Latest Reports

Access to the Ballot: Uphold Democracy by Strengthening the Indigenous Vote

All Montanans should have full and easy access to exercise their right to vote. Indigenous people disproportionately face barriers to voting access....

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The Federal Budget Matters to Montana

The federal funding Montana receives is a vital source of revenue and helps ensure our communities are healthy and thriving. Federal revenue supports...

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The Zero-Sum Game: How and Why Local Property Taxes Shift

Property taxes at the local level are an example of a zero-sum game. When one type of property is declared exempt from taxation by the legislature, a...

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Montana Women Vote Statement on Supreme Court’s Decision to Overturn Roe vs. Wade

Like many across the country, we are appalled by the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade and reversing nearly 50-year legal...

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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.