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I have had the honor of serving the people of Montana as a State Representative for the past four years. One of my proudest accomplishments in this position is that we were finally able to change our law so that people can no longer share private or sexual images of another person without their permission. T...

All travelers required to self-quarantine

News from Lake County Unified Command Center LAKE COUNTY  – If you are returning from any travel outside of the state, there is a state directive that requires a self-quarantine for 14 days.  In the Mission Valley, many people return from snow birding after living elsewhere for the wi...

DPHHS announces expansion of mental health resources to help Montanans during COVID-19

News from DPHHS MONTANA — Department of Public Health and Human Services Director Sheila Hogan announced today an expansion of mental health services to help Montanans who may be experiencing a range of emotions including loneliness, sadness and fear as a result of the current COVID-19 situation. ...

Self-Responding to the 2020 Census is more important than ever for Montana

News from the 2020 Census MONTANA – All Montanans can now fill out their 2020 Census online, by phone or by mail – even without receiving an official invitation to participate.  The 2020 Census is available to fill out now online at, by phone at 1-844-330-2020, or vi...

Consumer protections announced

News from Governor Bullock  MONTANA – Governor Steve Bullock announced consumer protections to lessen the economic impacts on Montanans during the COVID-19 statewide emergency by stopping evictions, foreclosures and cancellation of utility services including water, heating and internet servic...

Governor to bolster food security for Montana families

News from the Office of the Governor   MONTANA – Governor Steve Bullock announced that in the coming days and weeks, he will extend federal food assistance to more than 100,000 Montanans, increase food supplies at emergency food pantries and food banks, and streamline nutrition assistance for...

Bullock announces additional guidance on childcare facilities

News from the Office of the Governor  MONTANA – Governor Steve Bullock issued a directive providing additional guidance on childcare facilities to ensure that Montana’s essential workers can receive access to childcare during the state of emergency. Additionally, the directive requires ...

At-risk youth among most vulnerable to school closures

MONTANA – With schools across Montana transitioned to online learning and state child protection specialists moving home visits online, child advocates are raising concerns about the health and safety of at-risk youth. Gov. Steve Bullock ordered Montana schools to close on March 16, and later extend...

Governor Bullock announces measure to keep smaller hospitals open

News from the Office of the Governor  MONTANA – Governor Steve Bullock announced a directive that allows Montana hospitals and related facilities to receive financing to remain open and acquire the supplies needed to respond to COVID-19. “For weeks both urban and rural hospitals have...

Governor Bullock waives CHIP Copays, authorizes continued Medicaid coverage

News from the Office of the Governor   MONTANA – Governor Steve Bullock  announced, on March 27, measures to waive out-of-pocket copayments for low-income Montanans covered by Healthy Montana Kids, ensure Montanans covered by Medicaid won’t lose coverage for inability to pay premiu...


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