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Montana Facility Finance Authority Bond to Save Plains Hospital $1.89 Million

HELENA, Mont. – Clark Fork Valley Hospital in Plains will save $1.89 million over the life of a $6.17 million loan after the Montana Facility Finance Authority refinanced it into a bond at a lower interest rate and shorter repayment term.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
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Broadband for Montana Schools Awards 2 Grants, Additional Funding Available

Schools can learn how to access funding during a Feb. 23 webinar

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Two Montana public schools have been awarded state match funds to pay for special construction charges for broadband upgrades, increasing Internet access for their students.

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Big Sky Documentary Film Festival to Debut New Made in Montana Category

HELENA, Mont. – A new category of selections for the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival will highlight films made by Montana filmmakers, shot in Montana or otherwise inspired by the “Last Best Place.”

Thursday, February 15, 2018
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Department of Commerce Recruiting for New Tribal Tourism Position

HELENA, Mont. – The Department of Commerce is expanding its program to develop and promote authentic and culturally appropriate tourism in Montana’s Indian Country by creating a new Tribal Tourism Officer position.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
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Commerce’s Treasure State Endowment Program Awards Planning Grants to 63 Montana Communities

The Missouri River flowing through Fort Benton.

Sixty-three Montana communities will share $900,000 in infrastructure planning grants through the Montana Department of Commerce’s Treasure State Endowment Program (TSEP) to assist with the financing of public facilities projects.

Monday, February 12, 2018

Learn How to Access Broadband Funding During Feb. 23 Webinar

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Join Broadband for Montana Schools February 23 at 9:00 a.m. for a brief webinar on how your school or district can apply for a portion of the $2 million state match funding to boost broadband access in your schools.

Friday, February 9, 2018

Public Invited to Nominate Candidates for Montana Tourism Awards

Nominations Will Be Accepted Online Through Friday, Feb. 2

HELENA, Mont. – The Department of Commerce is asking for the public’s help to recognize the best events, people, places and projects representing Montana’s tourism and recreation industry.

Friday, January 26, 2018
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Montana’s Public Lands Are Open for Business

Montana’s exceptional snow conditions and world-class access to outdoor recreation will not be impacted by a possible federal government shutdown. Montana and its public lands will be open for business and ready to serve up Montana’s incredible winter experience.

Friday, January 19, 2018
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Governor Bullock Announces Grants to Strengthen Tourism in 27 Communities

The grant funds will support $1.8 million of investments into infrastructure and marketing projects.

Fort Peck, Montana

HELENA, Mont. - Governor Steve Bullock today announced $750,000 in grants to develop and enhance tourism and recreation in 27 Montana communities across the state. The grant funds will support $1.8 million of investments into infrastructure and marketing projects.

Friday, January 19, 2018
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Department of Commerce Announces Workforce Training Grant Awards

Funds Will Be Used to Train Hard-Working Montanans for New Jobs

HELENA, Mont. – Department of Commerce Director Pam Haxby-Cote today announced grants to expand businesses across Montana through workforce development.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018
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