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GOP legislators ask whether early childhood program is a wise investment

GOP legislators ask whether early childhood program is a wise investment

HELENA — Republican state lawmakers who track education policy said Monday they have many questions about Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock's plan for state-funded preschool — including whether it's the best use of state education dollars.

October 13, 2014 4:42 pm Photos

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Rep. Don Jones, R-Billings

Rep. Don Jones, R-Billings

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September 11, 2014 4:24 pm

Gazette opinion: Volunteer to make time for schools

Last Thursday, nearly 100 adults volunteered to be an Educator for a Day, spending the morning in Billings Public Schools.

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Gazette opinion: Swanson, Brown top Ward 4, Ward 5 fields

Gazette opinion: Swanson, Brown top Ward 4, Ward 5 fields

The voters of Ward 4 in northwest Billings are fortunate this fall to have four good candidates seeking to represent them.

October 17, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Some language pointers for everyone

Back in the ’60s a syndicated columnist in The Gazette, Sydney Harris, stated in one of his columns, “It's ‘harass’ like Harris" and then went on with a series devoted to this subject. I would like to add a couple. There is no such word as preventative! It is preventive. Only three syllables…

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Gazette opinion: Let’s close the deal to upgrade MSU Billings Science Building

Gazette opinion: Let’s close the deal to upgrade MSU Billings Science Building

The long campaign to replace Montana State University Billings' outdated Science Building got its biggest boost ever this weekend when the House approved a bill that would appropriate $10 million from the general fund toward the $15 million project.

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Gazette opinion: Good bill for safer streets, local control

Montana lawmakers have the opportunity to let local voters decide on improvements for pedestrian and bicyclist safety.

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Gazette opinion: State should measure success in higher ed

There’s something new in the Montana University System’s proposed budget appropriation for the upcoming biennium: An agreement that part of the funding will depend on performance.

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Hail Mary pass started on empty Cleveland lot

The following story is absolutely true. I was born in Cleveland, Ohio. The first 15 years of my life, my family lived on the west side in a duplex. We lived near a large Catholic Church and school. All of my childhood playmates were Catholic. There were two empty lots at the end of our stree…

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Gazette opinion: Executive branch must share information

When Yellowstone County legislators gathered Monday to get information from constituents, they heard a plea for more information from state government.

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BBBS adds to board and staff

BBBS adds to board and staff

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Yellowstone County thanks the following volunteers who make up the 2012, 2013 board of directors: Michael Vicars, Northwestern Mutual, president; Amberly Pahut, Billings Clinic, vice president; Garrett Scott, Yellowstone Bank, treasurer; Tracy DuFresne, Altana FCU…

September 23, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Don Jones

Don Jones

Don Jones

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Gazette opinion: Check out bill ideas pouring into Helena

The 2013 Montana Legislature won’t convene for another four months, but its work is piling up. Lawmakers and interim committees have already requested at least 325 bill drafts.

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Candidates spending big money on legislative primary battles

HELENA — The state’s most expensive legislative primary battles this spring are in Polson and the Flathead Valley, with one featuring two Republican incumbents and the other a leading Republican lawmaker trying to fend off a challenge from the right.

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Don Jones

Don Jones

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Don Jones (R)

Don Jones (R)

Age: 52.

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Montana legislative races fill up

Montana legislative races fill up

And they're off.

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After 3 1/2 hours of testimony, council OKs park maintenance district

The Billings City Council approved creation of a citywide park district Monday night, deferring until next year decisions on the nuts and bolts of the plan.

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Don Jones

Don Jones

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