Montana legislator is seeking passage of a bill to increase the
speed limit from 65 mph to 70 mph on a portion of U.S. 93.
sponsored by Rep. Rick Maedje, R-Fortine, would boost the speed
on U.S. 93 from Whitefish to the Canadian border.
bill passed the House Feb. 3 by an 80 to 15 vote. It is in the Senate
Highways and Transportation Committee. A public hearing on the measure
is scheduled for March 18.