The Montana Conservation Voters has launched the “Montana Pushback” campaign to keep people informed whenever environmental issues are on the docket in the Capitol. Executive Director Whitney Tawney says they’re happy with Governor Greg Gianforte’s budget proposal in terms of funding state agencies and outdoor programs....
Thursday evening the first Republican Governor of Montana in 16 years Greg Gianforte delivered his first state of the state address. He was followed by Representative Laurie Bishop of Livingston with the Democratic response. https://northernbroadcasting.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Untitled-13-2.mp3
COVID-19 brought to the forefront that broadband connectivity is no longer a commodity but is essential infrastructure for the state of Montana. Executive Director of the Montana Cooperative Development Center Tracy McIntyre. https://northernbroadcasting.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Untitled-24-1.mp3
In his state of the state address Thursday evening Governor Greg Gianforte proposed upping beginner teacher salaries. https://northernbroadcasting.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Untitled-25.mp3
Wednesday on Voices of Montana Al Nash was a guest. The Chief of Communications for the Montana Dakota Division of the Bureau of Land Management was asked about the lack of moisture so far this winter across the state. https://northernbroadcasting.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Untitled-17-2.mp3
Senator Jon Tester is now Chairman of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee taking the gavel as a result of the November election. https://northernbroadcasting.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Untitled-9-1.mp3
Missoula Senator Shane Morigeau introduced Senate Bill 124 and Wednesday there were no opponents to his legislation in the Senate Taxation Committee. It would exempt employees from having to pay income tax on student loan reimbursements made by an employer which would benefit Montana students who leave college with an average of $33,000 in deb...
As the Billings Chamber of Commerce Ag Celebration Week continues Chair of the Chamber’s Ag Committee Tierani Brusett has a list of what’s being offered. https://northernbroadcasting.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Untitled-18-1.mp3
Teaching today isn’t like it’s ever been. Superintendent of Public Instruction Elsie Arntzen says realization is starting to set in about the new normal. https://northernbroadcasting.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Untitled-20-1.mp3
The American Lung Association has released the results of its 19th annual state of tobacco control report that tracks efforts to protect residents from adverse impacts of tobacco. Senior Director of Advocacy Cary Nyssen. https://northernbroadcasting.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Untitled-14-2.mp3