Category: Legislative Updates

Legislative Update, April 16

Budget Bills that MFU supported this week: HB 14 – Long-Range Building Bonding Program: In HB 14, MFU supports the funding request for the Montana Veterinarian Diagnostic and Ag Analytical…
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Legislative Update, April 7

 Bills that MFU supported last week: HB 657 – Establish the rural broadband revolving loan account: This bill is providing a rural broadband revolving loan account to get rural broadband…
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MFU Praises Tester, Grassley for Spot Market Bill

50-14 Bill will discourage market manipulation by corporate meat packers This week, Senators Tester and Grassley introduced legislation to deter big meat packers from manipulating the market. The ‘50-14’ Spot…
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Legislative Update, week 9

By: Rachel Prevost and Kim Mangold Bills that MFU supported last week: HJ 7 — St. Mary’s and Milk River Repair and Rehabilitation: MFU supports this resolution as this project…
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Legislative Update, Week 7

Legislative update: Feb. 26, 2021 BY Rachel Prevost and Kim Mangold Bills that MFU supported this past week: SB 273 — Generally revise laws related to equipment repair: This bill…
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ACTION ALERT for COOL!

Dear Members, HB324 The Country-of-Origin Labeling Placarding Bill sponsored by Frank Smith will be heard in committee Thursday, February 11@ 3 pm in the House Ag Committee. We need your help to move this…
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Legislative Update, Week 6

Bills MFU Supported: HB 235 — Create nutrition incentive program for SNAP participants. This bill is sponsored by Rep. Tom Welch and was heard in the House Human Services Committee on Feb.…
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Legislative Update, Week 5

Legislative update for the week of January 18-22 BY Rachel Prevost and Kim Mangold Bills that MFU supported this past week: SB 26 — Clarify use of tribal agreements for…
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MFU calls for support in 2021 legislative session

“I look forward to working on behalf of MFU members this session,” said President Walter Schweitzer. “The option to testify remotely changes the landscape. It gives members regardless of their geographic location the option to participate in the legislative process. Grassroots advocacy is what MFU is all about.”

Legislative Update, January 8

Hello Members, the Montana Legislative Session is underway! We have two new faces on our government relations team, Kim Mangold and Rachel Prevost. Many of you know Kim from her…
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