IMPLEMENTING THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN ACT; PROVIDING APPROPRIATIONS AND ALLOCATIONS OF FEDERAL FUNDS AND OTHER FUNDS AVAILABLE BECAUSE OF THE RECEIPT OF FEDERAL FUNDS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2021
May the Fourth be with you…. Tomorrow
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- Great Falls Economic Development Top 10 for 5-2-21
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The Telecommuting and Gig Workforce in Montana
Next Generation Broadband in Montana
- Rural, Native Communities Partner With Telecoms for Broadband
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in North and South Dakota and the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes in Oklahoma have partnered with Nokia and NewCore to extend Internet access to tribal households, businesses and schools.
- How Starlink, Project Kuiper and other satellite broadband providers could change society
Imagine a world where high-speed internet blankets every corner of the globe, transforming the way people access health care, education and entertainment. That’s the promise of up-and-coming satellite broadband — an ambitious and controversial plan to connect far reaches of the planet.
- Bipartisan Tester Bill to Bolster Rural Broadband Workforce Advances
“My bipartisan legislation will not only help folks in rural and frontier communities obtain the skills they need to get good-paying jobs close to home but will also help expand rural broadband at a moment when it’s never been more important to ensuring frontier communities can succeed in a 21st century economy,” said Tester. “Getting this legislation through Committee is a strong first step, but I’m not going to stop pushing until this bill lands on the President’s desk and is signed into law.”
Funding and Building your Business
Come Home Idaho
- Why Idaho is Not For You
Idaho is not the fastest-growing state in the country; we’re number two according to the latest census. The following is a list of reasons why Idaho is not the place for you.
- Booms in Idaho, Utah buck the curve of slowing U.S. growth
In Utah, births largely drove the fastest growth in the country over the past decade. In neighboring Idaho, newcomers from California and other states helped it capture the second spot.
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2021 Montana Legislature and Politics
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