25 Towns Chosen For Outdoor Recreation Economic Boost
The Recreation Economy for Rural Communities (RERC) program administered by the U.S. EPA, USDA's Forest Service, the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), and the Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC) identified 25 communities.
Workforce Development To Get The Job Done
Access to a quality workforce is a top priority for companies considering where to relocate or expand. Here’s a look at what some top locations across the U.S. are doing to address today’s workforce.
15 Cities, Counties Picked For LEED Government Leadership Program
Local Government Leadership Program uses the LEED for Cities rating system to reduce climate change, advance resilience and social equity .
Half Of U.S. States To See Minimum Wage Increases In 2021
Many states will make changes to their minimum wage laws in 2021; greatest impacts will be seen in California, Washington and Florida.
Nashville, Bozeman Top 2019 Economic Strength Ranking
POLICOM’s annual ranking of U.S. Metropolitan and Micropolitan statistical areas is based on their long-term tendency to consistently grow in both size and quality.
Great Falls, Montana Chosen As Food & Ag Development Center
The designation by the Montana Department of Agriculture will boost local economic development efforts in food and agricultural processing, as well as renewable energy.
Montana Eggs Opens New $9 Million Facility
The 58,000-square-foot egg grading operation in Great Falls, MT will process over 280 million eggs annually to meet growing demand for organic, free-range eggs.
A monumental fight over federal land is heating up in the state with the second-largest percentage of it.
U.S. Employers Plan To Increase Staff In Q2
U.S. employers expect the hiring pace to remain positive in Q2 2017 with 22 percent of employers planning to add staff between April and June, according to the ManpowerGroup.
Feature Story: 2015 Economic Development Awards
Locations across the nation are rapidly applying the best practices needed to meet the requirements of new and expanding 21st century businesses. This makes it much tougher for us to pick the best of the best, so we’ve expanded our showcase to make room for an ever-increasing number of economic development leaders.
Boeing Announces Montana Site Expansion And 787-10 Work
Construction will begin this fall on the south side of the existing facility, with estimated completion by the fourth quarter of 2014.
How Green is Your Garden?
A foundation built on kitty litter offers a crash course for entrepreneurs through its partnership with the National Center for Economic Gardening.
BF Expands State Energy Rankings With Natural Gas, Lowest Emissions And Biofuels Leaders
WA, CA, OR top the field in Renewable Energy, while VT, RI, DE have the smallest carbon footprint.