Presentations and Testimony

MBPC travels around the state giving presentations to a variety of organizations to arm them with accurate information on a range of state and federal budget policies. MBPC is present during the legislative sessions and interim committee meetings to provide legislators with information on policies that can improve the lives of low- to moderate-income families.

 

K-12 Education Finance: Formulas and Trends

This presentation details K-12 education finance in Montana. This presentation was delivered by Madalyn Quinlan, former chief of staff at the Montana Office of Public Instruction under three state superintendents.

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Overview of Montana's Tax and Budget Structure

Montana's budget and tax structure can be complicated. This presentation give an overview of budget and tax policy in Montana, the various funds that make up Montana’s budget, and the steps the legislature takes to pass a budget. It was delivered by Heather O'Loughlin, co-director at MBPC. She made the presentation Jun  to legislative candidates in June 2018.

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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.