U.S. Fish Wildlife And Parks To Look Into Gianforte’s Bison Proposal

U.S. officials said they will consider whether to reintroduce wild bison to a million-acre (400,000-hectare) federal wildlife refuge in central Montana. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plans in July, “to engage Tribes and stakeholders on the topics of bison and bighorn sheep reintroductions” on the Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge. Gov. Greg Gianforte…

State Budget Advances With Senate and House Amendments

The state’s two-year $12 billion budget took another major step forward Tuesday as lawmakers from the House and Senate met to iron out differences between each of their versions. James Bradley from the UM Legislative News Service reports one successful amendment Republican lawmakers supported recommends the state cut continuous Medicaid eligibility. Conrad Republican Representative Llew…