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The final charge to a plan to save Colstrip began this morning with lengthy amendments to the last two surviving energy bills in the Montana Legislature.
A bill seen as key to reviving efforts to “Save Colstrip” was narrowly advanced by House lawmakers Thursday after receiving crucial support from Democrats.
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The state House Judiciary committee tabled Wednesday a bill opening a three-year window for workers’ compensation benefits to be provided for all Montana volunteer firefighters.
The “Save Colstrip” bill that could have required the state to add an increased share of Colstrip power plant debt to the rates of NorthWestern Energy customers was voted down Tuesday, though its contents could live on in another bill before the session ends.
Sportsmen-landowner relations and elk hunting regulations were just two of the topics that four Fish and Wildlife Commission nominees addressed during a confirmation hearing on Thursday in the Senate Fish and Game Committee.
A controversial bill requiring a larger share of Colstrip be added to the rates of NorthWestern Energy customers without refusal is expected to be voted on Monday by the House of Representatives.
In a move meant to send a message about a piece of legislation billed as "saving Colstrip" and the coal-fired power plant there, the Montana Senate on Thursday stalled a proposal to continue Medicaid expansion in the state.
A bill to feed coal tax revenue into affordable housing loans heads to a state conference committee Friday after its sponsor declined to ask the House to concur with amendments made last month in a Senate committee.
Only 11 states elect the people who regulate monopoly utilities. Montana legislator Brad Hamlett would like lawmakers to consider lowering the number to 10, questioning whether the state's voter-selected Public Service Commission has the expertise for the job.