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Legislative Fiscal Division Chart - Public Institution Reimbursment

Posted Date: 
February 24, 2016

The Legislative Fiscal Division has posted the latest Chart of the Week. This week's chart is on public institution reimbursements to general fund.

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Legislative Fiscal Division Chart - Montana State Hospital

Posted Date: 
February 17, 2016

The Legislative Fiscal Division has posted the latest Chart of the Week. This week's chart is on the Montana State Hospital population and expenditures.

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Legislative Fiscal Division Chart - Montana Breweries

Posted Date: 
February 10, 2016

The Legislative Fiscal Division has posted the latest Chart of the Week. This week's chart is on the number of breweries in MT, which have more than doubled in the last five years.

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Legislative Fiscal Division Chart - District Court Cases

Posted Date: 
February 3, 2016

The Legislative Fiscal Division has posted the latest Chart of the Week.  This week's chart is on Montana's district court cases, both historically and by percentage in 2015.

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February Issue of 2015-2016 Interim Newsletter

Posted Date: 
January 29, 2016

The February issue of The Interim newsletter is now available.  The newsletter contains information on previous and upcoming legislative activities.

The first article offers tax consideration information about legislator per diem payments. This month's Back Page article focuses on the Legislative Branch IT Session System Replacement (SSR) project, also known as LAWS II.

Past issues of The Interim are also available on the Legislative Branch website.

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Legislative Fiscal Division Chart - Shared Use Paths

Posted Date: 
January 27, 2016

The Legislative Fiscal Division has posted the latest Chart of the Week. This week's chart is on shared use paths from the Montana Department of Transportation (MDT). State maintained federal-aid highway right-of-way paths are separated from traffic and utilized by pedestrians, runners, bicyclists, equestrians and other non-motorized users.

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Legislative Fiscal Division Chart - OPD Expenditures

Posted Date: 
January 13, 2016

The Legislative Fiscal Division has posted the latest Chart of the Week. This week's chart is on caseloads and expenditures from the Montana Office of the State Public Defender. It is the second of two charts in this series.

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Legislative Fiscal Division Chart - State Public Defender Cases

Posted Date: 
January 6, 2016

The Legislative Fiscal Division has posted the latest Chart of the Week. This week's chart is on caseloads from the Montana Office of the State Public Defender.  It is the first of two charts in this series.

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January Issue of 2015-2016 Interim Newsletter

Posted Date: 
January 1, 2016

The January issue of The Interim newsletter is now available.  The newsletter contains information on previous and upcoming legislative activities.

This month's Back Page article focuses on the future of the Colstrip coal-fired generating station.

Past issues of The Interim are also available on the Legislative Branch website.

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Water Committee to Ponder Water Court Future

Posted Date: 
December 30, 2015
Contact: 
Jason Mohr, Water Policy Interim Committee Staff

The Water Policy Interim Committee will discuss the future of administering and enforcing water rights in Montana at its first meeting of 2016.