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Articles with the Tag: Sen. Greg Hertz

Five ways to lower MT residential property taxes

MONTANA — Homeowners across Montana received a nasty shock in the mail last month, coming in the form of state property reappraisal notices that generally indicated the 2023 valuations used to calculate property taxes have spiked over the two-year reappraisal cycle. It’s unlikely those valuati...

Senate Judiciary Committee votes to fund PL280

HELENA — The Montana Senate Judiciary Committee voted on Feb. 16 on a bill requiring Montana to provide funding for the enforcement of Public Law 280.  PL280 is an agreement with the State of Montana passed in 1964 to conduct law enforcement and provide other services on the Flathead Reservatio...

Briefs for March 3, 2021

Daines pushes back on Paris Climate Agreement News from the office of Senator Daines U.S. SENATE — Senator Steve Daines  introduced legislation to prohibit U.S. taxpayer dollars from being used to rejoin the Paris Climate Agreement. Daines also introduced a Senate resolution calling on P...

SB 138 would repeal a temporary tax exemption for tribal properties SB 138 would repeal a temporary tax exemption for tribal properties

MONTANA — Tribal leaders and advocates pushed back Tuesday, Feb. 2, against a Republican lawmaker’s bill that would eliminate a property tax exemption for tribal lands.  The Senate Taxation Committee held the first hearing for Senate Bill 138 on Tuesday. Bill sponsor Sen. Greg Hertz, R-Po...

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