Latest Reports

Housing: An Overlooked Solution to Reducing Children in the Foster Care System

Addressing housing needs is one strategy to prevent children from being placed in foster care or achieve timely reunification. Montana should take...

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Where Is the Money Going? It Is Time to Look at Montana’s Tax Expenditures

One solution for maintaining our investments in education, health care, and other public services is to scrutinize tax expenditures to determine if...

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New Census Data: Numbers Show that Assistance Programs like SNAP and EITC Work

On September 10th, the U.S. Census Bureau released its 2018 national estimates on poverty, income, and health insurance coverage. It also released the...

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Thirteen numbers on Friday the 13th, that Montana needs to fix.

Today is Friday the 13th.

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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.