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Tester Pushes for Solutions to Big Ag Consolidation: “If we lose family farm agriculture in this country, this country becomes far less secure”

Senator urges Congressional action on competition in the agriculture marketplace

Report from NGIN and RTI describes critical elements for building an inclusive cluster

The report illustrates these key decisions and lessons learned via five case studies of industry clusters supported by the Economic Development Administration’s Build Back Better Regional Challenge.

How ecosystem mapping can aid your region – May 21, 2024, 1:00 p.m. MDT – Online

In this TBED Community of Practice webinar, experts from EcoMap and SourceLink will demonstrate how they approach developing ecosystem maps tailored to your region, as well as strategies to keep these tools up-to-date and seamlessly incorporated into your daily operations. This webinar will provide the actionable insights needed to integrate ecosystem mapping into your organization’s strategic toolkit.

GFDA President Brett Doney Joins NADO Board

NADO is honored to have this impressive group together to focus on helping our nation’s local communities pursue comprehensive regional strategies for remaining economically competitive in today’s rapidly changing global environment.

Montana Senator Jon Tester Introduces Bill to Protect Rural Postal Service, Prevent Unnecessary Consolidation of Mail Processing Operations Including Missoula

Senator’s PARCEL Act would protect processing operations in Missoula, prohibit harmful consolidation of mail processing operations nationwide

$78 Million to Further Drive Down Energy Costs and Enhance Energy Security in Rural & Remote Communities Across America including Victor, Montana

President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda Supports 19 Community-Led Clean Energy Projects Across 12 States and 13 Tribal Nations to Deploy Cheaper Power, Support Local Economic Development, and Build Up Climate Resilient Communities

$71 Million to Electrify Tribal Homes with Clean Energy

This investment is a critical step toward the goal of electrifying all homes in Indian Country with clean energy sources and advances the Biden-Harris administration’s work to reach a carbon-free electricity sector by 2035.

Zoom Discussion – New_ Public is “strengthening public conversation” in Austin, Texas and Missoula 5/28- 9AM.

We’ll hear from representatives of New_ Public and the University of Texas at Austin about how social media is impacting the ways citizens work, collaborate, and build up their communities.

AI Threatens Call Center Jobs: Chatbots Expected to Replace Human Workers Within a Year

Surveys suggest that generative AI could replace millions of jobs globally by 2030, with concerns about its impact on wages and job security.

USPS to move some operations from Missoula to Spokane – Why Biden Can’t Fire Postmaster General Louis DeJoy

“While this shortsighted decision exemplifies how out of touch Postmaster DeJoy is with the challenges facing rural America, I’ll continue using every tool at my disposal to ensure that the Postal Service is held accountable to the people of Montana. Senator Jon Tester