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A nomination committee composed of House Speaker Austin Knudsen, Senate President Scott Sales, House Minority Leader Jenny Eck, and Senate Minority Leader Jon Sesso will select at least two and not more than five finalists. 

Wednesday, February 15, 2017/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags:
Legislative Audit Committee to review the 2016 State of Montana financial audit. Additional reports for the February meeting will address the state’s pension systems and investments, Brucellosis Management in the State of Montana, and Oversight of Discretionary Pay Changes for State Employees.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags:
Tuesday, February 7, 2017/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags:

Applicants are being sought for the next Commissioner of Political Practices, the state official who oversees election and campaign finance laws.

Friday, January 6, 2017/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags:
The 65th regular session of the Montana legislature convenes in Helena on Monday, January 5, at noon. There are a variety of ways in which the public can monitor and participate in legislative proceedings.
Thursday, January 5, 2017/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags:

New 2017 Legislative Calendar Adopted by Leadership

Monday, December 12, 2016/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags:
Reporters take note: the Legislative Media Orientation for press representatives covering the 2017 Montana Legislature is Friday, December 9th.
Monday, November 28, 2016/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags:
Tuesday, November 22, 2016/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags: State-Tribal Relations Committee
The Revenue and Transportation Interim Committee will meet November 17 at 8 a.m. in Room 317 of the Capitol building. The agenda for the meeting is available on the committee website.

Lawmakers are still looking for places to call home.  The Legislative Housing Database is especially short of properties that can accommodate members who bring spouses and families to Helena.

Monday, November 7, 2016/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags: housing, 2017 Legislature