Latest Reports

HB 651 – Montana FAMLI Act: A Policy Design Supporting Families and Businesses

The Montana Family and Medical Leave Insurance Act (the FAMLI Act) would pool small contributions from employees and employers to create a dedicated...

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HB 2 Executive Action: Budget Subcommittees First Round of Decisions on House Bill 2

The state budget is housed within House Bill 2 and determines the funding to state agencies that provide services across Montana. Starting the second...

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2023 State-Tribal Legislative Updates

This blog summarizes some upcoming bills MBPC tracks that would impact tribal communities. They include topics such as Economic Infrastructure,...

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Tax Cuts for the Wealthy and Short-term Rebates Rushed Through Before Lawmakers Even See the Full Budget

HELENA, Mont. (Mar. 6, 2023) — A diverse group of stakeholders express great concern at the Legislature rushing through $1 billion in tax cuts that...

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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.