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ARTICLE EXCERPT: With new leadership across the board, from both legislative chambers to the governor’s office, lawmakers head into the 2013 legislative session with a fresh start at their disposal. And the two top Republican leaders say that fresh start won’t be wasted – rather, it will be used as an opportunity to clean the slate and foster a more cooperative environment at the state capitol.
Rep. Mark Blasdel, R-Somers, the newly elected speaker of the House, and Sen. Jeff Essmann, R-Billings, the new Senate president, stopped by the Beacon office recently to outline their priorities for the upcoming Legislature, which convenes Jan. 7.