|Montana House of Representatives, District 9|
|2009 - present|
|January 5, 2015|
|Years in position||4|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||4 terms (8 years)|
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Reichner served on the following committees:
|Montana Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Business and Labor|
|• Ethics, Chair|
|• Human Services|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Reichner served on the following committees:
|Montana Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Business and Labor|
|• Education, Chair|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Reichner served on the following committees:
|Montana Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Business and Labor|
|• Federal Relations, Energy, and Telecommunications|
|• Local Government|
Workers' compensation reform
In late 2010, Reichner complimented the work done by the Labor-Management Advisory Council to reform workers’ compensation in Montana. However, he added the House Republican caucus wanted “to take a bigger bite of the apple.”
“We are not discouraging any bills at this moment,” he said. “We appreciate what they (LMAC) have done.”
Reichner said Montana had the highest workers’ compensation rates in the country and deeper cuts need to be made to lure new businesses and help current employers. He said the caucus would take what was good in the LMAC bill and blend it into a new proposal.
Reichner introduced HB 334 in the 2011 session. The bill, which reduced workers' compensation rates by 20 percent, saw bipartisan support in both houses and was signed into law on April 12, 2011.
Reichner told the Daily Inter Lake that he hoped to support oil and gas development, Medicaid reform, and reduced property tax rates if elected to a third term.
Reichner won re-election in the 2012 election for Montana House of Representatives, District 9. Reichner defeated Frank Mutch in the June 5 primary election and defeated Rodrik Brosten (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Montana House of Representatives, District 9, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Scott Reichner Incumbent||67.4%||3,962|
|Montana House of Representatives, District 9 Republican Primary, 2012|
|Scott Reichner Incumbent||66.3%||1,305|
On November 2, 2010 Reichner won election to the Montana House of Representatives. He did not have any opposition in the June 8 primary. Neal Brown ran for the seat on the Democratic ticket. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.
|Montana House of Representatives, District 9 General Election (2010)|
|Scott Reichner (R)||3,324|
|Neal Brown (D)||1,292|
On November 4, 2008 Scott Reichner won the seat to the Montana House of Representatives for District 9, receiving 3,666 votes.
Reichner raised $8,033 for his campaign.
|Montana House of Representatives, District 9, 2008|
|Republican||Scott Reichner Incumbent||61.4%||3,666|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, a year in which Reichner was up for re-election, he collected $6,455 in donations.
His largest contributors in 2010 were:
|Montana House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Scott Reichner's campaign in 2010|
|Flathead County Republican Womens Club||$600|
|Callard, Kaye & Woodminston, Bruce||$320|
|Hanna, Mr & Mrs Jack||$320|
|Total Raised in 2010||$6,455|
In 2008, a year in which Reichner ran for election, he collected $8,033 in donations.
His largest contributors in 2008 were:
|Montana House of Representatives 2008 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Scott Reichner's campaign in 2008|
|Reichner, Scott M||$2,173|
|Reed, Bob & Ginunreadable||$320|
|Flathead Valley Republican Womens Club||$250|
|Total Raised in 2008||$8,033|
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- Office website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2012, 2010, 2010, 2008
- ↑ Project Vote Smart - Rep. Reichner
- ↑ "House GOP to take crack at drafting workers’ compensation reform," Montana Watchdog, December 16, 2010
- ↑ Open States, "HB 334." Retrieved July 24, 2013.
- ↑ Insurance Journal, "Montana State Fund Cuts Rates 20%," June 6, 2011. Retrieved July 24, 2013.
- ↑ The Daily Inter Lake, "Pair of Republicans compete for House nomination," May 1, 2012. Retrieved October 12, 2012.
- ↑ Mitt Romney for President, "Mitt Romney Announces Montana Leadership Team," March 6, 2012
- ↑ Montana Secretary of State - 2012 Candidate Filing List
- ↑ Montana Secretary of State, Official 2012 Primary Results
- ↑ 2008 Follow the Money's report on Scott's 2008 campaign contributions
- ↑ 2010 campaign contributions
- ↑ 2008 campaign contributions
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