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“Guns are tools, but so are hot plates, and we don’t allow those in the residence halls for safety reasons.” – Lindy Kolb, Montana State University student on having guns on campus.
Today’s MATR Newsletter is sponsored by:
Come Home Montana
Dorsey & Whitney LLP
Montana Office of Tourism and Business Development
- Tourism Research – Montana Office of Tourism and Business Development
The Montana Office of Tourism & Business Development (MOTBD) relies on data to drive Montana’s tourism marketing strategy. Utilizing multiple tourism data partners, MOTBD works hand-in-hand with its agency of record to conduct and manage the analytics necessary to drive a successful tourism marketing strategy.
Kalispell Chamber of Commerce
MEDA -Montana Economic Developers Association
- As World Runs Short of Workers, a Boost for Wages—and Inflation
In the two largest economies, plunging birthrates and aging populations squeeze the labor supply
- To Kickstart a Downtown Comeback, Cities Bet on Tourism
“We’re kind of emerging after the fire has blown over the woods and forest,” he says. “Everyone is re-emerging and rebuilding. How do you plan for this, you know?”
- Montana leaders continue to fight against size increase for ‘metropolitan’ status
The U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is considering a change that would increase the size of a metropolitan statistical area from 50,000 residents to 100,000.
- Entrepreneurship and Workforce Training Opportunities for Tribal Communities | Wednesday, May 19, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. Mountain Time
Resources and funding opportunities that can help create entrepreneurship and workforce training programs for tribal members.
- Rural Workforce Innovation Network (RWIN) Workshops in May!
This network represents governmental entities, colleges and universities, nonprofit organizations, and private businesses that are actively working to improve workforce development in their local communities.
- Today’s TED Talk – The case for co-ops, the invisible giant of the economy
Think capitalism is broken? Try cooperativism, says co-op enthusiast and researcher Anu Puusa. She lays out how cooperatives — businesses owned, operated and controlled by their members — can both make money and have a positive impact on the environment and local communities. With co-ops, Puusa says, doing good business and doing good at the same time becomes possible.
The Telecommuting and Gig Workforce in Montana
Next Generation Broadband in Montana
Montana Business and Govt. Agency Collaboration Success
Montana Governor Greg Gianforte
Montana Manufacturing Extension Center
Funding and Building your Business
- Imagine applying for a job with a TikTok
Like other job-searching platforms, it’s reportedly designed to help people find jobs and companies find the right candidates. But, instead of submitting a typical resume, users would create TikTok videos.
21st Century Education Initiative – “You Should Care…”
MAPS : Media Arts in the Public Schools
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