To boost participation, Alabama started the Alabama Census Bowl, in which low-responding counties have the chance to win $65,000 for their schools through Census participation.
“Montana gets about $2 billion dollars a year from the federal government based on the Census. When we do not count a Montanan who should be counted, that equals about $20,000 over the 10-year period of the census.” Montana Lieutenant Governor Mike Cooney
“We will live with the consequences of this undercount for the next decade.” Kendra Miller Montana Districting and Apportionment Commissioner
The Governor’s Office of Economic Development is working with business leaders in Montana and beyond for the video series. A launch in October has been targeted for the Innovation Hub, and further announcements will follow as more detail becomes available.
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- Montana Career Opportunity – Chief Executive Officer – Montana Association of REALTORS
The Montana Association of REALTORS® (MAR) seeks a full-time Chief Executive Officer. This position offers a unique opportunity to represent and support the REALTOR® profession in the state of Montana in partnership with the Board, members, and our affiliates. The position involves a variety of dynamic and challenging responsibilities including:
Montana Department of Commerce
Montana Office of Tourism and Business Development
Great Falls Development Authority
MEDA -Montana Economic Developers Association
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Energy and Climate Change
- Sustainable Missoula: Continuing a tradition of creative reuse
In case you don’t know, Home ReSource is Missoula’s place for salvaging materials for reuse, offering everything from historic hardware to reclaimed lumber, doors, kitchen cabinets, sinks, windows, light fixtures, tile and more at affordable prices.
- How climate change is fueling record-breaking California wildfires, heat and smog
“This shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone,” said Michael Gerrard, director of the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law at Columbia University. “Maybe we underestimated the magnitude and speed” at which these events would occur, he said, but “we’ve seen this long freight train barreling down on us for decades, and now the locomotive is on top of us, with no caboose in sight.”
- Novel Ultrafast Battery Based on Graphene Charges in 15 Seconds
The new power-source already made its way to a €1 billion contract with a prestigious automotive company.
- “Melting choc chip” blocks could stack up as grid-scale energy storage
The team says they’re efficient, scalable, safe, inexpensive, and can be used in existing coal-fired power plants.
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