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The 2020 Census is Here!

Time to Make it Count for Montana

The 2020 Census is now live and available to fill out online at my2020census.gov or call in your response by phone at 1-844-330-2020.

Monday, March 16, 2020

Governor Bullock Declares State of Emergency in Montana Related to COVID-19

Governor’s Coronavirus Task Force launches informational line for Montanans at 1-888-333-0461

Governor Steve Bullock today issued an executive order declaring a state of emergency to exist within the state of Montana related to the communicable disease COVID-19 novel coronavirus. The emergency order puts the state on highest alert; still no confirmed cases in the state.

Thursday, March 12, 2020
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Made in Montana Tradeshow Limits Event to Wholesale Buyers

Buyer day open from 9:00-5:30, Friday March 13

Made in Montana logo

The annual Made in Montana Tradeshow for Food & Gifts will be limited to wholesale buyers to protect against the possibility of spreading novel coronavirus or COVID-19. 

Thursday, March 12, 2020
Categories: Market MT

A message to businesses from Gov. Bullock regarding COVID-19

As business executives, you have a deep connection with your communities, partners, customers, and employees. It’s your businesses, both large and small, that power Montana’s economy. As concerns and economic impacts of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) get closer to home, please know that my state agencies and I are working tirelessly to keep Montanans safe, and to support you and your employees.

Thursday, March 12, 2020
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Regional Economic Development Corporations Earn Go-Ahead to Continue Serving Business Needs Across Montana

11 CRDCs will Share $2.5 Million Over the Next Four Years

The Montana Department of Commerce today announced that 11 regionally focused economic development centers have earned recertification and will receive funding to continue serving business needs across the state for an additional four years.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020
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Commerce Announces 5 New Montana Main Street Communities

Havre, Mont.

The Montana Department of Commerce announced Thursday that five Montana communities have been accepted to become affiliate members of the Montana Main Street Program. The program helps Montana communities strengthen and preserve historic downtown commercial districts by supporting economic development, urban revitalization and historic preservation through long-range planning, organization, design and promotion.

Thursday, March 5, 2020

Governor Bullock, Montana Ambassadors to Host LA Film Industry Event

Bullock to tout MEDIA Act and Montana as the ultimate location

Governor Steve Bullock

Governor Steve Bullock and the Montana Ambassadors will host film industry producers, directors and studio representatives this evening in Los Angeles to pitch the state as the ultimate location for filming movies, television and commercials.

Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Categories: Market MT

Montana Students Share the Importance of Filling out the Census in New Radio, TV PSA

Download the new PSA today!

Montana students in "Importance" PSA

Beginning Monday, Montana’s third Census 2020 public service announcement will start airing on broadcast television and radio stations statewide.

Monday, March 2, 2020

Governor Bullock and Little Shell Leaders Prepare for First Census

2020 Census information will be used to allocate federal services to the tribe

Governor Bullock meets with Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa leaders to discuss Census preparations.

Governor Steve Bullock today joined Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians leaders at their tribal headquarters in Great Falls to help prepare for the 2020 Census. For the first time in the history of the decennial Census, the Little Shell Tribe, after becoming federally recognized, is eligible to be accurately counted and have access to federal dollars for education, health care, and community planning.

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Montana’s Small Business Development Centers Support Statewide Business Growth, Job Creation

New Report Shows Montana SBDCs Across the State Supported Launch of 61 New Businesses, 2,300 Jobs in 2019

Montana’s Small Business Development Centers Support Statewide Business Growth, Job Creation

The Montana Department of Commerce today released a new report showing that Montana Small Business Development Centers supported more than 2,300 jobs last year through assisting small business growth across the state.

Thursday, February 27, 2020
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