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Bears, bison, wolves and Sage-grouse are but a few of the topics at the May meeting of the Environmental Quality Council (EQC).

Thursday, April 21, 2016/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags: Environmental Quality Council
The Water Policy Interim Committee will focus on Gallatin Valley water issues at its meeting next month. The committee meets at Bozeman City Hall beginning at 9 a.m. May 2 and 3.
Thursday, April 21, 2016/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags: Water Policy Interim Committee

The Law & Justice Interim Committee (LJIC) will meet again on April 20-21.

Friday, April 15, 2016/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags: Law & Justice Interim Committee

The State Administration and Veterans' Affairs Interim Committee has a full agenda for its upcoming meeting on April 19. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. in Room 102 of the Capitol.

A legislative interim committee will look on April 14 at the costs and regulations that affect about one-fifth of Montana's workforce, those people who must have state licenses for their profession. The Economic Affairs Committee also will hear about a proposal for Montana State Fund to buy...
Friday, April 8, 2016/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags:
A four-member subcommittee of the Legislative Audit Committee will begin the process of appointing a new state legislative auditor, in accordance with state law.  The current auditor, Tori Hunthausen, has announced her plans to retire at the end of her appointment term, June 30, 2016, after...
Friday, March 25, 2016/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags: Legislative Audit Committee, employment
The Judicial Redistricting Commission will meet April 6 at 9 a.m. in Room 102 of the Capitol in Helena.
Thursday, March 24, 2016/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags: Judicial Redistricting Commission

The Montana ICCW (Interagency Committee for Change by Women) is looking for nominations for the 2016 Excellence in Leadership Award. Nominations are open now through April 13, 2016.

Monday, March 21, 2016/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags: ICCW

The School Funding Interim Commission will meet April 4-5 in Helena to continue its assessment of K-12 school funding in Montana and discuss possible changes to the state funding formula.

Friday, March 18, 2016/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags: School Funding Interim Commission

The State-Tribal Relations Committee (STRC) is on the road in March, visiting the Fort Peck and Rocky Boy's Reservations as the legislature's liaison with tribal governments.

Tuesday, March 8, 2016/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags: State-Tribal Relations Committee