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Unclaimed Property Day is back, returning money to Montanans

News from the Dept. of Revenue HELENA — The Montana Department of Revenue is holding approximately $128 million dollars that has yet to be claimed by citizens. Montanans can search for abandoned money or other types of property. The fastest and easiest way to search is online at: MissingMoney.c...

Livestock reports, payments due March 1

News from the Montana Dept. of Revenue HELENA — Montanans have just a few more weeks to report the number of each type of livestock they own and to pay the per capita fees set yearly by the Montana Board of Livestock. Livestock reports and payments are due March 1. Owners can report and pay onl...

$600,000 to strengthen Direct Care workforce

News from the office of the Governor  HELENA — Governor Greg Gianforte recently announced an investment of up to $600,000 to strengthen the Direct Support Professional (DSP) workforce and better support Montanans with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).  As recommended ...

District Court: legislature has final say over Governor’s veto

News from Upper Seven Law HELENA — The Montana First Judicial District Court held today that the Governor and the Secretary of State must follow the clear procedure the Montana Constitution mandates and allow the Legislature the opportunity to override the Governor’s veto of Senate Bill 442&...

Governor Gianforte issues executive order to ensure Montanans stay warm

News from the office of Governor Gianforte HELENA — On Friday, Jan. 19, Governor Greg Gianforte issued Executive Order 2-2024 declaring a state of energy emergency to make it easier for carriers to supply much-needed propane, heating oil, and diesel fuel during harsh winter conditions.  &l...

Legislative Notes Legislative Notes

As you learn about all the candidates for various offices this year, the most important ones are the ones that most Montanans know the least about. The politicians you need to do the most research on are not the would-be congressmen, governors, or even legislators. It’s the judges.  Although th...

Community Pond Program grant money available

News from MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks HELENA — Groups or individuals interested in constructing or improving a community fishing pond have until Feb. 1 to apply for a Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks’ Community Pond Program grant. The objective of the Community Pond Program is to enhance...

Democratic legislators want to hear from you

News from the Lake County Democrats RONAN — Come meet with Senate Minority Leader Pat Flowers and Senate Minority Whip, Susan Webber at the Lake County stop of the Legislative Listening Tour scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 25, at 6 p.m. This public event will take place at the Mission Valley Senior C...

Governor Gianforte launches property tax task force

News from the office of Governor Gianforte HELENA — Governor Greg Gianforte today launched a property tax task force to provide recommendations to reform the property tax system and reduce the burden on property taxpayers. “Property taxes are too high. Our $1,350 property tax rebate helpe...

Judge rules in favor of news outlets in right-to-know lawsuit Judge rules in favor of news outlets in right-to-know lawsuit

A district court judge has determined that candidates for judicial positions do not have a reasonable expectation of privacy when being interviewed by representatives of the governor’s office, the result of a lawsuit filed by the Choteau Acantha newspaper and Montana Free Press.  The Acantha an...


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