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Indian Country and the 2020 Census

The 2020 Census is just around the corner and ensuring an accurate count of Montanans, including American Indians, will be a big issue. An accurate...

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Summary of Missoula's new strategic plan to meet the city's housing needs

On May 15, the city of Missoula released a comprehensive, community-driven housing policy that was years in the making. The 95-page document, titled...

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2019 Montana Legislative Session Recap

Over the past four months, Montana Budget & Policy Center's staff analyzed nearly every part of the state budget, provided research and testimony...

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End-of-Session Affordable Housing Updates

During the 2019 Legislative session, several bills that would increase access to affordable housing for Montanans attracted significant support and...

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Healthy Budgets Make for Healthy Communities

Medicaid expansion was a big priority for the 2019 Montana Legislature. However, state budget and tax decisions of all kinds impact the social...

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Access to Health Care Coverage for Nearly 100,000 Montanans Protected with Continuation of Medicaid Expansion

The Montana Legislature passed HB 658, a continuation of Montana’s Medicaid expansion program, providing health care coverage for over 96,000...

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End-of-Session State-Tribal Legislative Updates

With the 2019 legislative session behind us, it is time to share updates on a number of key bills that impact Indian Country. Montana State Budget ...

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End of Session: What happened to taxes in Montana?

At the end of the legislative session, it is time to reflect on the policy wins and losses specific to our work on state tax policy. While revenue...

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MBPC is a nonprofit organization focused on providing credible and timely research and analysis on budget, tax, and economic issues that impact low- and moderate-income Montana families.

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