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Articles written by Senator Jason Ellsworth

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  • Op Ed: Providing Financial Relief to Montanans

    SENATOR JASON ELLSWORTH, President of Montana Senate|Feb 22, 2023

    Republicans’ number one goal this legislative session has been to provide financial relief to Montanans struggling with Joe Biden’s inflation and the high cost of living. An early, priority package of eight pieces of legislation is aimed at delivering on that mission. Together, these bills combine to immediately put money in Montanans’ pockets, provide long-term tax relief, and reduce taxpayer obligations into the future. House Bills 192 and 222 return over $700 million of Montana’s historic budget surplus directly to taxpayers in the form of...

  • SB 143: Good For MT's Resident Hunters & Small Businesses

    Senator Jason Ellsworth, R-Hamilton, Senate District 43|Feb 17, 2021

    As a small business owner and a lifelong sportsman who hunts on public lands, I have a deep appreciation for the outsized role that both play in making Montana the Last Best Place. Small businesses are the lifeblood of our economy, especially in our rural communities. Montanans grow up hunting and recreating on public lands and raise our daughters and sons to value the land and the cherished opportunities it provides. This legislative session, I’ve introduced a bill that would not only help Montana small businesses, but would also generate m...