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MATR Newsletter – June 24, 2022
The state with the best education wins!

Video: Montana Senator Jon Tester ‘tackles’ agriculture consolidation with Senator Cory Booker…He’s fast!

The two Democratic senators released a video on their social media accounts Wednesday touting their efforts to increase oversight of mergers in the ag industry, which they say is driving up prices and hurting family farms.

Michigan’s local investment tax credit gains traction

Based on a similar law in New Brunswick, Canada, the Michigan law would provide local investors with a 50% state tax credit on local investments (up to $3,000).

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  • This State Will Hire You—No College Degree Required

    In the current tight labor market, Maryland is not the only state engaged in a desperate search for government employees.

  • Get to know Wheatland County, Montana

    One of the most iconic names in Montana is Two Dot (or Twodot, depending on what source you reference). Two Dot got its name from the brand cattleman George R. Wilson used—two dots side by side. Wilson donated the land for the town in 1900. In time, the town had a station and electrification plant for the Milwaukee Road, a bank, and the aforementioned Two Dot Bar. Hank Williams Jr. even sang about the town on his Strong Stuff album. Two Dot is sixteen miles west of Harlowton, just off US-12.

  • Montana Career Opportunity – Program Officer/Local Community Foundations – Montana Community Foundation

    The Program Officer, Local Community Foundations (LCF) serves as the Montana Community Foundation’s (MCF) key liaison with Local Community Foundations across Montana, focused on supporting MCF Affiliates as they serve…

Montana Department of Commerce

  • Montana Reel Report Summer Edition – Montana Film Office – Montana The Ultimate Location

    The quarterly Montana Film Office newsletter aims to keep Montana’s film and television industry professionals, constituents, and fans informed of the latest Montana production, infrastructure, and festival news. In this newsletter, you’ll also find information on locations and casting calls. We’re here to help you stay connected with all things “film” in Montana.

MEDA -Montana Economic Developers Association

  • Montana Dept. of Transportation June 2022 Newsline – New Bicycle & Pedestrian Coordinator

    Shelby Clark is MDT’s new bicycle/ pedestrian coordinator. She will serve as a contact for bicycle and pedestrian safety information, assist with design standards for bicycle/pedestrian facilities, supply signs for bicycling events, provide bicy-
    cle touring information, and coordinate training of MDT and local staff in bicycle and pedestrian facility design. Arriving from Alaska, Shelby joins the team with a background in geography and ethnobotany.

Montana Business and Govt. Agency Collaboration Success

  • Transforming Missoula’s Brooks Street Corridor

    For more than 20 years, the City of Missoula has been considering how to transform Brooks Street from a highway commercial strip that emphasizes vehicular traffic to a multi-modal transportation route that is also friendly to buses, pedestrians, and cyclists.

Senator Jon Tester

Developing Funding Opportunities in Montana

Incubators and R&D

Government News & Events

Miscellaneous Ramblings

Energy and Climate Change

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