Strengthening Montana’s Rural Communities

Montana is a predominantly rural state. Montanans value our rural communities, lifestyle and the open landscapes. Rural communities are aging faster than the rest of the state. Rural communities have less political power due to smaller populations, and so we have fewer voices speaking for us. The needs of rural citizens and their communities include: Montana is a predominantly rural state. Montanans value our rural communities, lifestyle and the open landscapes. Rural communities are aging faster than the rest of the state. Rural communities have less political power due to smaller populations, and so we have fewer voices speaking for us. The needs of rural citizens and their communities include: