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Montana coronavirus report
The latest news and information on the coronavirus pandemic in Montana, including updated case count maps and original in-depth reporting.
Senate bill would ‘eliminate’ adult-use marijuana dispensaries in Montana
Sen. Keith Regier, R-Kalispell, has introduced a bill to dismantle the adult-use recreational cannabis industry in Montana. Senate Bill 546 contains several provisions that would drastically alter the state’s marijuana marketplace. Primarily, it focuses on “eliminating adult-use dispensaries.” The bill additionally raises the state tax on medical marijuana from 4% to 20% and puts significant…
How Much Fed Money Could “Sex” Bill Cost Montana? “Any, All Or None.”
PLUS: Gender-affirming health care ban passes House.
The Session: GOP controls the budget and lawmakers collaborate on elk management
A 14 billion dollar budget passed out of the Montana House with support from the Republican supermajority. Democrats don’t have the power to change it, but they still tried. Host Nadya Faulx and reporters Eric Dietrich, Ellis Juhlin, and Arren Kimbel-Sannit discuss the debate over how the state should spend tax dollars. The spending plan…
End of COVID emergency will usher in changes across the U.S. health system
The Biden administration’s decision to end the COVID-19 public health emergency in May will institute sweeping changes across the health care system that go far beyond many people having to pay more for COVID tests.