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Department of Commerce, Montana SBA Highlight Small Business Saturday

Officials Remind Montanans to “Shop Small” on Nov. 25

HELENA, Mont. – Officials at the Montana Department of Commerce and the Montana District of the U.S. Small Business Administration are reminding Montana residents to support local businesses this Saturday and throughout the season while shopping for the holidays.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017
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Commerce’s Board of Housing Awards $27.6 Million to Build Affordable Homes, Create Jobs for Montana Communities

The Montana Board of Housing meets in Helena to award 2018 housing credits.

On Monday, the Montana Board of Housing (MBOH) allocated more than $27.6 million in federal Housing Credits that will help finance new construction and rehabilitation of rental housing that is affordable for families and individuals across Montana.

Monday, November 20, 2017
Categories: Montana Housing

Montana and Kumamoto Celebrate 35 Years of Friendship, Sister-Statehood

Governor Bullock recognizes meaningful relationship to grow trade, tourism, and cultural exchanges

Governor Steve Bullock and Kumamoto, Japan Governor Ikuo Kabashima joined together Tuesday for a celebration in the Montana Capitol Rotunda to honor 35 years of friendship, trade, and cultural exchange.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Montana Renewable Energy Companies Explore Canadian Markets

Upcoming Trade Mission to Match Companies with Opportunities

HELENA, Mont. – Three of the seven U.S. companies participating in a renewable energy trade mission to Canada next week will be from Montana thanks to an export assistance program at the Department of Commerce.

Friday, October 27, 2017
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Governor Bullock, Director Haxby-Cote Celebrate Newly Renovated Affordable Housing

Little Jon Apartments Grand Opening, Bigfork

Governor Steve Bullock and Department of Commerce Director Pam Haxby-Cote Tuesday joined in the celebration of the grand opening of Bigfork's Little Jon Apartments, a 31-unit, newly-renovated affordable housing property.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Categories: Montana Housing

Commerce’s Board of Housing Adds More Affordable Homeownership Opportunities with $42 Million Bond Sale

Montana Board of Housing Executive Director Bruce Brensdal signs the bond closing documents.

Nearly 200 Montana first-time-homebuyers will be able to access low- interest mortgage loans thanks to proceeds of a $42 million bond sale by the Montana Department of Commerce’s Board of Housing.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Categories: Montana Housing

Lt. Governor Cooney, Director Haxby-Cote Celebrate Homeownership with Helena’s Habitat for Humanity

Jacob Kuntz with Helena Habitat for Humanity stands with Lt. Gov. Cooney and the Bixby family in front of their new home.

Lieutenant Governor Mike Cooney and Commerce Director Pam Haxby-Cote today marked a milestone alongside a Helena family on the completion of their rehabilitated home funded in-part by Habitat for Humanity and the Montana Board of Housing.

 

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Categories: Montana Housing

Montana-Filmed ‘Walking Out’ Hits the Road for Premiere Tour

Montana Film Festival Brings Feature Film to Theaters Across Montana

MONTANA – The Montana Film Office at the Department of Commerce is teaming up with the Montana Film Festival to bring the new feature film Walking Out to theaters across the state.

Friday, October 6, 2017
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Made in Montana Business Featured in Philadelphia Public Art Exhibit

Coaster Pedicabs on Display by Internationally Acclaimed Artist Cai Guo-Qiang

HELENA, Mont. – A unique Made in Montana manufacturing company is making its mark in the expanding community of Bonner, not only in business but also in the arts.

Thursday, October 5, 2017
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Director Haxby-Cote Announces Grants to Support Tribal Business Development

Native American Business Advisor Program Awards $127,500 to Tribal Communities

MONTANA – Montana Department of Commerce Director Pam Haxby-Cote today announced $127,500 in grant funds will be awarded to seven community organizations supporting business development on reservations and in tribal communities.

Friday, September 29, 2017
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