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Governor Steve Bullock today highlighted a new report by The Pew Charitable Trusts which shows the share of middle-class households grew more in Montana than in any other state between 2013 and 2016. In 2013, 51% of households in Montana were middle class with a median income of $58,824, and in 2016 that percentage increased to 53.9% and the median income increased to $61,237. ​In most other states the increase was smaller than 2% over the same time period.

Thursday, April 26, 2018/Categories: Governor's Office/Tags:

Governor Steve Bullock has nominated 25 areas of Montana for designation as an Opportunity Zone, after communities submitted proposals for consideration.

Monday, April 23, 2018/Categories: Governor's Office/Tags:

Governor Steve Bullock today announced a $378,000 suicide prevention grant awarded to Montana State University to launch a new suicide prevention technology tool and to implement an evidence-based school prevention program.

Monday, April 23, 2018/Categories: Governor's Office/Tags:

Governor Steve Bullock and Lt. Governor Mike Cooney today recognized 13 Montana public schools as the winners of the 2017-2018 SMART (Saving Money And Resources Today) Schools Challenge.

Friday, April 20, 2018/Categories: Governor's Office/Tags:

Governor Steve Bullock today announced Montana’s unemployment rate remained stable at 4.1% for the month of March. The U.S. unemployment rate also remained at 4.1%.

Friday, April 20, 2018/Categories: Governor's Office/Tags:

Governor Steve Bullock today issued an executive order declaring a state of emergency due to flooding in seven counties, and on the Fort Belknap Indian reservation and in the Town of Chester.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018/Categories: Governor's Office, Montana.gov/Tags:

Student leaders on Governor Steve Bullock and First Lady Lisa Bullock’s Youth Leadership Council are dedicating this week to fighting childhood hunger in their respective schools and communities. Governor Bullock today kicked off the 4th annual Fight Childhood Hunger Week with a visit to Four Georgians Elementary School’s Breakfast after the Bell program.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018/Categories: Governor's Office, Montana.gov/Tags:

Governor Steve Bullock today announced that 4Cast, a diversified Israeli high-tech company and spinoff of Eltel, has chosen Missoula, Montana as its destination to open its U.S. office. 

Monday, April 16, 2018/Categories: Governor's Office/Tags:

Governor Steve Bullock today showcased Flathead Valley Community College’s Early Childhood Center (ECC) that provides both high-quality early childhood education for preschoolers and teaching experience for students pursuing early childhood degrees.

Thursday, April 12, 2018/Categories: Governor's Office/Tags:

Governor Steve Bullock today held a press conference to tout the economic benefits of Montana Medicaid in generating jobs and boosting labor market participation among low-income Montanans. Bullock shared data released today by the University of Montana’s Bureau of Business and Economic Research, Montana Healthcare Foundation, and Headwaters Foundation in a report on “The Economic Impact of Medicaid Expansion in Montana.”  

Wednesday, April 11, 2018/Categories: Governor's Office/Tags:
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