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Tom Jacobson

Tom Jacobson

Tom Jacobson unexpectedly passed away on Thursday, May 1, surrounded by his family. Tom was born in Billings, the first son of Paul and Mary Lou Jacobson and graduated from Billings Senior High School in 1967. Tom continued his education at Rocky Mountain College earning a degree in Business…

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Montana has most inaccessible federal lands; groups brainstorm solutions

Montana has most inaccessible federal lands; groups brainstorm solutions

Calling himself a “Joe Blow working-class guy” who likes to hunt and fish, Tom Jacobson was frustrated by continually losing access to ranches where he had hunted.

December 05, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Was fate of Medicaid expansion bill decided by mistaken vote?

Was fate of Medicaid expansion bill decided by mistaken vote?

HELENA — Did Medicaid expansion in Montana die Friday because of a mistakenly cast vote?

April 19, 2013 6:21 pm Related Loading…
Rep. Tom Jacobson, D-Great Falls

Rep. Tom Jacobson, D-Great Falls

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One Montana tax simplification bill survives

One Montana tax simplification bill survives

HELENA -- Only one income tax simplification bill survived Monday, although its Senate sponsor was not happy with a series of House committee amendments that boost the costs of his bill.

April 15, 2013 9:30 pm Photos

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House narrowly endorses school choice bill

House narrowly endorses school choice bill

HELENA – The Montana House Saturday narrowly endorsed the session’s major school choice bill, which would create state income tax credits for donations to groups that fund scholarships for kids attending private schools.

April 06, 2013 4:32 pm Photos

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Guest opinion: Oil trust fund would benefit Montana's future

We have been receiving between $40 million and $50 million in coal severance tax every year. One half of this tax is dedicated to the Constitutional Coal Trust because of a decision of the people in 1976 to set aside one half of the tax for the use of future generations.

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House committee OKs bill to extend tax breaks to all new generation facilities

HELENA — The House Taxation Committee endorsed a bill Monday to extend to all new future electrical generating facilities —including coal and natural gas — the current tax breaks offered only to alternative-energy facilities such as wind.

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Some lawmakers say tax cut bills may be whittled down to meet budget needs

Some lawmakers say tax cut bills may be whittled down to meet budget needs

HELENA — With Republicans spearheading the effort, legislators are seeking to cut taxes by nearly a half billion dollars.

March 16, 2013 7:00 pm Photos

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Lawmakers seeking plenty of constitutional amendments

Lawmakers seeking plenty of constitutional amendments

HELENA — Montana legislators have proposed 22 different constitutional amendments so far this session, but they’ve already dropped a number of them.

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Rep. Tom Jacobson, D-Great Falls

Rep. Tom Jacobson, D-Great Falls

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SD2 trustees decide on traits, timeline for superintendent search

More than anything, Billings School District 2 trustees want their new superintendent to play well with others.

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Rehberg should focus on economic mobility for Montana

Chairman Rehberg holds the future for Montana's matched savings programs.

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