Bullock announces fire fund doubled
August 21, 2020
Governor Steve Bullock recently announced that the fire fund has doubled to its statutory maximum and that the state of Montana is well equipped to manage the uncertainty ahead created by the pandemic due to sufficient budget reserves of over $600 million.
“Because we headed into this pandemic in an historically strong position and because we were careful stewards of taxpayer dollars, Montana is in an enviable financial position as other states weather budget challenges,” said Governor Bullock. “Montanans can rest assured that we are well equipped to handle two concurrent challenges...