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May Issue of 2015-2016 Interim Newsletter

Posted Date: 
May 2, 2016

The May 2016 issue of The Interim newsletter is now available.  The newsletter contains information on previous and upcoming legislative activities.

This month's Back Page article is about saving for retirement.

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

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April Issue of 2015-2016 Interim Newsletter

Posted Date: 
March 30, 2016

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

This month's Back Page article presents information about state employee group benefits and costs.

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

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March Issue of 2015-2016 Interim Newsletter

Posted Date: 
March 1, 2016

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

This month's Back Page article features information about the tax credit for elderly homeowners/renters.

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

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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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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.

December Issue of 2015-2016 Interim Newsletter

Posted Date: 
December 1, 2015

The December issue of The Interim newsletter is now available.  The newsletter reports on legislative activities during the interim and includes articles on committee meetings and informational articles for legislators. 

This month's Back Page article features a primer on The Clean Water Act and WOTUS - Waters of the United States.

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

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Poll on Campaign Finance Rules Triggered

Posted Date: 
November 16, 2015
Contact: 
Sheri Scurr, SAVA Committee Staff & Research Analyst, Office of Research and Policy Analysis, Montana Legislature

The State Administration and Veterans' Affairs Interim Committee has received 23 letters from members of the legislature objecting to 16 proposed new and revised campaign finance rules. By law, this requires the committee to conduct a poll of the legislature about legislative intent when it passed campaign finance law revisions during the 2015 session.

Opencut Rule Making

Posted Date: 
November 12, 2015
Contact: 
Edward Coleman, Bureau Chief, Industrial and Energy Minerals Bureau, Department of Environmental Quality

The Opencut Rule Notice is available on the Department of Environmental Equality.  The notice informs interested parties that the Program has initiated rule-making to propose amendment to and repeal of portions of our rules.

November Issue of 2015-2016 Interim Newsletter

Posted Date: 
November 11, 2015

The November issue of The Interim newsletter is now available.  The newsletter reports on legislative activities during the interim and includes articles on committee meetings and informational articles for legislators. 

This month's Back Page article features information about legislative audits.

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

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