Montana Ranked In Top 5 Of States Most Dependent On The Federal Government

The personal finance technology company Money Geek has published a report analyzing the states most dependent on federal funding. Currently overall Montana ranks 5th. (pre-COVID-19) Montana ranked first with 29% of the state’s revenue coming from federal funding. For every dollar of federal taxes paid Montana receives $2.25 back. On an annualized basis Montana will…

Montana’s Rail Service To Receive Major Investment From Infrastructure Package

Plans to restore passenger rail service to southern Montana will receive a significant boost from the infrastructure bill passed by Congress. Senator Jon Tester included language that directs the U.S. Secretary of Transportation to study the restoration of long-distance routes across the country and provides $15 million to do so. Among other things the infrastructure…