Latest Reports

2021 Budget: An Opportunity to Get Montana Back on Track and Rebuild Public Investments

This report breaks down Governor Bullock’s proposed 2021 biennium budget that proposes primarily only present law adjustments. Most of these budgets...

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Tourism Could Be an Economic Driver in Indian Country With Focus and Investment

Since 2017, tourism activities in Indian Country have continued to grow and still represent a significant opportunity to expand economic development...

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Blog

Guest Blog: ICWA turns 40, but isn’t quite over the hill

On October 4, 2018, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas decided that the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) is...

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Position Announcement: Legislative Intern

Organizational and Position Background The Montana Budget and Policy Center (MBPC) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization with the mission to...

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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.