Scripps News sat down for an exclusive interview with Montana House Speaker Matt Regier.
It's his first interview after the end of Montana's legislative session, during which the Republican-led house censured Rep. Zooey Zephyr, Montana's first openly transgender female representative, for speaking out against a ban on gender-affirming care for youth.
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Regier spoke about the House's decision to censure Rep. Zephyr, the debate over providing gender-affirming care to minors, and the difficulties of finding compromise over transgender-related legislation both in Montana and on a national level.
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