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Group demands return of federal wolf protections at Capitol

HELENA — Members of the Wolf and Wildlife Action Group plan to deliver a “violation notice” to Gov. Steve Bullock at the state Capitol at 1 p.m. Monday, for what the group called the state of Montana’s violations under the United Nations Charter for Nature.

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Guest opinion: Workers deserve wages to lift them above poverty

People who work full time shouldn’t be living in poverty. Higher wages ensure that working Montana families aren’t falling behind and are able to make ends meet.”

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Governor announces appointments to state boards, councils

Governor announces appointments to state boards, councils

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock on Friday announced the following appointments.

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Statewide earthquake drill scheduled for Oct. 22

Drop, cover and hold on.

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Gazette opinion: Classes for 4-year-olds would pay off for Montana

Gazette opinion: Classes for 4-year-olds would pay off for Montana

Children who aren’t ready for kindergarten when they start school sometimes never catch up with their classmates – even with extra help.

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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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Gov. Bullock proposes $37M pre-kindergarten program

Gov. Bullock proposes $37M pre-kindergarten program

Gov. Steve Bullock is proposing a $37 million early childhood education program that would make half-day, pre-kindergarten programs available to 4-year-olds.

October 13, 2014 4:25 pm
Bullock promotes pre-K initiative as nonpartisan

Bullock promotes pre-K initiative as nonpartisan

Providing preschool for 4-year-olds shouldn't be a partisan issue, Gov. Steve Bullock said Monday, speaking about the $37 million early childhood education proposal he will present to the Legislature this session.

October 13, 2014 11:59 am Video Photos

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Every baby gets a book: Billings club wants to expand its program statewide

Every baby gets a book: Billings club wants to expand its program statewide

Thanks to women like Gayle Carter and Linda Altwine — and maybe four dozen friends and colleagues in the Billings Junior Woman’s Club — Billings’ newest moms and dads are given a touch-and-feel board book upon the birth of their child.

October 13, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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War College strips Sen. John Walsh of graduate status

War College strips Sen. John Walsh of graduate status

HELENA — The U.S. Army War College on Friday revoked Sen. John Walsh’s master’s degree after its investigation concluded that he had plagiarized his final paper in 2007.

October 10, 2014 1:00 pm Photos

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Bullock says he hopes China trade mission yields contracts

Bullock says he hopes China trade mission yields contracts

HELENA — Gov. Steve Bullock on Friday called his recent trade mission to China a success and one that he hopes will yield future contracts with Montana businesses.

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Governor's climate change plan gets pessimistic response in Colstrip

Governor's climate change plan gets pessimistic response in Colstrip

COLSTRIP — Gov. Steve Bullock asserts Montana can meet the Obama administration’s climate goals without losing jobs or shutting coal plants. But the view from the coal-centered town of Colstrip proved far more pessimistic Tuesday, as Bullock’s claim underwent its first public test.

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Leading Republican has plan for more Medicaid coverage

Leading Republican has plan for more Medicaid coverage

HELENA — A leading Republican lawmaker Tuesday unveiled his proposal to revamp and expand Medicaid coverage for the poor in Montana — but said it wouldn’t accept additional federal dollars offered to the states under Obamacare.

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Gazette opinion: Build better mental health system with community care

Montana’s struggling mental health care system may finally be getting much-needed attention.

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At airport, Matheson struggling to find package handlers

At airport, Matheson struggling to find package handlers

With 5,000 packages daily and rising coming through Billings Logan International Airport, officials at Matheson Flight Extenders say they need more help.

September 22, 2014 4:39 pm Photos

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Bullock outlines options to reduce CO2 emissions without shutting down plants

Bullock outlines options to reduce CO2 emissions without shutting down plants

HELENA — The Bullock administration Friday unveiled five options for how Montana can meet proposed federal rules to combat climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions — and none includes shutting down or curtailing existing coal-fired power plants.

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Bullock leads trade mission to China

Bullock leads trade mission to China

HELENA — Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is embarking on an eight-day trade mission to China.

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Gazette opinion: The voting rights threat on November ballots

Gazette opinion: The voting rights threat on November ballots

In the November 2012 election, 329 Yellowstone County residents who had moved since they last registered to vote were able to cast ballots thanks to Montana’s Election Day registration law.

September 14, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Gazette opinion: Changing the culture of money in politics

Congress has returned to Washington after five weeks of vacation to squander their few fall “work” days with political posturing and a “must-pass” bill that will fund the U.S. government only through mid-December.

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Widow of 9 months calls attention to Montana's suicide rate

Widow of 9 months calls attention to Montana's suicide rate

On Jan. 13, Brandon Jackson left for work as usual — or so his wife thought.

September 10, 2014 8:15 pm Photos

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