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Governor secures $1,350 in property tax rebates for Montanans Governor secures $1,350 in property tax rebates for Montanans

News from the office of Governor Gianforte HELENA — Joining Representative Tom Welch, R-Dillon, Governor Greg Gianforte this week celebrated a new law which provides Montana homeowners up to $1,350 in property tax rebates over the next two years. “Property taxes are too high, which is why...

Five ways to lower MT residential property taxes

MONTANA — Homeowners across Montana received a nasty shock in the mail last month, coming in the form of state property reappraisal notices that generally indicated the 2023 valuations used to calculate property taxes have spiked over the two-year reappraisal cycle. It’s unlikely those valuati...

Low Flathead Lake levels cause deep concern Low Flathead Lake levels cause deep concern

FLATHEAD LAKE — As lake water levels continue to dip, several political leaders have called for action to remedy the situation from both state and federal levels. According to water data gathered by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), on Friday morning (July 7), Flathead Lake has a surface water level of...

Urban producers, public invited to attend August meeting of Federal Advisory Committee Urban producers, public invited to attend August meeting of Federal Advisory Committee

News from USDA  WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) encourages urban producers, innovative producers and other stakeholders to submit comments for and virtually attend a public meeting of the Federal Advisory Committee for Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production (Commit...

More Montana business growth in June 2023 announced

News from Secretary Christi Jacobsen HELENA — Secretary of State Christi Jacobsen announced last week that new business registrations in Montana surged again in June 2023. Roughly 5,300 new businesses were registered with the Secretary of State’s Office, easily surpassing the approximately ...

DOI launches new interactive map

News from U.S. Department of the Interior WASHINGTON — On June 6, the Department of the Interior launched a new interactive map to track the over $7.3 billion invested so far from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law in over 1,300 projects nationwide. The tool is the first of its ...

Legislature veto polling results available

News from the MT Secretary of State MONTANA — Secretary of State Christi Jacobsen announced recently that veto polling results from the 68th Legislative Session are available on the Secretary of State Office’s website at: The Secretary of ...

Biden-Harris Administration holds record-breaking auction for solar energy development

News from the U.S. Dept. of the Interior WASHINGTON — The Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management held an auction for utility-scale solar energy development in Nevada the week of June 26, resulting in $105.15 million in high bids. The auction of four parcels across 23,675 acre...

Tester secures nearly $25M for infrastructure upgrades in downtown Missoula

News from the office of Senator Tester U.S. SENATE — U.S. Senator Jon Tester today secured $24.5 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation to make infrastructure upgrades that will support economic development and improve access to downtown Missoula. The funding will come from ...

Poll shows Montanans feel state headed in wrong direction

News from Middle Fork Poll HELENA — A recent statewide public opinion poll released today by Middle Fork Strategies shows that Montanans are largely disappointed in the work done by the state’s Republican-led 2023 Legislature, especially on issues of housing, reproductive rights, public educ...


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