Four vetoes from Gov. Steve Bullock will remain in place after Montana lawmakers failed to get enough support to override them.
The Montana Legislature has failed to override Gov. Steve Bullock’s veto of a bill that would have allowed private providers to run sports betting operations in the state.
District Judge Mike McMahon of Helena issued an injunction blocking Stapleton’s action last week, when Stapleton said the bill is now law because the governor failed to return the bill to his office within 10 days.
It’s been a month since Gov. Steve Bullock vetoed and appeared to kill a bill that redefines “wild bison” in Montana, saying the bill’s language would threaten bison hunts and create “an unacceptable level of confusion around bison management.”
State lawmakers are voting, by mail, whether to override Gov. Steve Bullock’s vetoes of at least eight bills on subjects ranging from sports gambling to business tax credits to campus free speech.
A milling and paving project on Stephens Avenue between South Sixth Street West and Mount Avenue on May 20.
Montana Governor Steve Bullock vetoed a bill Monday to give fifth-time DUI offenders prison time.
Gov. Steve Bullock signed several bills to address health-care problems in Montana on Thursday.
A bill meant to cut the cost of prescription drugs in Montana fell victim to Gov. Steve Bullock’s veto pen Thursday.
Officials at smaller telecom companies that serve parts of rural Montana had testified in favor of the bill and urged Bullock to sign it into law.
Gov. Bullock signed or let become law 76 bills, including ones to crack down on sexual abusers of children and to increase funding for state parks.
Senate Bill 265 which revamps Montana’s medical marijuana program and if signed by Gov. Bullock, would go into effect in July 0f 2020.
Within a year, sports betting on professional and collegiate athletics will be available in Montana.
Senate Bill 239, mentioned by legislative Republicans as one of their top priorities of the 2019 session, passed the Legislature last month and hit Bullock’s desk on Monday.
Gov. Bullock signed a law aimed at addressing what some have called an epidemic of missing and murdered indigenous persons.