Tuesday, October 23, 2018

With I-186 on the ballot in November, a proposal that imposes greater restrictions on the development of hardrock mining in Montana, questions are being raised about its economic impact, given that hardrock mining is one of Montana’s most

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

From the Montana Farm Bureau
The announcement regarding the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement solidifies the trading relationships with North American neighbors.
“Canada is our neighbor directly to the north so it’s essential

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018


Members of Yellowstone County’s two economic development agencies voted to endorse two of the three initiatives on Montana’s general election ballot in November. Big Sky Economic Development Authority (EDA) is a county agency that

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Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Montana ranks fifth in having a favorable tax structure, in the recently released State Business Tax Climate Index, by the Tax Foundation.

The index rates how a state compares to the rest of the country in the structure of their tax

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Tuesday, October 09, 2018

 

State personal income increased 4.2 percent, at an annual rate, in the second quarter of 2018, a deceleration from the 5.0 percent increase in the first quarter, according to estimates released last week by the Bureau of

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Tuesday, October 09, 2018

 

 

Early September, the US was officially proclaimed as the world’s largest producer of crude oil, usurping any claims by Russia or Saudi Arabia. The last time the US held the position of top producer was 1973. The

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Tuesday, October 09, 2018

The two boards of Big Sky Economic Development (BSED), Yellowstone County’s economic development agency, have thrown their support behind the concept of extending Medicaid in Montana and in support of I-185. At a joint meeting of the Economic

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Monday, September 24, 2018

 

Millennials  filed one-third (50.5 million) of the tax returns in 2016, reports the Tax Foundation.

On those 50 million tax returns, millennials reported $1.75 trillion in total income. This makes up about 17

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Monday, September 24, 2018

In a study of Montana’s hardrock mining industry the University of Montana’s Bureau of Business & Economic Research (BBER) concluded that mining plays an essential role in the state economy—generating nearly $199.4 million in state and local

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