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Montana & Idaho CDC News

Nov72017

Urge Congress to keep program that boosts Montana economy

Many of us are keeping an eye on tax reform legislation and considering how federal changes could impact our livelihoods here at home. I want to help make Montanans aware of one federal program that has been...

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Nov42017

'Zero down payment' grant program for homebuyers expands to First Interstate Bank

Calling it a “game-changer,” a local nonprofit organization has announced that a zero down payment assistance program for homebuyers will be much more accessible in Montana. Home loan clients at First Interstate Bank in Montana now will...

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Oct92017

Merc hotel developer to get low-interest $800k loan from Missoula nonprofit to create jobs

A local nonprofit has been awarded a nearly $800,000 federal grant to help a private developer create permanent jobs and train workers after the construction of a new hotel in downtown Missoula. The Montana & Idaho Community...

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Sep142017

Montana senators, nonprofits urge support for New Markets Tax Credit program

As talk of national tax reform efforts heat up at the federal level, the fate of a federal tax credit program that has played a crucial role in several large economic development projects in Missoula is up...

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Aug302017

2017 Idaho Business Review Excellence in Finance Award

The Idaho Business Review recently recognized 16 leaders in the finance industry, and Montana & Idaho CDC’s Director of Lending, Betsy Beauvais, was one of them.  Chosen for expertise, financial savvy and for making a difference, the...

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Jun192017

Historic Helena buildings to be renovated, used for office space

The Helena Armory building is slated to reopen in fall 2018 after the completion of a $16 million rehabilitation project to make renovations and remove lead contamination. D&M Development, LLC, owned by Dick Anderson and Mark Esponda,...

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