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April 2018
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Latest Reports

Policy Basics: Property Taxes in Montana

The Montana property tax system provides support for local public services, including funding for schools, roads, and other infrastructure....

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Problems with a Statewide Sales Tax: Montana Needs to Help (Not Hurt) Families

As Montana grapples with a state budget crisis, lawmakers and the public are asking questions about a sales tax and debating whether to consider...

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New Efforts to Increase Tourism in Indian Country

A recent story in the Missoulian announced an exciting new effort by the Montana Department of Commerce to support and enhance tourism in Indian...

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MBPC Hosts Legislative Candidate Budget Education Sessions

Last week, MBPC hosted state budget educational sessions in Billings and Great Falls for legislative candidates. This was a new venture for our...

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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.