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Montana’s unemployment rate remained steady at 3.7% for the month of November, gaining roughly 2,000 jobs over the month. The U.S. unemployment rate was unchanged at 3.7%

Friday, December 21, 2018/Categories: Former Governors,

Burning is allowed in Western Montana by special permit only through March 1

Monday, December 3, 2018/Categories: Department of Environmental Quality,
Montana Governor Steve Bullock is in Mexico City representing the nation’s governors as Chairman of the National Governors Association (NGA). Governor Bullock will attend the inauguration of Mexican President-elect Lopez Obrador and meet with trade officials and business representatives.
Friday, November 30, 2018/Categories: Former Governors,
Lt. Governor Mike Cooney this week is leading a trade delegation to Mexico to visit with executives from several of Mexico’s largest brewers about the quality of Montana barley and the importance of the Montana-Mexico trade relationship. The mission is sponsored by the Montana Wheat and...
Friday, October 26, 2018/Categories: Former Governors,

On the heels of opening weekend of general hunting season, Governor Steve Bullock sued Attorney General Tim Fox in the Montana Supreme Court asking the high court to overturn an attorney general opinion that blocks closure on pending conservation easement projects with Montana landowners.

Monday, October 22, 2018/Categories: Former Governors,

Governor Steve Bullock today announced that Montana’s unemployment rate is at 3.6% for the month of September, down by a half percentage point since the start of the year and at the lowest rate in over a decade. The U.S. unemployment rate declined to 3.7%.

Friday, October 19, 2018/Categories: Former Governors,

The State Administration and Veterans’ Affairs Interim Committee (SAVA) will wrap up the interim when it meets in Helena Nov. 13. Briefings on the funding status of Montana’s nine statewide defined benefit public employee retirement plans top the agenda.

Monday, October 15, 2018/Categories: Legislative Branch,
Thursday, October 11, 2018/Categories: Department of Livestock,
Governor Steve Bullock and Superintendent Elsie Arntzen celebrated the progress Montana has made connecting K-12 students to high-speed broadband, giving schools the ability to develop 21st century classrooms and provide students with more digital learning tools. According to...
Tuesday, October 2, 2018/Categories: Former Governors,

Governor Steve Bullock today announced that Montana’s unemployment rate dropped for the fifth straight month, down to 3.6% for the month of August. The U.S. unemployment rate remained unchanged at 3.9%.

Friday, September 21, 2018/Categories: Former Governors,