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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,

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
Exempt ground water wells will be on the agenda Wednesday, as the Water Policy Interim Committee meets for the final time during the 2016-17 interim. The committee will also weigh six other pieces of draft legislation at the meeting, which begins at 10 a.m. in room 172 of the Capitol...
Tuesday, October 11, 2016/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags: Water Policy Interim Committee

The Commission on Sentencing will meet on October 19 at 9:30 a.m. in Room 152 of the State Capitol.

Friday, October 7, 2016/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags: Commission on Sentencing

The Water Policy Interim Committee meets Oct. 12 to consider six pieces of draft legislation, including what may be the first step toward state assumption of federal Section 404 permitting. The committee is also seeking public input on these drafts.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags: Water Policy Interim Committee