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Perspective on the State Budget

Yesterday, the governor’s office announced that the state could be facing more budgetary cuts in the coming months. Montana law requires the...

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Report Preview: Taxes in Indian Country

Few people understand the nuances of how taxes work in Indian Country. As a result, taxation authority in Indian Country has been one of the most...

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ACA Repeal: What it means for Montana

Today, we released a new comprehensive report on the importance of Medicaid for access to health services for Montana children. Roughly half (51%) of...

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Senate tweaks bill, but it still spells disaster for Montanans

Yesterday, Senate GOP leaders released a discussion draft making some changes to its bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. The big...

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Senator Daines continues to misconstrue the impact of Senate GOP health plan

On Wednesday night, Senator Daines held a tele-townhall to discuss the Senate GOP plan with Montanans. There are several instances where his...

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The Senate Health Care Bill is Just as Bad as the House Version

The Senate Health Care bill, released on Thursday, jeopardizes Montanans’ health and well-being by deeply cutting Medicaid, raising premiums for...

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Wonky Word: Substance Use Disorders (SUDs)

The debate continues around the House-passed American Health Care Act (AHCA) and now the Senate’s effort to craft a similar bill that will...

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Wonky Word: Essential Health Benefits 

During recent weeks, you have probably heard the term Essential Health Benefits repeatedly as Congress continue efforts to repeal and replace the...

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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.