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Articles with the Tag: Governor Gianforte

Governor still mum on tribal law enforcement in Lake County Governor still mum on tribal law enforcement in Lake County

Officials in Lake County say the clock is ticking for the state to assume felony law enforcement duties on the Flathead Indian Reservation, but so far they’ve heard nothing from Gov. Greg Gianforte.  In November, the Lake County Commission sent a letter to Gianforte informing him that the local...

$600,000 to strengthen Direct Care workforce

News from the office of the Governor  HELENA — Governor Greg Gianforte recently announced an investment of up to $600,000 to strengthen the Direct Support Professional (DSP) workforce and better support Montanans with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).  As recommended ...

Governor invests $8M to improve behavioral health crisis response in Montana

News from the office of Governor Gianforte HELENA — Governor Greg Gianforte recently announced an investment of up to $8 million to improve community-based response services for individuals experiencing a behavioral health crisis. As recommended by the Behavioral Health System for Future Genera...

Montana sets new records for employment

News from the MT Dept. of Administration HELENA — Governor Greg Gianforte announced on Jan. 22, Montana set new records for total employment and labor force in December, according to data compiled by Department of Labor and Industry (DLI) and the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). &ldquo...

Governor Gianforte issues executive order to ensure Montanans stay warm

News from the office of Governor Gianforte HELENA — On Friday, Jan. 19, Governor Greg Gianforte issued Executive Order 2-2024 declaring a state of energy emergency to make it easier for carriers to supply much-needed propane, heating oil, and diesel fuel during harsh winter conditions.  &l...

Governor Gianforte launches property tax task force

News from the office of Governor Gianforte HELENA — Governor Greg Gianforte today launched a property tax task force to provide recommendations to reform the property tax system and reduce the burden on property taxpayers. “Property taxes are too high. Our $1,350 property tax rebate helpe...

Judge rules in favor of news outlets in right-to-know lawsuit Judge rules in favor of news outlets in right-to-know lawsuit

A district court judge has determined that candidates for judicial positions do not have a reasonable expectation of privacy when being interviewed by representatives of the governor’s office, the result of a lawsuit filed by the Choteau Acantha newspaper and Montana Free Press.  The Acantha an...

Governor, First Lady announce purchase of historic Helena home Governor, First Lady  announce purchase of  historic Helena home

News from the office of Governor Gianforte HELENA — Governor Greg Gianforte and First Lady Susan Gianforte today announced their private purchase of the historic Samuel T. Hauser House, which they will donate to the State of Montana. The home will serve as their primary residence in Helena. &ld...

$17.5M investment made in community-based behavioral health, disabilities care

News from the office of Governor Gianforte HELENA — Governor Greg Gianforte announced an investment of up to $17.5 million to increase Montanans’ access to community-based behavioral health and developmental disabilities care. The investment represents the first allocation of $300 million...

Deadline extended for bird stamp art contest

News from MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks HELENA – The deadline for Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks new Migratory Bird Stamp art contest is now Jan. 31. The Wetlands Protection Advisory Council will select the winning piece of art in February. The winning artist will receive a $2,000 cash prize a...


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