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The Montana Governor's Office of Economic Development is the state's lead organization to help businesses succeed in our state.

Officials say Montana budget is in solid shape heading into pandemic

It’s unlikely that state government will run into an immediate budget crunch as it tries to contain the COVID-19 outbreak and respond to the virus’ economic impact.

Montana Governor’s Coronavirus Task Force Help Montana Access Disaster Assistance

When disaster assistance will be available in Montana

His perfect place: Coaster Cycle boss at home in Missoula, Montana

The mountain biking’s absolutely incredible here. We love the lifestyle and we love that it’s not too busy. It’s not the big city, but we can always get to the big city.”

What Happened When Tulsa Paid People to Live in Tulsa but Work Remotely

The first class of hand-picked remote workers moved to Tulsa, Oklahoma, in exchange for $10,000 and a built-in community. The city might just be luring them to stay.

“It wasn’t Wall Street that won the West, it was cowboys (and cowgirls).” Tech startups come to the Mountain West, but can they grow?

“Boise, Idaho has gotten really cool, right? Bozeman, Montana has gotten really cool, and they have a flavor of this kind of growth there.”

States Invest in the Outdoor Recreation by Opening Offices Dedicated to the Sector’s Growth

“Outdoor recreation represents over 5 percent of our economy and $70 billion in annual consumer spending in Montana, and creates more than 71,000 jobs.” Rachel VandeVoort, director of the Montana Office of Outdoor Recreation

Governor Bullock Announces Missoula Will Host 2020 Innovate Montana Symposium – Sept. 24-25

“The Innovate Montana Symposium offers entrepreneurs, whether seasoned experts or first-time business owners, tangible tools and resources to confidently start ad successfully grow their venture,” Governor Steve Bullock said.

“Across The State” A Picture of Local Economic Development Efforts -Montana Governor’s Office of Economic Development

As part of the Governor’s
Main Street Montana Rural
Partners project, we reached
out to communities to compile
success stories and start a
dialogue surrounding best
practices across various
subjects.

Why you should start a business in 2020 (In Montana!)

“The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.”

You’ve got the talent and the opportunity to do something great.

Bedrock Sandals Moving Headquarters to Missoula, Montana

I continue to believe Montana is the perfect home for outdoor gear manufacturers to grow their business, test their products, and live in landscapes that inspire and challenge each day. Governor Steve Bullock.