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Governor invests $8M to improve behavioral health crisis response in Montana

News from the office of Governor Gianforte HELENA — Governor Greg Gianforte recently announced an investment of up to $8 million to improve community-based response services for individuals experiencing a behavioral health crisis. As recommended by the Behavioral Health System for Future Generations (BHSFG) Commission, the investment represents the second allocation of $300 million in funding the governor devoted last year to reform and improve Montana’s behavioral health and developmental disabilities services systems. “With this investment, Montanans who are experiencing a crisis will have greater access to the support they need to get back on their feet,&rdqu...

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...

BLM invests $6M for ecosystem restoration

News from U.S. Dept. of the Interior, BLM  MONTANA — The Bureau of Land Management recently announced nearly $6 million for ecosystem restoration projects in seven western states and Florida. The funds are available through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, a signature feature of the Biden-H...

FDA detects chromium in recalled applesauce

News from DPHHS MONTANA — Federal, state, and local health officials continue to urge Montanans to check their homes, childcare facilities, and schools for recalled cinnamon-containing applesauce or apple puree products (listed below) and discard them immediately. Recent FDA product testing sho...

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...

Governor, First Lady announce purchase of historic Helena home Governor, First Lady  announce purchase of  historic Helena home

News from the office of Governor Gianforte HELENA — Governor Greg Gianforte and First Lady Susan Gianforte today announced their private purchase of the historic Samuel T. Hauser House, which they will donate to the State of Montana. The home will serve as their primary residence in Helena. &ld...

100 candidates file for office

News from the office of Secretary of State Christi Jacobsen HELENA — Secretary of State Christi Jacobsen says more than 100 candidates filed for office on the opening day of the 2024 Montana candidate filing period.  “Congratulations to each of the candidates who filed on the opening...

CSKT Tribal Council executive team selected

  PABLO — On Jan. 5, 2024, the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Council selected Michael Dolson (Hot Springs District), to be the new Tribal Chairman for the Tribes. Tom McDonald (At-Large District) was selected to be Vice Chairman; Martin Charlo (Pablo District) was selected to con...


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