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Montana Tourism and Recreation Leaders Gather in Big Sky

Big Sky,  Montana

Nearly 450 Montana tourism and outdoor recreation leaders are gathering this week in Big Sky for the annual Governor's Conference on Tourism and Recreation. 

Monday, April 16, 2018
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Montana Housing to Fund New Affordable Homes in Deer Lodge

A view of downtown Deer Lodge, Mont.

Montana Housing at the Department of Commerce allocated $3.9 million in federal housing credits to Helena’s GL Development to help finance the new construction of the Cottonwood Creek Apartments in Deer Lodge. 

Friday, April 13, 2018

Tester, Bullock Secure Resources for Homeless Montana Veterans

Funding Will Increase Access to Affordable Housing and Support Services

Sen. Jon Tester speaking with Veterans.

U.S. Senator Jon Tester and Governor Steve Bullock today announced that they have secured funding to help provide homes for Montana veterans.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Categories: Montana Housing

Commerce’s Community Development Block Grant Program Awards Funding to 6 Montana Communities

Fishing in Harlowton

Six Montana communities will share $2.6 million of federal grant funding through the Department of Commerce’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program to support the financing of critical infrastructure and community development projects in Montana.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

On Equal Pay Day, Governor Bullock Renews Calls to Close Montana’s Wage Gap

Bullock signs new Executive Order, honors a Montana business

MONTANA – Five years after launching the Equal Pay for Equal Work Taskforce, Governor Steve Bullock on National Equal Pay Day renewed his charge to close Montana’s gender wage gap. Bullock unveiled a new Executive Order promoting equal pay while speaking at a Montana business that prioritizes workplace transparency.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018
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Montana to Host the International Roundup Tourism Tradeshow Event April 8-11, 2018

Montana will be the host state for the 2018 international tourism tradeshow event, International Roundup (IRU), April 8-11.  IRU brings travel planners and tour operators from the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Australia, Nordics, Benelux, and Italy who specialize in selling fully inclusive travel itineraries through Montana, Idaho, Wyoming and the Dakotas.

Friday, April 6, 2018
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Montana Board of Investments Executive Director to Retire

The Montana Board of Investments today announced the pending retirement of Executive Director David Ewer, effective in October 2018. 

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Rural Health Clinic Upgrades Made Possible by Low-Cost Financing

The Montana Facility Finance Authority (MFFA) recently closed on a low-cost direct loan for the Phillips County Hospital in Malta. The $99,070 loan will allow the clinic to remodel its nurses’ station to improve patient privacy and increase work efficiency.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Belgrade Business Wins 2018 Retailer of the Year at the Made in Montana Tradeshow

Longtime Belgrade business Chalet Market of Montana and its owners Mark and Gwen Croghan have been honored by their Made in Montana peers as the 2018 Retailer of the Year.

Friday, March 23, 2018

20th Annual Made in Montana Tradeshow to Feature 154 Small Businesses

Public showcase day begins at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 24

Vendors and wholesale buyers connect during the Made in Montana Tradeshow.

More than 650 small business owners and wholesale buyers will gather in Helena Friday and Saturday for the 20th annual Made in Montana Tradeshow for Food and Gifts.

Thursday, March 22, 2018
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