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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Update: HB 632 - ARPA Funding

The link below is a short summary of House Bill 632 that appropriate $2.1 billion in federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds. Appropriations...

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Senate Bill 214 Has Deep Roots in Settler Colonialism

After tabling it on April 1, House Tax voted on April 9 to pass Senate Bill (SB) 214 out of committee. Now, it will move to the House floor for the...

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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.