The bill allocates $65 billion to improve high-speed internet access and affordability.
The State Small Business Credit Initiative is a funding program that aims to broaden access to capital for underserved communities.
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Come Home Montana
Dorsey & Whitney LLP
Montana Department of Commerce
- Montana Department of Commerce Announces $240,000 Awarded for Tribal Business Planning
“As Montana’s economy continues to expand, it is imperative that our tribal communities financially thrive during this growth.” Commerce Director Scott Osterman said. “These grants will assist tribal governments with planning for growth through the identification of current and future economic opportunities that will strengthen their communities.”
Big Sky Commerce
Great Falls Development Authority
- GFDA’s Top 10
Here is our Top 26 for the last three weeks celebrating work and successes to grow and strengthen the Great Falls regional economy — Montana’s Golden Triangle. And, sharing business resources and skill-building opportunities to empower your success. Much more to share — will try to catch up in next week’s edition.
Kalispell Chamber of Commerce
MEDA -Montana Economic Developers Association
- Suburban Revival: How the 21st Century will Redefine Life Outside the City
America’s suburbs are increasingly diversifying, expanding, and evolving as COVID-19 and new economic realities shape behavior. New stories are unfolding in these suburban places as they change and grow. Is it time for a suburban revival?
- MEP, Missoula County question state’s denial of job-creation grant for local biotech firm
Novoron, a San Diego-based biotech company, announced its plans in September to expand into Missoula, where it sought to open an office and build a team in its pursuit of curing injuries to the central nervous system.
- $8 million Port of Montana rail project enables Butte to connect to the entire United States
“They have access to both Union Pacific and Burlington Northern, which is huge for a facility,” said Kathy Faso, the general manager of the Port of Montana. “We’re an inland port, so it’s unique. And plus we have the I-15 and I -90 interstates right here.”
The Telecommuting and Gig Workforce in Montana
Next Generation Broadband in Montana
Montana Business and Govt. Agency Collaboration Success
Senator Jon Tester
- Montana could lose $20 million in emergency rental funds next week
“We will lose that block of money unless we get permeability in that column,” Rep. Llew Jones, R-Conrad, the House Appropriations Committee chair added. “Montana simply does not have the need for $200 million in rent subsidy. While it’s a remarkable soundbyte, we can’t obligate money to somewhere where it’s not allowed to go.”
- Park County, Montana housing report finds unsustainable market
“We really wanted to put out a clear compilation of the facts of our current situation,” Oldershaw said. “You can’t have an effective solution if you don’t have a very specific outline of the problems.”
Developing Funding Opportunities in Montana
Developing a more Entrepreneurial Montana
Funding and Building your Business
Incubators and R&D
Regional Business News
- Powering the future: The drive for lithium
With electric cars seen as the future of the American auto industry, companies are ramping up the production of batteries, which require lithium. Correspondent Ben Tracy looks at efforts to increase lithium mining in the U.S., and the struggle over its environmental costs.
Idaho News & Events
21st Century Education Initiative – “You Should Care…”
- The science of yawning
Correspondent Faith Salie looks into the physiology of yawning, and why it not only helps our brains, but also is a sign of empathy and, yes, increased alertness.
Government News & Events
Come Home North Dakota
Energy and Climate Change
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