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Upcoming meetings to discuss FWP conservation easements set

News from MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks KALISPELL — The public is invited to attend upcoming meetings between Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks and private landowners whose land is under conservation easement in northwest Montana. These meetings encompass lands under the following easements: L...

Secretary of State appeals rulings that struck down new election laws

News from Alex Sakariassen, Montana Free Press MONTANA — Montana Secretary of State Christi Jacobsen filed an appeal with the state Supreme Court Tuesday challenging the rulings of a district court judge who overturned four election administration laws passed by the 2021 Legislature. The notice...

Legislative Notes  Legislative Notes

Republican and Democrat caucuses met last week to pick leadership teams for the upcoming legislative session. With the House and Senate being held by Republican super majorities republicans met on the House and Senate floors. Democrats convened in committee rooms.  After weeks of unsuccessfully tryin...

USDA requests public input

News from USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is asking for public input through a Federal Register request for information on implementation of more than $19 billion provided by the Inflation Reduction Act. USDA’s Natura...

National Republican Senatorial Committee elects Daines

News from the office of Senator Daines  WASHINGTON, D.C. — Senate Republicans elected their leadership team for the 118th Congress. Senator Steve Daines (R-Mont.) was elected to serve as Chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC). The NRSC is the official campaign organiz...

DNRC rescinds municipal water right guidance

News from MT Dept. of Natural Resources & Conservation HELENA — The Department of Natural Resources and Conservation announced the rescission of a 2014 memo intended to provide guidance on changes in use for municipal water rights. “After reviewing the memo and its implementation over...

Governor promotes work-based learning for Montana students Governor promotes work-based learning for Montana students

 News from the office of Governor Gianforte HELENA — Visiting with welding and machining students at Capital High School, Governor Greg Gianforte recently highlighted the importance of Career and Technical Education programs in empowering students with in-demand skills and providing a highly ...

Governor unveils pro-family, pro-jobs budget

News from the office of Governor Gianforte HELENA — Governor Greg Gianforte today unveiled his “Budget for Montana Families,” a historic pro-family, pro-jobs budget for the State of Montana for the next biennium. Governor Gianforte’s “Budget for Montana Families” p...

$125,000 in scholarship awards available to high school seniors

News from the Office of the Governor HELENA — The Governor’s Office of Community Service, Reach Higher Montana, and Montana Campus Compact are pleased to announce applications are now being accepted for the 2023 Youth Serve Montana Scholarship. This year’s scholarship is being offered ...

Revenue Interim Committee meets Thursday

News from the Montana Legislative Branch HELENA — The Revenue Interim Committee will meet on Nov. 17 at 1 p.m. in room 335 of the Capitol building. The main objective of the meeting is to adopt a revenue estimate for introduction to the 2023 Legislature.  The meeting agenda is available on...


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