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Lawmakers narrowly reject prohibition on medical aid in dying Lawmakers narrowly reject prohibition on medical aid in dying

HELENA — A bill that would have allowed criminal penalties for Montana physicians who provide terminally ill patients with medical aid in dying narrowly failed to pass a final vote in the Senate chamber Wednesday, spelling the likely fate of the bill this session. Senate Bill 210, sponsored by Sen. ...

Amid dire suicide rates, governor expands student mental health screening

HELENA — Bella Nyman has struggled with her mental health since age 7, when she was diagnosed with bipolar disorder and anxiety.  Nyman said she was afraid to tell her parents she had thoughts of suicide. Looking back, a mental health screening might have helped her to stop hiding her struggles...

Gianforte announces launch of ‘DON’T QUIT’ Campaign

News from the office of Governor Gianforte HELENA — Governor Greg Gianforte today announced the National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils (NFGFC) has selected Montana for its 2023 DON’T QUIT campaign. As part of the campaign, the NFGFC, chaired by Jake Steinfeld, will gift...

Governor Gianforte: Let’s Deliver on Montanans’ Priorities Governor Gianforte: Let’s Deliver on Montanans’ Priorities

News from the office of Governor Gianforte HELENA – Following his visit to Lewistown yesterday, Governor Greg Gianforte today urged legislators to deliver on Montanans’ priorities by sending a historic tax package and pro-housing reforms to his desk.  “Folks in Lewistown told m...

Legislative Notes Legislative Notes

One of my top priorities this legislative session is strengthening Montana’s position against hostile foreign nations like China. National security is primarily a responsibility of the federal government, but as a Marine who served in Iraq, I believe elected officials at all levels of government should...

Governor Gianforte proclaims February CTE Month

News from the office of Governor Gianforte HELENA – Continuing his focus on promoting trades education and individualized, work-based learning opportunities for students, Governor Greg Gianforte today proclaimed February 2023 Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month in Montana. “Everybo...

Montana lawmakers seek more Information about Governor’s HEART Fund

News from                            Keely Larson / KHN-UM Legislative News Service HELENA — A fund championed by Gov. Greg Gianforte to fill gaps in Montana’s substance use and behavioral health treatment programs has spe...

Montana legislators, senators, governor welcome grizzly delisting progress

News from Montana Legislature, U.S. Senate, Governor Gianforte HELENA — Montana Senate President Jason Ellsworth, R-Hamilton, released the following statement in response to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s acceptance of Montana’s petition to delist grizzly bears from the Endangere...

Montana politicians comment on Chinese spy balloon

News from Senator Tester, Senator Daines and Governor Gianforte BOZEMAN — Several Montana politicians made their thoughts about the Chinese spy balloon known during the week of Feb. 1. In Bozeman, following reports that a suspected Chinese spy balloon was in U.S. airspace above Billings, U...

Governor’s property tax package seen by lawmakers

HELENA — One week before Gov. Greg Gianforte was scheduled to give his State of the State address to the Montana Legislature, a panel of lawmakers tabled and then revived one of the flagship bills in his tax package, which would spend a quarter of the state’s nearly $2 billion surplus on property...

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