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June 18, 2021 in Association News, Coronavirus, Virtual Townhalls

June 18th: Digging Deeper into ARPA

On June 18th, MACo and the Local Government Center hosted a virtual “townhall” to provide Montana’s counties with timely updates as well as a venue and opportunity to share and…
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June 4, 2021 in Association News, Coronavirus, Virtual Townhalls

June 4th: Answering Your ARPA Questions

On June 4th, MACo and the Local Government Center hosted a virtual “townhall” to provide Montana’s counties with timely updates as well as a venue and opportunity to share and…
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June 1, 2021 in Association News, Legislative Updates

MACo Legislative Update, Issue 17 – June 1, 2021

Hi, hello, how are ya? It’s been a hot minute since I last graced the interface of your selected internet-capable device. Where have I been? Nowhere. Recuperating. Recovering. Sleeping. Thinking…Thinking…
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May 14, 2021 in Association News, Coronavirus, Legislative Updates, Virtual Townhalls

May 14th: Sine Die & Continuing the ARPA Discussion

On May 14th, MACo and the Local Government Center hosted a virtual “townhall” to provide Montana’s counties with a venue and opportunity to share and learn from the situations and…
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April 25, 2021 in Association News, Legislative Updates

MACo Legislative Update, Issue 16 – April 25, 2021

The whispers are no longer just words lost in all that hot air accumulated under the Dome—Senate President Blasdel has proclaimed from high atop his pulpit that they could adjourn…
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April 23, 2021 in Association News, Coronavirus, Legislative Updates, Virtual Townhalls

April 23rd: Nearing the End of Session & Continuing the ARPA Discussion

On April 23rd, MACo and the Local Government Center hosted a virtual “townhall” to provide Montana’s counties with a venue and opportunity to share and learn from the situations and…
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April 18, 2021 in Association News, Legislative Updates

MACo Legislative Update, Issue 15 – April 18, 2021

Last week was a whirlwind of a wild and weird Legislative week. Is that new? No. Is it expected? Yes. So, who cares? You do. And I’ll tell you why…
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April 11, 2021 in Association News, Legislative Updates

MACo Legislative Update, Issue 14 – April 11, 2021

HELENA—Tomorrow, Monday, April 12th, is Legislative Day (LD) 69. That means there are 21 LDs remaining, equating to roughly 1 month/4 weeks/100 bajillion hours until Sine Die. (But who’s counting?)…
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April 9, 2021 in Association News, Coronavirus, Legislative Updates, Virtual Townhalls

April 9th: Legislative Updates & Continuing the ARPA Discussion

On April 9th, MACo and the Local Government Center hosted a virtual “townhall” to provide Montana’s counties with a venue and opportunity to share and learn from the situations and…
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April 5, 2021 in Association News, Legislative Updates

MACo Legislative Update, Issue 13 – April 5, 2021

Happy Day After Easter! Yes, I’m back in your inbox reporting from your usual digi device, disrupting your holiday with yet another fun-filled update. I know what you’re thinking, “Shantil,…
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March 28, 2021 in Association News, Legislative Updates

MACo Legislative Update, Issue 12 – March 28, 2021

The Legislature is a real mover and shaker right now. Firstly, HB 2 (the State budget bill) will be heard in the Senate Finance & Claims Committee tomorrow, March 29th…
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March 26, 2021 in Association News, Coronavirus, Legislative Updates, Virtual Townhalls

March 26th: Special Guest Speakers, Legislative Updates & ARPA Discussion

On March 26th, MACo and the Local Government Center hosted a virtual “townhall” to provide Montana’s counties with a venue and opportunity to share and learn from the situations and…
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March 21, 2021 in Association News, Legislative Updates

MACo Legislative Update, Issue 11 – March 21, 2021

Last week’s meanderings had so many true facts it didn’t feel like the legislative session. So, this week, we’ll be bringing ourselves back into Legislative Land and focusing on some…
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March 14, 2021 in Association News, Legislative Updates

MACo Legislative Update, Issue 10 – March 14, 2021

Just when you think you're out, they pull you back in . . . Welcome to this week’s legislative meanderings and Legislative Update, both of which are entirely based on…
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March 12, 2021 in Association News, Coronavirus, Legislative Updates, Virtual Townhalls

March 12th: MACo Provides Legislative Updates & Talks About the American Rescue Plan (ARP)

On March 12th, MACo and the MSU Local Government Center hosted a virtual “townhall” to provide Montana’s counties with a venue and opportunity to share and learn from the situations…
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