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Guest opinion: HB439: A jobs bill both parties can embrace

March 24, 2011View for printing

"Future generations will directly benefit from the jobs and small business opportunities made possible now by HB439."

"Job, jobs, jobs" arises from the Montana Capitol this legislative session like the incantation of priests in a Hindu temple. Montana needs more than a mantra. We do need jobs, and while both Republicans and Democrats chant the job talk, their conflicting philosophies are constantly at cross purposes in terms of how jobs can be created.

There is one bill before the Legislature that will unquestionably create a significant number of high-paying, private-sector jobs without contradicting either party's sacred tenets of political orthodoxy.

By BOB BROWN The Billings Gazette

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