Roughly 3.6 million people in the U.S. as of July 5 said they face eviction in the next two months, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's Household Pulse Survey.
“It’s amazing how in two days you can have more than 3 billion good ideas,” said Sen. Ryan Osmundson, R-Buffalo.
"It is going to take some effort to get this all aligned," said Rep. Llew Jones, a Republican from Conrad who chairs the House Appropriations Committee.
Montana's share of the COVID-19 aid is likely to be more than the general fund portion of the annual state budget.
The Commerce department said it estimates about 7,000-8,000 people will apply for rent aid under this round of funding.
Before the change, the Legislature was set to authorize $800 million in spending. Now that figure is $292.9 million
As Montana's COVID-19 case toll continues to mount, Gov. Steve Bullock said Thursday he is wary of imposing stricter statewide restrictions to limit the spread of the virus without additional federal aid to unemployed individuals and small businesses.
An analysis shows that small states, including Montana and Wyoming, took in an out-sized proportion of the $150 billion in federal money that was designed to address coronavirus-related expenses.
More than 5,700 Wyoming businesses got some sort of assistance from the federal government. But the program is now out of funds amid congressional squabbling.
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