A measure in Congress which would fund local efforts to protect animal and plant species before they become endangered has passed the U.S. House and moved on to the Senate.
Big Sky Connection
Community members in Montana are picking up the pieces left behind by historic flooding in the region.
(Big Sky Connection) Small Montana meat processors are on the front lines against the large companies that control the industry. Funding from the American Rescue Plan is helping these processors compete.
Nearly eight million dollars were secured for 30 Montana businesses from the COVID relief legislation. That includes $450,000 for Hamilton Packing Company in the Bitterroot Valley.
States are getting money from the infrastructure law to plug up the methane-leaking issue of orphan oil wells.
Farmers and ranchers in Montana and across the nation are calling on Congress to pass the American Beef Labeling Act.