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HELENA – Governor Steve Bullock released the following statement regarding President Obama’s announcement today on the moratorium he is placing immediately on new coal leases on federal lands.  The moratorium will remain in effect while the US Secretary of Interior conducts a...
Friday, January 15, 2016/Categories: Governor's Office,
HELENA, MT – Governor Steve Bullock highlighted Montana’s significant track record in creating jobs and maintaining fiscal responsibility as the Montana Chamber of Commerce met in Helena for its annual Business Days at the Capitol. “There is a lot to be excited about right...
Thursday, January 14, 2016/Categories: Governor's Office,
HELENA, MT – Governor Steve Bullock today joined Montana entrepreneurs Sarah Calhoun and Scott Brown to launch of the Montana Business Navigator, a new online service that guides prospective business owners and entrepreneurs through a streamlined process of identifying the necessary...
HELENA – Governor Steve Bullock today released the following statement regarding the release of the 2015 Montana Graduation and Dropout Report by Superintendent Denise Juneau:   “Montana’s graduation rates are at record levels and the future is bright for our...
Helena, MT – Today Governor Steve and First Lady Lisa Bullock joined young farmers in Montana in taking the pulse pledge.  The pledge is part of a greater effort, in conjunction with the International Year of Pulses, to introduce more consumers to nutritious, low-cost, protein-packed...
Wednesday, January 13, 2016/Categories: Governor's Office, Department of Agriculture, Pulse Pledge
Governor Bullock Appoints Mike Cooney as Lieutenant Governor

Today Governor Steve Bullock appointed former Montana Secretary of State Mike Cooney as Montana’s  Lieutenant Governor.  

Wednesday, December 30, 2015/Categories: Governor's Office, mike cooney, Lt Governor
Montana’s Unemployment Rate at 4.1 Percent in October
Montana’s unemployment rate remained at 4.1 percent in October with no change over the month.
Governor Bullock Continues to Encourage Funding Land and Water Conservation Fund
Helena, Mont. – In response to the hearing in Congress before House Natural Resources on reauthorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), Montana Governor Steve Bullock again urged Congress to support full mandatory funding and permanent reauthorization of the LWCF, which...
Wednesday, November 18, 2015/Categories: Department of Environmental Quality, Governor's Office,
Governor Bullock Signs Executive Order Creating Interim Montana Clean Power Plan Advisory Council
Today, Governor Steve Bullock issued an executive order creating the Interim Montana Clean Power Plan Advisory Council.  The Council will gather information and provide recommendations on policies and actions necessary for the State of Montana to keep control over its energy future,...
Governor Bullock Secures Approval of Plan to Extend Health Coverage to Thousands of Montanans
Governor Steve Bullock, joined by Sen. Ed Buttrey, and Holly Blouch announced today that Montana’s innovative plan to extend health coverage to thousands of the state’s residents has been approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.