Montana Legislature: Bow and Deliver
March 9, 2022
A tip of my Stetson to Ukranian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and U.S. Senator Joe Manchin for reminding me what political courage and a love of democracy looks like.
The frontal attack on Montana’s 200,000 sportsmen and women has been unrelenting for over a year. The first legislative salvo was SB 143 which attempted to negate the Sportsman’s Initiative (I-161) passed by 189,000 sportsmen in 2010. I-161 removed the outfitter set aside for elk licenses. SB 143 expanded the number of outfitted clients to all who had applied but were not drawn. These were to be added to the legislated max...