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Holly Michels is the Lee Newspapers State Bureau chief.
“For those cancer patients who are mid-treatment, a loss of health care coverage could seriously jeopardize their chance of survival," said Kristin Page-Nei.
The money is part of the roughly $2 billion Montana received from the federal American Rescue Plan Act earlier this year.
The state water planner said Montana's wettest month is normally June but this year it was abnormally hot and dry.
The lawsuit claims one school used Indian education funding to purchase a book described as showing the "actual hero of Thanksgiving was neither white nor Indian, but God."
Montana state Sen. Bryce Bennett, a Democrat from Missoula, is resigning his legislative seat to take a job with a national group that works helping voters learn how to cast their ballots early.
Demand for water and sewer projects is $13.7 million more than what's available, but only $12.5 million of a $352 million pot has been spent on rental assistance.
The state will put $3.9 million in federal coronavirus aid funding toward schools who expand their internet, technology and remote learning access.
“This doesn’t make sense in that I was vaccinated and I caught this. There was such a slight chance,” Bierbach said.
The order was signed Wednesday and is effective immediately.
Those who participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food assistance program will see their benefits go back to the standard amount in October.