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Dear Editor: Our Governor Does Not Trust County Commissioners

Dear Editor,

It is disappointing, but not surprising, that the Republican supermajority in the Montana Legislature failed to override the Governor's veto of SB442, which would have distributed a portion of marijuana revenue for county infrastructure. This bill was unique for the 2023 session because it garnered bipartisan support. It was also unique in that the Montana Supreme Court allowed the Legislature to exercise its constitutional right to vote to override the Governor's veto. The Governor has called the Supreme Court's ruling to uphold the separation of powers judicial overreach when, i...

 

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