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Elk Hunting Access Agreement application deadline is May 15

News from MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks HELENA – Landowners have until May 15 to apply for Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks’ Elk Hunting Access Agreement Program. These agreements, which were established by the 2001 Legislature, provide landowners with an elk license or either-sex permit i...

Legislature passes over $1 billion in tax relief

News from Senate Republicans HELENA — As lawmakers wrap up the first half of the 2023 legislative session, Republicans are touting the final passage of over $1 billion in financial relief to Montanans.  “We said coming into the legislative session that providing financial relief to M...

Land planning overhaul would prioritize proactive urban planning

HELENA — Montana lawmakers got an initial look Wednesday at a major land planning bill that aims to overhaul how development decisions are made in and around Montana’s fast-growing urban areas.  Senate Bill 382 would require additional planning by local governments, rework how and when re...

Deadlines for property owners upcoming

News from the Department of Revenue  HELENA — The Montana Department of Revenue would like to remind owners of real and personal property about several important deadlines approaching soon: March 1 Due Date - Business and industrial equipment owners must report their personal property...

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. ...

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...

briefs for March 1, 2023

CSKT seeks comments on hunting season draft  News from the CSKT Natural Resources Department FLATHEAD RESERVATION — The Flathead Indian Reservation Advisory Board is seeking comments on Draft 2023-2024 for hunting seasons, shooting hours and limits for migratory waterfowl, pheasants and ...

Senate Judiciary Committee votes to fund PL280

HELENA — The Montana Senate Judiciary Committee voted on Feb. 16 on a bill requiring Montana to provide funding for the enforcement of Public Law 280.  PL280 is an agreement with the State of Montana passed in 1964 to conduct law enforcement and provide other services on the Flathead Reservatio...

Montana VA helps over 200 Montana veterans secure shelter in 2022

News from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs HELENA — As part of VA’s nationwide goal to house 38,000 homeless Veterans in 2022, Montana VA has provided 211 permanent housing placements for Montana Veterans experiencing homelessness. Permanent housing placements provided by VA staff ...

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...

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