ARPA Funds To Go Towards Developing Montana Nursing Facilities

Montana will receive $2,692,676 in American Rescue Plan Act funding to improve state based nursing home and long-term care infrastructure by allowing state and local health departments to staff train and deploy strike teams to help skilled nursing facilities nursing homes and other long-term care facilities with known or suspected COVID-19 outbreaks. Another $2,749,578 will…

$20 Million In COVID Relief Funds Could Go Towards Disabled Montanans

A legislative panel voted Wednesday to direct $22 million in federal COVID relief money to increase job training opportunities for out-of-work Montanans and to help people with disabilities find employment. The recommendations from the commission established by the Legislature earlier this year to administer workforce related funding from the American Rescue Plan Act still requires…

Remaining ARPA Funds For Montana May Go Towards Developing Affordable Housing

The Economic Transformation Stabilization and Workforce Development Advisory Commission has recommended putting $15 million from the American Rescue Plan Act toward existing affordable housing projects around Montana that are struggling to deal with cost increases tied to worker shortages supply chain disruptions and price increases in materials like lumber. Governor Greg Gianforte has final approval…