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Gov. Gianforte Announces Application Scores for Water and Sewer Investments in Montana’s Communities

“Montana is helping lead the nation in investing federal funds toward critical water and sewer upgrades,” Governor Gianforte said. “I look forward to seeing as many projects as possible recommended for funding to serve our communities in greatest need.”

Montana population increasing; Richland’s is not

Richland County showed a little growth over the past decade but projections for the next 10 years do not show any projected growth at all.

Census releases detailed 2020 counts — with an asterisk

Montana population growth over the past decade has been driven by urban counties, census results indicate. But between pandemic disruption and a new privacy measure, the count’s details may be imprecise.

State of Montana Employees Return to Work as State Faces Virus Surge

COVID-19 vaccinations are not required of state employees, and vaccination rates in Montana remain below the national average

ARPA Economic Transformation, Stabilization and Workforce Development Advisory Commission Meeting – 8/12 – 9AM – Zoom and State Capital

Infrastructure Commission members include: Budget Director Kurt Alme, Chief of Staff Chris Heggem, Department of Labor Commissioner Laurie Esau, Senator Mark Blasdel, Senator Ryan Osmundson, Senator Ryan Lynch, Representative Wylie Galt, Representative Llew Jones, and Representative Kim Abbott.

Missoula’s Diversified Plastics, Inc. to Receive 2020 Exporter of the Year Award – Career Opportunities

“Diversified Plastics has demonstrated not only resilience but also growth during a time when the circumstances of the global economy have made it harder to achieve either and that’s certainly commendable,” said Commerce Director Scott Osterman.

July Monthly: Guest Post, Website Tips, Upcoming Events

What does the Made in Montana logo mean?  It’s more than a brand; it signifies a product is made or grown here with pride, a badge of honor for the producer, and stands for quality. Made in Montana has three brand pillars:

Montana Department of Commerce Announces Tourism Grant Program Application Cycle Opens August 1

“With these grants, the Department of Commerce continues to support the development of tourism and recreation projects, increasing visitors to our state and prompting economic growth and resiliency for many Montana communities,” said Commerce Director Scott Osterman.

Gov. Gianforte Seeks Public Comment on Use of ARPA Economic and Workforce Funds

Beginning yesterday and through August 9, 2021, Montanans may submit their public comment

Montana Office of Tourism and Business Development Industry Development Program

If you are considering an industrial investment in Montana, would like information on state-wide incentives your business can leverage toward success, or if you would like to know more about how the Industry Development Program can help your business grow, please contact us today.