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Articles with the Tag: Governor Greg Gianforte

$25M donated to Montana Heritage Center

News from the office of Governor Gianforte HELENA — Continuing 34 years of philanthropy, the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation donated $25 million to the Montana Historical Society for the construction of the new Montana Heritage Center in Helena. The gift is the largest in the Montana Hist...

Judicial candidates apply for vacancy

MONTANA — Four attorneys have applied to fill a vacancy in the 20th Judicial District, covering Lake and Sanders counties, pending the retirement of Judge Jim Manley on June 1. Gov. Greg Gianforte will appoint the new judge and is currently accepting public comment and letters of support at nominatejud...

Montana’s unemployment rate falls to 2.3%

News from the office of Governor Gianforte   HELENA — Montana’s unemployment rate fell to a new record low in March to 2.3%, the fourth lowest rate in the nation. Montana’s labor force and total employment are at record highs. Inflation, however, has reached a 41-year high, undermi...

Judicial advisory council selected

News from the Office of the Governor MONTANA — Governor Greg Gianforte released the names last Friday of an advisory council that will assist in reviewing qualified candidates to fill the district court judge vacancy in the 20th Judicial District (Lake and Sanders counties). Judge Jim Manley annou...

Judicial appointment process begins

MONTANA — When Montana Supreme Court Chief Justice Mike McGrath notified Gov. Greg Gianforte March 7 of Judge Jim Manley’s pending retirement, the announcement set in motion a relatively new process for judicial appointments.  In 2021, the legislature passed, and the governor signed into ...

Montana named fourth best state for doctors

News from the office of Governor Gianforte HELENA — Governor Greg Gianforte today announced Montana is the fourth best state in the nation for doctors, according to a recent study conducted by WalletHub. “We’re fortunate to have dependable, hardworking health care workers providing ...

March declared Red Cross Month

News from the office of Governor Gianforte HELENA — Governor Greg Gianforte earlier this month proclaimed March 2022 as Red Cross Month in Montana to recognize the lasting legacy of American Red Cross founder Clara Barton and the organization’s impact in Montana. President Franklin D. Roo...

Code Girls United receives coding grant Code Girls United receives coding grant

News from Code Girls United KALISPELL — Code Girls United, based out of Kalispell and operating after school programs throughout Montana in person and online, was awarded a $50,000 state contract for a Tribal Computer Coding Pilot Project. The grant award was the result of legislation signed by...

Gov. Gianforte marks launch of Montana’s newest CTE program at Helena College

News from the office of Governor Gianforte HELENA — Joining the Finishing Trades Institute of the Upper Midwest (FTIUM) and the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT), Governor Greg Gianforte today promoted a new Career and Technical Education (CTE) program at Helena College.&nb...

Briefs for March 9, 2022

New tools, resources available on News from DPHHS HELENA — The Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) Director Adam Meier announced recently that new online resources have been added to for parents or those in a parenting role. The ...

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