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Archive for date: June 23, 2021

Federal Government To Investigate Native Boarding School Oversights

The federal government will investigate its past oversight of Native American boarding schools compiling and reviewing decades of records to identify past boarding schools locate known and possible burial sites at or near those schools and uncover the names and tribal affiliations of students. A recent discovery of children’s remains bur...

Subpoenas For Montana Judicial Branch Withdrawn

A legislative committee investigating the judicial branch has withdrawn its subpoenas for Montana Supreme Court records after consulting with the state Department of Justice. The committee had produced a preliminary report by the end of April outlining its concerns with the judicial branch following a month of investigation. Withdrawing the su...

Governor Gianforte Signs Letter Requesting Redistricting Data

Fifteen Republican governors including Montana’s Governor Greg Gianforte sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Commerce Tuesday urging the U.S. Census Bureau to release redistricting data this month or as soon as possible. They say further delays would hurt efforts to redraw congressional and legislative districts determining how many ...