Montana’s APRA Economic Commission Meets To Discuss Allocation Of Remaining Funds

Congress approved nearly $2 billion in COVID-19 relief money for Montana officials to spend earlier this year. The Montana Department of Health and Human Services has released more information about federal money it has distributed across the state for COVID-19 contact tracing and other mitigation measures. The current ARPA funds have been targeted by the…

Governor Gianforte To Pay Out-Of-State Health Workers’ Expenses To Move Into Montana Facilities

Governor Greg Gianforte’s administration will pay health care workers $12,500 in relocation expenses and taxes on that additional income to move to Montana as hospitals and other facilities in the state grapple with one of the nation’s worst COVID-19 surges. A panel of lawmakers and administration officials voted unanimously Wednesday to recommend using $4.3 million…

Deputy Attorney General’s Involvement Confirmed In St. Peter’s Health Incident

Attorney General Austin Knudsen has confirmed Chief Deputy Attorney General Kristen Hansen was one of the public officials involved in an incident involving St. Peter’s Health in Helena earlier this month. Last week, the hospital issued a statement saying several of their providers and care team members were harassed and threatened by three public officials.…