Phillips County News - One Nation, Under God

By Shaylee Ragar and Tim Pierce
UM Legislative News Service University of Montana School of Journalism 

Legislative Roundup

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February 6, 2019

In his final State of the State address Thursday, Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock laid out his priorities for this legislative session, including Medicaid expansion, access and funding for education, and repairing Montana’s crumbling infrastructure.

Bullock also used the speech to highlight a lower unemployment rate, increases in wheat and barley production and fewer uninsured Montanans since he took office in 2013.

“I am pleased to report the state of our state is stronger than ever,” Bullock said.

In his push for Medicaid expansion, Bullock emphasized the economic benefits of t...

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