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Legislative Fiscal Division Chart - Individual Income Tax Credits

Posted Date: 
July 20, 2016

The Legislative Fiscal Division has posted the latest Chart of the Week.  Today's chart continues a series on the 2019 Biennium Outlook with historical data on individual income tax credits.

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Website Privacy Policy Samples for Counties

Please Do NOT Simply Cut & Paste the Policy As Is
Contact: 
Shantil Siaperas, Legislative Analyst & Communications Specialist, Montana Association of Counties

We have been receiving numerous questions regarding the privacy policies that SAVA requested be posted on local government websites.  To help in your endeavors regarding this issue, attached are two sample privacy policies that can be used as guides (one for a website that does not collect any personally identifiable information and another for a website that does collect personally identifiable information) as well as some optional clauses.  Depending on what information you collect, the clauses may need altering or more clauses may need to be added.  If using these samples, please be sure to personalize them.  DO NOT simply cut-and-paste this policy as is.

Legislative Fiscal Division Chart - Revenue Outlook

Posted Date: 
July 13, 2016

The Legislative Fiscal Division has posted the latest Chart of the Week.  This is the fifth chart in a series on the 2019 Biennium Outlook. Today's chart is on Montana's revenue and 2019 biennium projections.

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Legislative Fiscal Division Chart - Oil & Gas

Posted Date: 
July 6, 2016

The Legislative Fiscal Division has posted the latest Chart of the Week. This is the fourth chart in a series on the 2019 Biennium Outlook. Today's chart is on Montana's oil and gas revenue and 2019 biennium projections.

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July Issue of 2015-2016 Interim Newsletter

Posted Date: 
June 30, 2016

The July issue of The Interim newsletter is now available. In addition to articles about interim committee activities, this month's issue features:

  • Save the Dates! a front-page article listing the key dates for session orientation activities.
  • Following the committee articles on page 13, a list of known next meeting dates for all committees.
  • A Back Page article summarizing the general fund budget outlook for the 2019 biennium.

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

The Interim is a monthly newsletter containing articles about Montana legislative committee meetings and other state legislative activities between legislative session.

Click Here to Download this Issue of the Interim Newsletter

Legislative Fiscal Division Chart - K-12 Statutory Inflation

Posted Date: 
June 29, 2016

The Legislative Fiscal Division has posted the latest Chart of the Week. This is the third chart in a series on the 2019 Biennium Outlook. Today's chart is on K-12 Statutory Inflation.

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Legislative Fiscal Division Chart - Foster Care Caseloads

Posted Date: 
June 22, 2016

The Legislative Fiscal Division has posted the latest Chart of the Week. This is the second chart in a series on the 2019 Biennium Outlook. Today's chart is on historical foster care caseloads from the Child and Family Services Division.

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Legislative Fiscal Division Chart - Ending Fund Balance

Posted Date: 
June 15, 2016

The Legislative Fiscal Division has posted the latest Chart of the Week. This week, we begin a series on the 2019 Biennium Outlook. Today's chart is on historical ending fund balances, and includes the current 2017 ending fund balance projection compared with the projection made at the end of the 2015 Legislative Session.

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Legislative Fiscal Division Chart - Bed Tax Distribution to Counties

Posted Date: 
June 8, 2016

The Legislative Fiscal Division has posted the latest Chart of the Week. This week's chart is on the bed tax distribution to counties. This is the third chart in a series on tourism.

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Legislative Fiscal Division Chart - Lodging Tax Revenue Distribution by Agency or Fund

Posted Date: 
June 2, 2016

The Legislative Fiscal Division has posted the latest Chart of the Week. This week's chart shows the lodging tax revenue distribution by agency or fund.  This is the second chart in a series on tourism.

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