Economy Wilts While Governor Sits on $1 Billion Covid 19 Fund
August 5, 2020
By Sen. Cary Smith & Sen. Doug Kary
Montana’s economy has wilted and withered since the so-called pandemic arrived in early March. Our “wannabe president/wannabe senator/lame duck governor” has done little except bankrupt main street merchants.
Revenues for state government are sinking. As veteran state legislators and members of the Senate Finance and Claims Committee, this troubles us. It appears that our state coffers are being drained so the next legislature will inherit serious red ink.
President Trump, Sen. Steve Daines and Congressman Greg Gianforte sent $1.25 Billion to Montan...