Bullock: State budget, fire fund, in good shape
August 18, 2020
Gov. Steve Bullock said during a press conference Monday that, despite the pandemic and what looks to be a tough fire season, the state is in a relatively strong position going into the next few years.
“We’ve wrapped up the state fiscal year and have a greater understanding of how the pandemic has affected revenue and expenditures,” Bullock said. “… We headed into this pandemic in a historically strong position financially. We were careful stewards of tax-payer dollars and now Montana really is in an enviable financial situation compared to many other states weathering budget cha...