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Montana’s Unemployment Rate Steady at 3.9 Percent in June

Montana’s unemployment rate remained unchanged in June at 3.9 percent.  Employment levels in Montana continued to rise over the month, but the unemployment rate held steady due to growth in the labor force.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015/Categories: Department of Labor and Industry, Former Governors/Tags: Unemployment Rate
Governor Bullock Secures Access to 50,000 Acres of Land on Rocky Mountain Front

Governor Steve Bullock today secured access to 50,000 acres of public land on the Rocky Mountain Front.

Monday, July 20, 2015/Categories: Former Governors/Tags: land board, public access
Governor Bullock Signs Memorandum of Understanding to Further Protect Montana Sage Grouse Habitat

Governor Steve Bullock today signed a cooperative Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Soil and Water Conservation Districts of Montana Incorporated (SWCDMI) and the Natural Resources Conservation Services (NRCS).

Monday, July 20, 2015/Categories: Former Governors/Tags: sage grouse
Governor Bullock Announces $500,000 Coal Board Grant Award to the City of Colstrip for Wastewater Upgrades
Governor Steve Bullock and Montana Department of Commerce Director Meg O’Leary announced the recent award of $500,000 to the City of Colstrip for construction costs associated with upgrades to the city’s wastewater treatment plant.
Monday, July 20, 2015/Categories: Department of Commerce, Former Governors/Tags: Infrastructure, colstrip, coal board
Montana Counties Designated as Natural Disaster Areas Due to Drought Conditions

Governor Steve Bullock today announced fifteen Montana counties have been designated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture as primary natural disaster areas due to drought conditions, and nine additional ones have been named contiguous disaster counties. 

Wednesday, July 15, 2015/Categories: Department of Agriculture, Former Governors/Tags:
Montana Efforts to Combat Childhood Hunger Receive Big Financial Boost
Governor Steve Bullock today announced that the Montana No Kid Hungry campaign has been awarded a $237,000 grant from Share Our Strength to bolster efforts to combat childhood hunger in Montana.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015/Categories: Department of Health and Human Services, Former Governors/Tags:
Governor Bullock Announces Economic Development Funds for Fort Peck Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes

Governor Steve Bullock and Montana Department of Commerce Director Meg O’Leary today announced the recent award of $65,000 to support economic development efforts by the Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes.

Monday, July 13, 2015/Categories: Department of Commerce, Former Governors/Tags:
Governor Bullock's Appointments

Governor Steve Bullock today announced the following appointments.

Friday, July 10, 2015/Categories: Former Governors/Tags:
Manhattan Ratepayers to Save Nearly $100k Thanks To SRF Program Changes

Governor Steve Bullock today announced that ratepayers in Manhattan will save $94,668 thanks to changes he made to the State Revolving Fund (SRF) loan program last year.

Thursday, July 9, 2015/Categories: Former Governors/Tags: SRF, Infrastructure
Governor Bullock Declares State Disaster After Storms in Powder River County

Governor Steve Bullock today issued an executive order declaring a state disaster to exist in Powder River County, and authorized the expenditure of funds to assist in the community’s recovery.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015/Categories: Former Governors/Tags: powder river county, executive order
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