Governor Brian Schweitzer

Governor Schweitzer Says Budget Numbers Back His Prediction
Gov. Brian Schweitzer says the latest revenue figures show his budget projections were right all along and that Republican lawmakers deflated the figure to justify steeper cuts.
Last week, legislative fiscal analysts reported state tax collections for the year are about $70 million higher than predic…
Schweitzer Says State Exports To China Will Grow
Gov. Brian Schweitzer, fresh off a trip to China, says that nation will continue to buy more Montana products in the coming years.
Schweitzer returned this past weekend from a two-week trip to China where he was a keynote speaker at a conference in Beijing on coal technologies. But he also travelled …
Yellowstone Bison
Gov. Brian Schweitzer says bison from Yellowstone National Park could be given more room to roam next year near the town of West Yellowstone.
Schweitzer said after touring the area on Wednesday that suitable habitat for the animals exists along the north shore of Hebgen Lake.
Governor Signs Budget Bill
Gov. Brian Schweitzer has signed the main budget bill he hashed out with Republican leaders.
The Democratic governor is getting closer to wrapping up action on all of the Legislature's work.
More Vetos From Schweitzer
Gov. Brian Schweitzer has struck down a proposal to require parental notification of some teen abortions.
The governor issued that and other vetoes Thursday afternoon, but also went along with several legislative proposals.
Vetoes From Schweitzer
Governor Brian Schweitzer has  vetoed  the healthy Montana kids funding proposal. The budget bill was aimed at restricting a popular children's health insurance program. The measure sought to redirect money from a main funding source of Healthy Montana Kids, a plan approved by voters …
24/7 Program Passes
Governor Brian Schweitzer has signed the legislature's top measure aimed at cracking down on drunken driving. The "24/7" program was overwhelmingly endorsed by lawmakers, before they adjourned, and had the strong backing of Attorney General Steve Bullock.
Budget Discussion Is On Hold
The political jousting continues in our States’ Capitol. Discussions on a budget to run the state for the next 2 years stalled on Tuesday. Governor Brian Schweitzer says he’s disappointed over state employee payments, school funding and the legislature’s will to turn away $100 mill…

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