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Senate Farm Bill Passes with Protections for SNAP

On Thursday, June 28th, the Senate passed their farm bill that protects and strengthens the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) by an...

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Undermining the ACA: Federal Budget Cuts, Lawsuits, and Association Health Plans

Earlier this week, we discussed the latest plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and why it is just as harmful as the ACA repeal bills that...

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Renewed attacks to repeal and undermine the Affordable Care Act

About one year ago, policy makers and advocates worked tirelessly to protect the Affordable Care Act (ACA) when Congress nearly voted to repeal it. At...

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State Budget Cuts: Community Impact Series – Developmental Disability Services

This blog is in MBPC’s on-going series to bring to light the impacts that state budget cuts have on the lives of everyday Montanans. We began...

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State Budget Cuts: Community Impact Series - Where are we at now?

This blog is a part of MBPC’s on-going series to bring to light the impacts that state budget cuts have on the lives of everyday Montanans. Today...

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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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Federal Budget Maintains Important Investments in Indian Country

Several tribes in Montana will see an infusion of federal dollars as a result of the annual funding bill for FY 2018 passed by Congress in March. The...

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