Montana Public Health Institute Launch Is Virtual Because Of Its Importance And Structures Will Come Later

The Montana Public Health Institute being launched aims to strengthen Montana’s public health system capacity beginning with programs and services that support local and tribal responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. Chief Operating Officer Hillary Hanson says it’s so new it’s virtual for now because of its importance in doing its job now.

Farmers Union President Walter Schweitzer Says Relief Bills So Far Have Missed Montana Farmers And Ranchers

Rural communities are big beneficiaries from the COVID-19 relief bill Congress passed Wednesday. It includes billions of dollars in relief for rural and farming communities across the country. President of the Montana Farmers Union Walter Schweitzer says farmers and rural towns didn’t seem to get much relief from the first two relief bills.