federal government

Government Likely Headed for Shutdown — What Does This Mean?
With Congress unable to agree on a budget or even a short-term emergency bill, it's increasingly likely that the federal government will suffer its first shutdown in 17 years. Leaders in the House of Representatives and the Senate will trade proposals on Monday, but neither side is optimistic t…
Ravalli County Commission Refuses Title X Money
Ravalli County has become the first county in Montana to turn down a Title X Family Planning Grant. When Title X became law in 1970, it was designed to prevent unwanted pregnancies and provide counseling and preventive health services. However, a majority of commissioners in Ravalli today, September…
Ravalli County Gets Almost $2 Million in PILT Funds
The latest distribution of Payment In Lieu of Taxes (PILT) from the federal government will send $1,959,799 to Ravalli County, the third largest amount in Montana for the 2013 fiscal year.
The payment is compensation for the amount of non-taxable federal land in the county, of which Ravalli County ha…