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OPI to Offer New Online Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Resources for Teachers

The Office of Public Instruction’s Teacher Learning Hub will now offer Montana teachers a program called “At-Risk: Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Role-Play Simulations”.

Reports presented yesterday by the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services in front of the Montana HELP (Health and Economic Livelihood Partnership) Oversight Committee showed nearly 84,000 Montanans have access to healthcare because of Medicaid expansion, and has saved the state...
Friday, September 29, 2017/Categories: Governor's Office/Tags:

Governor Steve Bullock today announced Montanans earning minimum wage will see the rate increase to $8.30 per hour beginning January 1, 2018.

Friday, September 29, 2017/Categories: Governor's Office/Tags:

The legal landscape facing the use of exempt groundwater wells has changed over the last 3 years, and the Water Policy Interim Committee plans to survey the new playing field. WPIC begins its two-day meeting at 10 a.m. on Oct. 9 in room 172 of the state Capitol building in Helena.

U.S. Senator Jon Tester and Governor Steve Bullock have secured an important investment for Montana students.

Thursday, September 28, 2017/Categories: Governor's Office/Tags:

The Montana Department of Revenue announces the winners of today’s public lottery drawing for the opportunity to apply for seven available alcoholic beverage licenses.


Montana to Receive 3-Year, $24 Million Federal Literacy Grant
he Office of Public Instruction announced today that Montana will be the recipient of a federal competitive grant through the U.S. Department of Education. The grant is through the federal Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy Program
Governor Steve Bullock and Department of Administration Director John Lewis today presented the 2017 Governor’s Awards for Excellence to state employees. These awards go to employees from across the state who have gone above and beyond to ensure state government operates more efficiently...
Monday, September 25, 2017/Categories: Governor's Office/Tags:

Program supports voluntary improvements to land management practices

Monday, September 25, 2017/Categories: Department of Environmental Quality/Tags: