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State revenue director resigns unexpectedly

HELENA - State Revenue Director Linda Francis, whose agency reportedly has been plagued by personnel problems and poor morale for months, unexpectedly resigned today.

Although the Martz administration did not immediately issue a statement, The Associated Press learned Francis quit amid criticism of her 10-month tenure that involved employee grievances, firings and resignations.

''It was a volatile atmosphere,'' said Jeff Miller, who said his retirement last Friday after 28 years with the agency was prompted by Francis' mistreatment of employees, including him.

''This wasn't the kind of envi...

 

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