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February 2019 Economic Situation Report

“Montana’s economy held steady during an unseasonably cold February,” said Governor Bullock. “With federal employees back to work, more Montanans entering the workforce, and a continued commitment by the public and private sectors to provide training and education and ensure Montana workers are qualified for in-demand jobs and good wages, I am...
March 22, 2019 0 Comments

January 2019 Economic Situation Report

“It’s clear that the federal government shutdown negatively impacted our economic growth and the federal workers who had to go without their paychecks,” said Governor Bullock. “Despite this, we continue to add jobs to our economy, and we will continue to ensure businesses can find skilled and trained workers and Montanans can access the good jobs...
March 11, 2019 0 Comments

December 2018 Economic Situation Report

“Montana’s economy remains strong heading into a new year. But let us not forget that the hundreds of federal employees currently going without a paycheck due to the federal government shutdown will have impacts on our economy and unemployment in January,” said Governor Bullock. “Here in Montana we will keep working together to get things done while...
January 18, 2019 0 Comments

November 2018 Economic Situation Report

“As the holidays approach, Montana workers and families can enjoy a prosperous holiday season reaping the benefits of our strong economy,” said Governor Bullock. “Businesses and communities continue to experience a thriving job market, positive wage, and optimism for more economic growth in the new year.”

December 21, 2018 0 Comments

October 2018 Economic Situation Report

“As unemployment remains low, Montanans continue to experience the benefits of our strong economy,” Governor Bullock said. “I will continue to support our state’s economy and invest in our workforce by providing worker training and a world-class education so that every...
November 16, 2018 0 Comments

September 2018 Economic Situation Report

“Over the last five years, Montana has added over 29,000 jobs, over 6,300 new businesses have been created, and average annual wages have increased by roughly $1,000 per year,” said Governor Bullock. “We must build on this strong economy and continue our efforts to ensure businesses...
October 19, 2018 0 Comments

August 2018 Economic Situation Report

“It’s a great time to be a worker in Montana. Household income is growing faster than any state in the country, and we lead the nation in middle-class growth,” said Governor Bullock. “Over...

July 2018 Economic Situation Report

“With Montana’s unemployment rate at the lowest in over a decade, and as Montana’s economy continues to grow with more good-paying jobs, we have a lot to be excited about,” said Governor...

June 2018 Economic Situation Report

“Montana’s economy remains strong as we continue to ensure the future well-being of Montana families,” said Governor Bullock. “The key to this continued economic growth and prosperity is a...