Letters to the Editor
The Common Good
April 7, 2021
A concerning bill is about to become law in Montana. I urge our representatives not to support SB 100.
Serving not-for-profit organizations showed me situations that work against the common good. This bill, named as anti-fraud, hurts our needy neighbors as they must struggle against requirements of eligibility every six months. If they cannot access assistance due to lack of internet or access to a public information office, Montanans will lose medical and food programs which help them manage, particularly during the COVID era. Only 50 fraud cases have been found in in Montana recently,...