Voter Initiatives: Seg. 1
About voter approved initiatives and the power of elected lawmakers to overturn those initiatives - which became a hot topic in the most recent legislative session.
Representative Mike Milburn is the speaker of the Montana House of Representatives and sponsored a bill that would have flatly overturned the medical marijuana initiative passed by voters in 2004.
Nathan Pierce is a board member and spokesman for a recently formed group, the Montana Coalition for Rights, which is pushing for a change to the Montana constitution that would require lawmakers to send suggested changes of voter initiatives back to the voters for another vote.
Ryan Whalen is a seasoned reporter on many fronts including Montana’s political scene.