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Scott Staffanson

The "Capitol Talk" crew discusses what did and didn't make it through the legislative session, with a focus on infrastructure and the state budget. On the House race, they discuss whether Quist's nudist colony gigs will impact the race, and break down the latest attack ad from the Congressional Leadership Fund. They also look at the recent Emerson poll showing Gianforte with a double digit lead. Listen now on this episode of "Capitol Talk."

Bill To Eliminate Overtime Pay For Some Seasonal Workers In Montana Advances

Apr 6, 2017
Rep. Amanda Curtis, D - Butte
Mike Albans

HELENA -- A bill that would get rid of overtime regulations for certain seasonal outdoor recreation workers needs just one more vote in the House to get to the governor’s desk.

Montana Primary Pits GOP Moderates, Conservatives

Jun 7, 2016
Montana Capitol, Helena, MT.
William Marcus

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Control over Montana's Legislature is at stake as voters stream to the polls Tuesday to decide election battles between Republican conservatives and moderates, with about a dozen high-profile races that could determine which faction will steer the state Legislature in 2017.

Infrastructure Looms As Defining Issue In Montana Legislative Races

May 16, 2016
Infrastructure Looms As Defining Issue In Montana Legislative Races
(PD)

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — At the end of the last legislative session, Montana Rep. Scott Staffanson pleaded for the House to reconsider a contentious infrastructure bill that failed by a single vote.