Montana Governor Greg Gianforte

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Montana Governor Removes State-Wide Mask Requirements But Keeps State Employees Masked

In an email to state employees on Feb. 12, Montana Department of Administration Director Misty Ann Giles announced state employees must continue wearing masks while interfacing with the public or while in common areas of State-owned or -leased buildings. Visitors and contractors in State offices must also continue to wear masks. 

Guns coming to campus (and nearly everywhere else): Permitless concealed carry of firearms now legal in Montana

“Gun control measures don’t prevent criminals from perpetuating violence or crime,” said Gianforte. “Gun control measures step on the rights of law abiding citizens and our Second Amendment is very clear, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.”

How we measure internet access is broken in America, and the FCC wants to fix it – How Fast Does The Internet Need To Be In Montana

Having an accurate map of internet access is extremely important. One of the FCC’s priorities is to close the “digital divide” by increasing access to the internet in low-income and rural communities.

It’s Important to Improve the Montana Media Act – The Montana Film Coalition

The Montana film industry experienced its strongest production year in history in 2020. The MEDIA Act, enacted in July of 2019, drove production volumes to new heights in 2020.

Republicans kill bill to cut property taxes for Montanans

Yesterday, Minority Leader Cohenour, who serves as vice-chair of Senate Tax, criticized Gianforte’s plan to cater to out-of-staters and turn its back on Montanans. “It’s not a comeback plan for average Montanans, it’s a kickback plan for those at higher income levels,” she said.

CDC director says dropping mask mandates in Montana is a mistake as coronavirus spreads

“If we relax these mitigation strategies with increasing transmissible variants out there, we could be in a much more difficult spot,” Walensky said. “Now is the time to not let up our guard. Now is the time to double down.”

The Endless War Over How Judges Are Selected

Across the country, legislators are trying to gain more control over their states’ courts. Many of the efforts are from Republicans aiming to diminish the role of judicial nominating commissions.

Montana Governor Gianforte Repeals ‘Dark Money,’ Mail Ballot Rules

He announced his repeal of former Gov. Steve Bullock’s executive order on campaign finance disclosure in a Friday press release that also made good on Gianforte’s promise to repeal former Bullock’s statewide mask mandate.

Multiple health officers are concerned with Montana Gov. Gianforte’s plan to lift statewide mask mandate

The CDC just came out and said it’s really a good idea for people to wear masks. I’m just worried that it puts all Montanans at greater risk.”

Gianforte reacts to impeachment video referencing body-slam incident

The audio from the Gianforte incident was followed by a clip former President Donald Trump speaking at a Montana campaign rally, stating, “Greg [Gianforte] is smart, and by the way, never wrestle him. You understand that? Any guy that can do a body slam, he’s my candidate.”