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Articles with the Tag: Governor Greg Gianforte

Governor signs bill to increase affordable housing supply

News from the Office of the Governor MONTANA – Governor Greg Gianforte signed Senate Bill 161 into law to make housing more affordable by cutting red tape and increasing supply. “For too long, burdensome regulations have limited the housing supply, driven up prices, and made buying a home...

Governor prohibits vaccine passports

News from the Office of the Governor  MONTANA – Governor Greg Gianforte issued an executive order prohibiting the state-sponsored development and required use of so-called vaccine passports in Montana. “I strongly encourage Montanans to get a safe, effective COVID-19 vaccine, which i...

Emergency rent, utility assistance now available for Montanans

News from the Department of Commerce   MONTANA — The Montana Emergency Rental Assistance program is taking applications from Montanans who have lost income and are at risk of housing instability due to the COVID-19 pandemic.   “The last year has brought real, serious challenges t...

Briefs for April 14, 2021

Gov. Gianforte tests positive  for COVID-19    News from the office of  Gov. Gianforte BOZEMAN — After exhibiting mild symptoms on Sunday, April 4, and out of an abundance of caution, Governor Greg Gianforte today was tested for COVID-19 and received a positive result. ...

MT selected for academy on cybersecurity policy

News from the office of Governor Gianforte HELENA — Governor Greg Gianforte announced that Montana is one of four states selected to participate in the National Governors Association’s 2021 Policy Academy to Advance Whole-of-State Cybersecurity. In the new policy academy, Montana will wor...

Governor extends tax filing deadline to May 17

News from the Office of the Governor   MONTANA  – Governor Greg Gianforte extended the payment and filing deadlines for Montana individual income taxpayers’ 2020 tax returns to May 17.  “Last year brought real, serious challenges to Montanans, and it’s only appro...

MT SB 140: Gianforte to fill judicial vacancies

News from the office of Governor Gianforte  HELENA — Governor Gianforte signed SB 140 into law, revising laws related to the appointment of district court judges and Supreme Court justices to fill judicial vacancies. “When judicial vacancies occur, I will appoint well-qualified judge...

Legislative Notes

As we begin the second half of the 67th legislative session, I would like to highlight some very important bills that we can all support for the benefit of Montana. Senate Bill 101 provides permanent authorization of Direct Patient Care in Montana law. Dr. Harrop’s Pure Health DPC in Polson is an ex...

Legislature helps Montana’s special needs students rebound

I am honored to have worked with Governor Gianforte to introduce the Students with Special Needs Equal Opportunity Act (House Bill 329) this legislative session. House Bill 329 gives parents flexibility to support the unique educational needs of their child without increasing state spending. The House overwh...

67th Montana Legislature roundup from initiatives to tribal affairs 67th Montana Legislature roundup from initiatives to tribal affairs

MONTANA – After a dash to wrap up work and consider bills before last week’s transmittal deadline, lawmakers returned to Helena to take up work that included advancing some tax cut proposals championed by Gov. Greg Gianforte, as well as proposals that LGBTQ advocates say would curb their civil ri...


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