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2007 Montana Legislature News

December 6, 2007

Montana Gov. Schweitzer agrees to accountability goals:



November 9, 2007

Montana lawmakers get preview of climate change report, emerging technologies:



October 17, 2007

Montana earns 'F' for campaign disclosure. Washington State First in Nation:



October 7, 2007

Horse Sense: Golden Rule might be best legislative reform for Montana:



October 2, 2007

Burton K. Wheeler Center at Montana State University Conference: Can the Legislature be fixed?:



September 23, 2007

Civics 101: Restore public's trust in the legislative process:



September 19, 2007

Guest column: The quiet sound of government functioning well - :



September 11, 2007

Wheeler Center gathering will look at Montana's legislative options Oct. 1 - 2 in Helena:



August 31, 2007

"Strengthening Montana's Legislative Process: Ideas for Reform, 10/1-2, Helena:



August 15, 2007

How to repair the Montana Legislature:



August 2, 2007

The 2009 biennium State of Montana Fiscal Report:



July 8, 2007

Lobbying 2007 Montana Legislature cost $6 million, maybe more:



June 21, 2007

2007 Montana Legislative School funding wasn’t so dire:



June 15, 2007

Great Falls officials praise legislative economic development and education efforts:



June 14, 2007

2007 Montana Legislature failed to fund education system again:



June 14, 2007

2007 Montana Legislature missed chance to deal with immigration:



June 14, 2007

Montana Gov. Holds Line Against Tourism Tax Bill:



June 12, 2007

Guest column: Public should expect legislators to help collect taxes :



June 6, 2007

The 2007 Montana Legislature and Business. Is Montana "Open for Business":



May 25, 2007

Montana Legislature OKs new tax break for wind energy:



May 21, 2007

2007 Montana Legislative session gives much-needed boost to WorkForce Training program:



May 17, 2007

Montana State University Billings chancellor Sexton praises Legislature results:



May 2, 2007

Montana needs leadership:



April 25, 2007

Montana legislative lobbyist expenditures now available online:



April 23, 2007

Montana's Economy and University System will benefit by passage of HB830 to bring Deep Computing "Supercomputer" to the State.:



April 23, 2007

Full-time kindergarten debated:



April 23, 2007

Don't play games with Montanans' lives:



April 23, 2007

Southern rail line off track in Senate:



April 12, 2007

Politicians say press missing stories from the 2007 Montana Legislative Session:



April 10, 2007

2007 Montana legislature lobbying finances on the Web:



April 8, 2007

Montana House Speaker Scott Sales takes hands-off approach to leadership:



April 1, 2007

Martz blasts Schweitzer as being a bully:



March 30, 2007

Freshman lawmaker gets lesson in gamesmanship:



March 7, 2007

GOP: Energy bills slow to come to Montana legislature:



March 5, 2007

GOP headed down the wrong track: Montanans seem to like the job Schweitzer is doing. So why are Republican leaders fighting him?:



March 4, 2007

The Great Falls Development Authority keeps eye on economic development bills:



March 4, 2007

'Transparency' a favorite among hip, trendy legislative lingo:



March 3, 2007

Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer: Political rhetoric hinders business recruitment:



March 3, 2007

More than budget battle disturbing to Wanzenreid:



February 26, 2007

Please support Senate Bill 494 - "To reduce the capital gains on employee owned stock" at hearing on March 6 in Helena.:



February 4, 2007

MSU Leadership Institute - MSU Students "Effecting The System: Communicating With The 2007 Legislature", 2/13, Bozeman:



January 30, 2007

Montana Lobbyist listings on the Web:



January 21, 2007

Interactive TV forums link legislators with their constituents in Great Falls:



January 19, 2007

2007 Montana Legislature contact information:



January 15, 2007

Montana laptop lawmakers log on, blog on. Do you know how to find your Legislators' websites and blogs or watch the 2007 session on live streaming video?:



January 13, 2007

Jobs for Butte in Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer's budget plan:



January 9, 2007

Attention Montana Residents- We'd like to ask you for a Letter of support for Full Time Kindergarten (SB123):



January 2, 2007

Montana wants businesses to step up in energy development. Energy development, utility regs top legislative agenda:



December 29, 2006

Education lobbying for added funding in Montana:



December 29, 2006

Governor Schweitzer says budget is sustainable:



December 28, 2006

2007 Legislature: Fisheries, insurance among new bill topics:



December 28, 2006

Energy Deregulation may be hot topic in 2007 Montana Legislative Session:



December 24, 2006

New channel to broadcast 2007 Montana Legislature, live, unedited:



December 21, 2006

Rutger's professor, Alan Rosenthal, to address 2007 Legislature - "Thoughts on how Montana's legislators can best carry out their duties,":



December 17, 2006

The Montana Association of Counties outlines 2007 Montana Legislative Session Wish List:



December 8, 2006

Montana Legislature will get a plate full of business-related proposals:



October 30, 2006

Montana Chamber Enters the Blogosphere:



October 27, 2006

The fear factor. Helena reacts to “The Walter Ego”:



October 21, 2006

Educators hope study helps guide state funding:



October 20, 2006

The Walter Ego - Everyone in Helena knows if they want something done, they’ve got to go through Walter Schweitzer.:



October 12, 2006

Proposal for local-option tax resurfacing in Montana:



February 22, 2006

The Legislative Services Division Website for the 2007 Montana Legislative Session is Now Available. Pipeline already getting clogged:





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