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Television Montana (TVMT)

Uniting People & Government through the Power of Television

Television Montana (TVMT) is a statewide television channel that provides gavel-to-gavel unedited coverage of legislative proceedings, both during and between sessions of the Legislature. Select activities of other agencies of state government are also covered on Television Montana (TVMT.)

The Legislative Services Division, under the direction of Legislative Council, is tasked with developing and administering the statewide broadcasting program - commonly known as TVMT. TVMT is produced through a partnership with Montana PBS.

TVMT Channels

TVMT is provided by the efforts of Montana broadcasters, cable, and telecommunications providers to thousands of Montana homes in over 225 communities every day. TVMT is carried on Charter Communications, Montana PBS, 3 Rivers Communications, Mid-Rivers Communications, Nemont, MT Opticom, Skyview TV, Tobacco Valley Communications, Valley County Television District #1, Southern Montana Telephone and Viking Broadband.

TVMT is Channel 191 in all Charter Spectrum markets.

TVMT is carried on Montana PBS's Over the Air digital lineup on the .5 channel as "Montana Capitol Coverage." Check to see if you are in their broadcast area here.

For all other providers, please check your local listings.

TVMT Programming Highlights:

Between legislative sessions, TVMT covers Legislative Interim activities and selected events from the Executive and Judicial Branches of State Government. LIVE events are notated and all other listings are re-broadcasts of previously recorded events.

Date

Program

Thursday, August 17th

THIS WEEK'S SERIES: Follow SB 363 (Generally revise aquatic invasive species — Vincent) through the legislative process

9:00 AM & 1:00 PM — House Floor Session (4/11 rebroadcast) - 2nd reading & discussion of the bill on the House Floor. House Appropriations (4/11 rebroadcast) - Hearing on finances pertaining to bill. Free Conference Committee on SB 363 (4/21 rebroadcast) - Conference Committee of both House and Senate to finalize bill text before final passage

THIS WEEK'S SERIES: Follow HB 22 (Appropriate money to assist/intervene/plan for closure of coal-fired generation — Keane) through the legislative process

6:00 PM — House Energy (1/16 rebroadcast) - House hearing

House Floor Session (2/1 rebroadcast) - 2nd reading & discussion of bill on House Floor

House Appropriations (2/7 rebroadcast) - Hearing on finances pertaining to bill

Friday, August 18th

THIS WEEK'S SERIES: Follow HB 22 (Appropriate money to assist/intervene/plan for closure of coal-fired generation — Keane) through the legislative process

9:00 AM & 1:00 PM — House Energy (1/16 rebroadcast) - House hearing, House Floor Session (2/1 rebroadcast) - 2nd reading & discussion of bill on House Floor, House Appropriations (2/7 rebroadcast) - Hearing on finances pertaining to bill

6:00 PM &md Senate Energy & Telecommunications (3/9 rebroadcast) - Senate Hearing, Senate Floor Session (3/17 rebroadcast) – 2nd reading & discussion of bill on Senate Floor, Senate Floors Session (3/24 rebroadcast) - 2nd reading & discussion of amendments on Senate Floor

Saturday, August 19th

THIS WEEK'S SERIES: Follow HB 22 (Appropriate money to assist/intervene/plan for closure of coal-fired generation — Keane) through the legislative process

9:00 AM: Senate Energy & Telecommunications (3/9 rebroadcast) - Senate Hearing, Senate Floor Session (3/17 rebroadcast) – 2nd reading & discussion of bill on Senate Floor, Senate Floors Session (3/24 rebroadcast) - 2nd reading & discussion of amendments on Senate Floor

WEEKEND SERIES: Final Floor Sessions of 2017 Session

4:00 PM - House Floor Sessions: April 20-21st

Sunday, August 20th

 

WEEKEND SERIES: Final Floor Sessions of 2017 Session

9:00 AM — House Floor Sessions April 22-April 28th

4:30 PM — Senate Floor Sessions April 20th-28th

Monday, August 21st

9:00 AM: Senate Floor Sessions April 20th-28th

6:00 PM : Education Interim Committee — (6/13 rebroadcast)

Tuesday, August 22nd

8:30 AM: Education Interim Committee (LIVE)

6:00 PM: Education Interim Committee (rebroadcast)

*The schedule is subject to change. Look for revisions on Channel 191.

**When multiple events occur at the same time, TVMT prioritizes its broadcasts. However, all programs not live broadcast are broadcast at a later, scheduled date and time.


TVMT is currently NOT carried by satellite television providers.

TVMT was established by the 2001 Legislature and is administered by the Legislative Services Division.

For more information about TVMT, contact K'Lynn Sloan Harris, Legislative Audio Video Coordinator, 406-444-3267.

To give programming feedback or make suggestions, please contact us at tvmt@mt.gov.

Public comment guidelines for those testifying before a committee are listed here.

 


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