July 31, 2020

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Lt. Gov. Mike Cooney, Building On Strong Economic Track Record, Unveils “Keep Montana Working,” Jobs Plan

Yesterday, Democratic gubernatorial nominee Lt. Gov. Mike Cooney rolled out his plan to keep Montana working. Cooney’s “Keep Montana Working” plan would prioritize Montana businesses in state contracting, allocate resources to both rural and urban economies, continue to invest in apprenticeship and workforce training efforts, and empower Montana women in the workforce. Read the statewide coverage below:

  • Missoulian: Lt. Gov. Mike Cooney announces plan to “Keep Montana Working,” support long-term business growth
  • Missoula Current: Cooney releases economic plan: clean energy jobs, workforce training, buy Montana
  • NBC Montana: Gubernatorial candidate Cooney announces Keep Montana Working plan
  • KTVH: Dem gov candidate Cooney releases economic plan
  • KFBB: Democratic candidate for governor, Mike Cooney releases plan to ‘Keep Montana Working’

Former Democratic gubernatorial candidate and businesswoman Whitney Williams endorsed Cooney’s plan saying, Mike’s proposals to boost our economy and strengthen Montana families, workers, and businesses are what’s needed now to bounce back from this virus.Meanwhile Cooney’s opponent, Republican gubernatorial nominee Greg Gianforte, spent the last few weeks supporting policies that would undermine nearly 100,000 Montana jobs.

“As Montana’s lieutenant governor, Mike Cooney helped Montana build a strong, resilient economy,” said DGA National Press Secretary Jerusalem Demsas. “Cooney’s Keep Montana Working plan is the best path forward for Montana’s workers and businesses to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.”