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Articles with the Tag: Governor Greg Gianforte

Emergency haying authorizied

News from the offices of Governor Gianforte, U.S. Senators Daines & Tester and  Rep. Rosendale HELENA — Following requests from Governor Greg Gianforte, U.S. Senators Steve Daines and Jon Tester, and U.S. Representative Matt Rosendale, the U.S. Department of Agriculture authorized th...

Montana’s live venues receive COVID relief funding

News from the office of Senator Tester  POLSON — U.S. Senator Jon Tester announced that $8,246,070 in relief has, so far, gone to live venues, theatres and concert halls across Montana through the Small Business Administration’s Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program. Additional grant ...

Governor releases drought forecast report

News from the Office of the Governor  MONTANA – Governor Greg Gianforte released the Montana Drought Forecast Report for Summer 2021. According to data in the report, the U.S. Drought Monitor indicates approximately 91 percent of Montana faces abnormally dry to extreme drought conditions as o...

Behavioral health services expansion proposed

News from DPHHS MONTANA — Department of Public Health and Human Services Director Adam Meier announced the agency is seeking public comment on its federal application to expand mental health and substance use treatment services through the Healing and Ending Addiction through Recovery and Treatmen...

Montana declared a drought disaster area  

News from the Office of the Governor MONTANA — With every region of Montana facing severe to extreme drought conditions, Governor Greg Gianforte called on U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to identify all counties in Montana as primary natural disaster areas. “As we continue to se...

Governor ends state of emergency

News from the Office of the Governor MONTANA – Governor Greg Gianforte ended the state of emergency in Montana he declared in January of 2021 to address the COVID-19 pandemic in the state. “Months ago, the light at the end of the tunnel was distant and dim. As we’ve worked together ...

Gov. Gianforte devotes ARPA funds to increase childcare access, protect seniors

News from DPHHS HELENA — Governor Greg Gianforte announced that the state will devote America  Rescue Plan Act funds to increase access to quality child care services for Montana families, protect Montana seniors, and provide home energy and home water assistance to low-income Montanans. T...

State, local officials join forces to raise awareness about elder abuse

News from DPHHS Governor Greg Gianforte, Attorney General Austin Knudsen, Department of Public Health and Human Services Director Adam Meier, Mike Grove, President/CEO Bank of the Rockies and Michael Hagenlock of DPHHS Adult Protective Services came together Friday, June 15, to raise awareness about eld...

Briefs for June 23, 2021

$22.2M more in ARPA funds for MT cities, towns News from the office of Governor Gianforte HELENA — Governor Greg Gianforte announced the disbursement of nearly $22.2 million in federal funds from the American Rescue Plan Act to 42 cities and towns across the state. “These ARPA funds ...

MT Supreme Court finds SB 140 constitutional

News from the office of Governor Gianforte HELENA — In response to the Montana Supreme Court finding SB 140 constitutional with its decision in Brown v. Gianforte, Governor Gianforte issued the following statement:  “The Montana Supreme Court reaffirmed what we’ve known to be t...

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