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Legislative Report

1-13-24 Representative Schillinger Reports, Happy New Year! We’re getting some good old fashioned January weather! My last report, was at the end of April as the end of the 68th Montana Legislature d...

 

Legislative Report

4-29-23 By the time most of you read this, I hope to be home on a tractor or sprayer! Fortunately, Brett and Boomer are putting seeds in the ground while we wrap up business in the 68th Legislative...

 

Legislative Report

Where to start? It’s a rush to the end. Day 79 is in the books. It’s that point in the session when the can can’t be kicked down the road much longer. Typically there may be several bills that are s...

 

Legislative Report

I hope everyone had a Blessed Easter. Friday after a morning floor session, Appropriations Committee, and informal appropriations get together, we were out for Easter break! After a quick change of...

 

Legislative Report

4-1-23 Happy birthday Granddaughter Kass, six years old April 1! It’s been a full week, starting with the floor session last Saturday. Most days this week typically started at 7:15 or so with whip m...

 

Legislative Report

3-24-23 Legislative day 56, Tuesday March 21st we convened our Floor session at 8 a.m. to begin presentation and debate on House Bill 2, which I described last week in some detail. HB2 is the...

 

Legislative Report

3-18-23 It was a privilege this morning, Saturday March 18, to attend the Governor’s Prayer Breakfast. It wasn’t held last legislative session because of Covid. The organizers were especially exc...

 

Legislative Report

3-10-23 As noted last week, transmittal break began Friday March 3rd. Sunday afternoon I was able to attend a legislative forum in Miles City sponsored by their local Patriot Group. It was great to...

 

Legislative Report

3-3-23 After a short morning floor session and 71 3rd reading bills, we adjourned the 45th legislative day and began transmittal break. First fun thing about this break is to knock out a short report...

 

Legislative Report

2-24-23 President’s Day, Monday February 20th our floor session was dedicated to listening to our Congressional delegation. It was interesting to hear four different perspectives on the state of o...

 

Legislative Report

2-17-23 This week saw appropriations section c wrap up business for this legislative session. We approved the budgets of our respective departments. The next step in the process will be for me as...

 

Legislative Report

2-10-23 As predicted, the days of 90 or 100 – 0 votes on the floor are going to be fewer and fewer as the session goes on. Monday started off with HB252 by Karlan that would have created another $...

 

Legislative Report

1-3-23 This week started off with nasty roads for many returning to the Capitol from home, tis the season! One nice thing about being a greater distance from home, I tend to not be on the roads. Fish...

 

Legislative Report

1-28-23 January is quickly coming to a close! We capped off the week in Appropriations by passing out of committee several significant tax bills. A bill to increase the tax exemption on business...

 

Legislative Report

1-20-2023 I failed to mention last week, we enjoyed a visit to our appropriations subcommittee, from conservation districts across the State. Steve Wanderaas, McCone County and Dean Rogge, Garfield Co...

 

Legislative Report

1-13-23 Friday evening already, another busy week in the bag. I may have failed to mention last week, I carried 2 bills for the Department of Transportation. The first bill I presented to the Transpor...

 

Legislative Report

January 6, 2023 - Swearing in kicked off the 68th session of the Montana Legislature. First of all, an apology. When the 67th session closed I wrote my last report. I intended to report interim activi...

 

Legislative update

“Sine Die!”, declared Representative Brad Tschida, with that the 67th session of the Montana Legislature ended at about five P.M. Thursday, April 29th. Lots of hugs, handshakes and goodbyes ens...

 

Legislative update

This past week didn’t start until Tuesday, caused by the controversies noted in last week's report, ie. Virus, judges, etc.. Nonetheless, it turned out to be a productive week, with the Governor s...

 

Legislative update

We started off the week by rejecting a Senate amendment by Dan Salomon, that would have neutered HB112, banning guys from competing against girls in scholastic sports. This bill is headed for...

 

Legislative update

The legislature ended Easter week on Thursday afternoon, so we scurried home for a quick and appreciated couple of days at home. I got to enjoy a little wheat and pea planting, Easter Sunday services...

 

Legislative update

Monday, March 22nd House Bill 2, the main budget bill for the coming biennium, was presented out of Appropriations on the Floor for the body as-a-whole to consider. The chairs of the five...

 

Legislative update

Fifty- five legislative days of the 67th Montana Legislature are now in the history books. As a result of unprecedented amounts of Federal $ and Executive orders, this Legislature and Governor, is fac...

 

Legislative update

This is a bit of a catch- up issue since I was loafing during the transmittal break. We were in session March 1 & 2, before a 5-day break. I enjoyed getting home and was also able to meet with a good...

 

Legislative update

Working day 45 is fast approaching and the pace is picking up. It appears likely transmittal break will begin after session on Tuesday the 2nd. We will have the opportunity to dash home for a short...

 

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