Lieutenant governor, other state officials to hand out Halloween treats

Lt. Gov. Kristen Juras will hand out Halloween goodies to trick-or-treaters from 4-6 p.m. on Tuesday on the south side of the state Capitol building.

Montana State Auditor Troy Downing, Secretary of State Christi Jacobsen, Superintendent of Public Instruction Elsie Arntzen, the Department of Labor and Industry, the Department of Public Health and Human Services, the Department of Transportation, the Department of Corrections, and the Legislative Services Division will also have treats for trick-or-treaters.

The lieutenant governor urges trick-or-treaters to be safe on Halloween, including following these safety tips:

Avoid trick-or-treating alone and walk in groups or with a responsible adult.Make trick-or-treaters more visible to motorists by using a flashlight and putting reflective tape on costumes and bags.Be safe when crossing the street – look both ways, use crosswalks when possible, and walk, don’t run.Teach your children never to enter a stranger’s home or car.Stick to well-lit areas and approach well-lit homes. People are also reading…

With the governor’s residence at the corner of East Broadway and Carson streets in Helena closed for renovations and the governor leading a trade mission to Taiwan, Juras is welcoming trick-or-treaters to the state Capitol.

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