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MT FWP wants Public Comment on Water Birch FAS Construction

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is looking for public comment on a proposal to replace five camp spots that were undercut by Rock Creek at the Water Birch fishing access site south of Roberts.     The deadline for public comment is noon March 18, 2021. During the past several years, Rock Creek has cut into the fishing access site, destroyin...

Senate Tax Bill 181 Introduced Friday In Montana House Objected To By BNSF Railway’s Matt Jones

Several bills affecting tax policy were introduced in Montana’s legislature last week and Friday one of them Senate Bill 181 ran into opposition from multiple industries who said it would raise taxes on out of state companies that sell things in Montana and substantially raise taxes on a number of long standing businesses already in the ...

Montana Stockgrowers Association Executive Vice President Comments On House Bill 324 COOL Legislation

Friday the Montana House Agriculture Committee heard testimony on a bill that aims to restore transparency in meat labeling. House Bill 324 would allow consumers to reliably purchase meat produced in the United States. Montana Stockgrowers Association Executive Vice President Jay Bodner.

Affordable Care Act Marketplace Open Enrollment Starts Monday Running Through May 15th

Starting Monday the Affordable Care Act marketplace will reopen for three months. Montana Navigator Program Director Jeremy Smith says his nonprofit that assists people in health-care enrollment is offering virtual appointments and navigators who can answer any questions.

FWP Internships available to College Students

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks has offered internships to college students for 30 years. Opportunities in 2021 can be found on our FWP website. Click on Internships.   College students are given an opportunity to gain practical experience in their field of study by serving as interns for the agency. Students take what they learn in th...

President Joe Biden Rescinded The Keystone XL Pipeline Permit But Senator Jon Tester Says Build It

President Joe Biden rescinded the Keystone XL Pipeline permit through an executive order on his first day in office. Senator Jon Tester says build it because we’re not energy independent enough yet and there’s nothing to take over for energy needed right now.