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Legislators Look Back at the Session with Pride, Frustration

May 1, 2011

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By CODY BLOOMSBURG HELENA — Rep. Liz Bangerter has the angular build of a runner. No surprise, the Helena Republican runs and lifts weights to stay in shape. The first-termer came into the Capitol sure that she could keep her feet under her for the full 90 days. She was wrong – sort of. “I […]

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Listen in: Parties Offer Different Views on Session’s Work

April 29, 2011

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As Montana’s legislative session came to an end, Republicans and Democrats had different views of what they’d accomplished over the last 90 days. Legislative News Service reporter Brittany Wooley wraps things up in this audio update from Helena.

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Sine Die: The Gavel Falls on Montana’s 62nd Legislature

April 28, 2011

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By CODY BLOOMSBURG HELENA — The air held the odor of pizza long gone as lawmakers stood over empty desks and applauded each other. They clapped less for the kind words being said than for the cold fact they were being set free. The final moments of the 62nd Legislature reeked of the last day […]

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Listen in: Lawmakers Close to Wrapping Up the Session

April 28, 2011

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Legislators finish up work on several key bills as the session nears its end. Legislative News Service reporter Brittany Wooley has a wrap up of today’s progress in this audio update from Helena.

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Legislators Come and Go, but Influential Lobbyists Endure

April 28, 2011

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For three decades, Alec Hansen has represented Montana’s cities and towns with energy and wit By MIRANDA DALPIAZ It is noon at the Capitol, and the hallways are jammed with people scrambling to get the attention of legislators on their way to lunch. Outside the House chamber, Alec Hansen calmly takes it all in. After […]

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