Nov 3, 2017|News Alert, Press Release

Montana Chamber partners with Council on State Taxation for study

HELENA– The Montana Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to partner with the State Tax Research Institute (STRI) of the Council on State Taxation for a review of Montana’s business tax structure and possible legislative improvements. As Montana faces a budget crisis and as state tax competition and economic development efforts increase, the Montana Chamber feels like now is the right …

Oct 31, 2017|Press Release

Montana Chamber of Commerce mourns the passing of former governor Judy Martz

HELENA — The Montana Chamber of Commerce released the following statement on the passing of former Montana governor, Judy Martz. “We are terribly saddened by the loss of former governor Judy Martz,” said Webb Brown, the Montana Chamber of Commerce’s president/CEO. “Judy worked closely with the Montana Chamber, both in the political sense as governor, but also in the business …

Oct 27, 2017|News Alert, Press Release

D.A. Davidson president highlights market trends at Montana Chamber’s Annual Meeting

For Immediate Release Oct. 26, 2017 Media Contact: Communications Director Alexandria Klapmeier (C) 406-437-4634 or Alexandria@MontanaChamber.com GREAT FALLS– The president of D.A. Davidson Co., Larry Martinez, shared what the company is seeing in market themes and why businesses should be headquartered in Montana on Oct. 26 at the Montana Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Meeting at the Hilton Garden Inn in …

Oct 17, 2017|Press Release

Montana Chamber applauds EPA’s order to end “Sue and Settle” agreement

The Montana Chamber of Commerce is pleased with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator, Scott Pruitt’s order to end the agency’s practice of “sue and settle.” Webb Brown, president/CEO of the Montana Chamber, remarked on the order: “The proactive work by Secretary Pruitt on this issue will bring greater predictability to the regulatory process. The practice of “suing and settling” …

Sep 27, 2017|Press Release

Washington state denies key permit for regional coal export terminal

The Montana Chamber of Commerce is disappointed to hear that Washington state rejected a water quality permit for a coal export terminal in Longview, Washington. The plant, proposed by Millennium Bank Terminals, would carry millions of tons of coal by train from Montana, Wyoming and other states that would be shipped from the export plant in Longview to high-demand markets …