Montana Politics & Legislature

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Most Public Engagement is Worthless

More often than not, it is a mechanism to wrap a veneer of legitimacy around the large policy objectives of influential people.

Montana Candidate for Governor Mike Cooney releases economic plan: clean energy jobs, workforce training, buy Montana – Keep Montana Working!

“We must ensure that Montana businesses have access to a pipeline of skilled workers for high-demand, good paying jobs,” Cooney said. “The renewable energy industry in Montana has so much potential. Montana has the opportunity to be a leader in the transition toward the clean energy economy.”

Time for Montana to adopt automatic voter registration

Whenever someone gets or renews their MT drivers license or MT state ID, they would be automatically registered to vote, unless they choose to opt-out (registration would not be compulsory).

Pacific Northwest Chapter of Montana Ambassadors – A Virtual Brown-Bag Lunch Series – 2020 Montana Gubernatorial Candidates – 8/6 Cooney – 8/12 Gianforte – Both at 1PM MDT

Please join us in two separate Zoom sessions to hear from the candidates about their backgrounds, vision for the state and specific plans to move Montana forward.

Pacific Northwest Chapter of Montana Ambassadors – A Virtual Brown-Bag Lunch Series – 2020 Montana Gubernatorial Candidates – 8/6 Cooney – 8/12 Gianforte – Both at 1PM MDT

Please join us in two separate Zoom sessions to hear from the candidates about their backgrounds, vision for the state and specific plans to move Montana forward.

Montana Next Generation of Community and Economic Development Tools Report Released; Your Input and Recommendations Requested by July 27th

To help us prioritize our next steps, I am asking you to complete our brief survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NextGenComments   so we can hear from you – what topics and themes interest you. 

Greg Gianforte, Candidate for Governor of Montana Releases ‘Montana Comeback Plan’

Education is the pathway to a brighter and more prosperous future. As governor, Greg’s goal is to ensure our students have access to the best education possible to prepare them for the future.

The Route to Infrastructure that Benefits Communities

States and localities will need the full range of tools to recover economically. That calls for federal policies that tap infrastructure-building’s power to boost local jobs and small-business growth.

Greater Montana FoundationA Montana Field Guide to 2020 Election Polls Webinar Thursday, July 9, 202010-11:30 AM

Focus will be on identifying key questions all should ask or think about when we see or hear poll results ahead of the coming elections.

Montana’s tribal economies face unique virus-related hurdles

“Due to a long history of racist public policies, ongoing settler colonialism, and underinvestment, Montanans who are American Indian disproportionately experience underlying health conditions and economic challenges that heighten the risk of the pandemic.”