What is a lawyer’s favorite chip? …… Tort-illa! One of the Billings Chamber’s public policies is to reduce the cost of doing business in Montana. One expense that can be costly to a business is litigation. Fortunately, Montana’s legal climate … Continued

By Kelsi Gambill, MSPR, Communications and Marketing Manager 4-H paves a foundation of success from youth into adulthood. 4-H teaches life skills, provides opportunities to explore projects, learn about the world, meet new people, network, make lifelong friends and memories, … Continued

Jack Jennaway, Business Advocacy Coordinator Policy shapes the overall business climate for all industries, including agriculture. The Billings Chamber seeks to promote policies that lead to a strong business community, vibrant economy, and high quality of life. We publish a … Continued

Join us in celebrating these incredible women and their contributions to the ag community Jessica Duray When did you become involved in agriculture? I was fortunate to become involved in agriculture when I was born. I grew up on a … Continued

Mike Phillips, Senior Vice President, Little Horn State Bank Agriculture is Montana’s leading industry with gross revenue of $4.60 billion. Montana has 28,000 farms and ranches representing 59.7 million acres of production. One out of every 6 workers is employed … Continued

Fast, And Not Too Furious Now that we’re a few weeks into the Legislative Session, the question often arises, “How’s it going in Helena?” I pause and think of quoting a favorite tragic hero, trekking toward the Gap of Rohan:  … Continued

Governor’s Tax Relief Bills Make Their Debut Fans of the fantasy genre are likely aware of the policy critique George R.R. Martin (Game of Thrones) raises about J.R.R. Tolkien’s (The Hobbit, Lord of the Rings) work. In a Rolling Stones … Continued

The Billings Chamber of Commerce has announced their priorities for the 2023 Montana Legislature, which were identified by Chamber members and approved by the Board of Directors. Tax Reform The Billings Chamber supports the Governor’s proposals to increase the Business … Continued