Letters to the Editor

Superior High students visit the state Capitol with their class

April 17, 2019 at 8:14 pm

This week I had some welcome guests. Mr. Bishop and former Rep. Gordon Hendrick spent a day at the Capitol with the Superior High School government class.We have been doing about 20 to 30 bills per day in our House sessions. We met last Sat...

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County jail would be costly to close

April 10, 2019 at 10:39 am

I am writing this letter as a concerned resident and (future) taxpayer of Mineral County. There is a good possibility that our local jail may close permanently unless some solutions to long-term problems can be found.One of the reasons many...

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Cranking up and winding down at the 2019 Legislature

April 10, 2019 at 10:40 am

We had Day 71 last Friday. From that day forward, we have 19 days left of the regular session to finish business. The final outcome of many bills is still very much in limbo. Last minute amendments come into play in the committee meetings o...

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Legislative Report

March 27, 2019 at 5:27 pm

After Day 60

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One reason we fight sewer north of track

March 07, 2019 at 10:46 am

We, the people of Thompson Falls, Mont., did not ask for, nor were we afforded the right to vote for or against, “sewering” the town north of the BNSF-MRL line.When government no longer asks the people, or continues to do things without th...

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Please pledge your support for E.L. Johnson Memorial Pool

February 28, 2019 at 10:36 am

Friends and neighbors:Swimming is the center of summer in Plains for many residents. It has recently come to the attention of Committee for Safe Swimming (CSS) that E.L. Johnson Memorial Pool is losing 15,000 gallons of water a day into the...

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Report from week three: Bills are starting to work their way through

January 30, 2019 at 12:10 pm

This week saw the hustle and bustle the Legislature is known for. The bills are now coming out of committees and on to the floor in greater numbers. The Senate has also passed enough bills across the floor that they are even showing up in H...

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A letter from your local legislator

January 17, 2019 at 9:59 am

Greetings to all. Just a short note to again say what a privileged it is to once again serve you in Helena and let you know what went on this first week of the 66th Montana Legislative Session. On the 7th of January was the swearing in cere...

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Where does the authority of civil government come from?

January 02, 2019 at 2:42 pm

What is the source of authority for civil government, and what are its duties?For those of us who believe the Bible is the Word of God and the Source of Truth, it is significant that it says all legitimate authority is from God. (Romans 13:...

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Return to simple majority rules in House

January 02, 2019 at 8:20 am

Too often we see the results of gridlock and partisan shenanigans in Washington D.C. Efforts are focused solely on beating the other side, and not on representing the people in passing budgets and good policy. Power is centralized with par...

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