HELENA — Gov. Steve Bullock on Monday released his proposed budget for the 2016-2017 fiscal year that includes a new way to expand Medicaid to cover low-income Montanans, a voluntary prekindergarten program and a call to spend $300 million on public works projects statewide.
The Board of Public Education is set to vote Friday on new rules for public preschool programs.
Montana has applied for a $40 million federal grant to increase preschool opportunities in high-needs communities.
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