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2011 Montana Legislature News

December 14, 2011

Montana Legislature jobs tour could yield good ideas:



July 19, 2011

36 States & DC Interested in Early Learning Challengen (Montana not competing) :



June 13, 2011

How educated are state legislators?:



June 10, 2011

Guest opinion: Legislature boosts jobs, Montana economy:



May 18, 2011

Montana League of Cities and Towns reports on Legislature's effects:



May 9, 2011

A session of frustration :



May 8, 2011

Governor Schweitzer Offers his Assessment of 2011 Montana Legislature:



May 5, 2011

The 2011 Montana legislative session in review:



April 17, 2011

Montana chool funding bill may include controversial charter school language:



April 14, 2011

Economic development money works:



April 13, 2011

Energy efficiency tax credit could go away in Montana:



April 12, 2011

Guest opinion: Encourage legislators to focus on K-12 schools' needs:



April 11, 2011

Lawmakers consider cutting Montana economic development funds:



April 11, 2011

Rep. Kris Hansen - "Plan for education for next Legislature NOW!!":



April 7, 2011

Who Benefits from a Montana Business Equipment Tax Cut?:



April 4, 2011

Editorial: Attract new industries with an educated Montana workforce:



April 1, 2011

Part 4: New UM satellite program filling need for higher education:



March 31, 2011

Budget cuts violate the 'code' - Senator Williams asks for lean, responsible budget to make Gene Autry proud:



March 30, 2011

Montana - Cutting investment in job creation efforts? Now is not the time.:



March 30, 2011

Montana Republican Says Drunkenness is "Way of Life"; Opposes DUI Laws:



March 27, 2011

Missoula schools prepare for possible job, program cuts:



March 24, 2011

Help Pass House Bill 439 - 2,400 students crammed into building constructed for 700. - Crowded College of Technology awaits word on legislative funding for new building:



March 24, 2011

Guest opinion: HB439: A jobs bill both parties can embrace:



March 23, 2011

Gazette opinion: House Bill 439 - Let's create jobs by investing in Montana's future. Your Help is Needed!:



March 22, 2011

Attention Montana! Your help is requested on HB 439. Please contact your legislators.:



March 3, 2011

Stephen Colbert lampoons Montana climate change bill - Video:



February 27, 2011

Montana's GOP legislators gaining national attention - Democratic legislators share hopes, frustrations about the session:



February 26, 2011

GOP lawmakers report to public - Cite extreme media bias:



February 25, 2011

University of Montana Legislative roundtable: Lot of time wasted in first half of Montana Legislature:



February 24, 2011

Montana to newly elected tea party lawmakers: Don't make our state into a laughingstock:



February 20, 2011

Legislature should put priority on funding Montana's quality public schools or is it all about corporate profits and corporate control of education?:



February 18, 2011

A prudent plan to create Montana jobs, train future workers:



February 17, 2011

Montana Legislator, State Rep. Joe Read (R-MT), Introduces Bill To Declare Global Warming 'Natural' And 'Beneficial':



February 17, 2011

Governor Schweitzer Gives Session Update - Montana has over $355 Million in Bank:



February 7, 2011

A tale of two freshmen:



February 6, 2011

Montana GOP takes aim at renewable power - Montana lawmakers hear from military about dangers of relying on oil, coal:



February 3, 2011

We need quality education to nurture Montana's business climate:



February 1, 2011

Uneducated and unmotivated: Legislators attack integrity of Montana student voters:



February 1, 2011

Announcement and Invitation to Attend Poster Session - Showcase Montana Board of Research and Commercialization :



February 1, 2011

Governor Schweitzer signed House Bill 1 and issued the following statement::



January 27, 2011

Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer "State of the State": Growing Montana economy can finance top-drawer education:



January 24, 2011

Build new Missoula College of Technology to bolster economy: Let Legislature know we need new facilities to train workers:



January 22, 2011

Cyber expert: Montana Legislature a lesson in wireless insecurity:



January 19, 2011

Teaching Chinese in America:



January 19, 2011

Keep Montana humming:



January 17, 2011

Today at the Montana Legislature:



January 13, 2011

Gazette opinion: Let Montana lawmakers hear about big school challenges:



January 13, 2011

Video meetings with Montana legislators start today:



January 12, 2011

Missoula city, county set up sites to track bills in Montana Legislature:



January 11, 2011

Gov. Schweitzer Blasts Montana Lawmakers for Buying New Laptops:



January 10, 2011

Let lawmakers hear about big school challenges:



January 9, 2011

Montana Business Leaders Tell Legislators How Best To Improve Business Climate - GOP leaders say message received :



January 9, 2011

Creating Opportunities for Montana:



January 6, 2011

Business, nonprofit employers to tell lawmakers how to get Montanans back to work:



January 3, 2011

Changes in tenure proposed, amidst education topics:



January 2, 2011

Upcoming Legislature will have its hands full:



January 2, 2011

Gazette opinion: 2011 agenda: Let's invest wisely in Montana's future:



January 2, 2011

City Lights: Got to love those 2011 Montana legislative bills:



January 1, 2011

2011 Legislature: Senate President Peterson urges 'Code of the West':



January 1, 2011

2011 Legislature: House Speaker Milburn says focus is on jobs, efficient government:



December 31, 2010

How Public Can Monitor, Participate in 2011 Montana Legislature:



December 27, 2010

Flathead Valley Community College and MSU Billings prepare for legislative session:



December 26, 2010

Montana Governor Schweitzer says jobs a priority:



December 26, 2010

Area lawmakers offer bills for 2011 session:



December 21, 2010

Montana Cities Stake Out Concerns for Upcoming Legislature:



December 17, 2010

The 62nd session of the Montana Legislature will convene at noon Monday, Jan. 3, in the State Capitol in Helena.:



December 15, 2010

Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer Revises Revenue Projections Higher by about $119 Million:



December 9, 2010

Legislative Leaders Meeting With Montana Employers, 1/8, Helena, MT:



December 8, 2010

2011 Montana Legislature Session Committee Assignments Available Online:



December 5, 2010

Montana Education budget gets passing grade:



December 5, 2010

Popular WWAMI program for would-be doctors for Montana faces cuts:



December 5, 2010

2011 Legislature: Eastern Montana schools seek to protect energy funds:



December 3, 2010

The Interim - Montana Legislative Newsletter - December 2010:



November 28, 2010

Montana Governor Schweitzer proposes business tax break:



November 26, 2010

Montana Governor Schweitzer's proposed budget mixes tax cuts, service increases, transfers:



November 22, 2010

Everyone should pay attention to K-12 funding in Montana:



November 16, 2010

Learn To Monitor 2011 Montana Legislative Session, 11/22, 12/17, Helena:



November 11, 2010

Gazette opinion: Monday forums connect Yellowstone County, Montana lawmakers, community:



November 10, 2010

Montana State Chamber of Commerce devises a road map for Legislature:



November 9, 2010

United Way Of Missoula And Ravalli Counties: "Legislative 101", 11/15, Missoula, Montana:



November 8, 2010

State of Montana 2011 Legislative Reference Book :



November 4, 2010

Montana Gov. Schweitzer: 2011 Legislative Session should be 'less contentious' than past years:



October 29, 2010

Gazette opinion: Vote for your educational values Nov. 2 "The State with the Best Education Wins!":



September 27, 2010

New revenues, not cuts solution to budget:



September 20, 2010

Go online to learn about candidates for state offices:



September 12, 2010

Montana Governor Schweitzer looks to provide tuition breaks, focus on energy research:



September 8, 2010

The University of Montana College of Technology needs legislative help:



September 7, 2010

Montana lawmakers, health care providers plan to tweak workers' comp overhaul:



September 1, 2010

The Interim - The September Edition of the Montana Legislature Newsletter:



August 31, 2010

Energy Committee to Finalize Potential Legislation for 2011, 9/10, Helena:



August 20, 2010

Montana Chamber Announces Positions for 2010 Election:



August 19, 2010

Montana workers' comp overhaul gets green light for full Legislature to consider:



July 31, 2010

Montana lawmakers want tougher renewable energy requirement for utilities:



July 7, 2010

Kalispell, Montana state senator Verdell Jackson, who doesn't believe in human-caused warming, backs state energy policy:



June 26, 2010

2011 Montana Legislature budget cuts may close eastern high schools and take money from school’s flex funds:



January 30, 2010

Montana Governor Schweitzer rips Legislative Fiscal Division reports as ‘never right’. - Republican leaders say special legislative session is needed:



January 28, 2010

Analysis shows possible state budget overrun of $373M after 2011 Montana Legislature:



January 25, 2010

Montana Lawmakers Already Looking Ahead to 2011, Public Can Too:



January 17, 2010

Montana State Senator, Mitch Tropila of Great Falls Encourages Citizens to Participate in Montana Legislature:





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