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‘Taste our Place’ Encourages Travelers to Eat Local with Summer Campaign

Look for billboards, posters across Montana

Taste our Place Billboard

“Taste our Place,” the local food category of the popular Made in Montana program, is encouraging travelers to eat local with a summer billboard and airport poster campaign to support small businesses and agricultural producers with traveler dollars.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Governor Bullock Announces Release of Equal Pay for Equal Work Wage Negotiation Webinar

Free on-demand webinar available now

Wage Negotiation Screen Capture

Governor Steve Bullock announced today that the Equal Pay for Equal Work Montana Task Force released a free wage negotiation webinar as a resource for the public to continue narrowing the gender pay gap in Montana.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Lt. Gov. Cooney and Director Rice Present Awards to Industry Leaders Who Support Affordable Homes in Montana

Lori Davidson, center, honored with 2019 Lifetime Housing Champion Award

Lieutenant Governor Mike Cooney and Montana Department of Commerce Director Tara Rice today presented awards to Montana’s housing champions during the Annual Housing Partnership Conference.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Economic Development Creates Opportunity, Prosperity in Montana

Economic Development Week Is May 6–11

Commerce Director Tara Rice and Agriculture Director Ben Thomas talk with a small business owner

Column by Tara Rice, Montana Department of Commerce Director

Friday, May 3, 2019

Butte Small Business Development Center Regional Director Wins National Excellence Award

Julie Jaksha

During Thursday night’s annual celebration in Great Falls of small business leaders and Montana’s Small Business Development Center network, Julie Jaksha, Butte Regional SBDC Director was named the 2019 Montana “State Star.” The State Star is a national award that recognizes outstanding performers from Small Business Development Centers.

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Working Together to Eliminate Montana’s Wage Gap

Equal Pay Day is April 2, 2019

1919 Legislature

By Tara Rice and Galen Hollenbaugh 

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Governor Bullock Announces New Director of the Montana Department of Commerce

Tara Rice

Governor Steve Bullock Thursday announced the appointment of Tara Rice as the new Director of the Montana Department of Commerce.

Thursday, February 28, 2019
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