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Voices From The Women's March In Helena

Jan 22, 2017
Some of the people at the Montana Women's March in Helena Saturday
Olga Kreimer

On Saturday morning, a crowd some estimated at 10,000 gathered in Helena for the Women’s March on Montana, an event held in solidarity with the hundreds of Women’s Marches going on around the world.

Gov. Bullock and family on election night 2016 watching results come in.
Mike Albans

Gov. Steve Bullock, introduced by his wife Lisa, addresses his supporters after his win in the gubernatorial race Wednesday morning.

Rules Debates Dominate The First Week Of The Montana Legislature

Jan 11, 2015
Michael Wright - Community News Service

The 2015 Montana Legislature convened Jan. 5, and ceremonial and educational events welcomed the 150 lawmakers from all over the state to Helena.

During the swearing-in ceremonies, the leaders of each party said they hoped the parties would work together to better the state.

“I look around this room and see 50 individuals dedicated to making Montana a better place,” said new Senate President Debby Barrett, R-Dillon. Barrett is the first woman elected Senate president, and she spoke about increasing the power of the legislative branch.

Dan Boyce

Lisa Bullock is moving into her sixth month as Montana’s First Lady and said she is still exploring how she wants to use her new title.

Traditionally, the First Lady takes on a project, a focused effort during the governor’s tenure. For instance, former First Lady Nancy Schweitzer worked on getting kids interested in science and math. The First Lady is not an official state employee, but she does have certain resources available to her, like staff from the Governor’s office.