Interviewed by Bob Brown on August 1, 2008. Paynter discusses her experiences relating to financial affairs in the Montana legislature over more than 25 years. She explains her fiscal responsibilities including budget preparation, tax increases, and revenue estimation. She discusses Governors Schwinden, Stephens, Racicot, Martz, and Schweitzer comparing administrations and their general effectiveness as governor. Judy Paynter is a former legislative fiscal analyst and deputy budget director.
Legislative bodies; Finance, Public; Sales tax
Bob Brown Oral History Project OH-396, Archives & Special Collections, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana
University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library
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1 sound file (136 min.) : digital, WAV file (687 Mb), + 1 transcript (95 p. ; 28 cm.)
(Rippengale) Paynter, Judy, "Judy (Rippengale) Paynter interview" (2008). Bob Brown Oral History Project. OH396-54.