As the Montana Water Rights Protection Act awaits action in Washington, D.C., here’s where key players stand.
“This discussion that the water is a treaty right is wrong,” Olszewski said Wednesday.
Most states have shifted to annual legislative sessions in recent decades. Montana is one of just four that haven’t.
Because the state could potentially have to repay federal Medicaid funding if officials conclude the program is mismanaged, auditors want the governor’s office to include a disclosure notice in financial filings.
The event is billed, in part, as an opportunity to explore whether Montana would be better served by annual sessions.
Industry leaders are skeptical that the program puts ag producers back in the black.
The utility’s new 20-year energy plan catches the Public Service Commission in the crossfire.
The company also pledged to reduce the ‘carbon intensity’ of its generating portfolio to 90 percent below 2010 levels by 2045. Critics are skeptical.