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By Sen. Mike Lang
Mont. District 17 

I-186 jeopardize good paying jobs, I'll be voting no


October 17, 2018

While in Helena at the legislature, I work to pass legislation that encourages good paying jobs and a clean environment. I know that you do not have to choose one over the other. I-186 is proposing to jeopardize those good paying jobs, and possibly the tax dollars that pay to clean up the historical mining problems the proponents are touting.

The Montana Legislative Services has said that I-186 has several ambiguous sections and undefined terms and contains conflicting legal standards that would lead to litigation and likely prevent mining. Although the proponents argue that they have cr...

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