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Public Health officials remind Montanans about rabies threat

News from the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services MONTANA — State and local public health officials are reminding Montanans to be aware of rabies exposure risks as summer approaches. The potential for encounters between humans and wild animals increases during spring and summer ...

DPHHS advises ways to manage arthritis

News from DPHHS MONTANA — Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) officials are raising awareness about protective actions Montanans can take to help manage arthritis symptoms. “While there is no sure way to prevent arthritis, there are lifestyle modifications that are prov...

Disability Rights Advocates, Quality Ed Coalition seek to enjoin harmful bill

News from Upper Seven Law HELENA — On April 22, 2024, the Montana Quality Education Coalition and Disability Rights Montana filed a motion to stop the state from giving already scarce public-school money to private individuals and private school vendors. During the last legislative session, the...

Energy Keepers post online ‘Range of Forecast’ graphic, will update weekly

News from Energy Keepers Inc POLSON – Energy Keepers Inc began posting a new graphic online last week that shows the possible lake level ranges this summer. The Range of Forecast graphic will be updated every Monday afternoon through the spring and summer on the Energy Keepers website and Facebook...

Veto override push on long-debated marijuana money bill falls short Veto override push on long-debated marijuana money bill falls short

A veto override effort on a much-debated marijuana revenue bill that initially passed the Montana Legislature with overwhelming bipartisan support last year has failed, according to poll results released Friday afternoon. The override poll, conducted by a mail ballot by the Montana secretary of state&rsqu...

Senate President subpoenas ballot initiative from Secretary of State

News from Lyle Schmauch, Communications & Policy Manager, Senate Republicans,  MT Legislature HELENA — Montana Senate President Jason Ellsworth, R-Hamilton, today issued a subpoena to Secretary of State Christi Jacobsen for Constitutional Initiative 14, the proposed ballot issue to p...

Valley Views

Uncovering one of Montana’s most underutilized—and misunderstood—citizen rights Did you know that you have a constitutional Right to Know? The Right to Know appears alongside your right to Freedom of Speech, Right to Bear Arms and Right of Suffrage in the Montana Constitution, and i...

Peace Voice

Liberty – Equality – Democracy: America and Americans are defined by their dedication to these founding principles--ideas that were fostered by the Enlightenment philosophers of the late 17th - 18th centuries, the Age of Reason, and enshrined in the Declaration of Independence and Constitution.&n...

Legislative Notes  Legislative Notes

The separation of powers among the three co-equal branches of government are essential; and I agree that no branch should be able to overreach its bounds. I want to tell you why this overreach is not happening with SB 442. In Montana, our Constitution does not allow the Executive branch to have the final ...

The great tax shift benefits wealthiest The great tax shift benefits wealthiest

The taxes paid by Montana residents and businesses have created and continue to fund an equitable educational system, roads and bridges, and services that keep our communities safe. Unfortunately, over time, responsibility for our tax system has shifted to everyday Montanans, like our teachers, plumbers, and...


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