There was lots of action this week in the legislative session, so if you’re having trouble keeping up, we understand!
Please do what you can! Remember that an email that is 2-3 sentences long is enough to let your legislators know why you support or oppose a bill. If you’re an expert on a certain issue, then a longer email is a good strategy.
Please note that we try to list these issues in order of when hearings or votes will be taken. Some action will happen early next week, so please take a few minutes this weekend to write about these issues.
Please keep in mind that schedules do change at the last minute, and we’ll try to let you know about that on our Facebook page.
Here’s an overview of this action items for this week.
NO on HB 112 and 113, anti-transgender legislation
YES on SB 4, HB 35, HB 36, and HB 98, which support MMIW efforts
NO on HB 102, which would remove permit requirements for concealed carry and allow guns on college campuses
NO on SB 100, which would make it harder for people to apply for public assistance
NO on HB 136, HB 140, HB 167, HB 171, anti-choice legislation
NO on HB 176, which would repeal Montana’s same-day voting registration
- NO on SB 67, HB 144, HB 121, HB 145, and SB 108, which remove authority from county health boards
How to contact your legislators
CALL (406) 444-4800 to leave a message for your legislator. Switchboard hours are 7:30am-5pm, Monday through Friday and during Saturday sessions.
Here are the most pressing issues for next week!