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Legislative Roundup week 7

Lawmakers debate fire suppression, affordable housing, local gun ordinances, teacher shortages


Last updated 2/27/2019 at 10:28am

Shaylee Ragar/UM Legislative News Service

Helena-The Montana House of Representatives last week advanced legislation that would require a two-third vote majority for the Legislature to transfer funds out the state's fire suppression account.

The governor would still hold the authority to pull from the fund, as well.

Speaker of the House Greg Hertz, R-Polson, is carrying House Bill 276 and said on the House Floor during the bill's sec...

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