Funds will make sure elders in Tribal communities have enough to eat
Boham was chosen for the award for her outstanding contributions to American Indian higher education.
While this situation is only beginning to impact our region, it is easy to see how regions world-wide are struggling to manage the effects.
The Inspector General of Social Security, Gail S. Ennis, is warning the public about fraudulent letters threatening suspension of Social Security benefits due to COVID-19 or coronavirus-related office closures.
All counties required to implement measures to ensure social distancing during voter registration and voting
We will accept financial donations to assist with unmet needs in Flathead, Glacier, Lake, Lincoln, and Sanders counties.
A Canadian company said Tuesday it plans to start construction of the disputed Keystone XL oil sands pipeline through the U.S. Midwest in April, after lining up customers and money for a proposal that is bitterly opposed by environmentalists and some American Indian tribes.
“The aim is to ensure that offender populations in Montana and corrections staff are taking necessary precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19,” said Governor Bullock.
Senator: “There is no room for error in getting this money out the door… the health and safety of our Native American communities depends on it”
This action is being taken despite Interior’s prior commitment that no such action would be taken until litigation defending the status of the Tribe’s reservation is resolved.
“While we love our visitors, we would ask that you not come visit while Montanans are watching out for one another by staying at home,” said Governor Bullock.
Effective immediately, the Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) is waiving all copay requirements under the Healthy Montana Kids Plan for more than 21,000 children during the emergency period.
“The COVID-19 pandemic and social-distancing measures taken to contain its spread have created unique challenges for public participation in their government,” Fox said.
While Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks encourages recreation outside, we also encourage careful planning and prudence.
Effective immediately, the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes ordered everyone within their jurisdiction to stay at their place of residence except as needed to maintain critical necessities.
The Unified Command Center will combine and organize county and tribal resources to be more effective in the prevention of the pandemic.
Directive asks Montanans to stay home to maximum extent possible except for essential activities, temporarily restricts all nonessential businesses and operations
They also invited the SQCC to be an active participant in the restoration of the area. The planning for removal of the dam began in 2017.
“We must work to ensure Tribes and IHS have the resources they need to protect our communities and respond to this public health crisis, and our bipartisan bill offers a positive step forward."