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By Senator Ed Buttrey
Great Falls, Mont. 

Montana citizens are better served by returning to Simple Majority rules in the House


December 27, 2018

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Ed Buttrey Senator, MT SD11

Too often we see the results of gridlock and partisan shenanigans in Washington DC. Efforts are focused solely on beating the other side, and not on representing the people in passing budgets and good policy. Power is centralized with party bosses and lobbyists, and not with the people. This results in "Continuing Resolutions", "Government Shutdowns" and chaos. Unfortunately, there are those that believe that this is how things should be run in Montana politics.

The Montana Constitution, as revised in 1972, compels that supermajority votes are required in certain cases, dealing with Sta...

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