Jul 19, 2018|Press Release

Montana Chamber urges confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to US Supreme Court

HELENA — After careful consideration, the Montana Chamber is supporting the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court of the United States. With the confirmation of Justice Neil Gorsuch, this is the second time the state chamber has endorsed a US Supreme Court nominee. The Montana Chamber thanks U.S. Sen. Steve Daines for his commitment to vote to …

Jun 26, 2018|Press Release

Schools Announced for Youth Entrepreneurs® Initiative in Montana

HELENA – The following schools and organizations have stepped up to be the first cohort of teachers trained in the Youth Entrepreneurs® (YE) program in Montana. YE is a national program that ignites a passion for business education and entrepreneurship and provides the practical experience necessary to apply it to real-life situations. While school is out for most teachers, this …

Jun 25, 2018|News Alert, Press Release

RELEASE: The Economic Impact of the Early Retirement of Colstrip Units 3 and 4

HELENA–– During a press conference in the Montana Capital on Monday, the Montana Chamber Foundation announced the results of a commissioned study on the impact of the early retirement of Colstrip’s units performed by Dr. Patrick Barkey from the Bureau of Business and Economic Research (BBER) at the University of Montana. The study finds that communities across the state have …

Jun 18, 2018|News Alert, Press Release

Montana Chamber announces 2018 candidate endorsements

FAIRMONT — The Montana Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors recently interviewed candidates for statewide and federal offices. Following two days of interviews, the Montana Chamber endorses the following candidates: U.S. House of Representatives – Greg Gianforte Gianforte has a strong background in business and an excellent pro-business voting record in his first term as a congressman. Montana Supreme Court …

May 23, 2018|Press Release

STEP Forward MT: Women in Manufacturing

MISSOULA– On Wednesday, the STEP Forward MT: Women in Manufacturing conference was an opportunity for leaders in Montana to engage and advance women in manufacturing. This was the first time the Montana Manufacturing Association, a subsidiary of the Montana Chamber of Commerce, hosted a STEP Forward event in Montana. The event featured Addie Lordemann, a senior manufacturing engineer at 3M …