Montana Politics

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Montana legislative panel wants quick study of state tax structure

HELENA – The Legislative Finance Committee on Monday expressed interest in working with the Revenue and Transportation Interim Committee on reviewing the state’s tax structure, however members balked at waiting until 2019 to do a formal study, saying they want to put it on a faster track. Revenue and Transportation Interim Committee members sent a Read More…

Gianforte hires Winifred native, Christine Heggem, to be chief of staff

Montana U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte’s has hired Winifred native Christine Heggem as his new chief of staff. Heggem replaces Charles Robison, who resigned as Republican Gianforte’s chief of staff last month to become the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development Director in Montana. Heggem is a nearly 20-year veteran of congressional politics. She most recently Read More…

Montana AG Encourages Concealed Carry Reciprocity Legislation

Montana Attorney General Tim Fox has joined 22 other states attorneys general urging Congress to pas legislation establishing nationwide reciprocity for concealed weapons permits. Spokesman Eric Sell said these bills would allow concealed carry permits to be recognized in all 50 states and U.S. Territories, regardless of where they were issued. “Self defense is a Read More…

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