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Black History Month In Montana

Black History Month In Montana

"He did not believe in segregating history by race, but rather, he dreamed of seamlessly incorporating the relevant history of all peoples into a unified discipline."

By Lawrence Reed

Montana 2050: Data Centers

Montana 2050: Data Centers

"With a little effort, we can ensure Montanans don’t get left in the technological dust, and secure our spot as the Last Best Place to compute."

By Tanner Avery

Why Are Coloradans Paid 30% More Than Montanans?

Why Are Coloradans Paid 30% More Than Montanans?

In 2019, a survey of 800+ Montana employers revealed that the number one obstacle to expanding employment is a lack of skilled workers. An overwhelming number of employers observed that: (a) schools are not adequately preparing students for the workforce; (b) schools are not adequately teaching students interpersonal skills; and (c) a majority of new...

By Benjamin Lindquist, Cody Bendix

Montana Red Tape Snapshot: 2024

Montana Red Tape Snapshot: 2024

Key points: The 13 agencies under Governor Gianforte’s jurisdiction have repealed or amended a total of 1,866 regulations, representing 16% of the 11,753 regulations originally on the books as of January 1, 2021. Montana saw a total reduction of 1,114 regulatory restrictions since 2021. From 2021 to 2023, agencies that participated in the Governor’s Red...

By Tanner Avery

Ready Or Not, Montanan High Schoolers Are Heading To College

Ready Or Not, Montanan High Schoolers Are Heading To College

Fall 2023 proved to be a windfall for the Montana University System. According to the latest headcount, enrollment hit its highest point since the COVID-19 pandemic, reaching 42,010 students. The University of Montana alone enrolled 10,327 students at its main campus. Missoula College had its largest freshman class since 2016. As the graph illustrates, over...

By Benjamin Lindquist, Cody Bendix