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The lower-level reading room of the Montana State Library will close to the public on Monday, July 10, 2017.  Because of cuts to the State Library budget of nearly $310,000 in fiscal year 2018, and anticipated cuts of an additional $680,000 if revenue triggers are hit in mid-August, the...
Thursday, July 6, 2017/Categories: Montana State Library/Tags: public access, Montana State Library, libraries

The Environmental Quality Council (EQC) meets July 12 at 10 a.m. to consider a letter urging federal action on two fire-related issues.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags: wildfires, fires, Environmental Quality Council

Governor Steve Bullock today highlighted Montana’s efforts to expand career pipelines and ensure students are college and career ready during a panel conversation at the 2017 National Forum on Education Policy, hosted by Education Commission of the States (ECS).

Thursday, June 29, 2017/Categories: Governor's Office/Tags:

DEQ accepting applications for Federal Clean Water Act Section 319 grant funds

Thursday, June 29, 2017/Categories: Department of Environmental Quality/Tags:
Governor Steve Bullock and First Lady Lisa Bullock today discussed opportunities to help address and ultimately end childhood hunger in Montana and across the country with actor and anti-childhood hunger activist Jeff Bridges. Bridges was a guest at the Western Governors’ Association (WGA)...
Wednesday, June 28, 2017/Categories: Governor's Office/Tags:

The State-Tribal Relations Committee holds its first meeting of the 2017-2018 interim on July 13 in Helena. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m. in Room 137 of the Capitol.

Governor Steve Bullock today unveiled a comprehensive report resulting from work conducted under his tenure as Chairman of the Western Governors’ Association (WGA). The report was released during the WGA’s Annual Meeting in Whitefish, Montana.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017/Categories: Governor's Office/Tags:

Governor Steve Bullock Tuesday announced that June 27 is being recognized as Innovate Day 2017, to celebrate the small business leaders, entrepreneurs, and innovators who continue to move Montana’s economy forward.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017/Categories: Governor's Office/Tags:
Governor Steve Bullock today welcomed governors from across the West to Montana for the Western Governors’ Association (WGA) Annual Meeting. As Chairman of the WGA, Governor Bullock is hosting his colleagues and guests, such as actor and anti-hunger activist Jeff Bridges in Whitefish,...
Monday, June 26, 2017/Categories: Governor's Office, Montana.gov/Tags:

Governor Steve Bullock today visited the Missouri River Medical Center in Fort Benton and announced that the Critical Access Hospital will receive $800,000 in Community Development Block Grant funds for mechanical system upgrades to its aging facility.

Friday, June 23, 2017/Categories: Governor's Office/Tags: