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Montana Gender Pay Gap Front And Center At Summit

Montana’s gender pay gap was center stage Tuesday in Bozeman. On average, women in Montana earn 67 percent of what men do. Much of the discussion at the Equal Pay Summit focused on transparency when it comes to wages.

EPA: Billings Now Meets Federal Air Pollution Standards

May 3, 2016
Governor Steve Bullock, D-MT, announcing Billings is the first area in the country to be re-designated as meeting federal air quality standards for SO2. Behind Bullock is John Felton of Riverstone Health and Jeff Walters of the Billings Chamber of Commerc
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says Billings is now in compliance with federal air pollution standards. Gov. Steve Bullock says this is the first time EPA has reversed a “non-attainment” designation.

Gubernatorial candidate Greg Gianforte.
Bree Zender

Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Gianforte put $200,000 of his own money into his campaign last month, on top of more than $1 million his campaign has raised to date.

On this episode of "Campaign Beat": Conrad Burns' legacy; analysis of the latest attack ads in the gubernatorial race; and Gov. Bullock's new (yet old) infrastructure funding plan.

Libertarian Gubernatorial candidate Ted Tunlap.
Courtesy Ted Dunlap

Libertarian Ted Dunlap is among those challenging Democratic incumbent Steve Bullock in the race for governor this year. After spending most of his life in California, Dunlap moved to Connor, MT in 2013. Dunlap recently spoke about his decision to run for governor with Montana Public Radio's Capitol Reporter Corin Cates-Carney.

Both of the major candidates in Montana’s gubernatorial race agree infrastructure funding is important for the state and its citizens.

Governor Steve Bullock announced his plan for the 2017 Legislative Session during a stop in Billings.

The Democrat says this proposal melds together ideas negotiated with the Republican majority in the 2015 session that narrowly failed.

Missoula Team Heads To International Lego Competition
Dari Quirk

A team of middle-schoolers is proposing legislation for electronic waste in Montana.

Chuck Hunter is a Protect Montana Kids commissioner and Helena Representative.
Montana Legislature

The Protect Montana Kids Commission has drafted recommendations for the governor on ways to improve  the state’s child protection system.

The Protect Montana Kids Commission was created by Governor Steve Bullock last September, and according to members of the commission, Montana’s Child Protection System is in crisis.

Billings Senior High School saved taxpayers $85,000 in energy costs over a 4-month period.

Governor Steve Bullock applauds the effort and awarded the school $1,000 for its efforts under the SMART (Saving Money and Resources Today) Schools Challenge. 

During a visit to Billings Senior, Bullock recognized the school for providing a learning environment that’s also energy sustainable.

Clinton vs. Sanders Race Rolling Toward Montana

Apr 12, 2016
Clinton vs. Sanders Race Rolling Toward Montana
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As the race for the Democratic presidential nomination heads deeper into spring, some Montana Democrats are wondering if lightning will strike twice. That’s because for the second time in eight years their party may not have a clear-cut presidential nominee by the time Montana’s June 7 primary rolls around.