A shakeup today with the Montana Department of Agriculture, Governor Greg Gianforte announced that he will be appointing the department’s director Mike Foster to lead the state’s program in distributing federal funds from the American Rescue Plan Act. Foster will work with ARPA commissions and state agencies to recommend how the governor will allocate over $1.5 billion across the state. Christy Clark, the deputy director of the department of agriculture, will now assume the role of acting director.
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