2019 Montana Legislature and Politics
- Protect our future with pre-K legislation in Montana
The Montana constitution says, “It is the goal of the people to establish a system of education which will develop the full educational potential of each person. Equality of educational opportunity is guaranteed to each person of the state. The Legislature shall provide a basic system of free quality public elementary and secondary schools.”
- Pre-K education too important for Montana politics
There’s plenty of time left in the legislative session to put money for pre-K education back in the state budget.
Gov. Steve Bullock
Montana Economic Development
Great Falls Development Authority
Funding and Building your Business
- Workism Is Making Americans Miserable
For the college-educated elite, work has morphed into a religious identity—promising identity, transcendence, and community, but failing to deliver.
- Six Driving Forces of Innovation for 2019 and Beyond
Do you feel your organization is being disrupted right now, and if so, by whom?
- Kauffman Indicators of Entrepreneurship
The Kauffman Indicators of Entrepreneurship offers in-depth measures, reports, and accompanying interactive data visualizations that present entrepreneurial trends in the United States.
- How to Write a Business Plan
An effective plan should outline financial projections and a strategy for achieving future goals.
- Who Should be on Your Startup Board?
Do you need a board when you first start your company?
- 10 Questions to Ask Before Committing to a Business Partner
Here are some questions to ask before deciding if partnering is a good idea:
- New on TED – What is the meaning of work?
Roy Bahat was worried. His company invests in new technology like AI to make businesses more efficient — but, he wondered, what was AI doing to the people whose jobs might change, go away or become less fulfilling?
The Creative and Cultural Economy
Regional Economic Development
Regional Business News
Government News & Events
Energy and Climate Change
- New process converts unrecyclable glass into saleable product
Although glass is recyclable, the recycling process is generally limited to large pieces that can be easily sorted by color. Because it’s not worth the effort to sort smaller fragments, they tend to simply be discarded. A new process, however, can convert them into a useful substance.
- Let’s improve Billings, Montana’s energy conservation
Since Councilmember Penny Ronning introduced the idea to the council, we have met with numerous city department heads and community leaders. Here is a sample of our findings: