The right to repair farm equipment had its day in the sun Thursday in a Senate committee. Senate Bill 273 would make agricultural equipment manufacturers sell the tools and software necessary for repairs. Butte-Silver Bow Democratic Senator Mark Sweeney is the bill’s sponsor.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is awarding more than $34 million in funding to over 100 public housing authorities in the Rocky Mountain Region’s six states including nine in Montana to make capital improvements in their public housing units. From HUD Public Relations Christina Baumann.
Representative Matt Rosendale Gives His First Speech On The Floor Of The House In Opposition To H.R. 803
Thursday Representative Matt Rosendale gave his first speech on the House floor in opposition to the “Protecting America’s Wilderness and Public Lands Act.” Rosendale says the bill wo uld lock up an area nearly the size of Cascade County.
Senator Steve Daines Questions U.S. Trade Representative Nominee Important Pulse Crops And India Tariffs
Montana is the number one producer of pulse crops and India is the number one consumer in the world. During a Senate Finance Committee Hearing Thursday Senator Steve Daines questioned President Biden’s nominee as the U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai asking her if she’d commit to engaging India on removal of tariffs and other trade…
Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman Senator Jon Tester Presses For More Veteran Vaccination Deployment
Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman Senator Jon Tester pressed witnesses at a hearing Wednesday on the Department of Veterans Affairs’ COVID-19 vaccine rollout. He said he’s bound and determined no matter what to get the job done sooner rather than later.
PPP 14-day Exclusive Period Opened Wednesday For Employers Of Fewer Than 20 Employees To Apply At A Bank
Wednesday a 14-day exclusive period opened up for Paycheck Protection Program loans that businesses with fewer than 20 employees can apply for at their bank. Small Business Administration Montana District Director Brent Donnelly explained on Voices of Montana what it is and does.
Applications for resident and nonresident bighorn sheep, mountain goat and moose licenses are due to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department before midnight Monday, March 1. The beginning of March also marks the opening of the month-long wild bison application period, closing March 31. All applications must be submitted online. Applicants will need to create…
Montana is number one in the nation for vaccine administration. Wednesday Senator Steve Daines urged President Joe Biden’s nominee for Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra to address Montana’s need for more COVID-19 vaccines since Montana’s health care providers have done such a good job distributing them.
This is FFA Week. Foundation Executive Director Gwynn Simeniuk says it is alive and well and will continue its motto “Living To Serve” well into the future.
Red Cross Regional Communications Director Asking For Donations To Fill Gap From Last Week’s Bad Weather In Other States
The Red Cross is asking for help from healthy donors to overcome donation shortfalls from the recent heavy snow storms and freezing temperatures in part of the country. American Red Cross Montana Idaho Regional Communications Director Matt Ochsner.