The Coronavirus Task Force reports 194 new cases. There have been 1,526 total deaths. There are 997 active cases and 51 active hospitalizations. There have been 4,878 total hospitalizations. 104,108 individuals have recovered from the coronavirus. There have been 106,631 cumulative cases. Representative Matt Rosendale is one of the co-sponsors of the No Taxpayer Funding for Vaccine Passports Act.
A bill that would restrict a specific kind of funding local governments can use for streets parking and other infrastructure projects is drawing criticism from opponents who say it could irreparably change a process cities heavily rely on. James Bradley from the University of Montana Legislative News Service reports that Senate Bill 388 would reduce how much money local governments
With Earth Day around the corner and the U.S. having experienced a record number of billion-dollar natural disasters in 2020 the personal-finance website Wallet Hub today released its report on 2021’s greenest states. Montana ranks 28th in terms of 25 key metrics that speak to the current health of the environment and residents’ environmental-friendliness. The data set ranges from green
Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks watercraft inspection stations are beginning to open and have already intercepted boats carrying aquatic invasive species. As MTN News reports, Zebra Mussels can coat underwater surfaces like boats and docks causing physical and financial problems. In 2020 inspection stations intercepted a record 35 mussel fouled vessels. A study from a University of Montana research economist
The Montana Supreme Court administrator has made a second bid to quash a legislative subpoena issued to the state Department of Administration for her emails sought by GOP lawmakers. The state Supreme Court has already blocked their release but the Legislature through the state’s Attorney General’s Office said it won’t comply with that order. The dispute over the emails has