Born in Dillon Montana State University student Tess Sawyer has received a U.S. Army scholarship that will help towards her future as a rural healthcare provider. She’ll begin her medical school in Bozeman. https://northernbroadcasting.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Untitled-5-7.mp3
More than half a dozen bills restricting productive rights have been introduced in the state legislature including a bill that would redefine personhood as beginning at conception effectively banning abortions. Laura Terrill with Planned Parenthood of Montana says many of these bills have been introduced in past sessions but the sheer volume t...
The legislature is looking at directing a considerable amount of federal COVID relief money toward the aged and ailing St. Mary’s Conveyance on the Hi-Line. House Speaker Pro-Temp Casey Knudsen on it’s importance. https://northernbroadcasting.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Untitled-9-9.mp3
A Big Sky Film Grant will provide $500,000 to 14 different film productions on-location across the Treasure State. Montana Film Commissioner Alison Whitmer on what unique features make Big Sky Country appealing to filmmakers. https://northernbroadcasting.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Untitled-6-5.mp3
As Congress keeps providing pandemic relief funds, what will that mean as far as a real recovery? Today on Voices of Montana, Associate Director of the Bureau of Business and Economic Research Dr. Robert Sonora talked about the 2008 recession. America spent money then while Europe didn’t. That may have made the difference and could happen agai...
Senator Jon Tester received a commitment from Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen that American Rescue Plans for $340 million meant for Montana municipalities can’t be skimmed off the top by the state during a recent Senate Banking Committee hearing. https://northernbroadcasting.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Untitled-14-1.mp3
Conservative social policies are a top priority in Montana ‘s legislative session this year. A slate of measures singling out trans Montanans and restricting reproductive rights are nearing the governor’s desk. Izzy Milch with Forward Montana says many legislators campaigned on brining jobs to the state and restoring the economy bu...
The federal dollars now on the way along with a proposed infrastructure package in the works by the Biden Administration may present a unique situation for the Treasure State. So said Casey Knudsen House Speaker Pro-Temp Monday on Voices of Montana. https://northernbroadcasting.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Untitled-8-3.mp3
A pandemic update from Dr. Laurel Desnick Park City-County Health officer concerning a new variant. https://northernbroadcasting.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Untitled-13-8.mp3
Billings School District 2 Superintendent Greg Upham says a heavy burden was put on school administrators at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic over a year ago when nobody knew how long it would last. He has nothing but praise for all of them. https://northernbroadcasting.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Untitled-9-8.mp3