Great Falls business owners weigh in on masks

GREAT FALLS — On July 6, the Retail Industry Leaders Association sent a letter to the National Governors Association asking governors to require face masks while shopping or in public places nationwide, barring any medical exemption.

Governor Steve Bullock has encouraged Montanans to wear face masks when in public and social distancing is not possible, but so far has stopped short of making them mandatory yet.

The Governor released the following statement to MTN in response to the letter: