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

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.

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,”

Mark Zuckerberg on taking his massive Facebook workforce remote – “We’re unlocking remote hiring.”

A bunch of the people who leave the company, who are good people who we would want to keep — the reason that they leave is because they want to move somewhere that we don’t support.

Rent, Mortgage Assistance Available to Montanans Impacted by COVID-19

“I encourage Montanans who’ve lost income or a job because of COVID-19 to learn more about the Emergency Housing Assistance program and apply before June payments are due.”

Governor Bullock Announces Montana to Enter Phase Two of Reopening Plan on June 1

“Montana has been an example for the rest of the nation in our response to this global pandemic. I have no doubt that we can continue to be that example, but only if Montanans, businesses, and visitors alike continue to take seriously the responsibility we all have in protecting others,” Governor Bullock said.

Montana Board of Housing Invites 8 Affordable Homes Properties to Apply for Federal Housing Credits

More than $32.2 million in credits will be awarded

Made in Montana May Monthly: Training, Fall Food and Beverage Shows, and more!

Join us for summer export training! The ExportMontana team hosts Riddle of the Exporter training in Billings on July 28 and Kalispell on July 30. The training is free and will help members learn about and prepare for export markets.

Commerce Department Announces 2020 Montana Tourism Award Winners

“As we face this new challenging time together, it’s important to recognize some of the people and organizations that have made Montana’s tourism and recreation industries the economic drivers they have long been,” Montana Department of Commerce Director Tara Rice

Governor Bullock announces $123 million available in emergency grants

Governor Steve Bullock announced that families, small businesses, non-profits, health services centers and individuals across Montana hardest-hit by impacts of COVID-19 will be eligible to apply for grants through nine new programs created in response…