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Lake County Treasurers Office creates schedule to lessen lines

POLSON – If you have had to conduct business at the Lake County Treasurer’s Office lately, you probably experienced an unusually long line and wait time.  Lake County Treasurer Robin Vert-Rubel says there are a couple factors creating the backlog. They are down five staff members and out ...

 MT Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund doubled

News from the office of Governor Bullock MONTANA —  Governor Steve Bullock announced he is directing $200 million in state Coronavirus Relief Funds to effectively double the Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund and prevent the thousands of Montana businesses who pay into unemployment insura...

Critical MT infrastructure projects begin Critical MT infrastructure projects begin

News from the office of Governor Bullock MONTANA — “We are making long-term investments in urban and rural communities across Montana that bring quality jobs to the area and make critical updates that will sustain economic growth,” Governor Bullock said. “These projects are makin...

Gianforte marks National Suicide Awareness Month

News from the office of Congressman Gianforte WASHINGTON — Congressman Greg Gianforte (R-Mont.) recently spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to mark National Suicide Awareness Month. “Unfortunately, Montanans are all too familiar with the epidemic of suicide,” Gi...

Montanans can still respond to 2020 Census

News from the Montana Department of Commerce MONTANA – The Montana Department of Commerce and the State Complete Count Committee are reminding Montanans that there is still time to respond to the 2020 Census through Oct. 31. Recent actions by the federal government have created confusion about ...

Montana Native Vote releases endorsements for 2020 Election

News from Montana Native Vote  MONTANA — Montana Native Vote Action Fund is a local, native led statewide political action committee that is working to build native political power across the state. This includes electing Native Americans to state and local office, protecting and expanding ac...

Statewide Health Information Exchange launched 

News from the office of Governor Bullock BILLINGS – Governor Steve Bullock recently announced the launch of Big Sky Care Connect, the statewide health information exchange that will give participating providers access to patient data in real time to improve the quality of care and reduce health ca...

Tester secures $5.7M for MT crime victims

News from the office of Senator Tester   BIG SANDY — U.S. Senator Jon Tester recently announced $5,785,585 in Department of Justice funding for the Montana Board of Crime Control to provide funding to community organizations and services for crime victims. “When folks have suffered be...

Fedral court decides to extentend Census deadline

News from the Office of the Governor  MONTANA ­— Governor Steve Bullock and Lt. Gov. Mike Cooney applauded a decision by a U.S. District Court to extend the deadline for the 2020 Census to allow more time for a complete count of Montana’s residents and announced additional funding f...

It’s not too late to be counted in the 2020 Census

News from the MT Dept. of Commerce  MONTANA – The Montana State Library, in partnership with the Montana Department of Commerce and State Complete Count Committee, is launching a week of activities at public libraries across the state to encourage Montana residents to be counted in the 2020 C...


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