State labor department figures released in late September estimate 62,300 job openings in Montana each year through 2028. What they pay, and whether you can get them, has a lot to do with education.
Jobs and wages are up in Montana, but benefits aren’t felt everywhere.
Bullock urges governors: help workers face changing economy.
Housing prices are up across Montana the past two decades. Here’s what University of Montana economists have to say about why.
The Long Streets project takes a deep dive into Montana’s economy. In the first installment, Eric Dietrich looks at the jobs landscape as the backdrop for further exploration into the state’s economic future.
Despite the Trump Administration’s ardent support of coal over renewable energy, the percentage of U.S. electricity from renewable sources continued its gradual rise in 2017. Wind, solar and hydroelectric energy accounted for 16 percent of power production during President Trump’s first year in office, up from 13 percent in 2016 and nearly double the level when Barack Obama became president in 2009, according to a Natural Resources Defense Council analysis.