Latest Reports

State Surplus Should Support Communities: What does Montana do with $1.9 billion?

As we move toward the 2023 legislative session, Montanans and legislators need to answer an important question: what do we do with $1.9 billion in...

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Tax credits for Workers and Families

Montana has an opportunity to invest high state revenues to support families and individuals and improve our tax system. State tax credits targeted to...

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What’s In and What’s Out in the Governor’s Proposed Budget?

The 2025 Biennium budget represents a once-in-a-generation opportunity to invest in the services and infrastructure that communities and families need...

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Policy Basics: Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA)

In 1978, Congress passed the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) in response to a high number of American Indian children being removed from their homes...

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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.