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Crow Tribe Budget Shortfall
Q2 reports that the Inspector General of the Interior Department says the Crow Tribe can’t account for nearly $14.5 million in federal transportation grants from 2016, according to a federal audit released Monday. The IG Office report states the tribe failed to track expense reports, provide supporting documents for the contracts or submit a single audit for the fiscal year ending Sept... Read Mor
Mining Co. Considering Bankruptcy
The Billings Gazette reports that Westmoreland Coal Company stock fell to 26 cents a share on Tuesday after the company– which owns three Montana mines– indicated it would consider bankruptcy. The Colorado-based company, which feeds the Colstrip power plant from the Rosebud Mine, and whose Absaloka Mine has been a major source of income for the Crow Tribe, revealed in its annual report– filed late
Senator Steve Daines Urges Senator Jon Tester to Protect Colstrip
After an announcement that Colstrip units 1 and 2 will be shut down over the next six years due to a legal settlement over an environmental lawsuit, Montana Senator Steve Daines is criticizing President Obama, “fringe environmental groups,” and fellow Montana Senator Jon Tester for over what he describes as “a step backwards” for Colstrip.