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Governor Steve Bullock today announced that Montana has received $1,375,218 in supplemental funding to serve more at-risk four-year-old Montana kids with high-quality preschool.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018/Categories: Governor's Office,

The Montana Department of Revenue announces new options for taxpayers during the 2018 state income tax filing season. Taxpayers can access these filing options by visiting the department’s website The new site launches on January 16.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018/Categories: Department of Revenue, Income Tax
Superintendent Arntzen Announces Montana’s Graduation, Completion, and Dropout Rates for 2016-2017 School Year

HELENA—State Superintendent Elsie Arntzen announced today Montana’s 2016-2017 school year graduation, completion, and dropout rates.

Governor Steve Bullock today announced Montana’s unemployment rate was 4.0% for the month of November, maintaining the same relative level for most of 2017. The U.S. unemployment rate remained at 4.1%.

Friday, December 22, 2017/Categories: Governor's Office,

The Montana Department of Revenue announces a new property tax assistance program to help residential property owners whose land value is disproportionately higher than the value of their home.

Governor Steve Bullock and First Lady Lisa Bullock today announced that a total of $40,541 in private grant funding has been awarded to 10 schools to expand school breakfast programs. Through their Breakfast after the Bell initiative, Governor and First Lady Bullock have partnered with Montana...
Wednesday, December 13, 2017/Categories: Governor's Office,

Governor Steve Bullock today celebrated Computer Science Education Week and participated in the Hour of Code in Billings and Plevna to highlight further opportunities to prepare Montana students for jobs in computer science fields.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017/Categories: Governor's Office,

The following schedule is for the November 2017 special session of the 65th Montana Legislature. All hearings will be held in the state Capitol building in Helena.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017/Categories: Legislative Branch, 2017 Legislature

Governor Steve Bullock today called the Montana Legislature back to Helena for a special session to begin at 12:00pm on Tuesday, November 14, 2017, with hearings beginning on Monday, November 13, 2017.

Monday, November 6, 2017/Categories: Governor's Office,

Governor Steve Bullock today announcement Montana’s unemployment rate once again held steady, remaining at 3.9% in September. The unemployment rate has held at 3.9% since May. The U.S. unemployment rate declined by 0.2 percentage points to 4.2%.

Friday, October 20, 2017/Categories: Governor's Office,