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Lawmakers Debate Increasing Landowner Payments in Block Management Program

HELENA -- The Senate will now debate a bill passed in committee Friday that would double the limit on payments to landowners who opt to participate in the Block Management Program, which allows public hunting on private land through contracts with the state Fish, Wildlife and Parks Department.

Sen. Steve Hinebauch, R-Wibaux, is sponsoring Senate Bill 58, which would increase the maximum payments f...


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