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Articles with the Tag: Governor Gianforte

Governor promotes housing agenda

News from the office of Governor Gianforte BOZEMAN — Addressing policymakers at the Western Governors’ Association’s Western Prosperity Roundtable Forum, Governor Greg Gianforte today promoted pro-housing reforms adopted in Montana and championed them as a catalyst for prosperity and i...

100,000 acres of public land unlocked for public access

News from the office of Governor Gianforte  RYEGATE — Providing public access to over 100,000 acres of public land, Governor Greg Gianforte today celebrated the grand opening of the Big Snowy Mountains Wildlife Management Area (WMA) to Montanans. The Big Snowy Mountains WMA opened for the ...

What exactly does Montana’s new obscenity law do?

News from Alex Sakariassen / Montana Free Press HELENA — Last week, Gov. Greg Gianforte signed a bill that was among the most talked about and contentious of the 2023 session: Montana’s “obscenity bill.” And while the proposal underwent substantial changes to address the concerns...

TikTok ban gets signed into law

HELENA — Gov. Greg Gianforte announced Wednesday that he had signed a bill banning Chinese-owned social media platform TikTok over concerns its data-sharing practices jeopardize user privacy and national security. The ban, which the governor’s office said was the first of its kind in the natio...

Governor advances pro-family agenda Governor advances pro-family agenda

News from the office of Governor Gianforte     HELENA — To support Montana families and help reduce the number of children in foster care, Governor Greg Gianforte signed a bill on May 16 into law to establish an adoption tax credit in Montana. “It’s not enough just to stan...

Wild Montana calls on Governor to stop obstructing Legislature’s power to act on SB 442 veto

News from Constance Van Kley, Upper Seven Law HELENA — In a letter sent on Wednesday, May 10, Wild Montana, a nonprofit organization dedicated to conserving public lands and strengthening Montana communities, called on Governor Greg Gianforte to return Senate Bill 442 (“SB 442”) and hi...

New record low: MT’s unemployment rate falls to 2.4%

News from the MT Dept. of Labor and Industry HELENA — Montana’s unemployment rate set a new all-time low in February, declining 0.1% to 2.4% according to data compiled by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Montana Department of Labor & Industry. The February rate of 2.4% is t...

Governor Gianforte highlights Ag Week Governor Gianforte highlights Ag Week

News from the office of Governor Gianforte BELT – To mark the fourth day of Montana Agriculture Week, Governor Greg Gianforte recently visited a multigenerational cattle ranch in Cascade County helping drive innovation in the ag industry. “To keep pace with a transforming industry, farms ...

Governor Gianforte highlights efforts to address affordable workforce housing supply

HELENA — Addressing the Montana Housing Coalition on Feb. 21 at the State Capitol, Governor Greg Gianforte highlighted his administration’s efforts to increase the supply of affordable workforce housing in Montana, calling on the legislature to send pro-housing reforms to his desk. “Hous...


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