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...View Report
"Fiscally conservative budgeting takes political courage. Montana taxpayers should hold their local officials accountable for excessive budget growth."
“Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery.” – President Calvin Coolidge
"Placing fiscally conservative spending limits on state and local government spending is one way to protect taxpayers and start to undo the damage done by out-of-control government growth."
"It’s time for local governments to place firm limits on the growth of new spending, keeping budgets within the bounds of economic growth and what taxpayers can reasonably afford."
Washington, D.C., could learn a lot about responsible budgeting from Montana.
It’s time for local governments to place firm limits on the growth of new spending, keeping budgets within the bounds of economic growth and what taxpayers can reasonably afford.
Lawmakers can encourage a strong economic recovery by delivering a state budget that protects taxpayers from uncontrolled government spending
Transparency will Empower Taxpayers to Responsibly Limit Government Growth