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Governor Bullock to Bolster Food Security for Montana Families During Statewide COVID-19 Emergency

Actions will extend federal food assistance for more than 100,000 Montanans, increase food supply at food banks and streamline nutrition assistance for new mothers and children

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MONTANA – Governor Steve Bullock today announced that in the coming days and weeks, he will extend federal food assistance to more than 100,000 Montanans, increase food supplies at emergency food pantries and food banks, and streamline nutrition assistance for new mothers and children. All of these changes are made available through flexibility and funding provided in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and will be implemented by the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services.

Friday, April 3, 2020
Categories: Montana Housing

Governor Bullock Announces Consumer Protections to Lessen Financial Hardships on Montanans During COVID-19 Pandemic

New Directive Temporarily Stops Evictions, Foreclosures and Cancellation of Utilities

MONTANA – Governor Steve Bullock today announced consumer protections to lessen the economic impacts on Montanans during the COVID-19 statewide emergency by stopping evictions, foreclosures and cancellation of utility services including water, heating and internet service.

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Governor Bullock Announces Measure to Keep Smaller Hospitals Open

Directive allows immediate financial support for hospitals responding to COVID-19

MONTANA – Governor Steve Bullock today announced a Directive that allows Montana hospitals and related facilities to receive financing to remain open and acquire the supplies needed to respond to COVID-19.

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Governor Bullock Directs 14-Day Quarantine for Travelers Arriving in Montana From Another State or Country

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“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. “This is important not only to protect our health care system, but also to protect against the spread of COVID-19.”

Monday, March 30, 2020
Categories: Market MT

Self-Responding to the 2020 Census is More Important than Ever for Montana

Respond at my2020census.gov or 1-844-330-2020

Fill out your Census

All Montanans can now fill out their 2020 Census online, by phone or by mail – even without receiving an official invitation to participate. The 2020 Census is available to fill out now online at my2020census.gov, by phone at 1-844-330-2020, or via mail if a household has received a paper questionnaire.

Monday, March 30, 2020

Governor Bullock Issues Stay at Home Directive to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

Directive asks Montanans to stay home to maximum extent possible except for essential activities, temporarily restricts all nonessential businesses and operations

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The order, which goes into effect at 12:01 a.m. on March 28, will buy time for health care workers on the frontlines and seeks to limit long term impacts to the state’s economy.

Thursday, March 26, 2020

How Montana Manufacturers Can Help With COVID-19 Critical Supplies

The Montana Manufacturing Extension Center has developed a resource page [montana.edu] for Montana manufacturers to assist with the development and production of supplies that are needed to slow the spread of and respond to the novel coronavirus or COVID-19.

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Montana Housing Partnership Conference Rescheduled to May 2021

A one-day virtual event will take place on June 16, 2020

To protect against the spread of novel coronavirus or COVID-19 Montana Housing and NeighborWorks Montana have decided to move to a one-day virtual format for the annual housing partnership conference originally scheduled for June 15-17, and postpone an in-person conference to May of 2021. While we are incredibly disappointed we won’t be gathering in person this year, the health and safety of our sponsors and attendees is our number one priority.

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Montana Housing to Take Mortgage Payments by Phone, Mail Only

Customer Service Window to Temporarily Close

The Montana Department of Commerce announced Friday that the customer service window at Montana Housing will be temporarily closed to public visitors starting Monday, March 23, to protect against the spread of the novel coronavirus or COVID-19.

Friday, March 20, 2020

Governor Bullock Issues Travel Advisory to Slow Spread of COVID-19

Montanans traveling internationally should self-quarantine for 14 days

Governor Steve Bullock today issued a travel advisory for Montanans who have traveled internationally to self-quarantine for 14 days after returning to Montana.

Thursday, March 19, 2020
Categories: Market MT
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