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Tax Increase Unlikely in Possible Special Session
With a tight budget and a stream of cuts, many Montana officials are considering tax increases in a possible special legislative session, but according to Montana House Finance Chair Nancy Ballance tax increases will be a hard sell to the Republican dominated legislature.
Budget Bill Passes Montana House
Republicans in the Montana House pushed through the legislative session’s major budget bill Thursday, saying they had funded “essential services” and kept the budget in balance without a tax increase.  KTVQ.com reports the house voted 59-41 in favor, setting up a final vote today before the $10 bill…

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