LEGISLATIVE UPDATE 3/15/19

HB 6 – Renewable Resource Grants: This bill has been referred to House Appropriations for consideration.  The committee passed this bill in executive action and is headed to the House floor. HB 7 – Reclamation and Development Grants:  This bill has been referred to House Appropriations for consideration. The committee passed this bill in executive […]

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LEGISLATIVE UPDATE 030119

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE MARCH 1, 2019 HB 6 – Renewable Resource Grants: This bill has been referred to House Appropriations for consideration. HB 7 – Reclamation and Development Grants:  This bill has been referred to House Appropriations for consideration. HB 8 – Renewable Resource Bonds & Loans:  House Appropriations passed this bill as amended. HB 11 […]

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LEGISLATIVE UPDATE 02/22/19

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE FEBRUARY 22, 2019 DNRC Section C Budget:  The committee appropriated $570,000 to the DNRC base budget.  This move basically captures all potential authority allowed under the funding source: Coal Tax Trust Fund.  The real test will be whether or not the actual cash revenue is received to support the appropriation.  The appropriation means […]

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LEGISLATIVE UPDATE 02/15/19

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE FEBRUARY 15, 2019 DNRC Section C Budget:  Executive Action will be taken on the DNRC budget next week.  The action will let us know if our efforts to gain more funding for CDs has made any movement. HB32 – Revise Laws Related to Aquatic Invasive Species – sponsored by Rep. Willis Curdy:  No […]

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ACTION REQUEST: HB 383 and HB 399

Please note that you may receive this message from Montana Association of Conservation Districts (MACD) and the Department of Natural Resource and Conservation (DNRC).  I am just trying to cover the bases because DNRC has a specific 310-committee mailing list. A meeting was held Monday night with Representative Kerry White to determine the reasoning for […]

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LEGISLATIVE UPDATE AS OF FEBRUARY 8, 2019

DNRC Section C Budget:  DNRC asked for a full house and we packed the hearing room.  Thanks to all of those who traveled to Helena to testify on behalf of the conservation district funding request.  Our approach has definitely peeked the attention of the House Natural Resource and Transportation appropriations subcommittee.  The members understand the […]

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Legislative Update – January 25, 2019

DNRC Section C Budget:  The portion of the DNRC budget holding the funds that help CDs.  The budget will be heard on Tuesday, the 29th, from 8:30 – Noon in Room 317C at the Capitol.  We will be approaching the committee to request and amendment for an additional 1.9 million dollars.  The funding will help […]

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Legislative Update – January 21, 2019

An update on MACD’s Legislative activities. CRITICAL ENGAGEMENT The hearing for the DNRC Section C Budget is still scheduled to be heard on January 29th from 8:30 – Noon in room 317C at the Capitol by the Natural Resource and Transportation Appropriations Subcommittee. The subcommittee is comprised of Rep. Ken Holmlund (Chair) from Miles City, […]

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Legislative Update January 14, 2019

Week 2 of the 66th Session   The hearing for the DNRC Section C Budget will he heard on January 29th from 8:30 – Noon in room 317C at the Capitol by the Natural Resource and Transportation Appropriations Subcommittee.  MACD will be supporting the DNRC budget. More importantly we will be asking for an amendment […]

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Find Your Legislator by Conservation District

The following table contains links to contact information for Montana legislators by Conservation District. Please use the table header row to sort the columns. Or, you can use the Search Bar to search by your Conservation District or Legislator name. This table was prepared through the joint wizardry of Jessica Makus & Kate Arpin.

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