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Update: HB 218 Veto Override

Posted Date: 
June 11, 2012
Contact: 
Harold Blattie, Executive Director, Montana Association of Counties

Read the Bill:  HTML  |  PDF  |  Fiscal Note  |  Veto Letter  |  Veto Poll Tallies  |  Additional Information

House Bill 218,  which would have created a new program to be administered by the Department of Commerce to provide grants to local governments for oil and gas impact projects, failed in its veto-override attempt.

!ACTION NEEDED! - HB 218 Veto Override - Contact Your Senators & Representatives NOW

Posted Date: 
May 15, 2013
Contact: 
Harold Blattie, Executive Director, Montana Association of Counties

Read the Bill:  HTML  |  PDF  |  Fiscal Note  |  Veto Letter  |  Additional Information

Attention Montana Elected Officials:  Please contact your Senators and Representatives IMMEDIATELY regarding House Bill 218 and urge them to vote yes on the veto override ballot and return it as soon as possible. In the links above you will find the bill, fiscal note, and the Governor’s veto letter.

Update: HB 2, General Appropriations Act

Posted Date: 
March 15, 2013
Contact: 
Maureen Connor, Legislative & Policy Analyst, Montana Association of Counties

Read the Bill:  HTML  |  PDF  |  Additional Information

House Bill 2 completed step two of its legislative journey and moves toward funding the basic operations of the state budget for the next two years. It was released from House Appropriations earlier this week on a party-line vote of 13-8. Step one of the HB 2’s journey was the subcommittee work, where hundreds of people file through the smaller committees and explain their agency programs or make local government requests for funding.

TSEP & RRGL Update

Posted Date: 
January 23, 2013

Read the Bills: HB 6HB 7  |  HB 8  |  HB 11

The House Joint Appropriations Subcommittee on Long Range Planning voted today to fund all TSEP and RRGL grant applications.

MT Votes Funding Budget Hearing

Posted Date: 
January 18, 2013
Contact: 
Harold Blattie, Executive Director, Montana Association of Counties

ATTN: Commissioners and Clerks

Recently you received a letter from the Secretary of State about funding for Montana Votes, the state-wide voter registration database.  I will forward that letter for reference as a separate e-mail, following this one.