News Archives for September 2019
A November conference call is planned, after WPIC hears of complications with updating water rights ownership.
The State-Tribal Relations Committee is asking the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) to participate in an official capacity in the work of the Montana Missing Indigenous Persons Task Force.
The 2019 Legislature created the task force in the absence of a federal solution to the jurisdictional bureaucracy and lack ...
The Education Interim Committee met September 11-12, 2019, to continue its interim work. A highlight of the meeting was a visit with executive board members of the Montana Association of Student Councils—high school students representing districts all over the state—regarding the committee’s look at student well-being.
The Economic Affairs Interim Committee (EAIC) adopted a work plan at its Sept. 11 meeting to include studies of alcohol laws and broadband along with studies of how the lodging facility use tax is distributed and whether changes in occupational licensing laws might improve work opportunities for those convicted of crimes.
The State-Tribal Relations Committee will hold a conference call on Friday, September 27, at 2 p.m. to discuss sending a letter supporting Congressional reauthorization of the FUTURE Act, which provides federal funding to tribal colleges and expires on September 30.
Members of the STRC will attend the meeting by phone. Members of the public may ...
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