Mar 15, 2018|Press Release

Business and the Law Conference delves into legal issues for 2019 and beyond

HELENA– On Wednesday during the biannual Business and the Law Conference in Helena, possible legislation for the next legislative session and beyond dominated the agenda. The event is sponsored by the Montana Chamber of Commerce through its subsidiary, the Montana Justice Coalition. The event featured speakers from across the country, including Harold Kim, the executive director of the U.S. Chamber’s …

Mar 14, 2018|News Alert, Press Release

Montana Supreme Court gets performance review in 2018 Judicial Review

HELENA–  The Montana Chamber presents  its 2018 Judicial Review, the seventh biennial review of 58 Montana Supreme Court decisions from 2016 and 2017 that impacted business and the economy. You can read the Judicial Review here. Each justice received a rating based on the justice’s participation and position in each case. The Montana Chamber also reviewed the Workers’ Compensation Court for the sixth cycle.  The …

Mar 13, 2018|Press Release

Montana Chamber supports free and fair trade

HELENA– The Montana Chamber of Commerce is a long and strong advocate of international trade. Montanans are proud of the good and services we provide to the world. Trade is good for Montana both in revenue and jobs. In 2016, the last full year of data available, our $1.4 billion in export sales supported over 12,000 jobs in the Treasure …

Mar 9, 2018|Press Release

Montana Chamber applauds 8 percent work comp rate reduction by Montana State Fund

HELENA– The Board of Directors of the Montana State Fund (MSF), Montana’s largest workers’ compensation insurance carrier, has approved an 8 percent reduction in premium rate level. This is welcoming news to MSF’s nearly 25,000 Montana policyholder businesses and other organizations. This is the twelfth consecutive year that MSF rates have remained flat or decreased, a testament to improving workplace …

Mar 5, 2018|News Alert, Press Release

Montana native and 3M Senior Manufacturing Engineer keynotes Manufacturing and International Trade Day

Addie Lordemann, the Senior Manufacturing Engineer for 3M, will keynote the luncheon at the 2018 Manufacturing & International Trade Day. Lordemann is a Glendive native and a graduate of Montana State University with a bachelor’s degree in Chemical & Biological Engineering. In 2016, Lordemann received a prestigious national award, the STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering & Production) Ahead Emerging Leaders Award, through the Manufacturing Institute of …