Center For New Frontiers

THE MISSION

The Center for New Frontiers is dedicated to opening new frontiers for freedom so Montanans can build and create an abundant future.


2023-2025 Policy Priorities

The Center’s biennium policy priorities are:

– Securing fundamental rights to enable economic dynamism
– Regulatory reforms to empower innovators and entrepreneurs
– Encouraging crypto and blockchain innovation
– Eliminating policy barriers to energy abundance
– Developing pro-innovation environmental policy


Montana 2050 Project

The Center will also lead the Montana 2050 Project, an initiative to develop a long-range free market policy vision for issues critical to future economic prosperity. During the 23-25 Biennium, the Center will explore long-range Montana 2050 priorities in the following issue areas:

– Property Rights
– Occupational Licensing
– Education
– Red Tape Relief

Reform MEPA For A Better Climate

Reform MEPA For A Better Climate

Instead of stirring controversy, reforming MEPA could be a rare opportunity to forge bipartisan consensus around reforms that modernize the law for the 21st century, increase predictability for business and benefit the global climate.

By Kendall Cotton

Letter Recommending 4 Principles For MEPA Reform

Letter Recommending 4 Principles For MEPA Reform

Reforming MEPA could be a rare opportunity to forge bipartisan consensus around reforms that modernize the law for the 21st Century, increase predictability for business and benefit the global climate.

By Tanner Avery

The Solution To Montana’s Longest Running Problem

The Solution To Montana’s Longest Running Problem

"While decades of attempts to address this problem have come up short, one thing has become evident, if leaders want to prevent young Montanans from leaving then they must continue to make Montana a sanctuary for freedom and opportunity."

By Tanner Avery

Towards A New Green Coalition

Towards A New Green Coalition

"Emerging from this breakdown in the environmental movement, I believe, is the possibility of a new green coalition that is pro-innovation, pro – private property and yes, even pro – family."

By Kendall Cotton

Permit Montana To Build

Permit Montana To Build

"Readers should consider which is better for the climate: forcing critical projects through years of red tape and endless litigation, or building the infrastructure necessary for a clean and abundant energy future as fast as we possibly can?"

By Kendall Cotton

Rare Earth Elements Discovered In The Bitterroots

Rare Earth Elements Discovered In The Bitterroots

"With names like neodymium and praseodymium, you might not be very familiar with these elements, but the reality is they are indispensable in the creation of things that you use on a daily basis."

By Tanner Avery