The U.S. Department of State has announced that 75 Afghan refugees will be settled in Missoula. Comments have been coming in from the offices of Governor Greg Gianforte, Senator Steve Daines and U.S. Representative Matt Rosendale.
Governor Greg Gianforte and Senator Steve Daines were in Missoula on Wednesday to honor wildland firefighters from the DNRC, U.S. Forest Service and the Montana National Guard as they provided an update on the long, hot fire season.
On Thursday, Montana Governor Greg Gianforte provided a wildfire update to a U.S. House of Representatives Natural Resources Committee Wildfire Forum about ‘Preventing Catastrophic Wildfires and Restoring Forest Health and Resiliency’.
Following his appearance on Thursday’s KGVO/KLYQ Radio Talk Back show, Montana Governor Greg Gianforte issued a statewide drought emergency, as well as asking Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to declare a drought disaster for Montana.
For the many Montanans who have left the state to seek their fortunes in other parts of the country, Governor Greg Gianforte has announced a new initiative to get Montanans to return home and work remotely.
On Wednesday’s Montana Morning News show, Governor Greg Gianforte and Commissioner of the Department of Labor and Industry Laurie Esau introduced new bonus programs for those who had been receiving unemployment benefits.