The vision, particularly from Norman and the design team as a whole, is that we could start to see this level of educational facility ripple throughout the state, that this will be a model for others to look to and say, ‘How do I accomplish that?’” Eaton explained.
“The town is becoming a better town all the time and it’s raising a lot more prime citizens for the future, who will hopefully someday return the favor to the town when they’re capable and continue to make Winifred and Montana a better town and a better state.” Winifred native Norman Asbjornson, the founder of AAON, Inc.
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Flathead Valley Community College
Great Falls Development Authority
MEDA -Montana Economic Developers Association
- Kalispell, Montana Opts Against Adopting Social Media Policy
Following discussions about a city official’s social media use, no proposed action items are under consideration to amend current policy
- White House Outlines Rural Infrastructure Investments within the American Jobs Plan
With its $2.7 trillion infrastructure package, the Biden administration plans to heavily invest in rural America, targeting “social infrastructure” alongside roads and bridges.
- How Companies Are Using Creative Incentives to Attract and Keep New Talent Now
U.S. job openings are at the highest they’ve been in two years. But companies are still short-staffed.
- John Oliver takes a deep dive into how personal bankruptcy works and why law reforms are essential
Now, with the long-term financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic weighing heavily on many Americans, Last Week Tonight host John Oliver noted, “Many worry that once the current pandemic assistance stops, more and more people will need the type of help that bankruptcy offers.”
- Unemployment Is High. Why Are Businesses Struggling to Hire?
Health concerns, expanded jobless benefits and still being needed at home are among the reasons would-be workers might be staying away.
- Surviving an Unlivable Wage – Full Documentary
“The restaurant industry has driven a significant amount of economic growth since the Great Recession, but many restaurant employees continue to end up hungry due to a two-tiered wage system that allows tipped workers to be paid as little as $2.13 an hour.”
- To encourage innovation, Congress should pass two bills protecting important R&D tax provision
If allowed to go into effect, this tax hike will reduce new investments that help create jobs, raise wages, and make America globally competitive and innovative.
Next Generation Broadband in Montana
Funding and Building your Business
The Creative and Cultural Economy
Regional Business News
Come Home Idaho
Idaho News & Events
21st Century Education Initiative – “You Should Care…”
Montana Education/Business Partnerships
University of Montana & Montana State University Tech Transfer
- Stand Up to the Attacks on Our University Tech Transfer System
“You have inherited a system which took a lot of blood, sweat and tears to create. Its benefits are clear to anyone who cares to look, but we need to constantly educate our policy makers, the media and the public because what they often hear is a quite different message.”
University Business Plan Competitions
Energy and Climate Change
TED and TEDX Talks
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