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Montana’s Median Household Income Growth Fastest in the Nation

Governor Steve Bullock talking with workers.

New data released by the Census Bureau shows Montana's economy is growing.

Friday, September 21, 2018

Department of Commerce Secures Federal Grant to Increase Montana Exports

Funds Awarded by U.S. Small Business Administration will Support Montana Businesses

HELENA, Mont. – A federal grant used to fund export programs at the Department of Commerce will help Montana businesses expand to international markets.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
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Departments of Commerce, Agriculture Invite Consumers to ‘Taste our Place’

New program launches to promote and source local food and drink

HELENA, Mont. – The Departments of Commerce and Agriculture today launched a new category of the popular Made in Montana program designed to support small businesses and ag producers.

Monday, September 17, 2018
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Small Towns, Big Screens: Filmmaking in Rural Montana

By Allison Whitmer, Montana Film Commissioner

Montana is proof you don’t have to live in a big city to attract film and television production to your community. In fact, sometimes the smallest and most remote locations may be exactly what a filmmaker is looking for. Here’s a look at some of the rural places featured in recent projects and old favorites. Some you might have spotted on the big screen. Others you might have missed.

Monday, September 17, 2018
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Commerce Awards Planning Grants to 17 Montana Communities

HELENA, Mont. – Seventeen Montana communities and counties will share $500,000 of federal grant funding through the Department of Commerce’s Community Development Block Grant Program to support the planning of critical infrastructure and community development projects in Montana.

Monday, September 10, 2018
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Small Businesses Create, Train Jobs with Support from Commerce

HELENA, Mont. – The Department of Commerce today announced grants to grow small businesses across Montana through workforce development.

Tuesday, August 21, 2018
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Tribe, Commerce Partner to Share 100th Anniversary Crow Fair with the World

HELENA, Mont. – The Crow Nation this week will welcome up to 50,000 or more spectators to its 100th annual Crow Fair Celebration Powwow and Rodeo, and the Department of Commerce will be there to celebrate the milestone and help to share it with the world.

Thursday, August 16, 2018
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Montana Tourism Campaign Wins Big at ESTO

Takes Home 3 Mercury Awards

The Montana Department of Commerce’s Office of Tourism and Business Development and its advertising and marketing agency, Hoffman York, took home three prestigious Mercury Awards at the U.S. Travel Association’s annual Educational Seminar for Tourism Organizations (ESTO) Conference held in Phoenix on Tuesday, August 14.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018
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Commerce to Help Preserve Affordable Housing in Culbertson and Wolf Point

Culbertson Montana

The Montana Department of Commerce recently awarded $840,000 of federal funding to assist with the acquisition and rehabilitation of Roosevelt Villas, two affordable apartment buildings located in Culbertson and Wolf Point.

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

As Small Businesses Add Jobs, Commerce Announces Grants to Support Growth

HELENA, Mont. – The Department of Commerce today announced grants to strengthen Montana’s economy by helping Main Street businesses across the state expand and create jobs.

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
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