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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 Opens New Infrastructure Grant Program

Delivering Local Assistance grant dollars will be awarded this fall

Livingston, Mont.

Governor Steve Bullock today announced that communities and school districts impacted by the growth or decline of natural resource development can now apply for a portion of $21.5 million in funds for needed infrastructure investments.

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

New Tax Incentive Will Help to Tell Montana Stories in Montana

By Allison Whitmer, Montana Film Commissioner

The film industry produces something different every day. Movies and TV shows represent all varieties of genres and styles. Some may be three-hour epics, while others may be only a few minutes. They’re distributed through different methods, from major theater releases to YouTube uploads.

Monday, June 24, 2019
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Governor Bullock Announces $260,000 in Grants to Grow Economic Impact of Film Production in Montana

Cameraman filming in Montana

Governor Steve Bullock today announced $260,000 in grant awards for productions filming in Montana, which create jobs for Montana crew, support Main Street businesses and inspire viewers to visit.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
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Governor Bullock Invites Film Production Companies to Montana

Governor Bullock encourages companies seeking a new film location due to Georgia anti-choice legislation to consider Montana’s new film tax credits

Governor Steve Bullock

Governor Steve Bullock today sent a letter to film production companies seeking alternative film locations to consider filming in Montana after Georgia passed a measure significantly restricting a woman’s ability to make her own healthcare decisions.

Tuesday, June 4, 2019
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SoFi Brings High Tech to High Altitude

Five years ago, a fast-growing personal finance company expanded from the ocean breeze of California to the mountain air of Montana, bringing a wealth of high-tech jobs to a workforce of talented software engineers ready for a new opportunity.

Monday, June 3, 2019
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Made in Montana Members Report 60% Increase in Sales at 2019 Tradeshow

HELENA, Mont. – The Made in Montana Tradeshow for Food and Gifts this March resulted in more sales for program members who exhibited at the show.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019
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Tourism Grants to Help 44 Communities Attract Visitors Through Events

$550,000 awarded to support events across Montana

HELENA, Mont. – A pilot cycle of the Tourism Grant Program at the Department of Commerce will award nearly $550,000 to help 44 communities across Montana boost attendance at events to grow visitor spending.

Friday, May 24, 2019
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Governor Bullock Announces Economic Development Grants to Help Businesses Create Nearly 200 Jobs

MONTANA – Governor Steve Bullock today announced more than $1.3 million in economic development grant awards that will support the creation of up to 195 jobs at growing businesses in Montana.

Thursday, May 16, 2019
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Kalispell Manufacturing Business to Receive Exporter of the Year Award

HELENA, Mont. – Department of Commerce Director Tara Rice on Wednesday will present the 2018 Exporter of the Year award to a Kalispell manufacturing business at a ceremony open to the media.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
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