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Bond-rating agency praises Montana pension-fix bills

HELENA -- A leading credit rating agency has described the two pension overhaul bills signed into law by Gov. Steve Bullock as “credit positive” for the state of Montana.

May 20, 2013 9:31 pmLoading…
Bullock signs major spending bills; budget director to run final numbers on Tuesday

Bullock signs major spending bills; budget director to run final numbers on Tuesday

HELENA — Gov. Steve Bullock on Monday signed into law some major spending bills to fix Montana’s troubled pension systems, raise state employees’ salaries and pay for some new and renovated university system buildings.

May 06, 2013 9:29 pm Related Loading…
One pension fix passes House, another is close

One pension fix passes House, another is close

HELENA -- The House on Monday gave final approval to one bill to fix one of Montana’s financially troubled pension funds and preliminarily endorsed another bill to address the other major plan.

April 22, 2013 7:32 pm Related Loading…
Pay raise bill heads toward passage

Pay raise bill heads toward passage

HELENA -- A proposed pay raise for state employees is only one vote away from passing the Legislature and going to Gov. Steve Bullock for his consideration.

April 19, 2013 7:36 pm Related Loading…
Senate OKs 2 pension bills

Senate OKs 2 pension bills

HELENA — The Senate on Wednesday endorsed the two major bills seeking to repair Montana’s financially troubled pension funds for teachers and public employees.

April 17, 2013 3:26 pm Related Loading…
2 Bullock pension bills win panel’s approval

2 Bullock pension bills win panel’s approval

HELENA — The Bullock administration’s two bills attempting to fix Montana’s financially troubled government pension systems won approval in committee Friday.

March 22, 2013 8:37 pm Photos

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Gazette opinion: State should measure success in higher ed

There’s something new in the Montana University System’s proposed budget appropriation for the upcoming biennium: An agreement that part of the funding will depend on performance.

March 10, 2013 12:10 amLoading…
Major pension bills face vote next week

Major pension bills face vote next week

HELENA — With deadlines fast approaching, the Joint Select Committee on Pensions intends to vote on the major pension bills on March 12, its chairman said Tuesday.

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House OKs bill to end same-day voter registration

House OKs bill to end same-day voter registration

HELENA — House Republicans pushed through a bill Thursday to end same-day voter registration and cut off registration at 5 p.m. on the Friday before Election Day.

January 31, 2013 6:14 pm Related Loading…
Rep. Tom Woods, D-Bozeman

Rep. Tom Woods, D-Bozeman

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