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Travel Resources

Various Resources for Montana's Traveling Elected Officials

MACo Travel Expense Voucher

This form will help you track your expenses during your travels.


Travel Reimbursement Rates

Check out this resource to get the current mileage, meal, and hotel room reimbursement rates.


Calculate Your Mileage

Are you driving? This resource will help you easily figure out your mileage, without a map or calculator!


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NACo Releases Analysis of 2016 Elections

U.S. Election Insight: What's in Store for the Nation's Counties
Posted Date: 
November 12, 2016

Now that the elections are over, Congress will be back in Washington, D.C. next week to begin the lame duck session, President-elect Trump is already beginning his transition and congressional leaders are getting organized for the 115th Congress.  To help you digest the results of the election and what it means for county governments, the National Association of Counties (NACo) has released a detailed report, "U.S. Election Insight 2016: What's in Store for the Nation's Counties."

Useful Publications for Counties

MACo and MSU Local Government Center Publications.

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Montana State Holidays

The following is a list of legal holidays and the dates most state offices will observe them. If a holiday falls on Sunday, the Monday following is the observed holiday.  If the holiday falls on Saturday, the preceding Friday is the observed holiday.  State primary election days are not legal state holidays.  For more information regarding the administration of state employees’ holiday benefits, see policy number 03-0325 of the Montana Operations Manual and sections 1-1-216 and 2-18-603, MCA.


Date Holiday
Monday, January 2 New Year's Day
Monday, January 16 Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Monday, February 20 President's Day
Monday, May 29 Memorial Day
Tuesday, July 4 Independence Day
Monday, September 4 Labor Day
Monday, October 9 Columbus Day
Friday, November 10 Veterans' Day
Thursday, November 23 Thanksgiving Day
Monday, December 25 Christmas Day


Date Holiday
Monday, January 1 New Year's Day
Monday, January 15 Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Monday, February 19 President's Day
Monday, May 28 Memorial Day
Wednesday, July 4 Independence Day
Monday, September 3 Labor Day
Monday, October 8 Columbus Day
Tuesday, November 6 General Election Day
Sunday, November 11
Observed Monday, November 12
Veterans' Day
Thursday, November 22 Thanksgiving Day
Tuesday, December 25 Christmas Day


Date Holiday
Tuesday, January 1 New Year's Day
Monday, January 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Monday, February 18 President's Day
Monday, May, 27 Memorial Day
Thursday, July 4 Independence Day
Monday, September 2 Labor Day
Monday, October 14 Columbus Day
Tuesday, November 5 General Election Day
Monday, November 11 Veterans' Day
Thursday, November 28 Thanksgiving Day
Wednesday, December 25 Christmas Day