We ratcheted down the partisan rhetoric two sessions ago but last session we were not as fortunate. Some of the many new legislators last session put in a number of bills that were out of the mainstream. These bills landed us on national news and actually hurt our chances of attracting companies to Montana.
We blame nobody for the results of the past but actively seek to change the future.
Send experienced people to Helena that worked hard for hard working tax payers and have experience and a proven record.
I communicated with all legislators from both parties to find the best ideas to solve the state's problems.
We balanced the budget and are one of two states that continues to have a budget surplus for over FOUR years! As a member of the House Appropriations committee, I am very proud to have been a part of that.