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Nine things Local Governments Need to do Now to recover from the Pandemic
Monday, May 18, 2020
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“Recognize that local government is not the lowest form of government in an ecosystem of governments, but the highest form of coordination and advocacy for your community. ”
Local governments are on the front lines of our nation’s response to the combined public health and economic crisis created by COVID-19.
Local leaders are being forced to adapt to new realities in an environment where the individuals, families, businesses, and civic organizations within their community are under extreme stress.
And, for the most part, local governments have found themselves on their own, without financial support from the state and federal governments, spectators o...
Paul Tuss Appointed to NADO Board
Saturday, February 01, 2020
The National Association of Development Organizations announced that Paul Tuss, executive director of Bear Paw Development Corp., was elected to its board of directors.
Tuss was elected through a special election for an unexpired term on the board and will represent NADO's Central Region, which includes Montana and nine other western and midwestern states.
NADO provides advocacy, education, research and training for the nation's regional development organizations and promotes regional strategies, partnerships and solutions to strengthen the economic competitiveness and quality of life across America's local communities.
Bear Paw Development is one of approximately 540 multi-jurisdictional regional planning and development organizations throughout th...
MEDA August 2018 News
Wednesday, August 01, 2018
Catch up on all the MEDA News....and MEDA Unconference Registration is now open.