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State-Tribal Relations Committee to Elect New Presiding Officer March 29

Monday, March 26, 2018/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags: State-Tribal Relations Committee

The State-Tribal Relations Committee (STRC) will elect a new presiding officer at its meeting this week in Helena after Representative Jonathan Windy Boy (D-Box Elder) resigned from the committee last week due to work-related obligations.

The meeting is now scheduled to begin at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 29, in room 152 of the Capitol.

Speaker Austin Knudsen today appointed Representative Sharon Stewart-Peregoy (D-Crow Agency) to fill the vacancy left by Windy Boy.

Other STRC members include Senators Jen Gross (D-Billings), Steve Hinebauch (R-Wibaux), Jason Small (R-Busby), and Frank Smith (D-Poplar) and Representatives Alan Doane (Vice Chair, R-Bloomfield), James O'Hara (R-Fort Benton), and Rae Peppers (D-Lame Deer).

The meeting will be live streamed at http://leg.mt.gov and will be broadcast on Television Montana (TVMT). Check your local channel listings to find TVMT in your area.

For more information on the March 29-30 meeting, including a full agenda, visit the committee’s website or contact Hope Stockwell, committee staff.

Committee Website: http://leg.mt.gov/tribal

Committee Staff: hstockwell@mt.gov or 406-444-9280

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