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Bullock Recognizes Montana Job Creators and Highlights Growing Manufacturing and Export Economies

Governor honors Resonon as Governor’s Exporter of the Year as part of Manufacturing and International Trade Day in Missoula

HELENA, Mont. – Governor Steve Bullock today honored Resonon, Inc. as the 2015 Governor’s Exporter of the Year at the annual Manufacturing and International Trade Day in Missoula.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016/Author: Daniel Iverson
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Placemaking Workshop Attracts Statewide Participants

HELENA – An intensive two-day workshop focused on empowering communities to revitalize their downtowns and public spaces has attracted a wide selection of participants from over twenty communities across the state.

Friday, April 29, 2016/Author: Daniel Iverson
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Bullock Launches His Infrastructure Funding Plan to Build Montana, Create Jobs, and Grow Montana’s Economy

Governor calls on Montana legislature to join him and invest in infrastructure next session, proposes long-term solution to addressing infrastructure needs for future generations of Montanans

HELENA, Mont. – Thursday, April 28, 2016, Governor Steve Bullock launched his plan to fund millions of dollars of infrastructure needs across Montana and create thousands of good-paying jobs now and for future generations of Montanans.

Friday, April 29, 2016/Author: Daniel Iverson
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Gov. Steve Bullock and Director Meg O’Leary Join Sidney in Celebration of New Affordable Housing

Sidney celebrated the Grand Opening of the Sunset Village Apartments on April 21, 2016 with a street party and a ribbon-cutting.  Joining Governor Bullock and Director O’Leary to celebrate were Bruce Brensdal, Executive Director, Montana Board of Housing; Stacy Netz, Executive Director, and Paul Groshart, Retired Director, Richland County Housing Authority;  Don Sterhan, CEO and President, Mountain Plains Equity Group.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016/Author: Daniel Iverson
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Gov. Steve Bullock and Director Meg O'Leary Award $65,000 Through NACS Program

Governor Steve Bullock and Department of Commerce Director Meg O’Leary present Brennin Grainey (far left) of Glacier Bank and Tammy Fragua (second from left), owner of Flathead Raft Company, a check for $65,000 from the Native American Collateral Support Program that secured a $225,000 loan with Glacier Bank.  Photo by Canon Luerkens.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016/Author: Daniel Iverson
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Lieutenant Governor Mike Cooney Presents Industry Awards at the 2016 Montana Governor¹s Conference on Tourism

The best of the best in Montana¹s tourism industry were honored at the 2016 Montana Tourism Awards Banquet as part of the annual Governor¹s Conference on Tourism held in Kalispell April 10-12. A record 500 conference attendees packed the ballroom at the Kalispell Hilton Garden Inn for the Academy Awards-style event honoring twenty nominees and five winners with great fanfare including a media presentation produced by the Montana Office of Tourism and Business Development. Special guest Montana Lieutenant Governor Mike Cooney attended the event to present awards and congratulate the winners, including Central Montana Tourism for Outstanding Grant Project, Livingston for Outstanding Film Community, Big Sky CVB for Outstanding Tourism Campaign, Red Lodge CVB for Gateway Community of the Year, Cycle Greater Yellowstone for Event of the Year and Jan Metzmaker for Tourism Ambassador.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016/Author: Daniel Iverson
Categories: Tourism & Film
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Gov. Steve Bullock Launches New Online Hiking Guide with Montana Wilderness Association

Governor Steve Bullock joined the Montana Wilderness Association (MWA) on Friday, April 8, to launch Montana's first, statewide online hiking guide. The project, located at hike.wildmontana.org, was funded in part by a tourism grant through the Department of Commerce.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016/Author: Daniel Iverson
Categories: Tourism & Film
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Dept. of Commerce, Universities Partner to Serve Small Businesses

HELENA – The Montana Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network at the Montana Department of Commerce (DOC) has announced the University of Montana and Montana State University (MSU) as new SBDC hosts.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016/Author: Daniel Iverson
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Hit the Road with Montana and Roadtrippers

New Partnership Highlights Road Trips in Montana

HELENA – Montana is the perfect destination for all kinds of road trips. That’s the message the Montana Department of Commerce (DOC) is spreading to potential travelers worldwide through a partnership with Roadtrippers, an online resource for those seeking a unique travel experience.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016/Author: Daniel Iverson
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Governor Bullock Announces $750,000 for Dawson County Wastewater Treatment System Improvements

Governor Bullock today announced a $750,000 grant to Dawson County for the connection of the existing West Glendive wastewater district to the newly constructed City of Glendive wastewater treatment system – an investment that will boost Glendive’s economy and provide certainty for families and small businesses.

Thursday, March 31, 2016/Author: Daniel Iverson
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