A proposal in the Montana Legislature to reduce some federal stimulus grants to local governments with stricter COVID-19 regulations than the state passed the House last week on a vote of 83 to 40. An amendment to remove the measure from House Bill 632 reducing funds to some local governments failed. It’s expected there will be clarifications and amendments to the bill as it works its way through the Senate.
There are still Small Business Administration programs either new or extended that are available for Montana small businesses to help them through the pandemic. SBA Montana District Director Brent Donnelly.