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Dear Editor: Throwing Rural Montana Under the Bus

Dear Editor,

Republicans fight with each other all the time, but it seems the one thing they can agree on is throwing rural Montana under the bus.

During the last session of the state Legislature, 130 of 150 legislators–Republicans and Democrats–passed a bill to fund the conservation of public lands and repair the county roads that help hunters, anglers, hikers, and campers access them. This bill, SB 442, would have ensured a permanent and stable source of support not just for the recreational activities that actual Montanans can afford but for gravel and dirt roads that tens of thousands rely...


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