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Coronavirus Is Coming for Wildland Firefighters. They’re Not Ready.

Keeping wildland firefighting crews safe this year will require a significant shift in the way the country fights wildfires. So far, the changes haven’t materialized.

TechLink conducting transition analysis of Defense Department’s SBIR program

“With the results tabulated into a final report next year, policymakers will have reliable information for weighing the program’s support of national security and the defense innovation base,” said Michael Wallner, TechLink’s lead economic research specialist.

Missoula, Montana’s Sherri Davidoff’s New Book – ‘Data Breaches: Crisis and Opportunity’

Data Breaches is indispensable for everyone involved in breach avoidance or response: executives, managers, IT staff, consultants, investigators, students, and more. Read it before a breach happens!

Has Occupational Licensing Outlived Its Usefulness?

A recent study shows that consumers do not value occupational licensing of their contractors or the higher prices they charge.

Hunger Program’s Slow Start Leaves Millions of Children Waiting

One problem: Outdated state computers.

Only More than Half of Montana Households Have Responded to the 2020 Census – Has Yours?

The state still lags behind the national average for responding to the once-in-a-decade count.

How Illinois Quickly Set Up Remote Work for 27K Employees

With basic telework software and a relationship with a company — Citrix — already in place, the state was able to expand remote work capacity for 10,000 employees in a week, and 27,000 to date.

MSU researchers conduct research to better understand why young adults choose to move to rural Montana

“There’s a huge misconception that young adults are not actively choosing to live in rural Montana,”

Montana’s candidates for Governor talk pre-k, education

“It really is about implementing that statewide public preschool program for our littlest learners, and it’s time we get that done. I believe that Montana’s Constitution tells us rightly so that everyone is entitled to a free, high-quality public education. We should start with our 4-year-olds. We’re one of only a handful of states that doesn’t prioritize our littlest learners.” Whitney Williams

What is Montana’s Public Service Commission Hiding?

It is a sad day when Montanans have to rely upon the press rather than its public servants to ensure government transparency