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  • A bill removing abortion protection advances, Montana’s governor focuses on cutting taxes, and Bozeman boasts one of the most sustainable neighborhoods in the Rocky Mountain West.
  • Parking at a popular music venue drives up controversy, legislators serve up less training for alcohol servers, and Montana's U.S. congressmen learn more on their special assignments.
  • Lawmakers in one Montana county say no more homeless shelters, a former legislator sets the record straight on her resignation, and movie making raking in money for Montana.
  • A World War II hero from Montana identified after years of mystery, Governor Greg Gianforte asks for millions to bolster the state’s legal defense department and picking up road kill... there's an app for that.
  • The life cycle of legislation is just getting started. The mechanics of public power are sorting and sifting policy — and much of that work starts with the building of relationships.
  • Montana lawmakers debate the best way to regulate sober living homes, Yellowstone county employees avoid a strike, and wheat farmers plant diversity.
  • A record breaking number of firearms found at Montana’s airports, middle and high school students may benefit from depression and suicide screenings, and a documentary made in Montana debuts at a world famous film festival.
  • A Montana lawmaker seeks to overturn an abortion ruling, farmers react to the right to repair deal, and grizzly bears in Montana experiencing bird flu.
  • A bill to honor a Native American leader meets opposition, students in north central Montana charged up about their new ride to school, and an iconic main street Bozeman business moves out of downtown.
  • Host Mara Silvers and reporters Ellis Juhlin and Shaylee Ragar discuss the legislation they're watching this week — along with the schisms between and within the parties that are starting to form.