Montana

HELENA, Mont. (March 17, 2017) –  Deep-pocketed national organizations representing big dairy have thrown their political clout behind efforts to kill a bill that would legalize limited raw milk sales in Montana Last week, the National Milk Producers Federation and the International Dairy Foods Association sent a 26-page document to members of the Senate Agriculture, Livestock and…

HELENA, Mont. (March 13, 2017) – A bill that would help facilitate healthcare freedom and set the foundation to nullify federal control over the industry in practice passed the Montana House Saturday and heads to the governor’s desk. Sen. Cary Smith (R-Billings) introduced Senate Bill 100 (SB100) on Jan. 9. The legislation specifies that direct primary care agreements…

HELENA, Mont. (Feb. 22, 2017) – Today, the Montana Senate passed a bull would prohibit state enforcement of federal control on firearms, magazines or ammunition. If passed, the law would effectively stop any such federal acts in practice within the state. Sen. Cary Smith (R-Billings) introduced Senate Bill 99 (SB99) on Jan. 9. The legislation would prohibit any…

HELENA, Mont. (Feb. 22, 2017) – Today, the Montana House passed a bill that would legalize limited raw milk sales in the state. Passage into law would take an important step toward rejecting a federal prohibition scheme in effect. Rep. Nancy Ballance (R-Hamilton) introduced House Bill 325 (HB325) on Jan. 26. The legislation would authorize limited sales…

HELENA, Mont. (Feb. 17, 2017) – A Montana House bill that would legalize limited raw milk sales in the state narrowly passed a House committee yesterday. Final passage would take an important step toward rejecting a federal prohibition scheme in effect. Rep. Nancy Ballance (R-Hamilton) introduced House Bill 325 (HB325) on Jan. 26. The legislation would…