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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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June Issue of 2015-2016 Interim Newsletter

Posted Date: 
June 1, 2016

The June 2016 issue of The Interim newsletter is now available.  This month's Back Page article offers a peek backstage at legislative services.

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.

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Legislative Fiscal Division Chart - Lodging Tax Distribution by County

Posted Date: 
May 25, 2016

The Legislative Fiscal Division has posted the latest Chart of the Week. This week's chart is on lodging tax distribution by county. This is the first chart in a series on tourism. Next week's chart will have more information on the distribution of these funds.

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Legislative Fiscal Division Chart - Wage Growth

Posted Date: 
May 18, 2016

The Legislative Fiscal Division has posted the latest Chart of the Week. This week's chart is on historical wage growth in Montana. The data in this chart was obtained through the  Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages program.

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Legislative Fiscal Division Chart - Oil Prices

Posted Date: 
May 11, 2016

The Legislative Fiscal Division has posted the latest Chart of the Week. This week's chart is on historical oil prices in Montana compared to the West Texas Intermediate prices.

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Legislative Fiscal Division Chart - Historical Oil Rigs & Production

Posted Date: 
May 4, 2016

The Legislative Fiscal Division has posted the latest Chart of the Week. This week's chart is on historical oil rigs and production.

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May Issue of 2015-2016 Interim Newsletter

Posted Date: 
May 2, 2016

The May 2016 issue of The Interim newsletter is now available.  The newsletter contains information on previous and upcoming legislative activities.

This month's Back Page article is about saving for retirement.

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

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Legislative Fiscal Division Chart - Insurance Premium Growth

Posted Date: 
April 27, 2016

The Legislative Fiscal Division has posted the latest Chart of the Week. This week's chart is on national and state health insurance premium cumulative growth rates since 2014.

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