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The Revenue and Transportation Interim Committee will hold a conference call on November 4, 2015 to provide direction on a poll required to be conducted because 20 or more legislators objected to a proposed administrative rule.

Monday, November 2, 2015/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags: Revenue & Transportation Interim Committee

The Environmental Quality Council (EQC) will review  changes to proposed rules that guide special hunts designed to reduce the damage game animals cause to land or crops.

Governor Bullock Secures Approval of Plan to Extend Health Coverage to Thousands of Montanans
Governor Steve Bullock, joined by Sen. Ed Buttrey, and Holly Blouch announced today that Montana’s innovative plan to extend health coverage to thousands of the state’s residents has been approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
Wednesday, October 28, 2015/Categories: Department of Environmental Quality/Tags:
The Legislative Audit Committee (LAC) will meet November 4th and 5th in Room 137 of the State Capitol.The LAC is tasked with advising the Legislative Auditor as well as reviewing legislative audit reports and releasing them to the public.
Tuesday, October 27, 2015/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags: DPHHS, Legislative Audit Committee
Monday, October 26, 2015/Categories: Department of Environmental Quality/Tags:
Governor Bullock's Appointments

Governor Steve Bullock today announced the following appointments:

Friday, October 23, 2015/Categories: Governor's Office/Tags: appointments
The State-Tribal Relations Committee will meet by conference call on November 4 at 10 a.m. to discuss whether to send letters of support to the Montana Congressional Delegation regarding S. 1419, the Native Language Immersion Student Achievement Act sponsored by U.S. Senator Jon Tester.
Friday, October 23, 2015/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags: State-Tribal Relations Committee
Governor Bullock, Attorney General Fox Secure Victory over REAL ID
Today, Governor Steve Bullock and Attorney General Tim Fox announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (USDHS) had backed off of their threat to stop accepting Montana driver’s licenses and identification cards for certain purposes listed under the REAL ID Act.
Friday, October 23, 2015/Categories: Governor's Office/Tags: REAL ID

A legislative committee will be looking for ideas from mental health providers and others interested in Montana's system of children's mental health services when it meets next month in Billings.