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Governor claims new restriction on ‘Montanans’ Right to Know’

News from Constance Van Kley, Upper Seven Law HELENA — In the 2021 legislative session, Governor Greg Gianforte implemented a new method of tracking legislation — the “Agency Bill Monitoring Form.” Shortly after the session ended, Montana citizen Jayson O’Neill submitted an...

$500k awarded to Tribal Nations

News from the office of Governor Gianforte HELENA — Governor Greg Gianforte recently joined Department of Public Health and Human Services Director Adam Meier to announce the distribution of $500,000 to Montana’s eight Tribal Nations through the Healing and Ending Addiction Through Recovery ...

New elk hunting access implemented

News from MT FWP HELENA — Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is implementing a new process for elk hunting access (EHA) agreements to provide more transparency with the public and landowners and allow for a clearer process for Fish and Wildlife Commission review. EHA agreements were codified in...

Ruling grants preliminary injunction against voting bills

News from Upper Seven Law HELENA — Following oral argument last month, a court has ruled that the state is prohibited from enforcing several election-related bills enacted last year, including House Bill 506, which restricted newly-18-year-old voters from accessing ballots, House Bill 176, which e...

Montana named fourth best state for doctors

News from the office of Governor Gianforte HELENA — Governor Greg Gianforte today announced Montana is the fourth best state in the nation for doctors, according to a recent study conducted by WalletHub. “We’re fortunate to have dependable, hardworking health care workers providing ...

Registration opens for conference on tourism, recreation

News from the Montana Department of Commerce HELENA — The Montana Department of Commerce has announced that registration is open for the 2022 Montana Governor’s Conference on Tourism and Recreation. The event will be held in Billings, April 17-19, at the DoubleTree by Hilton and Great Northe...

Downing seeks to assist capital investors

HELENA — Commissioner Troy Downing is seeking to identify Montanans who invested in precious metals and coins purchased from Lear Capital, Inc. The Commissioner of Securities and Insurance (CSI) recently contacted 165 known investors in the state, encouraging them to provide information to help CSI bet...

Superintendent Arntzen ensures school meal assistance

News from the Office of Public Instruction HELENA — Superintendent Elsie Arntzen and the Office of Public Instruction (OPI) are continuing to offer students nutrition assistance programs. The state-administered national school lunch and breakfast programs and the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)...

Commissioner warns of flood risk

News from the Commissioner of Securities & Insurance HELENA — As Spring approaches, Insurance Commissioner Troy Downing reminds Montanans to evaluate their flood risk. Many flood insurance policies take up to 30 days before becoming effective, so now is the time to evaluate and place coverage....

Gov. Gianforte marks launch of Montana’s newest CTE program at Helena College

News from the office of Governor Gianforte HELENA — Joining the Finishing Trades Institute of the Upper Midwest (FTIUM) and the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT), Governor Greg Gianforte today promoted a new Career and Technical Education (CTE) program at Helena College.&nb...


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