Mar 25, 2017|Press Release

Fuel Tax Bill Advances in the House

HELENA – The Montana House of Representatives voted in bipartisan fashion yesterday to pass HB 473, sponsored by Rep. Frank Garner of Kalispell, on Second Reading by a vote of 56-44. The bill now goes to House Appropriations for action and eventual Third Reading on the House Floor. Deemed the Bridge and Road Safety and Accountability Act, HB 473 proposes …

Mar 6, 2017|Press Release

Chamber Backs Gorsuch

By: Ed Barlett, Board Member, Montana Chamber of Commerce After careful consideration, the Montana Chamber is supporting the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court of the United States. We thank US Sen. Steve Daines for his commitment to vote to confirm. We urge our members – and all Montanans – to contact Montana’s United States Senator Jon …

Feb 8, 2017|Press Release

West Paw Design Named 2016 Montana “Manufacturer of the Year”

“Our winner makes me proud to be associated with the manufacturing industry here in Montana,” said Bryan Wood, President and CEO of Wood’s Powr-Grip in Laurel. Wood serves as Chair of the MMA and is a past winner of the Manufacturer of the Year award. “West Paw Design has developed a number of proprietary technologies and has an outstanding track …

Jan 12, 2017|Press Release

TRIP REPORTS DETAILS MONTANA’S INFRASTRUCTURE CRISIS

Montana Transportation by the Numbers: Meeting the State’s Need for Safe, Smooth and Efficient Mobility is a report done by national research group TRIP. It details the state of Montana’s roads and bridges. It also details how the poor state of our roads is costing the Montana economy millions. Key findings from the report include: The report also provides data …

Jan 1, 2017|News Alert, Press Release

State Chamber Applauds Signing of Biotech Bill

The Montana Chamber of Commerce is pleased that President Obama signed the National Biotech Disclosure Bill last Friday. “A state by state patchwork of labeling mandates would needlessly increase the regulatory burden placed on Montana small businesses and increase costs for Montana families across the state,” said Webb Brown, President/CEO of the Montana Chamber of Commerce. The result of an …