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Legislative Fiscal Division Chart - Federal Payments to Counties

Posted Date: 
December 16, 2015

The Legislative Fiscal Division has posted the latest Chart of the Week. This week's chart is on federal payments made to counties.

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Legislative Fiscal Division Chart - Charitable Endowment Credit

Posted Date: 
December 10, 2015

The Legislative Fiscal Division has posted the latest Chart of the Week. This week's chart is on the charitable endowment tax credit.

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Legislative Fiscal Division Chart - Lottery Profit Distributions

Posted Date: 
December 2, 2015

The Legislative Fiscal Division has posted the latest Chart of the Week. This week's chart is on the Montana State Lottery's historic net profit distributions.

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December Issue of 2015-2016 Interim Newsletter

Posted Date: 
December 1, 2015

The December issue of The Interim newsletter is now available.  The newsletter reports on legislative activities during the interim and includes articles on committee meetings and informational articles for legislators. 

This month's Back Page article features a primer on The Clean Water Act and WOTUS - Waters of the United States.

Past issues of The Interim are also available on the Legislative Branch website.

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Legislative Fiscal Division Chart - Live Births

Posted Date: 
November 18, 2015

The Legislative Fiscal Division has posted the latest Chart of the Week. This week's chart is on Montana's live birth numbers. Birth rates are used to forecast funding, staffing and infrastructure requirements for Montana's public school districts.

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Poll on Campaign Finance Rules Triggered

Posted Date: 
November 16, 2015
Contact: 
Sheri Scurr, SAVA Committee Staff & Research Analyst, Office of Research and Policy Analysis, Montana Legislature

The State Administration and Veterans' Affairs Interim Committee has received 23 letters from members of the legislature objecting to 16 proposed new and revised campaign finance rules. By law, this requires the committee to conduct a poll of the legislature about legislative intent when it passed campaign finance law revisions during the 2015 session.

Legislative Fiscal Division Chart - K-12 Enrollments

Posted Date: 
November 12, 2015

The Legislative Fiscal Division has posted the latest Chart of the Week. This week's chart is on enrollment numbers from Montana's public K-12 schools.

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Opencut Rule Making

Posted Date: 
November 12, 2015
Contact: 
Edward Coleman, Bureau Chief, Industrial and Energy Minerals Bureau, Department of Environmental Quality

The Opencut Rule Notice is available on the Department of Environmental Equality.  The notice informs interested parties that the Program has initiated rule-making to propose amendment to and repeal of portions of our rules.

November Issue of 2015-2016 Interim Newsletter

Posted Date: 
November 11, 2015

The November issue of The Interim newsletter is now available.  The newsletter reports on legislative activities during the interim and includes articles on committee meetings and informational articles for legislators. 

This month's Back Page article features information about legislative audits.

Past issues of The Interim are also available on the Legislative Branch website.

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Legislative Fiscal Division Chart - 2-Year College Enrollments

Posted Date: 
November 4, 2015

The Legislative Fiscal Division has posted the latest Chart of the Week. This week's chart is on enrollment numbers from 2-year colleges in the Montana University System (MUS). Stay tuned for next week's chart featuring Montana’s K-12 enrollment.

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