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Closure Continues Closure Continues

FLATHEAD RESERVATION – Tribal council chairwoman Shelly Fyant said on July 6 the tribe fully intended to end its shelter-in-place order on July 13, but then, a number of cases of COVID-19 started ramping up.  On Monday morning the council was informed of three cases in the county. After lunch, ...

Brief filed in support of ERA

News from the Office of the Governor  MONTANA – Governor Steve Bullock filed an amicus brief in support of a lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia seeking to adopt the Equal Rights Amendment to the United States Constitution. In the brief, Bullock highlights Mo...

U.S. Census Bureau hiring in Montana

News from the 2020 Census MONTANA — It is not too late to apply for a part-time position with the 2020 Census. Working as a temporary census taker is a great way to earn extra income and help your community.   The Census Bureau is currently recruiting thousands of census takers, also calle...

Expanded unemployment benefits now available to eligible Montanans

HELENA — The Montana Department of Labor & Industry announced that Montana is offering extended Benefits for eligible individuals who exhaust their previous unemployment insurance benefits. Under state and federal law, extended benefits offer up to 13 weeks of additional benefits to those who ha...

Landmark mental health provisions included in defense bill

News from the office of Senator Tester U.S. Senate — U.S. Senator Jon Tester successfully secured his Care and Readiness Enhancement for Reservists Act and Seeding Rural Resilience Act in the National Defense Authorization Act – two critical mental health bills aimed at curbing the rising ra...

USDA reminds producers to complete crop acreage reports

News from the United States Department of Agriculture BOZEMAN — USDA’s Farm Service Agency reminds Montana producers to complete crop acreage reports by the applicable deadline for their county. Acreage reporting dates vary by crop and by county. Contact your FSA county office for a list of ...

Governor announces new loan deferment program for Montana businesses

News from the Office of the Governor MONTANA – Governor Steve Bullock recently announced the creation of a loan deferment program to assist Montana businesses impacted by COVID-19. The Montana Loan Deferment Program will allow businesses and other entities to defer payments on existing loans for ...

Governor announces $1M in coronavirus relief funds

News from the Office of the Governor   MONTANA – Governor Steve Bullock and the Montana Department of Agriculture announced that over $1 million in grant funding has been awarded from the Montana Agriculture Adaptability Program. The grants are designed to provide relief to small and medium-s...

Lifting Voices: Tackling Montana’s 2020 census challenge

MONTANA — With Montana’s response rate in the 2020 census lagging the national average, the state’s census promoters have an uphill climb to retool get-out-the-count efforts that have been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Even so, the stakes of ensuring the state has the most complete...

Tester pushes administration to cut red tape

News from the office of Senator Jon Tester  MONTANA – As businesses across Montana continue to cope with coronavirus fallout, U.S. Senator Jon Tester is pushing to cut red tape for a critical small business relief program.  Tester urged Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Small Busi...


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