March 20, 2015
In our seeking for economic and political progress, we all go up – or else we all go down. – Franklin D. Roosevelt We’d like to start off this edition of NFTF by including a message we received from a District expressing concerns about MACD’s position on a particular bill. We include this for a number of reasons, but […]
March 13, 2015
Total number of Introduced Bills – 1078; Total number of Introduced and Unintroduced Bills – 2447. We thought that this week would be somewhat easier regarding our ability to serve the Districts with our other responsibilities to them, but we were mistaken.
March 6, 2015
Legislators jumped back into their work after a short break at the beginning of this week. There are very few notable changes that occurred this week. Total number of Introduced Bills – 1060. Total number of Introduced and Unintroduced Bills – 2444
February 27, 2015
“An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.” – Albert Einstein Today marks the mid-way of the 2015 Session. Legislators head out of town on Friday and return Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning to start anew. Many Montanans, including many more than the 150 Legislators, have been working very diligently for 45 days to change and improve things […]
February 20, 2015
We are another week closer to transmittal date. Political posturing, coupled with suspicion, bills flying all around trying to meet the deadline, and missed communications, all add up to controlled or uncontrolled chaos, depending on your perspective.
February 17, 2015
One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors. Plato We are one week closer to transmittal date late in February. There are so many bills related to natural resources that we are having trouble keeping up. Thanks to our many partners for their help. […]
February 9, 2015
Total number of Introduced Bills – 727; Total number of Introduced and Unintroduced Bills – 2422
February 2, 2015
We’re looking forward to another busy week here at the capitol! Total number of Introduced Bills – 618 and Total number of Introduced and Unintroduced Bills – 2420. The numbers are growing very quickly and keeping us very busy.