One month in: Gov. Gianforte talks vaccine, economy in MTN exclusive

It’s been a whirlwind first month in office for Montana Governor Greg Gianforte.

The Bozeman businessman inherited the Treasure State’s highest office in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, including the early stages of vaccine distribution. One of his first acts repealed pandemic-related capacity and curfew restrictions on businesses across Montana, and he said the state’s mask mandate. in place since July – would be next if two key stipulations were met: getting Montana’s most vulnerable citizens vaccinated, and passing the Virus Liability bill to protect businesses and organizations against COVID-related lawsuits.

In an exclusive conversation this week, MTN touched on those topics and others: