The state has no money. Certainly part of the reason is that the GOP made up a fake revenue forecast, and passed a budget knowing they’d never be able to raise the money they claimed. But everybody knows this. Here’s what the GOP hopes you never find out.
Here are some of the ridiculous pieces of legislation that have been put forward in 2017 by some of the crackpot Republicans who control the Montana legislature. This is not a joke. These are real bills, and they are currently taking priority in the Montana legislature over anything legitimate that would create jobs or help people afford healthcare.
I had a chance to watch the hearing for the Healthy Montana Plan bill, HB 249,last night and could not help noting both few opponents showed up and the type of opposition they offered. More than 250 Montanans stood up to support Rep. Noonan’s bill, carried on behalf…
David Howard, Cary Smith,