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One in five state workers claim to have witnessed waste of resources. Smaller minority claims to have seen examples of fraud within the past two years, according to legislative survey.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags:
The State Administration and Veterans' Affairs Interim Committee (SAVA) is meeting Oct. 29 in Room 137 of the Capitol beginning at 8:00 a.m. to continue its examination of veterans' services, accessibility for disabled electors, sports wagering implementation, and public...
Tuesday, October 22, 2019/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags:
Legislative Audit Committee to review a financial-compliance audit of the Department of Military Affairs, as well as a performance audit of Tourism Marketing and Promotion, which addresses the statewide marketing contract and other tourism promotion activities at the Department of Commerce.
Monday, October 21, 2019/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags:
The Economic Affairs Interim Committee (EAIC) adopted a work plan at its Sept. 11 meeting to include studies of alcohol laws and broadband along with studies of how the lodging facility use tax is distributed and whether changes in occupational licensing laws might improve work opportunities for...
Tuesday, September 17, 2019/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags:

The Legislature's State-Tribal Relations Committee will hold a conference call on Friday, September 27, at 2 p.m. to discuss sending a letter supporting Congressional reauthorization of the FUTURE Act, which provides federal funding to tribal colleges and expires on September 30.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags:
The Revenue Interim Committee will devote much of its time this interim to the HJ 35 study of state and local tax policy.
Monday, September 16, 2019/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags:
The Energy and Telecommunication Interim Committee (ETIC) meets Sept. 23 to continue its work examining Montana’s transmission infrastructure with an overview of the recently completed Montana Renewables Development Action Plan. The committee will also hear an overview of state utility...
Friday, September 13, 2019/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags:

The Environmental Quality Council heads to Libby on September 25 and 26 to learn first-hand about chronic wasting disease (CWD), asbestos remediation, selenium concentrations in Lake Koocanusa, and wilderness study areas.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags:
The Legislature's State-Tribal Relations Committee will hold a conference call on Monday, September 16, at 2 p.m. to discuss sending a letter to the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Federal Bureau of Investigations regarding their participation in the Montana Missing Indigenous Persons...
Wednesday, September 11, 2019/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags:

The Montana University System (MUS) 2-Year Commission established by HB 754 (2019; Vinton) will hold its initial meeting on Friday, September 20, 2019, in Room 317 of the State Capitol to chart its course for the interim.

Monday, September 9, 2019/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags:
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