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The OPI’s Biennial Indian Education for All Rotunda Day This Friday
HELENA—The Office of Public Instruction is hosting its biennial Indian Education for All (IEFA) Rotunda Day this Friday, January 18th, in the Montana Capitol. The purpose of the event is to highlight Montana’s constitutional and statutory recognition of our state’s American...
Governor, First Lady Bullock and Montana No Kid Hungry Award over $70,000 in Breakfast after the Bell Grants

Governor Steve Bullock, First Lady Lisa Bullock, and Montana No Kid Hungry today announced that a total of $70,125 in private grant funding has been awarded to 18 schools across Montana to implement Breakfast After the Bell in the classroom.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019/Categories: Governor's Office/Tags:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELASE Helena, Mont.— Today the Supreme Court noted without dissent to not hear the Montana campaign contribution case, Lair v. Mangan (SCOTUS Case No. 18-149). The Supreme Court’s decision today denied Mr. Lair’s final opportunity to strike down...
Monday, January 14, 2019/Categories: Commissioner of Political Practices, Montana.gov/Tags: supreme court
Friday, January 11, 2019/Categories: Department of Corrections/Tags:
The OPI Announces Record High Graduation Rates for Montana in 2018
HELENA—The Office of Public Instruction announced Thursday that Montana saw record high graduation rates for students in 2018. The statewide four-year cohort graduation rate for the 2017-2018 school year was 86.4 percent, the highest percentage since 2011 when the state began using a...
OPI Hosting Statewide Data and Assessment Conference
HELENA—The Montana Office of Public Instruction (OPI) will be hosting its annual statewide Data and Assessment Conference January 14th and 15th in Bozeman. This year, there will be additional emphasis on data-driven student growth. The theme of the conference is “Get READY for...
Governor Steve Bullock Presents Report Detailing Business and Employer Benefits of Montana Medicaid Expansion

Governor Steve Bullock today presented a report demonstrating how Medicaid expansion has been beneficial to businesses, workers and Montana’s economy.      

Tuesday, January 8, 2019/Categories: Governor's Office/Tags:
As we enter the second longest government shutdown in recent history, Montana Governor Steve Bullock (D-MT) and Maryland Governor Larry Hogan (R-MD) urged Congress and the Trump Administration to reach an agreement to reopen the federal government. Governors Bullock and Hogan serve as Chair and...
Tuesday, January 8, 2019/Categories: Governor's Office/Tags:

Governor Steve Bullock today welcomed members of Montana’s 66th Legislature.

Monday, January 7, 2019/Categories: Governor's Office, Montana.gov/Tags: