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Montana House majority leaders offer special session wrap-up

November 20, 2017View for printing

Republicans were in Helena last week with a strong message: we will not raise taxes on hardworking Montanans. When faced with the budget challenge before us, the Legislature could have simply voted down the governor's tax hikes to get out of town -- forcing him to make deeper and wider cuts to state agencies.

But our resolve to not raise taxes on Montanans and our determination to find a better solution meant that we couldn't take the easy way out.

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