Governor Steve Bullock’s budget director today said the federal tax bill passed by Congress is expected to result in a $20 million loss in state revenue over the next two years. And that loss is not significant enough to call a special legislative session or require further cuts to government spending.
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MTPR is doing a lot of reporting on the more than $170 million worth of cuts to the state budget that are resulting in people losing their jobs across state government and with private contractors, and reduced services to some of Montana’s poorest and most vulnerable citizens. Today, we’ve asked our Capitol Reporter Corin Cates-Carney to join us for a big picture look at how the cuts came about, where they’re landing and whether there are any alternatives.
For over a decade, Sam Beam has been creating music under the name Iron And Wine . Beam's cinematic songs have charmed listeners through five albums, numerous EPs and singles and the Archive series. Sam stopped by MTPR’s studios in fall 2017, where he recorded acoustic versions of several of his most popular songs and talked with host John Floridis about trusting his own trajectory and "getting lost in your own process and enthusiasms, because that's your only duty, as an artist."