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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:

March 16, 2013 7:00 pmLoading…

Blast motions all fail in Montana Legislature

HELENA — House Republicans rebuffed four attempts by Democrats to blast bills from committees onto the floor for debate, including Gov. Steve Bullock’s $400-a-taxpayer rebate and his bill increasing the mandatory percentage of Montana workers on public-works projects.

February 26, 2013 7:32 pmLoading…
House OKs bill to end same-day voter registration

House OKs bill to end same-day voter registration

HELENA — House Republicans pushed through a bill Thursday to end same-day voter registration and cut off registration at 5 p.m. on the Friday before Election Day.

January 31, 2013 6:14 pm Related Loading…
On party line, committee OKs ending Election Day registration

On party line, committee OKs ending Election Day registration

HELENA — On a straight-party line vote Friday, Republicans on a House committee approved a bill to cut off voter registration on Election Day and to cut it off at 5 p.m. on the previous Friday.

January 25, 2013 1:41 pm Photos

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Pay increase plan tops legislative hearings next week

Pay increase plan tops legislative hearings next week

HELENA — A hearing on a proposed pay raise for state employees headlines the House and Senate schedule this week for the Montana Legislature.

January 20, 2013 12:00 am Related Loading…
Rep. Pat Ingraham, R-Thompson Falls

Rep. Pat Ingraham, R-Thompson Falls

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January 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

GOP primary voters favoring return of past leaders

HELENA — Former House Speaker Scott Sales of Bozeman cleared his Republican primary, paving the way for his return to the Legislature, but the GOP's legislative incumbents faced mixed results after Tuesday's vote.

June 06, 2012 6:00 pmLoading…
McCulloch files for 2nd term as secretary of state

McCulloch files for 2nd term as secretary of state

HELENA — Secretary of State Linda McCulloch filed Thursday for re-election and vowed to keep fighting for fair, honest, open and accurate elections for all eligible Montana voters.

March 01, 2012 5:00 pmLoading…
Gallik to resign from political practices commissioner post

Gallik to resign from political practices commissioner post

HELENA -- State Political Practices Commissioner Dave Gallik said Tuesday that he will resign from his job after employees called the police to come to the office earlier in the day.

January 17, 2012 7:15 pm Related Loading…

Guest opinion: Majority backs bills to restrict voting rights

I want to ensure that every eligible voter in my district has the opportunity to vote. House Bill 130 would have set up an all-mail process for voting in Montana. The bill was introduced by Republican Rep. Pat Ingraham, at the request of Secretary of State Linda McCullough. It was the result…

February 08, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Gazette opinion: House contradicts voters' choice on mail ballot

In November, when Montanans elected representatives to the Legislature and other public offices, the majority of Yellowstone County voters chose to have their ballots mailed to them.

February 01, 2011 12:10 amLoading…

House reverses itself, kills vote by mail

HELENA — The House on Friday killed a bill that would have switched most Montana elections to a vote-by-mail system, as 15 Republicans switched their votes to "no" after voting "yes" on a preliminary vote Thursday that endorsed the idea.

January 28, 2011 6:34 pm Related Loading…
House OKs legislation hold all Montana elections by mail

House OKs legislation hold all Montana elections by mail

HELENA — After an emotional closing speech by the bill's sponsor, the House on Thursday endorsed a proposal that would set up vote-by-mail for all Montana elections, except those run by schools, starting in 2012.

January 27, 2011 6:15 pm Related Loading…
Rep. Pat Ingraham, R-Thompson Falls

Rep. Pat Ingraham, R-Thompson Falls

Ingraham

January 27, 2011 6:00 pmLoading…

Gazette opinion: Vote-by-mail bill offers better plan for state elections

Montana lawmakers can increase voter participation and decrease taxpayer expense by supporting House Bill 130.

January 09, 2011 12:10 amLoading…

Vote-by-mail bill has bipartisan support, McCulloch says

HELENA — Montana lawmakers will be asked to approve a bill with bipartisan support that would set up vote-by-mail elections for all federal, state and local elections in Montana in 2012, Secretary of State Linda McCulloch said Wednesday.

January 05, 2011 2:50 pmLoading…

State election office pushes for mail ballots

HELENA — The secretary of state, a Democrat, is working with a Republican lawmaker to switch the state over to mail ballots for all elections.

January 05, 2011 2:26 pmLoading…

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