Governor Bullock, lawmakers should work for compromise

November 13, 2017

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is commended for calling state lawmakers to Helena this week to deal with an anticipated $227 million budget shortfall. And the plan he has laid out is a reasonable starting point.

Now it will be up to Bullock and legislators to hammer out a deal.


Montana's special session will move quickly; here's what you need to know to keep up, contact legislators

Montanans who want to follow the hearings and debates online can find the schedule listed under video and audio on the Legislature's home page at For information or to call a legislator or leave a message for a legislator, people may call 406-444-4800.

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