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MHC receives $2 million from state to preserve Virginia City, Nevada City

When Governor Steve Bullock signed House Bill 2 into law on May 9, the Montana Heritage Commission, which oversees Virginia City and Nevada City, received $2 million for maintenance and preservation to be used over the next two years.

Legislation tackles transparency, permissive building reserve levy for schools

Senate Bill 307, which would revise laws dealing with school funding, passed the Senate, 48 – 1, at the end of February, and had its first hearing in the House of Representatives on March 13.

Representatives from Virginia City, Big Sky approach Madison County Commissioners about resort tax

A resort tax legislation is currently in the works, according to Kevin Germain with Lone Mountain Land Company and Virginia City Mayor Scott Petersen, who asked for support from the Madison County Commissioners to get a bill to the Capitol.

Economic Affairs Interim Committee requests “hold harmless” bill

At the request of the Economic Affairs Interim Committee, Senate Bill 44 saw its first reading with the Senate Business and Labor Committee on Jan. 2, 2016, and its first hearing on Jan. 10. The bill, which is sponsored by Sen. Gordon Vance, R-Belgrade, has the intent of protecting people who use an air ambulance from charges not fully covered by insurance.