Attorney General Tim Fox Issues Letter of Advice for Public Meeting

Attorney General Tim Fox has issued a letter of advice in response to a request for guidance on how government entities should conduct open meetings during the COVID-19 state of emergency. The guidelines include canceling non-essential meetings limiting public meetings to critical items only and if possible meeting by remote communications. The full letter can…

DPPHS Exploring Ways to Assist Childcare Facilities

More than 160,000 K through 12 students suddenly lost their regular source of daytime supervision when schools statewide closed. The Montana Department of Health and Human Services is monitoring childcare closures and recommending that individual providers decide on the best course of action. The Department is exploring many policy options to provide financial relief to…