The Great Recession cost Montana thousands of jobs. Montana has experienced recessions in the past, but this time job losses have been more severe and continued longer than in previous recessions. ...Read more
Years ago, the legislature created a tax break for oil and gas companies that now costs the state tens of millions of dollars per year, and does not deliver on its promise of economic development.Read more
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