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Governor Steve Bullock and the Bonneville Power Administration today released the Montana Renewables Development Action Plan, which identifies specific actions intended to promote the further development of renewable energy projects in Montana and improve the ability of West Coast markets to...
Monday, July 2, 2018/Categories: Governor's Office/Tags:

Lt. Governor Mike Cooney today was selected to serve as chairman of the National Lieutenant Governors Association (NLGA). NLGA is a professional association for the second-highest ranking officials in all 50 states and the U.S. territories.

Friday, June 29, 2018/Categories: Governor's Office/Tags:
The Local Government Interim Committee wraps up its interim on July 11-12 by reviewing a dozen legislative proposals ranging from new options for local governments to fund and organize fire and emergency services and benefits, to bill drafts offering affordable housing tax credits. The...
Thursday, June 28, 2018/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags:

The Montana Department of Livestock (MDOL) is collaborating with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and other state and local agencies to conduct an animal disease response exercise, May 8-10, 2018.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018/Categories: Department of Livestock/Tags:

The Revenue and Transportation Interim Committee meets July 10-11 in the Capitol building. The meeting begins at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday in room 102 and continues Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. in room 317.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags:
Governor Steve Bullock today issued the following statement on the Supreme Court ruling in Janus v. AFSCME. “The US Supreme Court just overturned 40 years of settled law that workers, employers and unions across the country rely on. All the more ironic, the 5-4 decision cited Citizens...
Wednesday, June 27, 2018/Categories: Governor's Office/Tags:

Governor Steve Bullock and First Lady Lisa Bullock today announced that a total of $72,710 in private grant funding has been awarded to 14 organizations across Montana to serve Summer Meal Programs through an ongoing partnership with Montana No Kid Hungry.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018/Categories: Governor's Office/Tags:
OPI submitting waiver request for FY 2016 Title II Part B Math and Science Partnership (MSP) Grants- COMMENTS OPEN
On behalf of the State of Montana, the Montana Office of Public Instruction (OPI) will be submitting a waiver request with respect to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act for FY 2016 Title II Part B Math and Science Partnership (MSP) Grants. The U.S. Department of Education requires...

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Friday, June 22, 2018/Categories: Department of Environmental Quality/Tags:
The Economic Affairs Interim Committee (EAIC) of the Montana legislature will make recommendations at its July 9 meeting on three studies assigned over the past year, including a study of the future of Montana State Fund, the state’s guaranteed provider of workers’ compensation...
Friday, June 22, 2018/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags: