In addition to creating a “safe harbor,” House Bill 309 would create a grant program for health departments to treat prenatal addictions.
The Republican addressed the legislature and spoke briefly with reporters about his priorities for Congress.
Republicans on a House panel Thursday voted to kill a measure that would create a $900,000-a-year fund to aid low-income Montanans with civil legal disputes.
The bill would revise brewery operation hours and extend taproom hours from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
“A wall may be part of the equation; a fence might be part of the equation. That’s part of the negotiations,” Tester said.
Two Montana men who spent years behind bars for crimes they didn’t commit testified Tuesday for a pair of bills that sponsors said would protect those falsely accused or convicted.
A bill that would make it illegal for doctors to help their patients take their own life had its first hearing at the state capitol Tuesday.
Kevin O’Brien, who ran Bullock’s 2012 gubernatorial campaign and later went to work for the DGA and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, resigned last year from his job as senior adviser to de Blasio after being accused of sexually harassing two women.
A state senator Monday presented a bill to ask Montana voters whether they want to get rid of daylight-saving time in the state – but the bill ran into more opposition than support.
Attorneys, judges and others turned out Friday to support a nearly $1 million-a-year proposed fund to aid low-income Montanans with civil legal disputes, saying it will help unclog an overburdened court system.
Stater Senator Nate McConnell of Missoula recently introduced a health and safety bill to fellow lawmakers.
Attorney General Tim Fox on Thursday became the second prominent Republican to enter Montana 2020 race for governor.
Majority Republicans – and Democrats – have advanced two major funding bills, saying they want to move quickly on fundamental programs where they agree.
Gov. Steve Bullock, a Democrat, and Republican U.S. Sen. Steve Daines are Montana’s most popular politicians on a statewide level.
Sen. Jon Tester addressed the Montana Legislature and also spoke with MTN News about the prospects of reopening the federal government.