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Governor Steve Bullock is highlighting a recently released evaluation report that showcases data from the first year of the STARS preschool pilot program and encourages continued state investment in high-quality preschool opportunities for Montana families.

Thursday, October 25, 2018/Categories: Governor's Office/Tags:

Governor Steve Bullock today announced a new three-year, $800,000 federal grant that will sustain and strengthen respite services in the state of Montana.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018/Categories: Governor's Office/Tags:

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: Governor's Office, Montana.gov/Tags:
Monday, October 22, 2018/Categories: Montana Arts Council/Tags:
The Commissioner of Political Practice’s (COPP) office has received an increasing number of complaints about unsolicited political robotexts over the past few days.   “We’ve received one formal complaint and numerous other complaints about campaign-related text...

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: Governor's Office, Montana.gov/Tags:

Governor Steve Bullock today announced a $30,000 grant from AT&T to create a Jobs for Montana’s Graduates (JMG) student-run entrepreneurship program at East Middle School that will help students develop the skills to transition from the classroom to the workplace.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018/Categories: Governor's Office/Tags:

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, Montana.gov/Tags:
Mailers urging Montanans to apply for an absentee ballot—regardless of whether they were already registered to vote by mail— have prompted many concerned Montanans to reach out to the Commissioner of Political Practice’s office. “We’ve had inquiries about the...
Friday, October 12, 2018/Categories: Commissioner of Political Practices/Tags: absentee ballot
Thursday, October 11, 2018/Categories: Department of Livestock, Montana.gov/Tags: