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Montana

Montana

Montana (MT)


Capital: Helena

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State Code

Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2018
1,062,305
Population 2017 1,053,090
Population 2016 1,040,863
Below Poverty 2018 10.3
Below Poverty 2017 12.5
Below Poverty 2016 13.3
Employment – Population Ratio 2018
60.3
Employment – Population Ratio 2017 60.5
Employment – Population Ratio 2016 60.9
Unemployed 2018 3.7
Unemployed 2017 3.9
Unemployed 2016 4.1
Foreclosure Rate 2018 1 of 4,315
STATE FACTS
The most visited place in Montana is Glacier National Park, known as the crown jewel of the continent. It lies along Montana’s northern border and ajoins Waterton Lakes National Park in Canada, forming the world’s first International Peace park.
Montana has the largest grizzly bear population in the lower 48 states.
Montana’s name comes from the Spanish word for mountain.

 

 

 

 

Government

ELECTED OFFICIALS
 Governor
Steve Bullock (D)
 Lieutenant Governor  Mike Cooney (D)
 Attorney General Tim Fox (R)
 Secretary of State Corey Stapleton (R)
 State Senate Control R – 32; D – 18
 State House Control R – 58; D – 42

 

Legislative Process

LEGISLATIVE DATES AND DEADLINES
Convenes January 7, 2019
Sine Die Adjournment April 22, 2019
Committee Action Deadlines N/A
Crossover Deadline March 2, 2019
Carryover from Previous Session No
Governor’s Signing Deadline (in session) 10 days
Governor’s Signing Deadline (after adjournment) 10 days
Veto Override 2/3 majority
Legislation Effective Date October 1, following enactment

*Note – the Montana Legislature meets only in odd years

 

Enforcement

Consumer Complaints

Trade Associations

There are currently no partner industry associations in Montana

 

Political Geography


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