“There’s almost nobody where they could move here and increase their wages and lower their housing costs,” Ward explained. “It’s almost zero.
A first-of-its-kind report for the state of Montana, done by Montana Kids Count with the Montana Budget and Policy Center, shows just what parents are up against in the state when it comes to finding quality and affordable child care, with the added challenges the pandemic brought.
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- The Human Library – Does Your Community Have One?
In Denmark, there are libraries where you can ′′ borrow ′′ a person instead of a book to listen to their life story for 30 minutes. The goal is to fight prejudice.
- Plans Announced for fiberboard factory near Libby, Montana – could employ upwards of 150 people.
Officials are working with MoFi, a nonprofit, non-bank lender, on market tax credits. Peck said the facility would be worth more than $40 million.
- A Daring 50-Year Vision for the San Francisco Bay Area – What Does Your Community Plan Look Like?
The SPUR Regional Strategy sets a new standard for planning advocacy, not only for the depth and breadth of its vision, but for its skill in execution.
- New survey, new trainings, and new hires at Sweetgrass Development
Businesses, non-profits, and government entities in north-central Montana have a fresh opportunity to voice their needs, thanks to Sweetgrass Development. The community with the most survey responses by May 28 will receive $1,000 of project funding.
Next Generation Broadband in Montana
Senator Jon Tester
The Creative and Cultural Economy
21st Century Education Initiative – “You Should Care…”
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Energy and Climate Change
VR/AR, Blockchain, Bitcoin, Artificial Intelligence and The Internet of Things
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