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House Judiciary Committee Hears Bills Restricting Transgender Youth
Lawmakers in the House Judiciary Committee heard more than four hours of at times emotionally charged public testimony Monday on two bills that would limit how transgender youth access healthcare or participate in sports.
Gov. Gianforte Unveils Proposals for State Budget
Governor Greg Gianforte’s proposed two-year state budget cuts $100 million from his predecessor’s, which he says is a win.
Montana Lawmakers Consider Bill to Loosen Gun Restrictions
Representatives on the House Judiciary Committee heard public testimony on a bill Wednesday that would allow Montanans to carry a concealed firearm almost anywhere without a permit.
Gov. Gianforte: COVID-19 Response Will Focus on Vaccines and Incentives, Not Mandates
Gov. Greg Gianforte said at a press conference Tuesday that he plans to focus the state’s pandemic response on personal responsibility and incentives, as well as expanded vaccine distribution.