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Nearly $5M for MT domestic violence shelters, crime victim services

BIG SANDY — As a part of his continued effort to ensure that Montana victims of crime have the resources they need to get back on their feet, U.S. Senator Jon Tester secured $4.9 million to maintain and enhance crime victim services in the state. The funding comes from the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) a...

Valley Views

During the past legislative session, the Montana Taxpayers Association was excited to support the Gianforte administration’s ideas that improved Montana’s tax systems and provided tax relief. We look forward to continuing that working relationship. However, unless the administration decides soon ...

Prescription drug price cuts for Montanans announced

News from the office of Senator Tester BIG SANDY — Montana seniors will see cheaper prescription drug prices on 10 common medications as a direct result of U.S. Senator Jon Tester’s Inflation Reduction Act. Tester’s law will lower the prices of 10 prescription drugs for Montana seniors...

USS Montana Committee receives Heritage Guardian Award USS Montana Committee receives Heritage Guardian Award

News from the Montana Historical Society A special celebration honoring the USS Montana Committee for instilling the U.S. Navy’s newest submarine with a sense of place, history, and culture – reflecting Treasure State’s heritage and values – is set for 4 to 6 p.m. on Sept. 14 at ...

Buy America rule goes into effect

News from the Office of Senator Tester  BIG SANDY — Following a push from U.S. Senator Jon Tester, the Biden Administration recently announced official guidance adopting Tester’s “Buy America” rule to increase the use of American-made goods in government-funded infrastructur...

$4M+ funds to boost state, local MT cybersecurity

News from the office of Senator Tester BIG SANDY — Continuing his efforts to protect Montanans’ privacy and cybersecurity, U.S. Senator Jon Tester announced $4.95 million in grant funding to help state and local governments—particularly in rural communities—address cybersecurity ...

Local named ‘MT Teacher of the Year’ finalist

News from the Montana Department of Education HELENA — Superintendent Elsie Arntzen congratulates the four finalists for the 2024 Montana Teacher of the Year award. The selected finalist will represent Montana during the 2024 National Teacher of the Year Program in Washington. Catherine Matthews w...

MT Food Bank Network welcomes No Kid Hungry Montana to organization MT Food Bank Network welcomes No Kid Hungry Montana to organization

News from the Montana Food Bank Network MONTANA — This summer, the No Kid Hungry Montana campaign moved to MFBN. The campaign will focus on ending child hunger in Montana and is a collaboration between MFBN and Share Our Strength, a national nonprofit working to ensure all children and families li...

Proposed ballot initiatives would mean big changes for Montana elections

A coalition of former Republican officials and a longtime third-party candidate are pushing a pair of constitutional amendment ballot initiatives for the 2024 cycle that would fundamentally alter Montana’s elections in what they describe as an effort to “reform our broken political system.”...

Hunter education classes offered in NW Montana

News from MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks KALISPELL — Hunter education courses are scheduled in Kalispell, Columbia Falls, and Eureka. Registration is free and available at: Dates, locations and specific instructions for each class, as well as con...

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