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Montana Outfitters and Guides Association on the Future of Senate Bill 143


February 24, 2021

The Montana Outfitters and Guides Association (MOGA) issued the following statement regarding the future of Senate Bill 143, sponsored by Senator Jason Ellsworth (R-Hamilton), after it passed a second reading in the Senate earlier last week with a substantial amendment that significantly altered the bill:

“While the amendment introduction might have been well intended, it will ultimately have a negative effect on Montana resident hunters and small business owners and will take away money specifically directed to programs that increase public access to blocked public lands,” said Chuck R...

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