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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

Montana Department of Commerce Announces Second Round of Funding to Promote Tourism Growth in Eastern Montana

Almost $300,000 will Support Plans in Nine Communities to Strengthen Tourism and Local Economies Across eastern Montana

The Montana Department of Commerce today announced a second round of grant awards to support efforts from nine communities to promote long-term tourism and economic development in eastern Montana.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Imitation Census Survey Reported in Cascade County

Reminder: Official U.S. Census Bureau surveys don’t cost money to complete, are not mailed by political groups

Imitation Census document sent to Cascade County

The Montana Department of Commerce is reminding Montanans that official U.S. Census Bureau surveys will never ask respondents for money, credit card numbers or social security numbers and questionnaires will always be postmarked from the U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau.

Friday, February 14, 2020

9 Montana Communities Awarded Main Street Program Grants

Communities to share $118,000 for historic preservation, wayfinding, downtown plans

Downtown Kalispell, Mont.

Nine Montana communities will share $118,000 through the Montana Main Street Program to support historic preservation, wayfinding, and revitalization plans for their downtowns.

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Montana’s Census Complete Count Committee Releases ‘Counting All Montanans’ TV, Radio PSA

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"Counting all Montanans" PSA

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

Monday, February 10, 2020

Montana Department of Commerce Announces Funding to Strengthen Business Growth

Communities Across Montana Will Share More Than $275,000 to Support Local Economic Growth

The Montana Department of Commerce today announced that 12 communities across Montana will receive funding to support local economies in planning for sustainable business growth.

Friday, February 7, 2020
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Montana Companies to Present at Western Canadian International Building and Construction Tradeshow

The Department of Commerce will bring five Montana businesses to a Western Canadian tradeshow focused on building and construction products and services Feb. 12-13.

Wednesday, February 5, 2020
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State Complete Count Committee Asks Businesses, Organizations, and Community Centers to Sign Up to Become a “Be Counted” Site

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Be Counted Map

The Montana Census State Complete Count Committee is asking businesses, organizations, and community facilities to sign up to become a “Be Counted” site for the 2020 Census.

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Nominate Montana's Best for a 2020 Tourism Award

Nominations Accepted until Feb. 16

Billings from the Rimrocks

Recognize the innovative people, places and projects that promote Montana with a 2020 Tourism Award nomination!

Monday, January 27, 2020
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