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Poll: Do You Support A State Tax Increase On Gas And Diesel?
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Poll: Do You Support A State Tax Increase On Gas And Diesel?

Local government officials from throughout Montana, including ours here in Great Falls, are pushing the Legislature to pass an 8-cent tax increase on gasoline, as well as a 7.25-cent increase (both figures per gallon) to the state’s diesel tax. The bill at issue, HB 473, sponsored by Rep. Frank Garner, R-Kalispell, was introduced in the House Transportation Committee on…

Poll: GFPD Vs. The Great Falls Tribune
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Poll: GFPD Vs. The Great Falls Tribune

On Friday, the Great Falls Police Department issued a media release responding to a Tribune story about the Great Falls Rescue Mission. You can read the Tribune’s response to the GFPD release here. Can anyone recall the GFPD ever scolding local media like this? The fact that our (excellent) police department felt compelled to make any kind of statement says a…

Poll: Economic Development Mill Levy
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Poll: Economic Development Mill Levy

As we reported a couple of days ago, and as the Tribune reported yesterday, the GFDA is recommending that: …Cascade County commissioners place a three-mill economic development levy before county voters this spring during a special election to generate $450,000 a year that can be used to create more jobs. It won’t be a large one: A…

Poll: Anyone Up For Another School Levy?
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Poll: Anyone Up For Another School Levy?

It’s a little early, but since the Tribune reported that GFPS is exploring the possibility of another school levy this year, we thought we’d ask: Proponents will point to belt-tightening at the Legislature… This is our opportunity to share where we stand and let them see what we see through our crystal ball, so to speak,”…