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Montana Small Business Development Center Network Welcomes New State Director

Chad Moore is the new state director of the Montana Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network at the Montana Department of Commerce (DOC). Previously an SBDC business advisor at Big Sky Economic Development (BSED) in Billings, Moore started his new position Oct. 31.

Friday, November 4, 2016
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USA Today Readers’ Choice Awards Highlight Montana Ski Destinations

Montana represents four of the finalists selected for a Readers’ Choice poll by 10Best, part of USA Today’s Travel Media Group. Montana is listed once for Best Ski Resort, once for Best Cross-Country Ski Resort and twice for Best Ski Town.

Friday, October 28, 2016
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Eighteen Montana Communities Awarded Community Development Block Grant Planning Funds

HELENA – Eighteen Montana local governments have been awarded funds to help complete long-range community planning projects through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program administered by the Montana Department of Commerce. The program awarded just over $500,000 to communities and counties across the state during this grant cycle.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016
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Governor Bullock Announces Funding to Help Small Businesses in Montana

Governor announces funding to increase international trade opportunities for Montana companies

HELENA, Mont. – Governor Steve Bullock today announced that Montana has received $364,969 in federal grant funding for programs to help businesses export their products and services to markets around the world.

Monday, October 24, 2016
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Governor Bullock Announces Investments in Montana Tourism Communities

Funding will strengthen Montana’s economy and tourism infrastructure

HELENA, Mont.– Governor Steve Bullock today announced $420,586 in funding for development and enhancement of tourism infrastructure in seven Montana communities.

Monday, October 24, 2016
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Governor Bullock Announces Grants to Grow Businesses, Create 46 New Jobs across Montana

HELENA – Governor Steve Bullock announced today $387,845 in grants to help businesses in 10 Montana communities create 46 new jobs and plan for future expansions.

Monday, October 24, 2016
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Montana Main Street Program Awards Grants to Eight Communities

HELENA – The Montana Main Street Program has awarded eight grants totaling $102,000 to communities across Montana to support downtown revitalization projects.

Thursday, October 6, 2016
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Governor Bullock Announces New Economic Investment at Whitefish Lake State Park

New Bicycle Campsites Strengthen Montana’s Growing Tourism Economy

HELENA, Mont. – Governor Bullock joined local Whitefish residents and representatives from the Montana Department of Commerce and Montana State Parks to cut the ribbon on a new economic investment at Whitefish Lake State Park. New bicycle touring campsites at State Parks like Whitefish Lake will strengthen Montana’s growing tourism economy.

Friday, September 30, 2016
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Report: Montana SBDC Strengthens Economy, Creates Jobs

HELENA – The clients of the Montana Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) are by definition “small,” but, with the support of SBDC services, they’re producing big economic impacts across the state.

Monday, September 26, 2016
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Governor Bullock Announces Montana Leads the Nation in Household Income Growth Rate

MONTANA – New data from the U.S. Census Bureau released today highlights that Montana is number one in the nation for percentage increase in median household income from 2014 to 2015.

Thursday, September 15, 2016
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