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Workplace deaths decreased in Montana

Department of Labor & Industry MONTANA – Work-related fatalities decreased in Montana over the last year, from 32 in 2017 to 28 in 2018, according to the annual Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, released by the Montana Department of Labor & Industry. “Today’s report shows...

Unemployment rate remains steady

News from the Office of the Governor  MONTANA – Montana’s unemployment rate remained at 3.4 percent in November, as both total employment and the labor force grew. The U.S. unemployment rate declined 0.1 percentage points, to 3.5 percent. “As this decade comes to an end, Montan...

Census employee recruitment on track

LAKE COUNTY – The U.S. Census has received about half of the needed number of applications needed for census-takers in Lake County. U.S. Census Bureau media specialist Josh Manning said the collected applications put the census process “well on track.”  To date, Manning said the cen...

Grant reappointed to Traumatic Brain Injury Advisory Council

News from the office of Governor Steve Bullock  HELENA — Governor Steve Bullock today announced the appointment of Angela Grant of Arlee to the Traumatic Brain Injury Advisory Council. She is being reappointed to serve a term ending Jan. 1, 2023.  Ms. Grant fulfills the qualifications...

Political problem needs to be discussed

Editor,   President Trump seems to be ramping up his base towards a nasty revolution if he is either impeached or loses the next election. It seems prudent that we talk openly about this possibility, given Trump’s rants, language, rallies and behavior. There are many people in our nation who...

Daines bill would return Bison Range to CSKT Daines bill would return Bison Range to CSKT

MONTANA – A bill that would settle a longstanding water rights dispute between the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and state and federal governments would also return control of the National Bison Range to the tribes.  While the exact language of the bill has not yet been made public, a...

Governor Bullock celebrates adoptions

News from the office of Govenor Steve Bullock HELENA — Governor Steve Bullock joined child welfare advocates and Montana families to celebrate the adoption of two children at the 23rd Annual Celebrate Adoption ceremony. “In celebration of National Adoption Awareness month, we recognize th...

Briefs for Dec. 18, 2019

Deadline extended for dairy margin coverage WASHINGTON, D.C., December 11, 2019 – Due to the prolonged and extensive impacts of weather events this year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has extended the deadline to Dec. 20 for producers to enroll in the Dairy Margin Coverage program for the 202...

Montana to participate in ‘Girls Go CyberStart Initiative’ Montana to participate in ‘Girls Go CyberStart Initiative’

News from the office of Governor Steve Bullock MONTANA – Governor Steve Bullock today announced that Montana will again partner with the SANS Institute to provide high school girls the opportunity to learn cybersecurity skills and compete for college scholarships through the 2020 Girls Go CyberSta...

Attorney general launches national strategy to address MMIP

News from the United States Department of Justice  Attorney General William P. Barr launched a national strategy to address missing and murdered Native Americans. The Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons Initiative places MMIP coordinators in 11 U.S. Attorney’s offices who will develop pro...


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