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2018
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Guest opinion: Montana needs new revenue to fill budget holes

March 2018
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State Budget Cuts: Community Impact Series - SUDs Treatment Services

March 2018

Latest Reports

Investments in Affordable Housing for Renters Strengthens Montana Communities

A growing number of households across Montana are struggling to afford safe and stable housing. Nearly every community in Montana lacks an adequate...

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SNAP Helps Grow a Healthy Workforce and a Healthy Economy

Cuts to SNAP do more than take food off of the tables of families who need help; they can also endanger Montana's agricultural economy. Because SNAP...

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Blog

MBPC's first report on housing coming Thursday

More and more, Montanan families struggle to afford a safe and stable place to call home. Tomorrow, the Montana Budget and Policy Center will release...

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It's Tax Day – and if we love Montana, then we should fund Montana.

Today is what many people refer to as Tax Day. It is more than the deadline to file our tax returns. This is the day we look around our state and...

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Montana Budget & Policy Center

Shaping policy for a stronger Montana.

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.