The Montana Legislature is at the half-way point of the scheduled 90-day session.
It’s more than just the numerical half-way point; it’s a key legislative deadline. All non-spending or non-tax bills had to meet the Day 45 deadline of being transmitted to the other chamber or they died.
Lawmakers will now have nearly a week off before they return to the Capitol to resume their work.
Yellowstone Public Radio’s Jackie Yamanaka talked to legislative leaders and the governor about the progress so far, and what lies ahead.