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New law: Pay now, not later, for fire suppression costs

New law: Pay now, not later, for fire suppression costs

HELENA — A new law has changed how the state pays for its share of wildfire suppression costs by setting aside the money before fires occur, instead having to come up with the cash months later after the fire season ends.

August 19, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Funds for buildings killed, but is there life after death?

Funds for buildings killed, but is there life after death?

HELENA — A Senate committee on Wednesday tabled the bill that would have appropriated nearly $100 million in state cash for some new university system building projects and renovations and a new Montana Historical Society building.

April 10, 2013 7:38 pm Related Loading…

Major tax bills listed

HELENA — Here are some major tax bills before the 2013 Legislature, their financial impact to the state general fund over the next two years and their status:

March 16, 2013 7:00 pmLoading…

State tax receipts top 2011 projections

HELENA — State tax collections continue to top the revenue projections made by the 2011 Legislature, with revenues $137.9 million more than forecast for the two-year budget period that ends in 2013, the Legislature’s chief revenue estimator said Friday.

February 17, 2012 9:05 pmLoading…

Guest opinion: Big Sky isn't falling on public pensions

Recent media accounts paint a dire outlook for the Montana Teachers’ Retirement System. The facts, however, tell a different story. Far from needing an immediate and staggering infusion of taxpayer dollars, the fund can be righted with more prudent, gradual and relatively small adjustments. …

October 13, 2011 12:05 amLoading…

Gazette opinion: Want more money for schools? Tell your legislators

Calling Montana public school funding “complex” is an understatement.

September 22, 2011 12:00 am Related Loading…
Budget debate overshadows ceremony on Legislature’s first day

Budget debate overshadows ceremony on Legislature’s first day

HELENA — Soon after the 2011 Montana Legislature convened Monday, top Republican and Democratic leaders immediately began staking out their respective battle lines over state budget issues.

January 03, 2011 8:22 pmLoading…

$200K Powerball prize goes unclaimed

HELENA — Montana Lottery officials say a $200,000 Powerball prize from the March 31 drawing has gone unclaimed.

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