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HELENA- The Governor announced today that the final Coronavirus Relief Funds available to schools from the state have been distributed. The Office of Public Instruction has provided data to the Governor’s office to ensure that schools receive equitable shares of the state...
HELENA- Superintendent of Public Instruction Elsie Arntzen announced Montana’s fall 2020 student enrollment numbers today along with how COVID-19 may have impacted student engagement and learning.

HELENA- Superintendent of Public Instruction Elsie Arntzen was appointed to Governor-Elect Gianforte’s COVID-19 Task Force along with other incoming state officials. The first meeting was held today. Her priority has been supporting students, families, and educators through COVID-19.

The Legislative Branch released the names of legislators who will serve on standing committees (also referred to as Session Committees) for the 67th Montana Legislative Session.

Tuesday, November 24, 2020/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags:

The Montana Department of Corrections announced today that an inmate died Monday due to COVID-19-related illness.

Tuesday, November 24, 2020/Categories: Department of Corrections/Tags:
Monday, November 23, 2020/Categories: Montana State Library/Tags: broadband, Montana State Library, Mapping

Governor Steve Bullock today announced that over 100 contracted medical staff from across the country are deployed in Montana to assist hospitals with responding to COVID-19 and filling in gaps in healthcare worker shortages due to quarantine or isolation.

Monday, November 23, 2020/Categories: Governor's Office/Tags:

Governor Steve Bullock today announced that Montana’s unemployment rate declined to 4.9% in October, down from 5.4% in September, due to strong job growth over the month.

Friday, November 20, 2020/Categories: Governor's Office/Tags:

On November 19 the Montana Department of Livestock received notification that a single game farm animal in Flathead County was confirmed positive for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD).

Friday, November 20, 2020/Categories: Department of Livestock/Tags: