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Montana’s Proposed “Pollinator Protection Act” Seeks to Help Save the Bees
The Environmental Protection Agency reports that annual colony loss averaged 39% over the last decade.
As 2021 Legislature Wraps First Half, Here’s What’s Moving Forward
Despite all the challenges brought by the pandemic, lawmakers in the 67th Montana Legislative Session are wasting no time in pushing through a deluge of bills
Montana Lawmakers Focus in on Capturing Film Industry Dollars
“It was kind of crazy,” she said, describing how Missoulians set out chairs and lined around the block to watch the shoot. “I still, to this day, have people coming in and saying, ‘Oh, you filmed in Yellowstone!’”
Gov. Gianforte Unveils Proposals for State Budget
Governor Greg Gianforte’s proposed two-year state budget cuts $100 million from his predecessor’s, which he says is a win.
Montana Lawmakers Consider Bill to Loosen Gun Restrictions
Representatives on the House Judiciary Committee heard public testimony on a bill Wednesday that would allow Montanans to carry a concealed firearm almost anywhere without a permit.
Gov. Gianforte: COVID-19 Response Will Focus on Vaccines and Incentives, Not Mandates
Gov. Greg Gianforte said at a press conference Tuesday that he plans to focus the state’s pandemic response on personal responsibility and incentives, as well as expanded vaccine distribution.