Experts say Missoula’s efforts to divert prison, behavioral health move the dial

Martin Kidston (current Missoula) Efforts to reduce overcrowding at the Missoula County Detention Center and divert offenders to other resources have shown progress in recent years, saving taxpayers money while helping low-level offenders, the county said. The Prison Transformation Master Plan was written and approved in 2016 and included nearly 40 recommendations across a number … Read more

Why Americans shouldn’t panic as the Fed raises interest rates: Finance experts

Americans should stay calm, boost their personal savings and sharply monitor their long-term fiscal plan like the Federal Reserve raises interest ratespersonal finance experts told The Post. The Federal Reserve raised its benchmark interest rate by 0.75% on Wednesday for the third consecutive month. By raising interest rates, the Fed makes it more expensive to … Read more