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Parole board chairman resigns; board also has new executive director

Parole board chairman resigns; board also has new executive director

HELENA — The longtime chairman of Montana’s Board of Pardons and Parole, Mike McKee, of Hamilton, resigned this week.

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Gazette opinion: 2% isn’t a solution for community mental health

Gazette opinion: 2% isn’t a solution for community mental health

The Mental Health Center that serves 11 counties of south central Montana lost about $200,000 on operations in the first 11 months of 2014. The governor’s executive budget proposal won’t bring the MHC out of the red over the next two years – unless changes are made.

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Charter planning to hire 100 new workers in Billings

Charter planning to hire 100 new workers in Billings

Charter Communications is seeking to hire 100 new employees in Billings, primarily in sales and customer retention, company officials announced Wednesday.

December 17, 2014 4:42 pm Photos

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Bullock taps Republican lawmaker from Dillon to sponsor infrastructure bill

Bullock taps Republican lawmaker from Dillon to sponsor infrastructure bill

HELENA — Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock has turned to Republican State Rep. Jeff Welborn of Dillon to sponsor his nearly $400-million-plus infrastructure bill in the 2015 Legislature.

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Bullock orders flags at half staff to honor former First Lady

Bullock orders flags at half staff to honor former First Lady

HELENA — Gov. Steve Bullock has ordered all flags in the state to be flown at half-staff on Tuesday to honor the memory of the late First Lady Carol Judge.

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Gazette opinion: Secret public meetings are an impossibility

Gazette opinion: Secret public meetings are an impossibility

Montanans should feel pretty good. Your governor, Steve Bullock, believes you have amazing powers.

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Bullock ready to roll dice on giant $300 million infrastructure bill

Bullock ready to roll dice on giant $300 million infrastructure bill

HELENA — Gov. Steve Bullock is sending a massive $300 million Christmas tree of building projects to the 2015 Legislature, hoping lawmakers won’t chop it into pieces and throw some into the fireplace.

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Billings Chamber renewing push for local option sales tax

Billings Chamber renewing push for local option sales tax

At Trailhead Spirits in downtown Billings, owner Casey McGowan is selling the Montana brand as much as his own products. So it’s worth jacking up his prices if the money comes back to his community.

December 14, 2014 12:15 am Photos

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Bullock's office says it's not required to publicize timber meetings

Bullock's office says it's not required to publicize timber meetings

HELENA — The Bullock administration was not required to publicize meetings on which Montana forestlands should be tabbed for expedited logging, because the meetings had no power to make a final decision, a state lawyer argued Thursday.

December 11, 2014 6:15 pmLoading…
Montana governor Bullock to lead Democrats' campaign arm

Montana governor Bullock to lead Democrats' campaign arm

WASHINGTON — Montana Gov. Steve Bullock will lead the Democratic governors' campaign arm as it looks to rebound from sweeping losses in the 2014 elections.

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Billings lobbyist directed to support Medicaid, monitor Bullock's pre-K plan

The Billings City Council approved its 2015 Montana legislative priorities by an 8-3 vote Monday, but not without substantial debate.

December 08, 2014 10:08 pmLoading…

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8 Western states governors meeting in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS — Eight Western U.S. governors and several top federal officials are in Las Vegas this weekend to talk about common problems and issues including energy, species like sage grouse, and drought.

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Suicide prevention leader finds kids' access to lethal means 'alarming'

Suicide prevention leader finds kids' access to lethal means 'alarming'

Firearms continue to be the primary means of suicide in Montana, constituting 66 percent of the suicides, well above the national average of 51 percent, according to a newly released state report.

December 04, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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Bullock vying to run governor group

Bullock vying to run governor group

HELENA — Gov. Steve Bullock is vying to chair the group dedicated to electing Democratic governors - a position that would give him a prominent platform as he heads into his own re-election bid.

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Health forum participants rally for expanding Medicaid

Health forum participants rally for expanding Medicaid

HELENA — The fate of a proposal for the state to provide health coverage for 70,000 low-income people rests with legislators after Gov. Steve Bullock vowed to ask the Montana Legislature to accept federal money to expand Medicaid.

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Bullock vying to chair Democratic Governors Association

Bullock vying to chair Democratic Governors Association

HELENA — Gov. Steve Bullock wants to be in charge of the group dedicated to electing Democratic governors.

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Coal industry, utilities, governor express concern over EPA’s carbon rules

HELENA — Montana energy interests, environmentalists and others this week weighed in on the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed rules to limit carbon emissions at existing power plants, raising scores of questions about the rules’ workability.

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Longtime Montana DEQ employee appointed director

Longtime Montana DEQ employee appointed director

HELENA — Gov. Steve Bullock has appointed a longtime employee of the Montana Department of Environmental Quality to be the next director of the agency.

November 30, 2014 10:45 amLoading…

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