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By Austin Amestoy
Legislative News Service UM School of Journalism 

Montana Legislature considers resuming lethal injection, restricting voter registration, reducing drug costs and increasing teacher pay in Week 5

 

February 11, 2021

Austin Amestoy / UM Legislative News Service

Speaker of the House Wylie Galt, R-Martinsdale, opens a floor session of the Montana House of Representatives Thursday. The House advanced legislation to push back the deadline to register to vote, extend Missing and Murdered Indigenous People programs and grant the ability to carry concealed firearms nearly anywhere in the state.

Bills Aim to Reduce Prescription Drug Costs in Montana

A House committee tabled a bill in the Montana Legislature that would have limited copays for insulin to $35 for a month's supply after it drew support from families and healthcare providers who say the price of the drug has become otherwise unaffordable.

Rep. Jessica Karjala, D-Billings, presented House Bill 222...



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