In October, an unprecedented event took place. Twenty-six charter school applications were submitted to the Montana Board of Public Education (BPE) for consideration. These 26 applications represent a remarkable statewide initiative to introduce charter schools to the Treasure State, something the education establishment has resisted for 31 years. During that time, 45 other states have...View Report
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.
The Center for New Frontiers is dedicated to opening new frontiers for freedom so Montanans can build and create an abundant future.
"By allowing for solutions that stabilize the energy grid we can ensure that the Montana way of life remains strong throughout the 21st century."
"So if these projects were built in record time 90 years ago, why do today’s vital projects take so long?"
"Montana can potentially develop a responsible and environmentally friendly domestic REE supply chain. All the while, creating an economic boom for Montana."
"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?"
"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."
"With this finding at Sheep Creek, the U.S. is poised to reap significant advantages, enhance our national security, level the playing field with China, and expand the pool of REEs accessible to American manufacturers."
"Currently, the beneficiaries of those who discover, extract and process REEs are reserved to the far corners of the globe. But a recent discovery in Montana could change that."
"With targeted red tape relief for the stagnant insurance industry, or perhaps even other industries in the future, Montana can become a destination for innovative businesses nationwide."
"Legislators are so far delivering on some serious limited government policies of fiscal responsibility, economic freedom and red tape relief."
To help our followers better understand these reforms and their current status, Frontier’s Tech & Innovation Policy Analyst, Chris Isaacs unpacks these reforms in his most recent column.
"While the progress of all of these bills is an exciting milestone, there is still a lot of work to be done."
"If Montana leaders want to carry on their work of cutting unnecessary and burdensome red tape then the logical next step is to adopt a regulatory sandbox, a proactive mechanism used to identify and waive the red tape standing in the way of innovation."
"Thanks to Governor Gianforte’s Red Tape Relief Initiative, the Legislature appears to be striking a better balance between preserving Montana’s innate beauty and ensuring all Montanans can thrive."