January 10, 2013


Dan Carter, University Relations, 657-2269


MSU BILLINGS NEWS SERVICES — Billings-area residents have a chance to talk directly to lawmakers next week to get an update on current activity in the 2013 Montana Legislature.


The session is the first of a series of technologically interactive meetings that the Yellowstone-area delegation will hold with residents during the 2013 Legislature. The meetings are coordinated by area legislators, Montana State University Billings, the city of Billings, Yellowstone County and the Billings Chamber of Commerce/ Convention Visitors Bureau.


The first meeting of the session will be Thursday, Jan. 17 at noon at the MSU Billings Downtown Campus, 214 N. Broadway. The session is free, open to the public.


The meeting will be carried through a Met-Net link between Helena and Billings. Legislators from the Yellowstone River valley and nearby counties will be linked in Helena to the MSU Billings Downtown Campus. Legislators will be available to answer questions and give insights into the session.


Future meetings are scheduled for Jan. 31, Feb. 14, Feb. 28, March 14, April 3.


For more information on the meeting, contact Dan Carter at MSU Billings at 657-2269 or Bruce MacIntyre, director of government affairs at the Billings Chamber of Commerce, at 869-3723.