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
"Much work has been done but there is still more to do. As Montana State Superintendent I am blessed to be putting the focus on educational excellence while putting our Montana students and families first!"
"We are greatly appreciative to all the Democrat and Republican legislators who made this series possible, and we look forward to bringing you more of this content come next interim session."
"But what we can do at the legislative level boils down to three main categories: cut costs where possible, enable innovation, and protect what we already have."
"All three of these major reforms are empowering Montanans with more freedom to manage their health, access services and save money."
"We must unleash Montana’s energy potential so that our kids and grandkids will have a good future."
"We are facing the question of whether Montana will continue to be a place where working and middle class folks can afford to build a future for themselves and their families."
"We can’t wait for solutions and hope the problem goes away. If young people can’t afford to live and raise a family here, the future of Montana is at stake."
"we continue to hear stories about Montanans being priced out of housing as property values rise and their tax burden rises with them, sometimes making a family home of many years suddenly unaffordable."
"Housing will not get more affordable or more accessible until the root cause of the problem is addressed: supply."
We know it’s possible to have an efficient and technologically adept state government, while also ensuring this technology doesn’t run roughshod over our rights as Montanans.
The Legislature must address facial recognition to ensure Montanans can use the technology without sacrificing privacy and rights.
Legislative Viewpoints will provide an opportunity for lawmakers from both sides of the political aisle to deliver an update directly to Frontier Institute followers.
Washington, D.C., could learn a lot about responsible budgeting from Montana.
There are laws all over the books in Montana that don’t match up to the way folks access health care now.