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Montana Courts Spent 1800 Hours Disputing New Laws In 2021

According to a time and cost analysis of legal challenges conducted by the Legislative Audit Division the Montana Department of Justice has spent just more than $102,199 and 1,803 hours defending 14 cases challenging 18 different laws passed during the 2021 legislative session. In an email Legislative GOP spokesperson Kyle Schmauch said 97.5 p...

Public Service Commission Facing Audit Over Past Two Fiscal Years

The Legislative Audit Division has released a financial-compliance audit report on the Public Service Commission for the past two years raising concerns over management and misuse of funds. Northern News Network’s Eric Young has more.