Latest Reports

Policy Basics: Who Pays Taxes in Montana

Our tax dollars serve as shared investments in the programs and services that make our state a great place to live, work, and play. One way to...

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Rebuilding for a Better Tomorrow: Montana’s Use of Federal American Rescue Plan Funds

This report provides overarching principles the legislature should consider when deploying federal funds through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)...

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Ending Pandemic Unemployment Early Won’t Fix Barriers to Finding Work

On May 4th, Governor Gianforte announced he would end temporary pandemic unemployment assistance. This includes the $300 a week in federal Pandemic...

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Request For Proposals: Strategic Planning Services

The Montana Budget & Policy Center (MBPC) is looking for consulting services to facilitate and support the organization’s board and staff...

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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.