Posted 8:23 PM 4/25/2013 by Marnee Banks, Jay Kohn - MTN News
HELENA - As the dust settles from the confusing and contentious adjournment of the Montana Legislature on Wednesday, we asked some of the key players to give this session a grade and provide their thoughts.
MT Senate President Jeff Essman said (R), "I would give this session a big (More)
Posted 6:52 AM 4/25/2013 by MTN News - Helena
HELENA - The 63rd Montana Legislature is officially over. Both the House and Senate adjourned Wednesday, but the end did not come without drama on the Senate side.
MTN'S Marnee Banks and Jay Kohn are preparing to bring us more about a last minute glitch that nearly threatened a budget deal. That story is coming up on the 10 p.m. broadcast. Stay tuned!
Posted 7:50 PM 4/22/2013 by Marnee Banks - MTN News
The State of Montana began the 2013 legislative session with $450 million in the bank.
Now, entering this final week, legislative staff is predicting that the state will end the next budget cycle with $140 million left.
Up until now, the Legislature hasn't passed any significant tax (More)