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A legislative committee will continue its study of community services for people with developmental disabilities by looking at programs and rate structures in other states when it meets March 22-23 in Helena.

A group looking at how to make health care prices more transparent will consider potential recommendations when it holds its final meeting in Helena on March 21. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. in Room 102 of the Capitol in Helena.

Montana’s unemployment rate remained level at 4.1% for the month of January. The U.S. unemployment rate also remained at 4.1%.

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The Law and Justice Interim Committee will meet on March 19-20 in Billings. The meeting begins at 8:30 a.m. on March 19 at the Board of Oil and Gas Conservation hearing room at 2535 St. Johns Avenue.

Governor Steve Bullock today announced that $200,000 in emergency energy assistance funding will be released to assist eligible families on the Blackfeet, Fort Belknap and Northern Cheyenne reservations facing severe winter weather conditions.

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The Local Government Interim Committee will hold its third meeting of the 2017-2018 interim on March 14 and 15 in the Capitol.

Governor Steve Bullock today touted the economic benefits of Medicaid expansion in Montana, ahead of a new economic analysis by the Bureau of Business and Economic Research. 

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The Environmental Quality Council will examine funding options for a number of state programs at its March 21-22 meeting. The meeting begins at 10 a.m. on March 21 in Room 172 of the Capitol in Helena.

The Education Interim Committee will meet Thursday-Friday, March 22-23, in Helena at the state Capitol building, Room 137. Meeting materials will be posted to the committee website and an agenda will be available on Monday, March 12.