Hospitals and many other health care facilities in Montana will soon face an uncomfortable choice — get employees immunized against COVID, in violation of a new state law forbidding workplace vaccine mandates, or forfeit federal dollars.
Governor Greg Gianforte and Senator Steve Daines are calling for President Biden to stop Afghan resettlements to Montana after a refugee from Afghanistan was charged with sexual assault in Missoula earlier this week.
Taiwan imports 1.36 million metric tons of wheat every year and 95% of that grain comes from the United States.
Republican Attorney General Austin Knudsen filed the notice of appeal with the state Supreme Court on Tuesday.
Montana is on pace for 2021 to soon eclipse the number of COVID-19 deaths it suffered in 2020, a year vaccines weren't available.
The public can provide comments or letters of support on the applicants through Nov. 13 at 5 p.m.
Montana’s Canadian border will once again reopen to its neighbors from the north, conditional upon full vaccination, beginning next month.
The governor's office said in an email Friday that no facilities that have asked for assistance from the Guard have ended their request.
The money is from the federal American Rescue Plan Act.
With another lawsuit filed Wednesday against a new ban on vaccine requirements for employers and business owners, the tally of lawsuits seeking to strike down new laws has reached 20.
It's the second lawsuit challenging Montana's "vaccine discrimination" law, which is the only such law in the country that applies the prohibition to the private sector.
In the coming months, the commission is expected to take up major changes to elk and deer regulations.
By the end of September, about $92 million from the federal American Rescue Plan Act had been spent out of $967.7 million that’s been approved by commissions recommending how to use the money.
The federal aid that accompanies this major disaster declaration will supplement state, tribal, and local resources being used to offset widespread damage as a result of the fire.
Montana officials marked the state's American Indian Heritage Day with a ceremony at the Capitol’s Tribal Flag Plaza on Friday.
Overall, close to 150 Guard members have been assigned to help hospitals struggling with a flood of critically ill COVID patients.
A Billings judge said Thursday he'd decide before Oct. 1 if he'll halt the implementation of three new abortion laws challenged by Planned Parenthood of Montana.