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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Montana Newsletter for Sunday February 23, 2020 ( 2 items )  

Feeding America: New Research on Child Hunger in Rural America
CHICAGO, Illinois, Feb. 19 -- Feeding America issued the following news release: * * * - Economic instability and lack of jobs cited as underlying factors in series of in-depth interviews. * * * According to a new study commissioned by No Kid Hungry and Feeding America, economic instability, lack of job opportunities and geographic isolation are primary contributors to the threat of child hunger in rural communities. A team of researchers from six universities, led by Dr. Lindsey Haynes-Ma  more

Sierra Club: Puget Sound Energy Coal Plant Sale a Bad Deal for Climate and Customers
OAKLAND, California, Feb. 21 -- The Sierra Club issued the following news release: * * * - Sale would extend the life of one of the largest sources of climate pollution in the American West * * * Puget Sound Energy (PSE) asked the Washington State Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) for permission to sell its 25% ownership stake in Colstrip Unit 4 to NorthWestern Energy, a Montana-based utility that intends to run the plant for the next 20 years. The sale is likely to increase cos  more