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The OPI Announces Comprehensive Literacy Project Grant Recipients

HELENA—The Office of Public Instruction announced today that 21 Montana school districts are being awarded Montana Comprehensive Literacy Project grants.

The Montana Department of Revenue is seeking volunteers to help implement Let’s Control It, the agency’s training program for responsible alcohol sales and service.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018/Categories: Department of Revenue/Tags: Liquor Education

The Office of the State Public Defender (OPD) is accepting public comment regarding proposed adjustments to rates paid by OPD for work performed by contract professionals in all disciplines.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018/Categories: Office of the State Public Defender/Tags:

The Water Policy Interim Committee will meet on Feb. 9 to discuss the committee’s response to a recent administrative rule proposed by the Department of Natural Resources and Conservation.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags: Water Policy Interim Committee, DNRC, MAR Notice

The Montana Department of Revenue is now accepting all electronically-filed returns and those filed by paper for the 2018 state income tax filing season.

Monday, January 29, 2018/Categories: Department of Revenue, Montana.gov/Tags: Income Tax, Tax Refunds, Identity Theft

In the Economic Affairs Interim Committee’s Feb. 7-8 meeting the focus will be on meat processing plants, workforce development on reservations, and the future of Montana State Fund as the state’s guaranteed provider of workers’ compensation.

Comment from public and stakeholders ensures legislative intent

Thursday, January 25, 2018/Categories: Department of Environmental Quality/Tags:

Montana’s unemployment rate moved to 4.1% for the month of December, ticking up slightly to end 2017 despite strong payroll employment gains at the second fastest in the nation. The U.S. unemployment rate remained at 4.1%.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018/Categories: Governor's Office/Tags:
Tuesday, January 23, 2018/Categories: Department of Environmental Quality/Tags:

2018 National School Choice Week message from State Superintendent Elsie Arntzen and Bozeman Superintendent Dr. Robert Watson