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UM Extends Voluntary Severance Offer To More Eligible Employees

The effort to reduce personnel costs on the University of Montana continues by extending the voluntary severance offer to eligible employees.

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State GOP Leaders Gather To Discuss Budget Issues – Possible Special Session

On Wednesday, top Republican state leaders gathered in a conference call with the media to discuss their views of the current budget crisis in Montana.

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MT Budget Cuts SD2 Middle School Counselors

Budget cuts to Billings School District 2 mean Middle Schools will be without mental health counselors.  KTVQ.com reports that one of the top six actions recommended to the 2017 legislature by the Montana Suicide Mortality Review Team was mandatory depression screening for all school children ages 11 to 17 and development of school district mental health crisis response protocols...

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Bullock Looking for Additional Budget Cuts

The Bullock administration is asking state agencies to find an additional 5 percent in potential budget cuts.  KTVQ.com reports that Gov...

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State Budget Shortfall Could Lead To Cuts In University System Programs

The state budget office notified department heads this week that an alarming drop in anticipated tax revenue could lead to deep cuts in programs and services, including the Montana University System.

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UM
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Associate Commissioner Says Legislature Treated Higher Education Well

Associate Commissioner of Higher Education Kevin McRae said the legislature came through in a big way for higher education in a season where the cuts could have been catastrophic.

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Trump Budget Hits Empire Builder

President Donald Trump’s proposed budget could greatly reduce passenger rail service across the country, while specifically impacting Amtrak’s Empire Builder that runs through Montana...

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UM Seeking Staff Who Wish To Retire To Cut Budget – State Headlines

University of Montana officials are surveying their staff to see how many may wish to retire in order to cut the budget.

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Proposed County Budget Cuts

A bill has been proposed that would make cuts to county attorney budgets across the state, according to the Billings Gazette.  If changes to the criminal code are not made, Yellowstone County Attorney Scott Twito said the bill would stop state contributions to county attorney budgets, effectively cutting Twito’s budget in half...

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Danger For University System Budget At Legislature

There is danger brewing in Helena in the halls of the Montana Legislature over how many millions of dollars may have to be cut from the University system budget.

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