Most readers who responded to last week's billingsgazette.com online poll predict that Gov. Judy Martz will not seek election to a second term in office. In the unscientific online poll, 365 respondents (69 percent) said Martz would decide against running for re-election. Another 162 respondents disagreed, with 162 (31 percent) saying that the first-term governor will announce her intention to run for another four-year term.
This week, as Billings plays host to the Montana Economic Development Summit, we want your opinion on this question: What should drive economic development in Montana? Private industry? State government? Federal government? A combination of public and private efforts?