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
"Montanans can be rightfully proud of the state’s direct connection to James J. Hill, one of American history’s greatest entrepreneurs."
Rule notices indicate the Red Tape Relief Initiative has already spurred large reductions in the state’s regulatory burden.
For those just moving here, I offer a warm welcome to Montana. Spend a little time going off the beaten path, get to know the state and its people, and I’m sure you’ll fit right in.
Oftentimes the best stewards of the land are those directly affected by the outcomes of its management.
Take a moment and remind yourself how lucky we are to call Montana home.
While facial recognition may provide a powerful tool, appropriate restrictions need to be implemented to protect Montanans.
Property taxes have long been a common discussion across Montana, but some residents may have a reason to feel that their property taxes are rising faster.
Reducing restrictive regulation could allow for Montanans to reap the benefits of lower hearing aid costs and provide greater access to rural communities.
Despite the consensus of fire playing an important role in the health of our forests, forest management planners have been crippled by bureaucratic red tape preventing the use of controlled burns.
It's time for Montana to reassess what it can do to reduce future wildfire risk.
While often implemented with good intentions, studies show that regulations increase the cost of doing business and hamper economic growth.
Let educators choose how to teach and parents choose the best education for their kids.
Several Montana agencies have confirmed the use of facial recognition. But the full extent to which the technology is being used is still unclear.
Policymakers can help reduce the risk of catastrophic wildfires.
After a summer of flames and smoke, policymakers can—and must—improve policies to reduce the risk of future catastrophic wildfires.