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Federal Tipoffs Involving Montana Newsletter for Sunday December 08, 2019 ( 7 items )  

Malmstrom Air Force Base: Military Justice Summary - November 2019
MALMSTROM AIR FORCE BASE, Montana, Dec. 3 -- The U.S. Air Force (341st Missile Wing) issued the following news: A summary of the 341st Missile Wing's recent courts-martial and nonjudicial punishments: 15 October 2019 - 14 November 2019. Nonjudicial Punishments A Staff Sergeant from the 741st Missile Security Forces Squadron received nonjudicial punishment for Dereliction of Duty and False Official Statement. The member received a suspended reduction to Senior Airman, forfeiture of $732.00 pay  more

Mont. U.S. Attorney: Justice Department Announces More Than $376 Million in Awards to Promote Public Safety
BILLINGS, Montana, Dec. 4 -- The U.S. Attorney for the District of Montana, Kurt G. Alme, issued the following news release: * * * - $1,236,380 Will Support Crime-Fighting Efforts in the District of Montana * * * The Department of Justice today announced that it has awarded more than $376 million in grant funding to enhance state, local and tribal law enforcement operations and reinforce public safety efforts in jurisdictions across the United States. State, tribal and local agencies in Mont  more

Mont. U.S. Attorney: Justice Department Honors Rank-and-File Law Enforcement Officers and Deputies in Third Annual Attorney General's Award
WASHINGTON, Dec. 3 -- The U.S. Attorney for the District of Montana, Kurt G. Alme, issued the following news release: * * * - Missoula County Sheriff's Office deputy recognized in District of Montana * * * Attorney General William P. Barr and Justice Department leadership today announced the recipients of the Third Annual Attorney General's Award for Distinguished Service in Policing, recognizing the exceptional work of 19 law enforcement officers and deputies from 12 jurisdictions across th  more

Montana FSA: Producers in Montana Reminded to Signup for Market Facilitation Program
BOZEMAN, Montana, Dec. 3 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farm Service Agency - Montana Field Office issued the following news release: USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) today reminded producers in Montana that the nationwide deadline to sign up for the Market Facilitation Program (MFP) is Dec. 6, 2019. MFP payments are aimed at assisting farmers suffering from damage due to unjustified trade retaliation by foreign nations. "Farmers have had a tough year due to unfair trade retaliation and  more

NASS - Mountain Regional Field Office: USDA to Conduct the 2019 Census of Horticulture Specialties Survey
LAKEWOOD, Colorado, Dec. 6 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service - Mountain Regional Field Office issued the following news release: The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will conduct the 2019 Census of Horticulture Specialties this winter to provide a comprehensive picture of the U.S. horticulture industry. Survey codes will be mailed this month to almost 1,500 horticulture producers in the mountai  more

NASS - Mountain Regional Field Office: USDA's 2019 Organic Survey to Get Underway
LAKEWOOD, Colorado, Dec. 6 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service - Mountain Regional Field Office issued the following news release: The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will mail letters with survey codes, this December, to more than 1,100 producers involved in certified or transitioning to certified organic farming in the Mountain Regional states of Arizona, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Utah an  more

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $2 Million to Support Business Incubation and Workforce Training Efforts in Billings, Montana, Opportunity Zone
WASHINGTON, Dec. 3 -- The U.S. Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration issued the following news release: Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department's Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2 million grant to Big Sky Economic Development Authority of Billings, Montana, to renovate an existing building to house the Rock 31 Connect Build Grow business incubator. The EDA grant, to be located in a Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (https:/  more