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The Office of the State Public Defender is pleased to announce that Kristina Copenhaver has accepted the position of Regional Deputy Public Defender in the Billings office. 

Friday, November 24, 2017/Categories: Office of the State Public Defender/Tags:
Wednesday, November 22, 2017/Categories: Department of Environmental Quality/Tags:

The Montana Department of Revenue announces the closure of several of its local offices resulting from budget reductions in House Bill 2 and Senate Bill 261 from the regular 2017 Legislative Session earlier this year.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017/Categories: Department of Revenue/Tags:
OPI to Host Innovative Learning Conference

The Office of Public Instruction is hosting a conference in Helena November 30th through December 1st titled “Celebrating Innovative Learning”.

Governor Steve Bullock and First Lady Lisa Bullock today joined 20 middle and high school students from throughout Montana selected to serve on the Governor and First Lady Youth Leadership Council and tackle the issue of childhood hunger.

Friday, November 17, 2017/Categories: Governor's Office/Tags:

Governor Steve Bullock today announced Montana’s unemployment rate remained at 3.9% for the month of October, maintaining the level it has been for most of 2017. The U.S. unemployment rate declined by 0.1 percentage points to 4.1%.

Friday, November 17, 2017/Categories: Governor's Office/Tags:
Thursday, November 16, 2017/Categories: Department of Corrections/Tags:
Superintendent Arntzen’s Statement on Implementing the Governor’s Education Budget Reductions
State Superintendent Elsie Arntzen submitted her education budget reductions today as requested by the Governor’s Office of Budget and Program Planning. Through her conservative leadership, Superintendent Arntzen has been able to avoid reductions to direct school funding while absorbing...

The Children, Families, Health, and Human Services Interim Committee and the House Joint Resolution 20 Subcommittee on transparency in health care pricing will not meet as scheduled next week, due to potential conflicts with the special legislative session that begins on Nov. 14.

The Law and Justice Interim Committee (LJIC) has canceled its Nov. 15-16 meeting. The meeting was canceled due to a special session called for that week. The LJIC's previously scheduled January 29, 2018, meeting will be extended one day to accommodate the agenda items planned for November.
Thursday, November 9, 2017/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags: Law & Justice Interim Committee, 2017 Legislature