A group of Montana lawyers says it is giving a lifetime achievement award to a state judge for his many years of service, despite the judge being censured last year for comments about a 14-year-old girl raped by her teacher.
The Montana Department of Transportation awarded more than $143,000 in equipment grants for law enforcement jurisdictions to support Vision Zero, the initiative to eliminate deaths and serious injuries on Montana roads.
On Tuesday, Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald awarded nearly $93 million in Supportive Services for Veteran Families three-year grants that will help approximately 45,000 homeless and at-risk veterans and their families. Six million dollars of that was awarded right here in the Treasure State.
The former director of the University of Montana Bureau of Business and Economic Research, Paul Polzin, recently received a national award from the Association for University Business and Economic Research.