Governor Bullock Addresses Early Childhood Education - KFBB.com News, Sports and Weather

Governor Bullock Addresses Early Childhood Education with Business Leaders

Posted: Updated:

Today in Helena our governor addressed over a 100 business leaders from around the state to discuss his biggest educational concerns.

The Montana Chamber of Commerce held the business days conference at the Great Northern Hotel in Downtown Helena.  The big topic of the day was the opportunities and challenges that businesses currently face. They also covered topics such as how to expand manufacturing, Medicaid, and workforce development. Governor Bullock voiced his opinions as well to see how these businesses could help the future of Montana's youth starting with their development during early education. He believes its imperative for them to take an interest in order for us to have a positive future in Montana.

"They can just like a business leader advocates for economic climate or certain policies they need to push, not only both at the local level talking to their communities, but on the state level to make sure we are not one of only nine states that aren't making investments in early childhood education." said Governor Steve Bullock.

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Additional resources on the way to Lodgepole Complex Fire, according to PIO

    Additional resources on the way to Lodgepole Complex Fire, according to PIO

    Sunday, July 23 2017 12:42 AM EDT2017-07-23 04:42:08 GMT

    A community briefing was held Saturday evening in Jordan to inform residents of how crews are handling the Lodgepole Complex Fire. 

    A community briefing was held Saturday evening in Jordan to inform residents of how crews are handling the Lodgepole Complex Fire. 

  • Flight over the Falls air show kicks off

    Flight over the Falls air show kicks off

    Saturday, July 22 2017 6:28 PM EDT2017-07-22 22:28:52 GMT

    Families from all over the state came out to enjoy the fun, sun and planes. 

    There were several aerobatic performances that had children smiling from ear to ear but one parents says its more that just showing up to see planes.

    Devon Mindrup said, " its the memories that last, even when im gone they will always have memories."

    Families from all over the state came out to enjoy the fun, sun and planes. 

    There were several aerobatic performances that had children smiling from ear to ear but one parents says its more that just showing up to see planes.

    Devon Mindrup said, " its the memories that last, even when im gone they will always have memories."

  • Our Apologies

    The page you requested is currently unavailable. Pages on this site are constantly being revised, updated, and occasionally removed. You may have followed an outdated link or have outdated pages in your
    You have reached a page which is currently unavailable. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please use your browser's BACK button to return to the previous page
  • A $2 rate increase may be in store for NorthWestern Energy Customers

    A $2 rate increase may be in store for NorthWestern Energy Customers

    Friday, July 21 2017 2:52 PM EDT2017-07-21 18:52:56 GMT

    A natural gas rate increase for NorthWestern Energy customers was unanimously voted 5-0 to be approved by the Montana Public Service Commission on Thursday.

    A natural gas rate increase for NorthWestern Energy customers was unanimously voted 5-0 to be approved by the Montana Public Service Commission on Thursday.

  • Spicer Resigns as White House press secretary

    Spicer Resigns as White House press secretary

    Friday, July 21 2017 2:52 PM EDT2017-07-21 18:52:27 GMT

    White House press secretary Sean Spicer is resigning his position, according to two people with knowledge of the decision.      One of those people said Spicer is quitting because of objections over the appointment of a new White House communications director, New York financier Anthony Scaramucci.      The people with knowledge of the decision insisted on anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the personnel matter publicl...

    White House press secretary Sean Spicer is resigning his position, according to two people with knowledge of the decision.

  • Helena man sentenced to 40 years in pistol-whipping death

    Helena man sentenced to 40 years in pistol-whipping death

    Thursday, July 20 2017 6:46 PM EDT2017-07-20 22:46:31 GMT

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A 19-year-old Montana man who shot his friend to death while pistol-whipping someone else has been sentenced to 80 years in Montana State Prison, with 40 years suspended.

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A 19-year-old Montana man who shot his friend to death while pistol-whipping someone else has been sentenced to 80 years in Montana State Prison, with 40 years suspended.

  • Grizzly Bear pictured in Big Belt Mountains

    Grizzly Bear pictured in Big Belt Mountains

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 7:49 PM EDT2017-07-19 23:49:32 GMT
    The first bear sighting in possibly a century appears to be the big news when a 3 1/2-year-old grizzly bear was confirmed to be roaming in Big Belt Mountains, earlier this summer. Fish, Wildlife and Parks posted on their Facebook page a picture of the bear that was taken at a remote trail FWP was using to monitor wolves. The young bear appeared to be alone and no human contact reported. This is the second sighting of species being in areas they have not been present in for...
    The first bear sighting in possibly a century appears to be the big news when a 3 1/2-year-old grizzly bear was confirmed to be roaming in Big Belt Mountains, earlier this summer. Fish, Wildlife and Parks posted on their Facebook page a picture of the bear that was taken at a remote trail FWP was using to monitor wolves. The young bear appeared to be alone and no human contact reported. This is the second sighting of species being in areas they have not been present in for...