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The Law and Justice Interim Committee (LJIC) meets on May 29 via video conference. The meeting starts at 8 a.m. and will be streamed live online.

Wednesday, May 20, 2020/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags:

Governor Steve Bullock today announced the state will move to Phase Two of the Reopening the Big Sky plan and will lift the 14-day out-of-state travel quarantine beginning June 1 as Montana continues to have the lowest number of positive COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations per capita. 

Tuesday, May 19, 2020/Categories: Governor's Office, Montana.gov/Tags:
Montana Historical Society Makes Plans to Reopen

The Montana Historical Society’s staff are making great strides toward reopening the galleries, Museum Store, Research Center and Original Governor’s Mansion, after being shuttered during the past month due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Governor Steve Bullock today announced that Montana received a shipment of 500,000 N95 masks from FEMA to the state’s warehouse. 

Monday, May 18, 2020/Categories: Governor's Office, Montana.gov/Tags:
Department of Livestock Proposes Designated Surveillance Area Boundary Adjustment in Madison County

The Montana Department of Livestock (DOL) is proposing a change to the boundary of the Designated Surveillance Area (DSA) for brucellosis.

Monday, May 18, 2020/Categories: Department of Livestock/Tags:

Governor Steve Bullock today visited the drive thru testing site taking place at the Fort Belknap Agency today and tomorrow as part of state efforts to partner with tribal communities to perform enhanced surveillance testing.

Friday, May 15, 2020/Categories: Governor's Office, Montana.gov/Tags:
Friday, May 15, 2020/Categories: Department of Environmental Quality/Tags:

Governor Steve Bullock today announced he is directing $5 million in federal CARES Act funds to expand assistance to thousands of Montanans struggling to afford their home energy needs due to financial strain caused by COVID-19.  


Thursday, May 14, 2020/Categories: Governor's Office, Montana.gov/Tags:
HELENA— Superintendent of Public Instruction Elsie Arntzen announced additional guidance to districts regarding Montana’s $41.3 million in Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funds from the federal CARES Act today. Superintendent Arntzen also announced...
The Legislative Audit Committee (LAC) meets remotely at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 20, 2020, to review audit reports for the university system and the Department of Commerce. The Audit Committee will also discuss potential audit topics relating to the ongoing state government response to the...
Thursday, May 14, 2020/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags: