Congress needs to pass HEROES Act
June 12, 2020
COIVD-19 is the greatest health crisis our state and nation has faced in over a century. As of the time of this writing, nearly 2 million Americans have become infected and 115,000 people have lost their lives.
In Montana, we have benefitted from Gov. Steve Bullock’s vigilant and decisive response. Despite seeing fewer infections than our neighboring states, the virus’s economic impact has been crippling: more than 104,000 people have filed unemployment claims since late March.
As our country moves into a new stage of the crisis without an end in sight, our federal officials must co...