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News : State Last Updated: Feb 20th, 2006 - 16:02:59


News : State
Counties face cuts in Bush's budget
Montana counties and schools could lose more than $10 million a year in federal funding if Congress fails to reauthorize five-year-old legislation intended to stabilize payments to counties with large tracts of federal lands.

“We're nervous,” said Mineral County Commissioner Judy Stang. “This could be a huge hit to our budget all at once.”

“Our county, like most rural counties, depends on that source of funding,” Stang said. “If it disappears, the local taxpayer will have to pick up the tab.”

County commissioners from across the state are watching the Bush administration's efforts to reauthorize the Secure Rural Schools and Community Act, which is set to expire in the fall...
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Feb 20, 2006, 16:00

News : State
Mineral County has the highest military recruiting rate of any in the nation!

"Montanans have always been great soldiers," was the comment of Army National Guard Maj. Garth Scott of Helena.

His statement was backed up by the director of the State Veterans Affairs Division, Joe Foster, who said Montana has 108,000 veterans. That's the second-highest total, per-capita, in the United States.

One reason for such high participation is that Montana's young people have traditionally been healthier and better educated than the national profile. There have been fewer rejections for military service.


Feb 5, 2006, 12:53


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