Education Committee on Wednesday advanced the session’s major school-funding bill, but not before making major changes that reduced its cost and removed provisions that would reduce local school property taxes.

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Major school-funding bill scheduled for House hearing; amendments coming

Major school-funding bill scheduled for House hearing; amendments coming

HELENA — The session’s major school-funding bill, which easily passed the Senate more than a month ago, finally has a hearing scheduled in the House — but it will be amended, its sponsor said this week.

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Major tax bills listed

HELENA — Here are some major tax bills before the 2013 Legislature, their financial impact to the state general fund over the next two years and their status:

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Bill seeks to simplify Montana income taxes

Bill seeks to simplify Montana income taxes

HELENA — A House committee on Friday heard the Legislature’s third major proposal to overhaul Montana’s complex income tax system to make it easier for taxpayers to understand.

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Appropriations Committee votes top week's hearings agenda

Appropriations Committee votes top week's hearings agenda

HELENA — Some key executive action is coming in committees this week and figures to top the legislative agenda.

March 09, 2013 11:00 pm Related Loading…
Lawmakers seeking plenty of constitutional amendments

Lawmakers seeking plenty of constitutional amendments

HELENA — Montana legislators have proposed 22 different constitutional amendments so far this session, but they’ve already dropped a number of them.

February 10, 2013 9:45 pm Related Loading…

Guest opinion: New law will help protect elders from financial abuse

A national survey conducted in 2010 by Elder Investor Fraud found that one out of every five people over the age of 65 has been the victim of financial swindle.

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