House Bill 176 Would Create Transportation Challenge According To Forward Montana’s Ruthie Barbour

House Bill 176 in the Montana Legislature would end same-day voter registration and close late in-person registration by Friday afternoon before election day at 5 o’clock. Ruthie Barbour with Forward Montana says this creates a transportation challenge especially for Indigenous communities that are far from their local elections office.

Vice President Of Montana’s American Academy Of Pediatrics Chapter On Bills To Ban Transgender Athletes In School Sports

Bills in Montana would ban transgender athletes from participating in public-school sports with their gender and prohibit gender-affirming health care for minors. Vice President of the Montana chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics Dr. Lauren Wilson says trans youth have high rates of anxiety depression and suicidal thoughts because of the feeling they’re not…

Landowners and Hunters Benefit from 25 years of FWP’S Block Mgmt. Program

2020 marked the 25th anniversary of Fish, Wildlife & Parks’ Block Management Program. This popular access program started locally across Montana in the mid-1980s. However, through HB195 in the 1995 Legislative Session, it created the program as it’s formally known today starting with the 1996 hunting season. Block Management provides public hunting opportunities on private…