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Meat Must Come From Slaughtered Animal: ‘Real Meat Act’ Headed To Governor’s Desk

BY TIM PIERCE, UM Legislative News Service HELENA — Rep. Alan Redfield, R-Livingston, sponsored the “Real Meat Act,” which has passed both the Montana House and Senate and is headed to the governor’s desk. Redfield said the bill was written to address an emerging problem.  “Picture, if you will, on the grill a nice, juicy burger. Then picture another thing…

Fox Announces He’ll Run For Governor

Citing his opposition to big government and his support of Second Amendment gun rights, Montana Attorney General Tim Fox declared Thursday that he will run for governor in 2020.He hopes to succeed Democrat Steve Bullock who has served two terms and is barred from seeking reelection. Fox succeeded Bullock as attorney general in 2012. A press release announcing his candidacy pointed out that Fox, a…

Lawmakers Disagree On Medicaid But Agree No Montana Money For Wall

The Hi-Line delegation to the Montana legislature has started the 2019 session agreeing on some issues and respectfully disagreeing on others. The lawmakers spoke via closed-circuit television from Helena to a Havre Area Chamber of Commerce-sponsored conference at Northern Montana Hospital. The lawmakers differed somewhat on the proposed continuation of Medicaid expansion in the state. About 100,000 Montanans are receiving…

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