Sep 1, 2017|Blog, Press Release

Montana Chamber of Commerce applauds ruling on overtime pay

Sept. 1, 2017 For immediate release Contact: Alexandria Klapmeier, communications director Alexandria@MontanaChamber.com HELENA— On Thursday, the Montana Chamber of Commerce welcomed news of a federal judge in Texas overturning the U.S. Overtime Pay Rule. The rule would have required employers to pay overtime to most salaried workers who earn less than $47,476 annually, a sharp increase from the current annual …

Aug 29, 2017|Press Release

Montana Chamber of Commerce hits the road for MBA Tour

The Montana Chamber of Commerce is ready to hit the road for its 2017 Montana Business Agenda (MBA) Tour in September and October. The MBA Tour provides an opportunity for input by members, as well as updates from the Montana Chamber. For the first three weeks of September and the first week of October, the Montana Chamber staff will travel …

Aug 17, 2017|Blog, Press Release

Montana Chamber welcomes Boeing Helena site expansion for 777X

HELENA– The Montana Chamber welcomed today’s unveiling of The Boeing Company’s 90,000 square-foot expansion of its site in Helena. Now more than 257,000 square-feet, Boeing Helena and its 150 employees have distinguished themselves as a key part of Boeing’s supply chain, specializing in complex machining of hard metals for Boeing Commercial Airplanes 737, 747, 767, and 787 airplane models – and …

Aug 14, 2017|News Alert, Press Release

Chamber releases 2017 Voting Review of legislators and Governor

HELENA– The Montana Chamber of Commerce is pleased to present the 2017 Voting Review for the 65th Regular Session of the Montana Legislature and the Governor. This review is the most comprehensive look at the business and economic issues addressed during the 88-day session. Our prior voting reviews have been nationally recognized as a model for other state and local …

Aug 9, 2017|News Alert, Press Release

Chamber members named to Health Care Price Transparency Subcommitte

HELENA– On Wednesday, 15 people were selected to serve on a subcommittee for the Children, Families, Health and Human Services Interim Committee that will examine matters related to transparency in health care pricing. Three of the selected members were nominated by the Montana Chamber of Commerce. These nominees included: EBMS, Inc. president Kevin Larson who is representing an unaffiliated employer; …