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Guest opinion: Chamber's numbers don't make a case against EPA rule

Glenn Oppel’s attack on the new EPA carbon standards for existing power plants in the June 10 Gazette does a serious disservice both to the facts and to intelligent public discussion of this important initiative to combat climate change.

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Billings firm wins national small business award

Billings firm wins national small business award

Billings-based engineering firm Sanderson Stewart was named the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year Thursday in Washington, D.C.

June 12, 2014 12:20 pmLoading…

Guest opinion: Fast Track wrong deal for Montana ag, workers

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the North American Free Trade Agreement between the United States, Canada and Mexico. But you won’t see Montanans blowing out candles to celebrate.

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Guest opinion: ‘sue and settle’ bypasses democratic process

WASHINGTON — When legislation was passed to improve visibility in federal National Parks and wilderness areas, Congress directed the states to decide how to implement their visibility programs.

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Experts: Workplace diversity makes good business sense

Experts: Workplace diversity makes good business sense

Hiring more women as top managers and appointing them to corporate boards isn’t just a feel-good exercise in political correctness. It makes good business sense.

September 26, 2013 4:03 pm Photos


Business 2013 Conference explores the roles of women in business

Business 2013 Conference explores the roles of women in business

Two U.S. Chamber of Commerce experts on women in business will speak at the Business 2013 Conference and Expo, which takes place Sept. 25-27 in Billings.

September 01, 2013 12:00 am Photos



Guest opinion: We must remove barriers to energy exploration

WASHINGTON — Can increasing American energy exploration improve our economy? Yes, but more to the point, it’s already happening.

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Voter intimidation concerns hit Wyoming

CASPER, Wyo. — Two brothers who own a chain of restaurants in Wyoming warned of canceled health insurance for managers, reduced hours for full-time employees and massive layoffs if President Barack Obama is re-elected and the Affordable Care Act remains intact.

November 02, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…
Veterans hope 'core values' lead to jobs

Veterans hope 'core values' lead to jobs

CASPER, Wyo. — After returning 10 days ago from Kosovo on a Wyoming National Guard deployment, Sehou Nounawon is picking up the plans he put on hold when he left in May 2011 — finding a job in the field that he studied in college.

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Disclosure of political spending on TV going online – but not for Montana stations

Editor’s note: An avalanche of campaign spending by special-interest groups is expected this election season in Montana, and its source can be difficult to track. Today’s story is the first of a two-day series on efforts to track this spending — or not.

July 08, 2012 12:15 amLoading…

West End gourmet restaurant adds beer, wine

6° Gourmet, named after the movie “Six Degrees of Separation,” started serving beer and wine on April 12 to augment its dining room, take-out meal and custom cooking business.

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'Outside spending' in U.S. Senate race nearing $3M -- and we're just under way

'Outside spending' in U.S. Senate race nearing $3M -- and we're just under way

HELENA — In Montana's high-profile U.S. Senate race, incumbent Democrat Jon Tester and his main Republican challenger, Rep. Denny Rehberg, have spent little on TV ads — but a drove of interest groups is busy doing it for them.

March 25, 2012 12:15 am Photos


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Baucus highway bill clears hurdle

Baucus highway bill clears hurdle

HELENA -- The U.S. Senate Finance Committee voted Tuesday for Chairman Max Baucus' bill to raise money to extend highways programs for two years without raising the federal deficit.

February 07, 2012 9:30 pm Related Loading…

Study: Stalled energy projects cost Wyoming big money, jobs

CASPER, Wyo. — A U.S. Chamber of Commerce report released Thursday found that stalled energy projects are costing Wyoming billions of dollars and thousands of jobs, and representatives of the group point to an uncertain regulatory process and opposition from environmental groups.

March 10, 2011 11:30 pmLoading…

George Will: Voters reject government's reach into market society

WASHINGTON — Unwilling to delay until tomorrow mistakes that could be made immediately, Democrats used 2010 to begin losing 2012. Trying to pre-emptively drain the election of its dangerous (to Democrats) meaning, all autumn Democrats described the electorate as suffering a brain cramp, an a…

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Rehberg holds conservative course as he seeks 6th term

Rehberg holds conservative course as he seeks 6th term

HELENA — After a decade of representing Montana in Congress, Republican Denny Rehberg hasn’t changed much since first winning the House seat in 2000.

September 25, 2010 9:51 pm Photos



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