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Tester, Daines, Zinke, Rosendale Restart Montana Coffee Starting March 1 in Washington, D.C. – How About Gianforte in Montana?

Bipartisan weekly event provides opportunity for Montanans to meet directly with their congressional delegation

The environmental cost of beef vs. chicken? Tuna vs. salmon? Compare dozens of foods here.

Knowing what to eat to minimize impact on the planet can feel like an impossible task: Eat locally? Skip meat? Opt for organic, free range, humanely raised?

Is broadband available near you? This updated FCC map can tell you. Maybe.

A completely accurate map, however, could still leave a reader dismayed because it correctly conveys an unpleasant truth: At too many U.S. addresses, broadband either remains out of reach or is only available from one company.

Big Sky Passenger Rail Authority Inaugural Newsletter January 2023

Today, more than 2,000 miles from the Great Lake to the Pacific and 800 miles from Great Falls to Denver no longer have access to passenger rail service. It’s time to provide passenger rail service to all of America.

Montana Senator Jon Tester’s Bipartisan Bill Aims to Protect American Farmland from Foreign Entities

In addition to protecting American agricultural land from foreign entities, the Promoting Agriculture Safeguards and Security (PASS) Act would add the Secretary of Agriculture as a standing member of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) to consider agriculture needs when making determinations affecting national security, and require a report to Congress from USDA on the risks posed by foreign takeovers of U.S. businesses engaged in agriculture.

The Montana Housing Partnership is excited to invite you to the 2023 annual housing conference – May 15-17, 2023 – Helena.

National, regional, and local experts are being lined up to address a wide variety of affordable housing issues including rental housing and homeownership, homelessness, rural communities, economic development, and community development.

Great Falls Montana Economic Development Index 4th Quarter 2022

Number of impressions Great Falls Tourism’s paid media placements generated in 2022: 27 million

Billionaire-backed Freedom Foundation launches in Montana

“Washington recognizes (the Freedom Foundation) for what it is, which is this anti-worker group funded by billionaires who want to suppress wages and screw workers,” Yestramski said.

Upcoming Trainings: Government contracting, training for Farmers Market Vendors and more!

Whether you’re just getting started, looking for new customers, wanting to grow sales through e-commerce, or focusing on workforce.
We’re here to help.

School privatization schemes are being pushed in Montana

Montanans Organized for Education’s (MOFE) 16,000 members — including parents, students, community members and teachers — stand in opposition to school privatization (sometimes called “school choice” by proponents).