For National Teacher Day: what the nation's teachers really want 05/07/2013
It’s National Teacher Day. Around the country and in Montana, communities are taking time out to honor local educators and acknowledge the crucial role our nation’s teachers play in making sure every student receives a quality education.
Honoring frontline heroes during National Nurses Week 05/07/2013
Whether it's advocating for patient safety, counseling a family, or taking care of a sick child, nurses are the frontline heroes across all care settings.
Gov. Bullock signs school funding bill, vetoes privatization bill 05/06/2013
Today, Governor Steve Bullock signed SB 175 (L.Jones) - to fund public schools - as passed by the legislature. This is the bipartisan bill that MEA-MFT and the rest of Montana's public school community worked so hard together to pass this session.
Students need governor’s signature on SB175 04/25/2013
MEA-MFT agrees with the Billings Gazette on this.
House adjourns after passing school privatization bill 04/24/2013
Unfortunately, before adjourning the House passed SB 81 (Lewis) – to authorize tax credits for private and religious education school scholarships.
Session over: Against all odds, we did well 04/24/2013
The Senate has adjourned sine die. Session over. The news on this strange day should be very interesting.
HB 377 (save TRS) passes 3rd reading 04/22/2013
HB 377, the bill to amortize the Teachers Retirement System, just passed its final vote.
HB 454 (PERS fix) passes final hurdle 04/22/2013
HB 454, the bill to amortize and save the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) just passed House 3d reading.
HB 13 passes legislature 04/20/2013
HB 13 (Swanson) – the state employee pay – has officially passed the legislature.
School funding bill on its way to governor's desk 04/19/2013
Tammy Pilcher elected vice president of MEA-MFT 04/18/2013
MEA-MFT Representative Assembly delegates elected a new vice president April 5: Tammy Pilcher.
Rep. Assembly delegates rededicate themselves to the cause 04/18/2013
From Libby to Wolf Point, East Glacier to Glasgow and all points in between, MEA-MFT members from across Montana came to Helena for the annual MEA-MFT Representative Assembly (RA) April 5 and 6.
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