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Travel Counselors, Live Chats and Website Provide Updates and Status of Wildfires to Assist Visitors

HELENA, Mont. – A great majority of Montana travelers are lured by the state’s 93 million acres of spectacular unspoiled nature. Due to the state’s diverse landscape and weather, wildfires happen as a natural part of Montana’s ecology. Sometimes a fire occurs near a popular destination, but there’s no reason to let it stop you from enjoying your Montana experience.

Friday, August 18, 2017
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Montana Department of Commerce Sponsors Training to Increase Homeownership on Tribal Land

Join the free training on Aug. 23

Houses on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation.

On August 23, Commerce’s Montana Board of Housing will sponsor a training focused on Indian Home Loans at the KwaTaqNuk Convention Center. 

Friday, August 18, 2017

Governor Bullock Celebrates Boeing’s Latest Expansion into Montana

Bullock applauds employees for hard work making Boeing Helena a competitive and important part of the company’s supply chain

Governor Steve Bullock today joined Boeing senior executives, local officials, and employees to celebrate Boeing Helena’s third business expansion in Montana.

Thursday, August 17, 2017
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Governor Bullock Highlights New Legislation to Boost Tribal Tourism and Economic Prosperity

Senate Bill 309 ceremonial signing in Pablo.

Governor Steve Bullock today highlighted new legislation to boost tribal tourism and economic prosperity in Indian Country during a ceremonial bill signing in Pablo, Montana.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
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Governor Bullock Celebrates Groundbreaking of 35 Affordable Homes in Polson

New housing development to create jobs and provide affordable homes for hard-working Montanans

Polson Landing groundbreaking celebration

Standing on the site of what will become 35 affordable homes in Polson, Governor Steve Bullock today joined community leaders and private-sector partners to break ground on the Polson Landing Apartments.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

New Miles City SBDC Regional Director at Miles Community College

Please welcome the newest addition to our expert advising team, Alex Evans! Evans is launching the Small Business Development Centers at Miles Community College, southeastern Montana’s newest center.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017
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Lt. Governor Cooney, Commerce Director Celebrate Grand Opening of the Miles Community College Small Business Development Center

Miles City SBDC Ribbon Cutting

Lieutenant Governor Mike Cooney and Commerce Director Pam Haxby-Cote Thursday joined the Small Business Administration (SBA), southeastern Montana economic development organizations, and higher education communities to celebrate the grand opening of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Miles Community College (MCC).

Friday, August 4, 2017

Governor Bullock Launches New Opportunity to Boost Broadband Access in Montana Schools

Program could result in $20 million in school broadband upgrades

Students working in a computer lab. Credit: Jonathan Reyes, Flickr Creative Commons

Governor Steve Bullock Tuesday launched a new opportunity for Montana’s schools to apply for funding to boost access to high-speed broadband, giving schools the ability to develop 21st century classrooms and provide students with more digital learning tools.

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Governor Bullock Announces Funding for Main Street Businesses across Montana

$548,344 in job creation and planning grants awarded to grow Montana businesses

MONTANA – Governor Steve Bullock today announced $548,344 in economic development grants to add 53 jobs in communities across Montana and help Main Street businesses plan for growth and expansion.

Monday, July 31, 2017
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Montana Department of Commerce Announces $1.4 Million in Community Development Funds

Funding will help fix roadways, public schools, rural hospitals

Montana Department of Commerce Director Pam Haxby-Cote Thursday announced that rural communities impacted by coal production and development across central and southwestern Montana have received $1.4 million in funding for critical projects.

Thursday, July 27, 2017
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