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MACo, conservation organizations resist attempt to avoid legislative override

News from Upper Seven Law HELENA — On Feb. 20, 2024, the Montana Association of Counties (“MACo”), Wild Montana, and the Montana Wildlife Federation responded to Governor Gianforte’s motion to stay a district court ruling ordering him to comply with his constitutional obligation ...

Governor Gianforte announces board appointment

News from the office of Governor Gianforte HELENA — Governor Greg Gianforte recently announced the appointment of Zachary Bashoor of Arlee to the Future Fisheries Review Panel. Bashoor is a University of Montana graduate with a degree in Forest Resource Management and Wildland Fire Science, Bashoo...

Governor, DPHHS increase childcare support

News from the office of Governor Gianforte HELENA — Together with Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) Director Charlie Brereton, Governor Greg Gianforte recently announced increased support for families’ childcare costs through the Best Beginnings Child Care Scholarship Pr...

Congressman Denny Rehberg announces candidacy for US House

News from Rehberg campaig n BILLINGS — Former Congressman Denny Rehberg today announced his candidacy for the US House of Representatives, Montana-02, vowing to bring his years of experience, dedication, and proven leadership back to serve the people of Montana.  

Department of Revenue reminds property owners of upcoming important deadlines

News from the Dept. 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 need to report their personal property online wi...

Governor convenes first Property Tax Task Force meeting Governor convenes first Property Tax Task Force meeting

News from the office of Governor Gianforte HELENA — Governor Greg Gianforte today convened the first meeting of his Property Tax Task Force at the State Capitol in Helena. “As we, and all Montanans, know too well, property taxes are too high,” Gov. Gianforte said to task force membe...

Valley Views

Montanans have always been serious about governing themselves in the way they see fit.  While we have a representative government—i.e. one in which we elect officials to represent, lead and act on our behalf in governing—Montanans have never ceded complete control over our lives, liberty and...

Legislative Notes Legislative Notes

It takes a lot to surprise me anymore when it comes to politics or government. But suing to block funding for special needs kids to get an education that works for them? That’s a new low.  In case you missed the news in January, a lawsuit has been filed seeking to overturn the 2023 Legislature&...

Governor Gianforte defends Youth Health Protection Act

From the office of Governor Gianforte   HELENA — On Feb. 12, Governor Greg Gianforte filed a brief to the Montana Supreme Court to defend the Youth Health Protection Act, reaffirming his commitment to protect children from permanent, life-alerting medical procedures. “Last year, I sig...

$6M secured to expand Missoula County Airport  

News from the office of Senator Tester BIG SANDY — U.S. Senator Jon Tester recently secured $6,000,000 to fund a new terminal for Missoula County Airport.   This funding comes from Tester’s bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and is awarded through the Federal Avia...

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